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The latest issue of
magazine features its list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, the businesses that really take care of their employees.
Stockpickr has reviewed the list, extracted the publicly traded companies and compiled the
One of the highest stocks on the list is California-based biotech company
. Its colorectal cancer drug, Avastin, recently was approved for marketing to patients in the European Union, in partnership with
. The stock has a price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 27 and a P/E-to-growth (PEG) ratio of 0.95.
Genentech is a stock that's owned by the
, which invests at least 80% of its assets in biotech companies. The fund also owns
, which has a PEG of 1.3,
, with a PEG of 1.4, and
, with a PEG of 1.1.
is another "great place to work" company, providing an average annual pay of $132,000. The company just came out with a new data center switch that can copy all of the searchable data on the Internet in less than 8 minutes. The company's earnings call is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 6. The stock has a P/E of 19 and a PEG of 1.1.
Cisco is held by
, a $13 billion hedge fund based in New York that was up 45% in 2005 and 32.2% in 2006. Atticus also likes
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold
, which has a PEG of 0.2,
, with a 1.1 PEG, and
, with a PEG of 1.
Another company employees like working for is
, where founder Howard Schultz is returning to the CEO role. The stock has a P/E of 22nd a PEG of 1.
, a hedge fund has been run by Louis Navellier since 1980, owns Starbucks stock. Navellier also invests in
, which has a PEG of 1,
, with a 1.5 PEG, and
, with a 0.6 PEG.
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, go to Stockpickr.com.
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