FORTUNE's 100 Fastest-growing companies 
Corporate America's supercharged performers
Gilead Sciences
Fastest Growing Rank: 56 (2005 rank: 29)
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Address: 333 Lakeside Drive, Foster City, CA 94404
Phone: 650-574-3000
Website: http://www.gilead.com
Comment:
Profiting from demand for its bird flu pill, Tamiflu.
Revenues 2,290.9 59 24
Net income 919.5 - -
Total return - 29 83
Earnings per share - 84 53
As of 8/24/06 $63.70
Beat the S&P 500* Yes
P/E (current fiscal year est.) 28
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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