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12. IntercontinentalExchange
IntercontinentalExchange
Rank: 12 (Previous rank: N.A.)
CEO: Jeffrey C. Sprecher
Address: 2100 RiverEdge Pkwy., Suite 500
Atlanta, GA 30328
Nine-year-old firm known as ICE runs commodities futures exchanges.

Does fast growth mean a company is good, or what?
  $ millions
(past 4 qtrs.)
% growth
(3 yr. annual rate)
Growth rank
Revenues** 837.4 73 7
Net income** 280.9 ó ó
Total return ó 25 21
Earnings per share ó 47 54
Share price  
As of 8/3/09 $96.07
Beat the S&P 500* Yes
P/E (current fiscal year est.) 22
Industry: Financial Services
Industry rank Company Fastest-Growing
rank
Revenues
($ millions)
1 IntercontinentalExchange 12 837.4
2 Stifel Financial 25 894.0
3 NASDAQ OMX Group 42 3,729.9
4 BlackRock 50 4,750.8
5 FTI Consulting 61 1,333.9
6 Huron Consulting Group 72 684.2
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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