Top companies: Fortune 500 giants
16 of this year's fast growers are also big enough to rank on the Fortune 500, and 28 have high enough revenues to make the Fortune 1000.
Fastest-growing
rank
Company 2009 Rank
Fortune 500
Revenues
($ millions)
6 CF Industries Holdings 563 3,934.4
22 Celgene 830 2,397.2
27 Bucyrus International 775 2,594.6
28 M & F Worldwide 920 1,898.5
36 Guess 878 2,093.4
37 LKQ 914 1,963.4
39 Apple 71 33,689.0
41 Monsanto 235 12,273.0
44 GameStop 296 8,805.9
46 General Cable 396 5,703.0
47 National Oilwell Varco 200 14,227.0
50 BlackRock 469 4,750.8
52 Amazon.com 130 19,920.0
54 Schering-Plough 138 18,238.0
58 Gilead Sciences 444 5,608.1
60 NRG Energy 363 7,241.0
65 Quanta Services 574 3,674.3
67 Activision Blizzard 705 3,683.0
68 Google 117 22,118.5
69 Thermo Fisher Scientific 258 10,199.1
75 Ralcorp Holdings 713 3,446.8
78 Precision Castparts 362 6,827.8
79 Cameron International 421 5,766.6
90 Cognizant Technology Solutions 716 2,919.1
93 Catalyst Health Solutions 767 2,658.0
94 Helmerich & Payne 891 2,250.3
97 Western Digital 319 7,517.0
99 Enbridge 268 14,849.4
From the August 31, 2009 issue
Top 25 Headquarters
MAPS

Force Protection 195%
M & F Worldwide 110%
Sigma Designs 104%
Sigma Designs 338%
CF Industries Holdings 328%
DG FastChannel 308%
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters 88%
Ebix 77%
CF Industries Holdings 74%
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