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5. Fannie Mae
Fannie Mae
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 5 (Previous rank: 81)
CEO: Michael J. Williams
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Sure, it's still living off a lifeline from the federal government. But that hasn't stopped Fannie from leaping into the top 5 this year, up from no. 81. Itís mostly new accounting rules, though, that have pushed Fannie so high on the 500.

Indeed, Fannie's troubles are far from over. In April, the SEC began investigating statements then-CEO Daniel Mudd made in 2007 to Congress that may have misrepresented Fannie's health. And FNMA stock has done so poorly that the New York Stock Exchange delisted it last June. --Shelley Dubois, reporter

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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2009
Revenues 153,825.0 429.2
Profits -14,014.0 N.A.
Assets 3,221,972.0
Stockholders' equity -2,599.0
Market value (3/25/2011) 447.9
Profits as % of  
Revenues -9.1
Assets -0.4
Stockholders' equity N.A.
Earnings per share  
2010 $ -3.81
% change from 2009 N.A.
2000-2010 annual growth rate % N.A.
Total return to investors %
2010 -74.6
2000-2010 annual rate -42.1
Rank Company 500
($ millions)
1 Fannie Mae 5 153,825.0
2 General Electric 6 151,628.0
3 Freddie Mac 20 98,368.0
4 INTL FCStone 51 46,940.3
5 Marsh & McLennan 225 10,931.0
6 Ameriprise Financial 246 10,046.0
7 Aon 286 8,512.0
8 SLM 344 6,776.3
Issue date: May 23, 2011
As of September 2008, the company's common stock became 79.9% owned by the U.S. government.
The gains in revenue and assets from the prior year are attributable to new accounting rules that require the consolidation of variable interest entities.
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