FORTUNE 500 2006
Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations
Industry index
A Advertising, Marketing
  Aerospace and Defense
  Airlines
  Apparel
  Automotive Retailing, Services
B Beverages
  Building Materials, Glass
C Chemicals
  Commercial Banks
  Computer Peripherals
  Computer Software
  Computers, Office Equipment
D Diversified Financials
  Diversified Outsourcing
E Education
  Electronics, Electrical Equipment
  Energy
  Engineering, Construction
  Entertainment
F Financial Data Services
  Food & Drug Stores
  Food Consumer Products
  Food Production
  Food Services
  Forest & Paper Products
  Furniture
G General Merchandisers
H Health Care: Insurance & Managed Care
  Health Care: Medical Facilities
  Health Care: Pharmacy and Other Services
  Home Equipment, Furnishings
  Homebuilders
  Hotels, Casinos, Resorts
  Household and Personal Products
I Industrial & Farm Equipment
  Information Technology Services
  Insurance: Life, Health (mutual)
  Insurance: Life, Health (stock)
  Insurance: P & C (mutual)
  Insurance: P & C (stock)
  Internet Services and Retailing
M Mail, Package, Freight Delivery
  Medical Products & Equipment
  Metals
  Mining, Crude-Oil Production
  Miscellaneous
  Motor Vehicles & Parts
N Network and Other Communications Equipment
O Oil and Gas Equipment, Services
P Packaging, Containers
  Payroll Services
  Petroleum Refining
  Pharmaceuticals
  Pipelines
  Publishing, Printing
R Railroads
  Real Estate
S Savings Institutions
  Scientific, Photo, Control Equipment
  Securities
  Semiconductors and Other Electronic Components
  Specialty Retailers
T Telecommunications
  Temporary Help
  Tobacco
  Toys, Sporting Goods
  Transportation Equipment
  Transportation and Logistics
  Trucking, Truck Leasing
U Utilities: Gas & Electric
W Waste Management
  Wholesalers: Diversified
  Wholesalers: Electronics and Office Equipment
  Wholesalers: Food and Grocery
  Wholesalers: Health Care
How the states stack up
Texas 56
New York 55
California 52
Best employers
These companies appear on both the FORTUNE 500 and our 2006 ranking of the Best Companies to Work For.
FedEx 212,241
Intel 48,655
Starbucks 91,056
Most profitable companies
Exxon Mobil 36,130.0
Citigroup 24,589.0
Bank of America Corp. 16,465.0
Best investments
Best Investments By Industry: Total Return to Shareholders (1 Year)
Petroleum Refining 60.7%
Mining, Crude-Oil Production 53.6%
Oil and Gas Equipment, Services 51.6%
Women CEOs of FORTUNE 500 companies
Andrea JungThere are more women running FORTUNE 500 companies this year than there were last year. Currently, 10 FORTUNE 500 companies are run by women (up from 9 last year), and a total of 20 FORTUNE 1000 companies have women in the top job (up from 19). (more)
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