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Ceradyne
Fastest Growing Rank: 3 (2004 rank: N.A.)
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Address: 3169 Redhill Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Phone: 714-549-0421
Website: http://www.ceradyne.com
Comment:
Maker of high-tech ceramics, including in-demand military armor.
Revenues 248.7 70 16
Net income 28.5 - -
Total return - 93 5
Earnings per share - 107 32
As of 8/10/2005 $30.7
% increase from 8/10/2004 40%
Beat the S&P 500* YES
P/E (current fiscal year est.) 18
From the September 5, 2005 Issue
Notes:
*The S&P 500 gained 8.3% over this period.
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