FORTUNE's 100 Fastest-growing companies 
Corporate America's supercharged performers
Amedisys
Fastest Growing Rank: 7 (2005 rank: N.A.)
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Address: 11100 Mead Road, Suite 300, Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Phone: 225-292-2031
Website: http://www.amedisys.com
Comment:
Home-nursing-care and hospice specialist is buying smaller firms.
Revenues 438.3 49 36
Net income 30.3 - -
Total return - 89 16
Earnings per share - 121 30
As of 8/24/06 $40.06
Beat the S&P 500* Yes
P/E (current fiscal year est.) 17
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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