VARBusiness 500 Top Ten Best-Performing Stocks of Q1


NAME: Perot Systems

LOCATION: Plano, Texas

2007 VARBUSINESS 500 RANK: 36

CEO: Peter Altabef

TICKER: PER

STOCK PRICE JAN. 2, 2008: $13.19

STOCK PRICE MARCH 31, 2008: $15.22

PCT. CHANGE: 15.4%

SPECIALTY: Provides information technology and business process outsourcing services.

FINANCIALS: Healthcare is where Perot Systems makes approximately half of its $2.6 billion in revenue. Perot has been on an acquisition tear, buying companies in India and the United States. The company reported a 38 percent jump in its latest quarterly profit, due to off-shore projects, and new sales and cost cuts, causing shares to surge as much as 18 percent.