100 Fastest-growing companies

 

Corporate America's supercharged performers

Full list
51 Rowan Cos. 532% 36% 20%
1 NutriSystem 433% 225% 244%
34 Gulfmark Offshore 306% 28% 48%
25 Grant Prideco 300% 33% 43%
11 Frontier Oil 291% 33% 105%
18 Pioneer Drilling 262% 58% 25%
12 Allegheny Technologies 250% 36% 81%
22 Grey Wolf 248% 51% 25%
7 RTI International Metals 225% 43% 68%
29 Helmerich & Payne 202% 37% 40%
17 SEACOR Holdings 198% 59% 29%
21 Ladish 198% 28% 70%
46 Netflix 180% 49% -19%
20 Kansas City Southern 178% 52% 34%
40 American Science & Engineering 169% 35% 40%
80 Concur Technologies 165% 27% 29%
10 Global Industries 159% 48% 67%
26 Hornbeck Offshore Services 157% 38% 44%
53 Atwood Oceanics 155% 27% 49%
31 Knot 155% 26% 72%
5 Titanium Metals 151% 48% 140%
6 Apple 149% 48% 96%
2 Hansen Natural 145% 80% 139%
68 Miller Industries 145% 30% 37%
41 Joy Global 141% 27% 65%
3 Arena Resources 140% 165% 100%
23 Allscripts Healthcare Solutions 138% 38% 48%
44 Patterson-UTI Energy 136% 52% 17%
72 Lam Research 132% 37% 24%
19 Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold 127% 51% 44%
8 Dynamic Materials 127% 45% 173%
48 Akamai Technologies 123% 39% 39%
4 Intuitive Surgical 123% 62% 94%
43 Palomar Medical Technologies 119% 51% 27%
63 Nucor 118% 27% 50%
30 Dril-Quip 116% 32% 69%
75 Radiant Systems 115% 28% 41%
89 WMS Industries 109% 35% 13%
52 RPC 106% 30% 55%
32 First Acceptance 105% 277% 13%
13 Ceradyne 105% 85% 46%
93 Pantry 101% 29% 28%
96 Dress Barn 100% 28% 34%
55 W-H Energy Services 100% 33% 47%
39 Lufkin Industries 98% 33% 61%
27 Dawson Geophysical 97% 54% 41%
35 Helix Energy Solutions Group 96% 53% 38%
45 Unit 91% 58% 26%
16 Holly 89% 42% 101%
33 CB Richard Ellis Group 88% 33% 79%
60 ImClone Systems 87% 65% -26%
36 Valero Energy 87% 37% 60%
54 Superior Energy Services 87% 32% 58%
85 Encore Wire 84% 43% 17%
56 First Marblehead 83% 79% 13%
24 XTO Energy 83% 60% 42%
9 Southern Copper 83% 67% 83%
81 Avatar Hldgs. 82% 45% 23%
66 Tesoro 82% 29% 61%
73 Penn National Gaming 81% 28% 54%
37 General Cable 76% 32% 107%
78 Layne Christensen 76% 38% 35%
49 Psychiatric Solutions 76% 50% 43%
57 TETRA Technologies 75% 40% 47%
14 VASCO Data Security International 75% 54% 120%
70 Reliance Steel & Aluminum 75% 40% 42%
84 A.M. Castle 74% 28% 50%
38 Hologic 74% 39% 68%
74 Jones Lang Lasalle 73% 28% 61%
67 Precision Castparts 73% 31% 65%
59 Cleveland-Cliffs 72% 31% 78%
77 Oil States International 71% 42% 39%
94 Cameron International 70% 30% 43%
50 F5 Networks 69% 51% 45%
28 National Oilwell Varco 69% 61% 49%
42 Range Resources 66% 50% 57%
76 Steel Dynamics 66% 38% 45%
99 Swift Energy 64% 43% 25%
86 Commercial Metals 63% 27% 62%
95 Jackson Hewitt Tax Services 61% 50% 18%
47 Gardner Denver 59% 57% 45%
15 Perficient 59% 77% 73%
64 Chesapeake Energy 58% 65% 34%
83 Noble Energy 58% 47% 35%
82 inVentiv Health 57% 51% 33%
92 OYO Geospace 56% 29% 58%
58 Cognizant Technology Solutions 55% 56% 43%
98 Regal Beloit 55% 44% 30%
62 Allis-Chalmers Energy 54% 118% 33%
91 Deckers Outdoor 47% 32% 51%
61 ValueClick 47% 81% 35%
79 Pinnacle Financial Partners 46% 81% 17%
100 Berry Petroleum 46% 40% 38%
90 First Advantage 43% 74% 7%
71 Southwestern Energy 37% 35% 84%
88 Team 35% 48% 41%
69 Oneok 34% 72% 37%
65 Celgene 33% 48% 59%
97 World Fuel Services 32% 57% 24%
87 American Capital Strategies 31% 62% 25%
From the September 17, 2007 issue
Footnote:
*Three-year annual rate
How we pick the Fastest-Growing
To qualify for this year's listing, a company must be incorporated in the U.SÖ and have posted a compound annual growth in revenue and earnings per share of at least 25% annually over the three years ended on or before May 31, 2007.... (more)
Fastest growing by EPS growth
Rowan Cos. 532%
NutriSystem 433%
Gulfmark Offshore 306%
Fastest growing by revenue growth
First Acceptance 277%
NutriSystem 225%
Arena Resources 165%
Fastest growing by total return
NutriSystem 244%
Dynamic Materials 173%
Titanium Metals 140%