76 of 100
BACKNEXT
76. Amedisys
...What Readers Say
They speak out on Amedisys and other Fastest-Growing companies...
 
 
 
Amedisys
Rank: 76 (Previous rank: N.A.)
CEO: William F. Borne
Address: 5959 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
This home-nursing operator gets 90% of revenues and steady cash flow from Medicare.
  $ millions
(past 4 qtrs.)
% growth
(3 yr. annual rate)
Growth rank
Revenues 900.7 43 43
Net income** 73.8 ó ó
Total return ó 22 62
Earnings per share ó 30 93
Share price  
As of 9/3/08 $51.79
Beat the S&P 500* Yes
P/E (current fiscal year est.) 17
Industry: Health Care
Rank Company Revenues
($ millions)
1 Allscripts Healthcare Solutions 300.4
2 Amedisys 900.7
3 HealthExtras 2,233.3
4 Intuitive Surgical 753.7
5 Kendle International 633.3
6 Natus Medical 139.8
7 Omnicell 238.6
8 Psychiatric Solutions 1,686.0
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.
See Amedisys in...
Top 25 Headquarters
MAPS

Allis-Chalmers Energy 124%
Arena Resources 117%
Nutrisystem 110%
Sigma Designs 294%
Sepracor 228%
Hornbeck Offshore Services 214%
Arena Resources 107%
T-3 Energy Services 101%
Steel Dynamics 84%
To qualify, a company must be incorporated in the U.S.; have a minimum market capitalization of $250 million on June 30, 2008; have a stock price of at least $5... More