The Top 25

A stunning 37 of this year's fast-growers come from the energy sector, and metals companies make a strong showing, too, thanks to high commodities prices. Meanwhile, other seemingly fleeting trends - like energy drinks - proved to have surprising staying power. We evaluate each company based on three years of revenue and profit growth as well as total return.

Hansen Natural <span class='quoteLink'>(<a href='/quote/quote.html?symb=HANS'>HANS</a>)</span>
2. Hansen Natural (HANS)
Corona, CA

Earnings-per-share growth*: 145%
Revenue growth*: 80%
Total return*: 139%

Energy-drinks maker with Monster brands returns at No. 2 for the second year.

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*3-year annual rate
Source: Zacks Investment Research


Hansen Natural

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Intuitive Surgical

Titanium Metals


RTI International Metals

Dynamic Materials

Southern Copper

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Frontier Oil

Allegheny Technologies


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Pioneer Drilling

McMoRan Copper & Gold

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Allscripts Healthcare Solutions

XTO Energy

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