Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations

228 of 500
228. Avon Products
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 228 (Previous rank: 255)
CEO: Andrea Jung
Compare tool: Avon Products vs. Top 10
Subscribe to Fortune Magazine
Is Avon Products a great company, or what?
Key financials $ millions % change
from 2008
Revenues 10,382.8 -2.9
Profits 625.8 -28.5
Assets 6,832.7
Stockholders' equity 1,272.6
Market value (3/26/2010) 14,214.2
Profits as % of  
Revenues 6.0
Assets 9.2
Stockholders' equity 49.2
Earnings per share  
2009 $ 1.45
% change from 2008 -28.9
1999-2009 annual growth rate % 9.5
Total return to investors %
2009 35.5
1999-2009 annual rate 8.8
Rank Company 500
($ millions)
1 Procter & Gamble 22 79,697.0
2 Kimberly-Clark 126 19,115.0
3 Colgate-Palmolive 151 15,327.0
4 Avon Products 228 10,382.8
5 Estée Lauder 308 7,323.8
6 Clorox 384 5,450.0
Issue date: May 3, 2010.
Galleries and videos
  • Women CEOs
    Ursula Burns, Xerox's new chief, is one of just 15 women leading Fortune 500 firms. Who else made the list?
  • A changing landscape
    See how revenues and profits at America's 25 largest companies have risen and fallen over the past decade.
  • Watch Wal-Mart grow
    From a single store in 1962 to more than 4,300 outlets today, see how the biggest retailer has expanded.
Avon Products
1345 Sixth Ave.
New York, NY 10105
Find your top companies
 High revenue growth  High profit growth
 High EPS growth  High return to investors
 Top 5 in its industry  Best company to work for
 Big employer  Small employer


Rank # of Fortune 500 Companies
California 57
Texas 57
New York 56
Company 2009 $ (millions)
Exxon Mobil $19,280.0
Microsoft $14,569.0
Wal-Mart Stores $14,335.0
FAQ and methodology
Included in the survey are U.S. incorporated companies filing financial statements with a government agency. This includes private companies... More
Current Issue
  • Give the gift of Fortune
  • Get the Fortune app
  • Subscribe

Market indexes are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer LIBOR Warning: Neither BBA Enterprises Limited, nor the BBA LIBOR Contributor Banks, nor Reuters, can be held liable for any irregularity or inaccuracy of BBA LIBOR. Disclaimer. Morningstar: © 2014 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer The Dow Jones IndexesSM are proprietary to and distributed by Dow Jones & Company, Inc. and have been licensed for use. All content of the Dow Jones IndexesSM © 2014 is proprietary to Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Chicago Mercantile Association. The market data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved. FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2014. All rights reserved. Most stock quote data provided by BATS.