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24. Diana Shipping
Diana Shipping
Rank: 24 (Previous rank: N.A.)
CEO: Simeon P. Palios
Address: 16 Pendelis St., Palaio Faliro
Athens , Greece 175 64
The global shipping company added to its fleet to accommodate growing demand.

Does fast growth mean a company is good, or what?
  $ millions
(past 4 qtrs.)
% growth
(3 yr. annual rate)
Growth rank
Revenues** 321.2 54 17
Net income** 203.3 ó ó
Total return ó 19 39
Earnings per share ó 43 61
Share price  
As of 8/3/09 $14.73
Beat the S&P 500* Yes
P/E (current fiscal year est.) 10
Industry: Transportation
Industry rank Company Fastest-Growing
rank
Revenues
($ millions)
1 Diana Shipping 24 321.2
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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