Fast-growing giants

15 of the companies on this year's list are also big enough to rank on the FORTUNE 500.

Apple <span class='quoteLink'>(<a href='/quote/quote.html?symb=AAPL'>AAPL</a>)</span>
Apple (AAPL)
Cupertino, CA

Fastest-Growing rank: 6
2007 Fortune 500 rank: 121

Earnings-per-share growth*: 149%
Revenue growth*: 48%
Total return*: 96%

Aided by robust laptop sales and iPhone anticipation, Apple stock soared.

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*3-year annual rate
Source: Zacks Investment Research

Apple

Frontier Oil

Allegheny Technologies

Freeport-
McMoRan Copper & Gold

XTO Energy

National Oilwell Varco

Valero Energy

Nucor

Chesapeake Energy

Tesoro

Oneok

Reliance Steel & Aluminum

Commercial Metals

Pantry

World Fuel Services
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