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82. Buffalo Wild Wings
Buffalo Wild Wings
Rank: 82 (Previous rank: 98)
CEO: Sally J. Smith
Address: 5500 Wayzata Boulevard
Minneapolis, MN 55416
The sports-themed chain gets 20% of its restaurant revenue from chicken wings .

Does fast growth mean a company is good, or what?
  $ millions
(past 4 qtrs.)
% growth
(3 yr. annual rate)
Growth rank
Revenues** 456.7 25 87
Net income** 26.4 ó ó
Total return ó 19 38
Earnings per share ó 37 74
Share price  
As of 8/3/09 $40.16
Beat the S&P 500* Yes
P/E (current fiscal year est.) 23
Industry: Retail
Industry rank Company Fastest-Growing
rank
Revenues
($ millions)
1 GameStop 44 8,805.9
2 Amazon.com 52 19,920.0
3 PriceSmart 55 1,215.6
4 Buffalo Wild Wings 82 456.7
5 Chipotle Mexican Grill 83 1,381.1
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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