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3. Hi-Tech Pharmacal
3-year average
Revenue Growth: 51%
Profit Growth: 234%
Total Return: 42%
This maker of generic drugs for allergies, diabetes and pain reported 51% sales gains in 2010 and has continued strong this year with a 45% year-over-year increase in the most recent quarter. The company-which specializes in liquid and spray drugs and makes a popular generic version of the allergy medication Flonase-seems poised for continued growth: It currently has 13 pending generics applications at the Food & Drug Adminstration, addressing more than $1 billion in name-brand drug sales in 2010, according to IMS Health. Besides its generics division, Hi-Tech has two other segments: The health care products division sells branded over-the-counter products. And a line of magnesium supplements, acquired in 2010, has also contributed to sales.
Get stock quote: HITK
Revenue ($ millions): $190.9
Net Income ($ millions): $41.5
Industry: Health Care
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From the September 26, 2011 issue.
Revenue and profit figures reflect the four quarters ended on or before April 30,2011.
Total return is through June 30, 2011.

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