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51. TransDigm Group
TransDigm Group
Rank: 51 (Previous rank: N.A.)
CEO: W. Nicholas Howley
Address: 1301 East 9th St., Suite 3710
Cleveland, OH 44114
Airplane-parts maker focuses on proprietary and higher-margin items.

Does fast growth mean a company is good, or what?
  $ millions
(past 4 qtrs.)
% growth
(3 yr. annual rate)
Growth rank
Revenues** 749.6 25 90
Net income** 153.9
Total return 15 47
Earnings per share 77 23
Share price  
As of 8/3/09 $39.99
Beat the S&P 500* Yes
P/E (current fiscal year est.) 13
Industry rank Company Fastest-Growing
($ millions)
1 Elbit Systems 17 2,679.1
2 Force Protection 32 1,108.0
3 TransDigm Group 51 749.6
4 Precision Castparts 78 6,827.8
From the August 31, 2009 issue
* Through June 30, 2009. The S&P 500 returned -8.22% annually over the same period.
** Through the quarter ended on or before April 30, 2009.
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