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94. Helmerich & Payne
Helmerich & Payne
Rank: 94 (Previous rank: 16)
CEO: Hans Helmerich
Address: 1437 South Boulder Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74119
The driller bought TerraVici Drilling Solutions last year and boasts a fleet of 224 rigs.

Does fast growth mean a company is good, or what?
  $ millions
(past 4 qtrs.)
% growth
(3 yr. annual rate)
Growth rank
Revenues** 2,250.3 32 65
Net income** 500.9 ó ó
Total return ó 1 82
Earnings per share ó 40 65
Share price  
As of 8/3/09 $35.12
Beat the S&P 500* Yes
P/E (current fiscal year est.) 11
Industry: Energy
Industry rank Company Fastest-Growing
rank
Revenues
($ millions)
1 Arena Resources 8 183.7
2 ITC Holdings 18 631.9
3 Transocean 30 12,682.0
4 Atwood Oceanics 45 608.2
5 National Oilwell Varco 47 14,227.0
6 NRG Energy 60 7,241.0
7 Noble 66 3,481.2
8 Cameron International 79 5,766.6
9 Gulfmark Offshore 86 437.2
10 McDermott International 91 6,615.3
11 Diamond Offshore Drilling 92 3,643.7
12 Helmerich & Payne 94 2,250.3
13 Enbridge 99 14,849.4
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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