The candidates for the list all had revenue of $5 million to $750 million and share prices above $5, as of Oct. 1, 2007. Forbes judged the companies according to return on equity, as well as sustained sales and net profit growth.
Helen of Troy was ranked No. 20 in total sales, No. 40 in net profits and No. 97 in market value.
“We are very pleased to have been named to this prestigious list” said Gerald J. Rubin, company chairman, chief executive officer and president.