Top 20 global stars

All praise is welcome, but it is particularly sweet when it comes from one's peers. Fortune and its survey partners at Hay Group asked the experts -- in this case, more than 1,400 people from dozens of industries -- to select the 10 companies they admire most.

Toyota Motor
Toyota Motor
Overall score: 7.86
Top 50 rank: 3
Rank in Motor Vehicles: 2
Country: Japan
See how Toyota Motor rates in 9 key areas
Last updated March 10 2008: 10:22 AM ET

Apple

General Electric

Toyota Motor

Berkshire Hathaway

Procter & Gamble

FedEx

Johnson & Johnson

Target

BMW

Microsoft

Costco Wholesale

United Parcel Service

IBM

PepsiCo

Cisco Systems

Boeing

Wal-Mart Stores

Honda Motor

Coca-Cola

Caterpillar
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