Top companies: Profit growth
Rank Company Fastest-growing
rank
EPS growth
(3-year annual rate)
1 Sigma Designs 2 338%
2 CF Industries Holdings 6 328%
3 DG FastChannel 5 308%
4 Darling International 13 169%
5 WebMD Health 77 169%
6 Millicom International Cellular 14 151%
7 Open Text 15 132%
8 Natus Medical 23 127%
9 Bruker 9 126%
10 Foster Wheeler 29 118%
11 NRG Energy 60 94%
12 Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan 10 94%
13 Celgene 22 93%
14 LSB Industries 34 92%
15 Shanda Interactive Entertainment 7 91%
16 General Cable 46 87%
17 Research In Motion 1 84%
18 Lindsay 31 80%
19 Atwood Oceanics 45 78%
20 Ebix 4 78%
21 Sohu.com 3 78%
22 Guess 36 78%
23 TransDigm Group 51 77%
24 Monsanto 41 77%
25 National Oilwell Varco 47 73%
26 Transocean 30 73%
27 Schering-Plough 54 73%
28 Pegasystems 19 73%
29 Elbit Systems 17 72%
30 AZZ 21 70%
31 Arena Resources 8 69%
32 Noble 66 67%
33 NASDAQ OMX Group 42 67%
34 PriceSmart 55 66%
35 GameStop 44 66%
36 ANSYS 33 62%
37 Teva Pharmaceutical Industries 56 61%
38 DreamWorks Animation SKG 63 59%
39 Zoll Medical 85 56%
40 Spartan Motors 26 56%
41 Bucyrus International 27 55%
42 GigaMedia 53 55%
43 Gulfmark Offshore 86 53%
44 Quanta Services 65 53%
45 Ralcorp Holdings 75 53%
46 ICON 49 53%
47 VistaPrint 16 52%
48 Green Mountain Coffee Roasters 11 52%
49 AsiaInfo Holdings 40 51%
50 Dolby Laboratories 59 50%
51 Precision Castparts 78 49%
52 Marvel Entertainment 64 48%
53 Cameron International 79 48%
54 IntercontinentalExchange 12 47%
55 Apple 39 46%
56 Team 76 46%
57 ITC Holdings 18 45%
58 M & F Worldwide 28 44%
59 Vasco Data Security International 89 44%
60 Sapient 88 44%
61 Diana Shipping 24 43%
62 Psychiatric Solutions 98 42%
63 Deckers Outdoor 35 41%
64 Chipotle Mexican Grill 83 40%
65 Helmerich & Payne 94 40%
66 Syntel 81 40%
67 Activision Blizzard 67 40%
68 Stifel Financial 25 39%
69 HMS Holdings 20 39%
70 Google 68 39%
71 TreeHouse Foods 96 39%
72 Enbridge 99 38%
73 Cognizant Technology Solutions 90 37%
74 Buffalo Wild Wings 82 37%
75 Gilead Sciences 58 36%
76 Garmin 84 36%
77 Synaptics 43 35%
78 Amedisys 80 35%
79 Force Protection 32 35%
80 Diamond Offshore Drilling 92 35%
81 FLIR Systems 57 35%
82 Amazon.com 52 34%
83 Infosys Technologies 100 34%
84 McDermott International 91 34%
85 Western Digital 97 34%
86 LKQ 37 34%
87 China Medical Technologies 73 32%
88 Telvent GIT 70 32%
89 Intuitive Surgical 48 32%
90 Iconix Brand Group 71 31%
91 Atlantic Tele-Network 87 30%
92 FTI Consulting 61 30%
93 Catalyst Health Solutions 93 29%
94 Huron Consulting Group 72 28%
95 Ctrip.com International 38 28%
96 BlackRock 50 27%
97 True Religion Apparel 95 26%
98 Thermo Fisher Scientific 69 25%
99 Royal Gold 74 21%
100 Balchem 62 21%
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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