Fastest-Growing Companies

America's fastest growing companies ranked by stock growth and state.

19 of 100
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 19
3-year average
Revenue Growth: 36%
Profit Growth: 128%
Total Return: 31%

Based in San Jose, Ultratech makes lithography and laser-processing systems used by manufacturers of semiconductors and high-brightness light-emitting diodes, or LEDs. In June 2012, the company acquired patents for semiconductor packaging from IBM and a few months later, it added the assets of Cambridge Nanotechnology. In the first quarter of 2013, revenue in the Asia-Pacific region, 86% of the companyâÄôs total, came in at $52.2 million, up 110% over the year before. UltratechâÄôs stock flirted with a 17-year high in February, but has fallen off more than 30% since and the companyâÄôs revenues were down nearly 30 percent in the second quarter. --C.G.

Revenues ($ millions): 246
Net Income ($ millions): 50.7
Sector: Technology
To qualify, a company-domestic or foreign-must be trading on a major U.S. stock exchange; report data in U.S. dollars; file quarterly reports with the SEC; have a minimum market... More