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The Fortune 500's biggest winners

It's no surprise that an oil company leads the list of 2007's top profit-makers.

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1. Exxon Mobil
Exxon Mobil
Fortune 500 rank: 2
2007 profit: $40.61 billion

Exxon Mobil, the world's biggest oil company, posted a 2007 profit that was almost twice as much as that of the next company on this list, General Electric.

It is the highest-ever annual profit from a U.S. company, a record Exxon also set in 2006 and 2005.

Earnings rose 2.8% from 2006 on a sales increase of 7.4%.


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