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Company Ticker Symbol 2016 Rank 2015 Assets
(in mil.)
2015 Rank 2014 Assets
(in mil.)
1-year rank change 1-year percent change 2015 percent return on assets
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U.S. Bancorp USB 1 421,853.0 1 402,529.0 0 4.8 1.4
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Ameriprise Financial Inc.
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AMP 2 145,342.0 2 148,810.0 0 -2.3 1.2
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UnitedHealth Group Inc. UNH 3 111,383.0 3 86,382.0 0 28.9 5.2
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Medtronic plc MDT 4 102,706.0 4 55,233.0 0 86.0 2.4
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Target Corp.
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TGT 5 40,262.0 5 39,629.0 0 1.6 7.4
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Xcel Energy Inc. XEL 6 39,053.5 6 36,957.9 0 5.7 2.5
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3M Co. MMM 7 32,718.0 7 31,269.0 0 4.6 14.8
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General Mills Inc. GIS 8 21,588.7 8 24,203.7 0 -10.8 6.9
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TCF Financial Corp. TCB 9 20,691.7 10 19,394.6 +1 6.7 1.0
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Ecolab Inc. ECL 10 18,641.7 9 19,466.7 -1 -4.2 5.4
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Mosaic Co. MOS 11 17,412.4 11 18,283.0 0 -4.8 5.7
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Best Buy Co. Inc. BBY 12 13,519.0 12 15,256.0 0 -11.4 6.0
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St. Jude Medical Inc.
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STJ 13 13,064.0 14 10,207.0 +1 28.0 6.7
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Pentair plc PNR 14 11,857.0 13 10,655.2 -1 11.3 -0.5
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Hormel Foods Corp. HRL 15 6,040.9 15 5,559.6 0 8.7 12.4
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Allete Inc. ALE 16 4,907.1 17 4,360.8 +1 12.5 2.9
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Supervalu Inc. SVU 17 4,643.0 16 5,078.0 -1 -8.6 3.4
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Valspar Corp.
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VAL 18 4,175.2 18 4,006.9 0 4.2 8.7
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OneBeacon Insurance Group OB 19 3,604.5 19 3,579.4 0 0.7 1.0
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Patterson Cos. Inc.
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PDCO 20 3,555.7 22 2,947.7 +2 20.6 4.9
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C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. CHRW 21 3,184.4 20 3,214.3 -1 -0.9 16.0
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Fastenal Co. FAST 22 2,532.5 25 2,359.1 +3 7.3 20.4
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Polaris Industries Inc. PII 23 2,387.5 26 2,074.9 +3 15.1 19.1
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Piper Jaffray Companies PJC 24 2,138.5 24 2,623.9 0 -18.5 2.4
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H.B. Fuller Co. FUL 25 2,042.3 28 1,869.0 +3 9.3 4.3
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Deluxe Corp. DLX 26 1,844.4 31 1,688.4 +5 9.2 11.9
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Otter Tail Corp. OTTR 27 1,820.9 30 1,791.3 +3 1.7 3.2
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Donaldson Co. Inc. DCI 28 1,788.9 29 1,850.3 +1 -3.3 10.0
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Stratasys Ltd. SSYS 29 1,414.4 21 2,899.1 -8 -51.2 -97.1
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The Toro Co. TTC 30 1,393.8 33 1,322.2 +3 5.4 15.1
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Graco Inc. GGG 31 1,391.4 32 1,544.8 +1 -9.9 24.8
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Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp. SBY 32 1,224.4 35 1,002.4 +3 22.2 -0.8
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Bio-Techne Corp. TECH 33 1,133.5 64 111.9 +31 912.9 8.8
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Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. BWLD 34 1,072.4 37 853.5 +3 25.7 8.9
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Regis Corp. RGS 35 1,054.8 34 1,190.4 -1 -11.4 -1.9
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Northern Oil and Gas Inc.
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NOG 36 1,001.2 27 2,026.7 -9 -50.6 -97.4
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G&K Services Inc. GKSR 37 923.8 36 908.2 -1 1.7 6.6
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HMN Financial Inc. HMNF 38 643.2 39 577.4 +1 11.4 0.5
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Apogee Enterprises Inc. APOG 39 640.5 38 592.1 -1 8.2 9.3
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Datalink Corp. DTLK 40 521.8 40 506.0 0 3.1 0.9
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Select Comfort Corp. SCSS 41 513.4 44 474.2 +3 8.3 9.8
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MTS Systems Corp. MTSC 42 485.2 41 499.9 -1 -2.9 9.0
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Tennant Co.
