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Company Ticker Symbol 2014 Rank 2013 Assets
(in mil.)
2013 Rank 2012 Assets
(in mil.)
1-year rank change 1-year percent change 2013 percent return on assets
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U.S. Bancorp USB 1 364,021.0 1 353,855.0 0 2.9 1.6
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Ameriprise Financial Inc.
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AMP 2 144,576.0 2 134,729.0 0 7.3 1.0
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UnitedHealth Group Inc. UNH 3 81,882.0 3 80,885.0 0 1.2 6.9
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Target Corp. TGT 4 44,553.0 4 48,163.0 0 -7.5 4.4
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Medtronic Inc. MDT 5 37,231.0 5 34,949.0 0 6.5 10.4
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Xcel Energy Inc. XEL 6 33,907.5 7 31,140.7 +1 8.9 2.8
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3M Co. MMM 7 33,550.0 6 33,876.0 -1 -1.0 13.9
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General Mills Inc. GIS 8 23,152.1 8 22,952.9 0 0.9 7.7
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Ecolab Inc. ECL 9 19,636.5 10 17,572.3 +1 11.7 4.9
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Mosaic Co. MOS 10 19,554.0 11 17,438.4 +1 12.1 5.4
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TCF Financial Corp. TCB 11 18,379.8 9 18,225.9 -2 0.8 0.7
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Best Buy Co. Inc.
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BBY 12 14,013.0 12 13,541.0 0 3.5 5.2
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Pentair Inc. PNR 13 11,743.3 14 11,795.3 +1 -0.4 5.6
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St. Jude Medical Inc. STJ 14 10,248.0 15 9,271.0 +1 10.5 7.1
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OneBeacon Insurance Group OB 15 5,211.6 16 5,401.5 +1 -3.5 2.8
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Hormel Foods Corp. HRL 16 5,067.2 17 4,622.8 +1 9.6 10.9
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Supervalu Inc. SVU 17 4,711.0 13 11,857.0 -4 -60.3 -4.4
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Valspar Corp. VAL 18 3,982.6 18 3,630.7 0 9.7 10.6
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Allete Inc. ALE 19 3,476.8 19 3,253.4 0 6.9 3.0
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Patterson Cos Inc. PDCO 20 2,976.1 21 2,637.5 +1 12.8 7.0
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C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc.
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CHRW 21 2,802.8 20 2,804.2 -1 -0.1 14.8
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Stratasys Inc.
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SSYS 22 2,782.2 25 1,731.5 +3 60.7 3.0
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Life Time Fitness Inc. LTM 23 2,331.1 22 2,072.2 -1 12.5 5.2
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Piper Jaffray Cos. PJC 24 2,318.2 27 2,087.8 +3 11.0 2.6
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Fastenal Co. FAST 25 2,075.8 23 1,815.8 -2 14.3 21.6
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H.B. Fuller Co. FUL 26 1,873.0 24 1,786.3 -2 4.9 5.1
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Donaldson Co. Inc. DCI 27 1,773.5 26 1,718.7 -1 3.2 14.8
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Polaris Industries Inc. PII 28 1,666.9 30 1,486.5 +2 12.1 22.9
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Otter Tail Corp. OTTR 29 1,596.0 28 1,602.3 -1 -0.4 3.1
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Deluxe Corp. DLX 30 1,569.5 31 1,412.4 +1 11.1 11.9
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Northern Oil and Gas Inc.
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NOG 31 1,519.6 33 1,190.9 +2 27.6 4.9
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Regis Corp.
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RGS 32 1,434.1 29 1,540.9 -3 -6.9 -8.6
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Graco Inc. GGG 33 1,327.2 32 1,321.7 -1 0.4 15.9
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The Toro Co. TTC 34 1,039.6 37 984.1 +3 5.6 14.4
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Digital River Inc. DRIV 35 981.2 35 1,052.3 0 -6.8 -1.9
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G&K Services Inc.
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GKSR 36 904.0 38 902.1 +2 0.2 6.1
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Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp.
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SBY 37 846.1 42 677.3 +5 24.9 -2.9
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Techne Corp. TECH 38 802.2 40 724.6 +2 10.7 14.2
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Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. BWLD 39 705.7 42 591.1 +3 19.4 10.1
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HMN Financial Inc. HMNF 40 648.6 41 653.3 +1 -0.7 4.1
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Imation Corp. IMN 41 641.8 39 793.5 -2 -19.1 -3.8
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Apogee Enterprises Inc. APOG 42 545.4 43 523.7 +1 4.1 4.4
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Tennant Co. TNC 43 456.3 45 420.8 +2 8.4 8.8
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MTS Systems Corp. MTSC 44 446.5 46 403.3 +2 10.7 11.9
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Datalink Corp. DTLK 45 433.1 47 370.5 +2 16.9 2.3
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Select Comfort Corp. SCSS 46 381.8 49 342.0 +3 11.6 15.7
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Arctic Cat Inc. ACAT 47 340.6 50 308.2 +3 10.5 10.5
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Digi International Inc. DGII 48 303.7 51 298.5 +3 1.8 1.7
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Hutchinson Technology Inc. HTCH 49 287.5 48 342.7 -1 -16.1 -11.6
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Enventis Corp.
