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Company Ticker Symbol 2016 Rank 2015 Profits
(in mil.)
2015 Rank 2014 Profits
(in mil.)
1-year rank change 1-year percent change
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U.S. Bancorp USB 1 5,879.0 1 5,851.0 0 0.5
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UnitedHealth Group Inc. UNH 2 5,813.0 2 5,619.0 0 3.5
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3M Co. MMM 3 4,833.0 3 4,956.0 0 -2.5
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Target Corp.
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TGT 4 2,970.0 5 2,449.0 +1 21.3
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Medtronic plc MDT 5 2,434.0 4 3,124.0 -1 -22.1
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Ameriprise Financial Inc.
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AMP 6 1,716.0 6 1,662.0 0 3.2
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General Mills Inc. GIS 7 1,486.1 7 1,506.5 0 -1.4
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Ecolab Inc. ECL 8 1,002.1 8 1,202.8 0 -16.7
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Mosaic Co. MOS 9 1,000.4 9 1,028.6 0 -2.7
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Xcel Energy Inc. XEL 10 984.5 10 1,021.3 0 -3.6
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St. Jude Medical Inc.
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STJ 11 880.0 11 1,002.0 0 -12.2
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Best Buy Co. Inc. BBY 12 807.0 12 918.0 0 -12.1
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Hormel Foods Corp. HRL 13 749.4 13 621.0 0 20.7
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Fastenal Co. FAST 14 516.4 15 494.2 +1 4.5
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C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. CHRW 15 509.7 17 449.7 +2 13.3
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Polaris Industries Inc. PII 16 455.4 16 454.0 0 0.3
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Valspar Corp.
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VAL 17 363.0 18 384.0 +1 -5.5
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Graco Inc. GGG 18 345.7 20 225.6 +2 53.3
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Deluxe Corp. DLX 19 218.6 22 199.8 +3 9.4
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The Toro Co. TTC 20 209.9 23 179.0 +3 17.3
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TCF Financial Corp. TCB 21 197.1 24 174.2 +3 13.2
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Donaldson Co. Inc. DCI 22 179.1 19 245.8 -3 -27.1
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Patterson Cos. Inc.
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PDCO 23 173.5 21 177.1 -2 -2.0
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Supervalu Inc. SVU 24 158.0 25 125.0 +1 26.4
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Allete Inc. ALE 25 141.1 26 125.5 +1 12.4
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Bio-Techne Corp. TECH 26 99.2 28 115.6 +2 -14.2
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Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. BWLD 27 95.1 31 94.1 +4 1.0
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H.B. Fuller Co. FUL 28 88.0 38 50.2 +10 75.4
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G&K Services Inc. GKSR 29 61.3 34 59.4 +5 3.1
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Apogee Enterprises Inc. APOG 30 59.3 41 44.7 +11 32.7
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Otter Tail Corp. OTTR 31 58.6 35 57.7 +4 1.5
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Piper Jaffray Companies PJC 32 52.1 32 63.2 0 -17.6
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Select Comfort Corp. SCSS 33 50.5 33 68.0 0 -25.7
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Proto Labs Inc. PRLB 34 46.5 42 41.6 +8 11.7
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MTS Systems Corp. MTSC 35 43.5 40 46.7 +5 -6.9
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Capella Education Co. CPLA 36 40.2 43 37.9 +7 5.9
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OneBeacon Insurance Group OB 37 37.0 36 54.1 -1 -31.6
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Tennant Co.
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TNC 38 32.1 37 50.7 -1 -36.6
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Winmark Corp. WINA 39 21.8 47 20.1 +8 8.6
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Hawkins Inc. HWKN 40 17.2 48 19.6 +8 -12.4
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Tile Shop Holdings Inc. TTS 41 15.7 54 10.5 +13 48.8
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ANI Pharmaceuticals Inc. ANIP 42 15.4 44 28.7 +2 -46.5
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Digi International Inc. DGII 43 13.4 70 0.7 +27 1747.7
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NVE Corp. NVEC 44 13.4 49 13.3 +5 0.6
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SurModics Inc. SRDX 45 10.8 52 12.2 +7 -11.0
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Vascular Solutions Inc. VASC 46 10.5 51 12.7 +5 -17.8
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Clearfield Inc. CLFD 47 5.0 57 4.5 +10 10.6
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Datalink Corp. DTLK 48 4.7 53 11.1 +5 -57.6
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SPS Commerce Inc. SPSC 49 4.6 61 2.7 +12 71.6
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MGC Diagnostics Corp. ANGN 50 4.0 74 -1.1 +24 -
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Mocon Inc. MOCO 51 3.0 65 1.5 +14 93.5
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HMN Financial Inc. HMNF 52 3.0 56 7.4 +4 -59.9
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Canterbury Park Holding Corp. CPHC 53 2.7 63 2.4 +10 13.1
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IntriCon Corp. IIN 54 2.1 62 2.5 +8 -15.9
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Electromed Inc. ELMD 55 1.7 73 0.1 +18 1855.1
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Insignia Systems Inc. ISIG 56 1.5 72 0.2 +16 627.0
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Electro-Sensors Inc. ELSE 57 1.2 66 1.1 +9 11.0
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Famous Dave's of America Inc.
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DAVE 58 1.1 60 2.3 +2 -52.2
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Northern Technologies Intl. Corp. NTI 59 0.5 58 4.3 -1 -87.1
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Image Sensing Systems Inc.
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ISNS 60 0.4 81 -2.0 +21 -
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Ikonics Corp. IKNX 61 0.1 71 0.6 +10 -79.2
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Nortech Systems Inc. NSYS 62 -0.6 68 0.9 +6 -
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CyberOptics Corp. CYBE 63 -2.1 75 -1.5 +12 -
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Appliance Recycling Centers of America ARCI 64 -2.7 69 0.8 +5 -
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GWG Holdings Inc. GWGH 65 -7.4 78 -6.0 +13 -
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Cogentix Medical Inc. UPI 66 -9.0 77 -5.7 +11 -
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Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp. SBY 67 -9.4 89 -56.7 +22 -
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Communications Systems Inc. JCS 68 -9.6 64 2.0 -4 -
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EVINE Live Inc. VVTV 69 -12.3 55 7.7 -14 -
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Arctic Cat Inc. ACAT 70 -13.8 46 24.9 -24 -
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Entellus Medical Inc. ENTL 71 -18.3 79 -6.9 +8 -
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Regis Corp. RGS 72 -19.9 88 -56.0 +16 -
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Dakota Plains Holdings Inc. DAKP 73 -25.0 76 -3.3 +3 -
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Enteromedics Inc. ETRM 74 -25.5 85 -26.1 +11 -
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Sunshine Heart Inc. SSH 75 -26.6 84 -25.6 +9 -
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Qumu Corp. QUMU 76 -28.7 80 -8.4 +4 -
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Hutchinson Technology Inc. HTCH 77 -34.5 83 -25.4 +6 -
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BioAmber Inc. BIOA 78 -37.2 87 -47.5 +9 -
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Cardiovascular Systems Inc. CSII 79 -47.7 86 -32.8 +7 -
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Christopher & Banks Corp. CBK 80 -49.1 39 47.1 -41 -
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Pentair plc PNR 81 -65.0 14 607.0 -67 -
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Imation Corp.
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IMN 82 -194.0 90 -112.4 +8 -
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Northern Oil and Gas Inc.
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NOG 83 -975.4 29 112.2 -54 -
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Stratasys Ltd. SSYS 84 -1,372.8 30 103.6 -54 -
 
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