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Top 20 Most Profitable Tech Companies in 2007

Courtesy of Fortune's annual ranking. Here's the top five.

Company Profit in Billions
(% Change Over 2006)
Revenue in Billions
(% Change Over 2006)
Profits as Percent of Revenue
Microsoft $14.1
(11.6%)
$51.1
(15.4%)
27.5%
IBM $10.4
(9.8%)
$98.7
(8.1%)
10.5%
Cisco Systems $7.3
(31.4%)
$34.9
(22.6%)
21.0%
Hewlett-Packard $7.2
(17.2% )
$104.2
(13.8%)
7.0%
Intel $6.9
(38.3%)
$38.4
(8.3)
18.2%

Other Notables: Google (7th place), Apple (8th), Dell (10th), Nvidia (17th) and Adoble (18th).

Two less recognizable names: MEMC Electronic Materials (16th), manufacturer of polysilicon wafers used to make solar cells and Lam Research (20th), flash memory chip maker. [JH]

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