FORTUNE 500 2006
Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations
States
Alabama
1 Regions Financial 354 6,123.8 Birmingham
2 Saks 362 5,953.4 Birmingham
3 AmSouth Bancorp. 554 3,396.3 Birmingham
4 Vulcan Materials 571 3,259.7 Birmingham
5 Torchmark 596 3,125.9 Birmingham
6 Compass Bancshares 757 2,203.8 Birmingham
7 Protective Life 774 2,109.2 Birmingham
8 Movie Gallery 814 1,987.3 Dothan
Arizona
1 Avnet 212 11,066.8 Phoenix
2 Phelps Dodge 260 9,030.4 Phoenix
3 Allied Waste Industries 376 5,734.8 Scottsdale
4 US Airways Group 424 5,077.0 Tempe
5 PetSmart 518 3,760.5 Phoenix
6 Giant Industries 530 3,581.2 Scottsdale
7 Insight Enterprises 570 3,261.2 Tempe
8 Swift Transportation 582 3,197.5 Phoenix
9 Pinnacle West Capital 600 3,092.0 Phoenix
10 Meritage Homes 615 3,001.1 Scottsdale
11 Apollo Group 750 2,251.5 Phoenix
12 Amkor Technology 778 2,099.9 Chandler
13 CSK Auto 933 1,594.5 Phoenix
Arkansas
1 Wal-Mart Stores 2 315,654.0 Bentonville
2 Tyson Foods 80 26,014.0 Springdale
3 Murphy Oil 193 11,877.2 El Dorado
4 Alltel 251 9,487.0 Little Rock
5 Dillard's 294 7,708.0 Little Rock
6 J.B. Hunt Transport Svcs. 595 3,127.9 Lowell
7 Arkansas Best 847 1,860.3 Fort Smith
From the April 17th, 2006 issue
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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