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69. Trina Solar
Rank: 69 (Previous rank: N.A.)
CEO: Jifan Gao
Address: 2 Tian He Rd.
Changzhou, China 213031
Chinese solar company nearly doubled the amount (in megawatts) of photovoltaic modules shipped last fiscal year.

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  $ millions
(past 4 qtrs.)
% growth
(3 yr. annual rate)
Growth rank
Revenues** 1,049.9 70 9
Net income** 152.7
Total return -12 96
Earnings per share 39 72
Share price  
As of 8/4/10 $22.44
Beat the S&P 500* No
P/E (current fiscal year est.) 11
Industry: Energy
Industry rank Company Fastest-Growing
($ millions)
1 First Solar 7 2,216.0
2 ITC Holdings 59 626.4
3 Trina Solar 69 1,049.9
4 Atwood Oceanics 72 603.7
5 SunPower 86 1,659.9
From the September 6, 2010 issue.
* Through June 30, 2010. The S&P 500 returned -9.81% annually over the same period.
** Through the quarter ended on or before April 30, 2010.
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