FORTUNE's 100 Fastest-growing companies 
Corporate America's supercharged performers
Red Hat
Fastest Growing Rank: 29 (2005 rank: N.A.)
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Address: 1801 Varsity Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606
Phone: 919-754-3700
Website: http://www.redhat.com
Comment:
Maker of Linux open-source software; gross profits rose 46%.
Revenues 278.3 47 42
Net income 79.7 - -
Total return - 46 59
Earnings per share - 143 23
As of 8/24/06 $24.93
Beat the S&P 500* Yes
P/E (current fiscal year est.) 94
From the September 18, 2006 Issue
Notes:
*The S&P 500 returned 11.2% annually over the same period.
How we pick the Fastest-Growing
To qualify for this year's listing, a company must be incorporated in the U.S.; have a minimum market capitalization of $250 million; have a stock price of at least $5.00... (more)
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