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36. Guess
Guess
Rank: 36 (Previous rank: 22)
CEO: Paul Marciano
Address: 1444 South Alameda Street
Los Angeles, CA 90021
The retailer has grown European operations through store openings and acquisitions.

Does fast growth mean a company is good, or what?
  $ millions
(past 4 qtrs.)
% growth
(3 yr. annual rate)
Growth rank
Revenues** 2,093.4 34 58
Net income** 213.6 ó ó
Total return ó 8 59
Earnings per share ó 78 22
Share price  
As of 8/3/09 $29.14
Beat the S&P 500* Yes
P/E (current fiscal year est.) 15
Industry: Apparel
Industry rank Company Fastest-Growing
rank
Revenues
($ millions)
1 Deckers Outdoor 35 726.2
2 Guess 36 2,093.4
3 Iconix Brand Group 71 211.6
4 True Religion Apparel 95 280.2
From the August 31, 2009 issue
Notes:
* Through June 30, 2009. The S&P 500 returned -8.22% annually over the same period.
** Through the quarter ended on or before April 30, 2009.
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