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Central European Distribution
Rank: 49 (Previous rank: N.A.)
CEO: William V. Carey
Address: Two Bala Plaza
Suite #300
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
Maker of Polish vodkas Bols and Soplica distributes hundreds of brands of alcohol.
  $ millions
(past 4 qtrs.)
% growth
(3 yr. annual rate)
Growth rank
Revenues 1,643.9 32 76
Net income** 127.7 ó ó
Total return ó 44 31
Earnings per share ó 54 47
Share price  
As of 9/3/08 $55.30
Beat the S&P 500* Yes
P/E (current fiscal year est.) 19
Industry: Other
Rank Company Revenues
($ 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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