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83. Chipotle Mexican Grill
Chipotle Mexican Grill
Rank: 83 (Previous rank: N.A.)
CEO: Steve Ells, Montgomery F. Moran
Address: 1401 Wynkoop Street
Denver, CO 80202
Burrito giant now serves 100% naturally raised chicken in its U.S. restaurants.

Does fast growth mean a company is good, or what?
  $ millions
(past 4 qtrs.)
% growth
(3 yr. annual rate)
Growth rank
Revenues** 1,381.1 27 79
Net income** 86.3 ó ó
Total return ó 9 57
Earnings per share ó 40 64
Share price  
As of 8/3/09 $95.00
Beat the S&P 500* Yes
P/E (current fiscal year est.) 28
Industry: Retail
Industry rank Company Fastest-Growing
rank
Revenues
($ 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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