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51. Netflix
Rank: 51 (Previous rank: N.A.)
CEO: Reed Hastings
Address: 100 Winchester Circle
Los Gatos, CA 95032-1815
Online movie-rental company with 15 million subscribers in the U.S. launched streaming service for Canada.

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  $ millions
(past 4 qtrs.)
% growth
(3 yr. annual rate)
Growth rank
Revenues** 1,769.8 17 91
Net income** 125.8 ó ó
Total return ó 78 1
Earnings per share ó 40 71
Share price  
As of 8/4/10 $108.13
Beat the S&P 500* Yes
P/E (current fiscal year est.) 38
Industry: Retail
Industry rank Company Fastest-Growing
rank
Revenues
($ millions)
1 Amazon.com 30 26.0
2 Netflix 51 1.0
3 The Buckle 58 913.4
4 Chipotle Mexican Grill 60 1.0
5 Aeropostale 92 2.0
6 PriceSmart 94 1.0
7 Panera Bread 99 1.0
From the September 6, 2010 issue.
Notes:
* Through June 30, 2010. The S&P 500 returned -9.81% annually over the same period.
** Through the quarter ended on or before April 30, 2010.
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