FORTUNE 500 2006
Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations
Industry: Homebuilders
 
EARNINGS PER SHARE TOTAL RETURN TO INVESTORS EMPLOYEES
1 Pulte Homes 36 26 24 13,400 3
2 Lennar 25 30 9 13,687 16
3 D.R. Horton 37 28 19 8,900 19
4 Centex 26 25 20 17,134 4
5 KB Home 39 27 41 6,700 12
6 Toll Brothers 29 20 1 5,581 20
7 Hovnanian Enterprises 37 30 0 6,084 59
8 NVR 55 53 -9 5,401 23
9 Beazer Homes USA 31 27 51 4,578 34
10 MDC Holdings 38 34 -6 4,230 18
11 Ryland Group N.A. 37 26 3,217 14
12 Standard Pacific N.A. 29 15 2,633 25
13 Meritage Homes N.A. N.A. 12 1,810 51
14 WCI Communities N.A. N.A. -9 3,800 9
15 William Lyon Homes N.A. 50 44 926 8
From the April 17th, 2006 issue
Footnote:
Due to slight differences in rounding, industry data online may not exactly match the FORTUNE 500 magazine version.
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
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