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HTCO 50 266.9 52 268.3 +2 -0.5 2.9
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Norcraft Companies L.P.
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51 265.5 256.1 - 3.6 -5.0
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Capella Education Co. CPLA 52 250.2 55 212.9 +3 17.5 14.1
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Tile Shop Holdings Inc. TTS 53 242.8 57 176.1 +4 37.9 -14.7
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ValueVision Media Inc. VVTV 54 233.7 56 212.1 +2 10.2 -1.1
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Hawkins Inc. HWKN 55 230.9 54 219.9 -1 5.0 7.8
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Proto Labs Inc. PRLB 56 230.2 58 173.9 +2 32.3 15.3
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SPS Commerce Inc. SPSC 57 223.3 59 159.2 +2 40.3 0.5
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Cardiovascular Systems Inc. CSII 58 181.0 73 56.6 +15 219.5 -16.0
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Christopher & Banks Corp. CBK 59 149.0 61 135.9 +2 9.6 5.8
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Lakes Entertainment Inc.
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LACO 60 147.3 63 119.7 +3 23.0 12.7
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New Ulm Telecom Inc. NULM 61 122.9 62 128.6 +1 -4.5 2.3
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Granite Falls Energy LLC
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GFGY 62 115.5 61.9 - 86.6 17.9
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BioAmber Inc.
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BIOA 63 114.1 50.0 - 128.1 -29.6
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Vascular Solutions Inc. VASC 64 108.1 68 88.0 +4 22.9 10.3
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Highwater Ethanol LLC
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HEOL 65 106.4 111.0 - -4.1 13.5
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Communications Systems Inc.
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JCS 66 103.5 64 112.5 -2 -8.0 -0.9
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NVE Corp. NVEC 67 102.2 67 92.6 0 10.4 11.4
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SurModics Inc. SRDX 68 95.1 65 107.8 -3 -11.8 15.3
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Qumu Corp. RIMG 69 89.1 66 95.6 -3 -6.7 -10.9
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Famous Dave's of America Inc. DAVE 71 75.3 70 76.3 -1 -1.2 6.3
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Granite City Food & Brewery Ltd. GCFB 72 66.8 71 71.8 -1 -7.0 -5.2
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Mocon Inc. MOCO 73 58.7 72 57.2 -1 2.6 5.9
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Winmark Corp. WINA 75 53.0 78 43.5 +3 21.8 34.4
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Northern Technologies Intl. Corp. NTI 76 51.8 76 47.1 0 9.9 7.4
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XRS Corp. XRS 77 47.5 75 50.4 -2 -5.8 1.3
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Clearfield Inc.
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CLFD 78 46.3 82 38.3 +4 20.9 13.3
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Nortech Systems Inc. NSYS 79 46.1 77 44.5 -2 3.6 1.7
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Appliance Recycling Centers of America ARCI 80 45.0 79 41.8 -1 7.6 7.4
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CyberOptics Corp. CYBE 81 44.6 74 53.6 -7 -16.9 -13.8
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ANI Pharmaceuticals Inc.
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ANIP 82 44.5 13.7 - 223.7 0.2
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American Church Mortgage Co.
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ACMC 83 39.2 40.0 - -2.1 0.9
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Canterbury Park Holding Corp. CPHC 84 37.3 83 34.9 -1 7.0 3.0
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IntriCon Corp. IIN 85 32.7 80 39.1 -5 -16.4 -7.0
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Juhl Energy Inc. JUHL 86 32.3 84 32.9 -2 -2.0 -10.1
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Insignia Systems Inc. ISIG 87 31.6 85 31.7 -2 -0.4 4.4
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WSI Industries Inc. WSCI 88 28.2 88 23.3 0 21.2 2.3
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MGC Diagnostics Corp. ANGN 90 26.2 89 21.9 -1 19.3 5.2
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Image Sensing Systems Inc. ISNS 91 24.4 81 38.5 -10 -36.7 -65.2
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Uroplasty Inc.
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UPI 92 17.5 91 20.9 -1 -16.1 -29.6
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Electromed Inc. ELMD 93 17.4 92 19.1 -1 -9.1 -8.2
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HEI Inc. HEII 94 15.3 94 18.0 0 -15.5 13.1
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Great Northern Iron Ore Properties GNI 95 15.1 93 19.1 -2 -21.2 98.2
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Ikonics Corp. IKNX 96 14.0 98 13.2 +2 6.2 4.9
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Electro-Sensors Inc. ELSE 97 12.6 97 13.3 0 -5.5 5.6
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Urologix Inc.
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ULGX 98 10.8 95 16.0 -3 -32.2 -41.3
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Table Trac Inc. TBTC 99 6.4 102 5.1 +3 23.6 9.1
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Titan Energy Worldwide Inc. TEWI 101 6.1 101 6.3 0 -3.5 8.8
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Wireless Ronin Technologies Inc. RNIN 103 3.1 104 4.4 +1 -30.0 -117.7
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Broadview Institute Inc. BVII 104 2.9 105 4.2 +1 -29.9 -171.6
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Winland Electronics Inc.
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WEX 105 1.9 103 4.5 -2 -58.8 -140.1
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