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14. Applied Materials
Applied Materials
Fortune 500 rank: 315

The chip equipment maker has been riding the solar boom with its solar cell manufacturing lines, but its green initiatives couldn't counteract the red ink from its traditional chip business.

Applied Materials' profit plunged 43.8% to $960.7 million on sales of $8.1 billion.

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Last updated April 29 2009: 1:31 PM ET
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