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TNC 43 432.3 43 486.9 0 -11.2 7.4
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Hawkins Inc. HWKN 44 419.2 56 242.1 +12 73.1 4.1
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GWG Holdings Inc. GWGH 45 398.2 46 323.1 +1 23.2 -1.9
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Proto Labs Inc. PRLB 46 361.0 49 287.5 +3 25.6 12.9
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Digi International Inc. DGII 47 316.3 50 287.3 +3 10.1 4.2
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Arctic Cat Inc. ACAT 48 310.2 45 352.0 -3 -11.9 -4.5
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ANI Pharmaceuticals Inc. ANIP 49 285.3 51 263.7 +2 8.2 5.4
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EVINE Live Inc. VVTV 50 265.8 52 257.7 +2 3.1 -4.6
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SPS Commerce Inc. SPSC 51 261.7 55 243.8 +4 7.4 1.8
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Capella Education Co. CPLA 52 250.4 53 254.4 +1 -1.6 16.1
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Tile Shop Holdings Inc. TTS 53 245.4 54 252.2 +1 -2.7 6.4
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Hutchinson Technology Inc. HTCH 54 236.9 47 316.2 -7 -25.1 -14.6
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Imation Corp.
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IMN 55 168.4 42 499.2 -13 -66.3 -115.2
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Cardiovascular Systems Inc. CSII 56 151.2 59 180.6 +3 -16.3 -31.6
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Christopher & Banks Corp. CBK 57 150.9 58 196.0 +1 -23.0 -32.5
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Vascular Solutions Inc. VASC 58 144.9 61 127.4 +3 13.7 7.2
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BioAmber Inc. BIOA 59 143.1 60 152.4 +1 -6.1 -26.0
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SurModics Inc. SRDX 60 112.2 67 87.1 +7 28.8 9.7
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NVE Corp. NVEC 61 103.2 63 115.8 +2 -10.9 12.9
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Communications Systems Inc. JCS 62 87.9 65 100.3 +3 -12.3 -11.0
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Entellus Medical Inc. ENTL 63 87.4 83 19.2 +20 354.2 -20.9
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Dakota Plains Holdings Inc. DAKP 64 73.3 66 99.1 +2 -26.0 -34.0
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Famous Dave's of America Inc.
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DAVE 65 57.8 69 66.7 +4 -13.3 1.9
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Clearfield Inc. CLFD 66 57.2 73 52.0 +7 9.9 8.7
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Nortech Systems Inc. NSYS 67 56.6 74 48.7 +7 16.2 -1.0
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Qumu Corp. QUMU 68 54.4 68 80.3 0 -32.3 -52.7
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Northern Technologies Intl. Corp. NTI 69 50.6 71 53.0 +2 -4.6 1.1
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Cogentix Medical Inc. UPI 70 49.0 89 13.3 +19 267.6 -18.4
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Mocon Inc. MOCO 71 47.4 72 52.5 +1 -9.7 6.3
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Winmark Corp. WINA 72 47.4 70 54.7 -2 -13.4 46.0
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Appliance Recycling Centers of America ARCI 73 46.8 75 46.7 +2 0.2 -5.8
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Canterbury Park Holding Corp. CPHC 74 45.3 77 39.5 +3 14.8 6.0
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CyberOptics Corp. CYBE 75 44.7 76 46.4 +1 -3.6 -4.7
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IntriCon Corp. IIN 76 41.9 78 34.0 +2 23.3 5.1
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MGC Diagnostics Corp. ANGN 77 35.6 81 30.3 +4 17.3 11.2
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Insignia Systems Inc. ISIG 78 31.7 80 30.5 +2 4.1 4.8
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Sunshine Heart Inc. SSH 79 24.6 79 32.4 0 -24.1 -108.3
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Electromed Inc. ELMD 80 19.0 84 16.7 +4 14.2 8.9
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Ikonics Corp. IKNX 81 15.2 86 14.6 +5 4.0 0.9
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Electro-Sensors Inc. ELSE 82 13.4 88 13.8 +6 -2.5 9.0
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Enteromedics Inc. ETRM 83 11.6 87 14.4 +4 -19.5 -220.1
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Image Sensing Systems Inc.
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ISNS 84 9.0 85 14.9 +1 -39.8 4.3
 
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