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Genentech
Fastest Growing Rank: 30 (2004 rank: 61)
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Address: 1 DNA Way, South San Francisco, CA 94080
Phone: 650-225-1000
Website: http://www.gene.com
Comment:
Biopharma pioneer, still going strong; makes cancer drug Avastin.
Revenues 5,107.6 28 94
Net income 892.4 - -
Total return - 69 20
Earnings per share - 139 18
As of 8/10/2005 $86.84
% increase from 8/10/2004 91%
Beat the S&P 500* YES
P/E (current fiscal year est.) 73
From the September 5, 2005 Issue
Notes:
*The S&P 500 gained 8.3% over this period.
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