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Industries
Revenues Profits
Rank Company Fortune 500 rank $ millions % change from 2009 $ millions % change from 2009
1 Dow Chemical 45 53,674.0 19.4 2,310.0 256.5
2 DuPont 84 32,733.0 19.8 3,031.0 72.7
3 PPG Industries 181 13,423.0 9.7 769.0 128.9
4 Monsanto 234 10,502.0 -10.5 1,109.0 -47.4
5 Praxair 241 10,116.0 13.0 1,195.0 -4.7
6 Huntsman 264 9,302.0 19.8 27.0 -76.3
7 Air Products & Chemicals 271 9,026.0 7.7 1,029.1 63.0
8 Ashland 272 9,012.0 11.2 332.0 367.6
9 Sherwin-Williams 308 7,776.4 9.6 462.5 6.1
10 Mosaic 346 6,759.1 -34.4 827.1 -64.8
11 Eastman Chemical 348 6,691.0 32.6 438.0 222.1
12 Avery Dennison 356 6,512.7 9.4 316.9 N.A.
13 Ecolab 378 6,089.7 3.2 530.3 27.1
14 Celanese 388 5,918.0 16.5 377.0 -22.7
15 Lubrizol 423 5,417.8 18.1 732.2 46.2
16 Momentive Specialty Chemicals 433 5,174.0 28.4 214.0 132.6
Rank Company Revenues % Assets % Stockholders'
Equity %
1 Dow Chemical 4.3 3.3 10.6
2 DuPont 9.3 7.5 32.7
3 PPG Industries 5.7 5.1 21.1
4 Monsanto 10.6 6.2 11.0
5 Praxair 11.8 7.8 20.6
6 Huntsman 0.3 0.3 1.5
7 Air Products & Chemicals 11.4 7.6 18.6
8 Ashland 3.7 3.5 8.7
9 Sherwin-Williams 5.9 8.9 28.7
10 Mosaic 12.2 6.5 9.5
11 Eastman Chemical 6.5 7.3 26.9
12 Avery Dennison 4.9 6.2 19.3
13 Ecolab 8.7 10.9 24.9
14 Celanese 6.4 4.6 40.7
15 Lubrizol 13.5 14.7 33.4
16 Momentive Specialty Chemicals 4.1 6.8 N.A.
Earnings Per Share Total Return to Investors Employees
Rank Company 2000-2010 Annual growth (%) 2000-2010 Annual rate (%) 2010 (%) Number % change from 2009
1 Dow Chemical -2.5 3.2 26.1 49,505 -5.2
2 DuPont 4.1 4.1 54.2 60,000 3.4
3 PPG Industries 2.6 9.7 48.2 38,300 -0.5
4 Monsanto N.A. N.A. -13.4 24,500 -1.8
5 Praxair 13.1 17.7 21.4 26,261 0.4
6 Huntsman N.A. N.A. 43.2 12,000 9.1
7 Air Products & Chemicals 23.6 10.6 15.1 18,100 -2.9
8 Ashland 15.6 7.6 29.7 14,500 -1.4
9 Sherwin-Williams 45.4 14.7 38.6 32,228 10.3
10 Mosaic N.A. N.A. 28.3 7,500 0.0
11 Eastman Chemical 4.2 9.6 43.5 10,000 0.0
12 Avery Dennison 0.4 0.2 18.6 32,100 2.6
13 Ecolab 11.1 10.1 14.6 26,500 2.2
14 Celanese N.A. N.A. 29.0 7,250 -2.0
15 Lubrizol 17.0 18.4 48.7 6,896 2.9
16 Momentive Specialty Chemicals N.A. N.A. N.A. 6,000 -3.2
Issue date: May 23, 2011
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