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11. Darling International
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Darling International
Rank: 11 (Previous rank: N.A.)
CEO: Randall C. Stuewe
Address: 251 O'Connor Ridge Blvd.
Suite 300
Irving, TX 75038
Recycles food industry's waste and grease into ingredients for pet food, paint, soap, and more.
  $ millions
(past 4 qtrs.)
% growth
(3 yr. annual rate)
Growth rank
Revenues 770.1 38 55
Net income** 72.0 ó ó
Total return ó 64 12
Earnings per share ó 101 14
Share price  
As of 9/3/08 $12.97
Beat the S&P 500* Yes
P/E (current fiscal year est.) 14
Industry: Other
Rank Company Revenues
($ millions)
1 Central European Distribution 1,643.9
2 Darling International 770.1
3 Hansen Natural 988.3
4 Iconix Brand Group 197.5
5 LKQ 1,634.5
6 Nutrisystem 736.0
7 Team 478.5
8 Watson Wyatt Worldwide 1,760.1
From the Sept. 29th, 2008 issue
Notes:
* The S&P 500 returned 4.41% annually over the same period.
** Through the quarter ended June 30, 2008.
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