Fastest-Growing Companies in the Fortune 1000 by profit

From home builders to gold miners, these 25 companies are growing their bottom lines faster than any others in the Fortune 1000.

1. KKR
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Fortune 1000 rank: 277
2012 profit (in millions): $560.8
Percent change in profit: 29,095%

KKR is a private equity firm based in New York City. Its diverse investment portfolio currently holds stakes in dozens of companies, including Alliance Boots, Del Monte Foods, Dollar General, Go Daddy, and Toys R Us.

- Last updated May 06 2013 07:35 AM ET
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