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The Top Fortune Employer Stocks

These are the top stocks culled from Fortune magazine's list of the best companies to work for.

Updated from 9:31 a.m. EST

The latest issue of

Fortune

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

top 10 best companies

.

One of the highest stocks on the list is California-based biotech company

Genentech

(DNA)

. Its colorectal cancer drug, Avastin, recently was approved for marketing to patients in the European Union, in partnership with

Roche

. 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

Franklin Biotechnology Discovery Fund

, which invests at least 80% of its assets in biotech companies. The fund also owns

Gilead Sciences

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, which has a PEG of 1.3,

Celgene

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, with a PEG of 1.4, and

Amgen

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, with a PEG of 1.1.

Cisco Systems

(CSCO) - Get Cisco Systems, Inc. Report

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

Atticus Capital

, 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

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, which has a PEG of 0.2,

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, with a 1.1 PEG, and

Union Pacific

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, with a PEG of 1.

Another company employees like working for is

Starbucks

(SBUX) - Get Starbucks Corporation Report

, where founder Howard Schultz is returning to the CEO role. The stock has a P/E of 22nd a PEG of 1.

Navellier & Associates

, a hedge fund has been run by Louis Navellier since 1980, owns Starbucks stock. Navellier also invests in

Nvidia

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, which has a PEG of 1,

CME Group

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, with a 1.5 PEG, and

America Movil

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, with a 0.6 PEG.

To see all of the

top publicly traded companies to work for

, go to Stockpickr.com.

At the time of publication, Altucher and/or his fund had no positions in stocks mentioned, although positions may change at any time.

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