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Hewlett Packard Development Company; L.P.
Value of investment: $25,279.52*
5-year return: 152.8%
2009 revenues: $114.6 billion
2009 net income: $7.7 billion
Defying the Law of Large Numbers, CEO Mark Hurd has led Hewlett-Packard to significant revenue gains off a gigantic base in recent years. Post recession, HP’s imaging, printing, and services divisions all stand to benefit from pent-up consumer and business demand.
*For all slides as of 3/31/10