Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations

Industries
Revenues Profits
Rank Company Fortune 500 rank $ millions % change from 2010 $ millions % change from 2010
1 MetLife 34 70,641.0 34.0 6,981.0 150.2
2 Prudential Financial 55 49,045.0 27.7 3,666.0 14.7
3 Aflac 128 22,171.0 6.9 1,964.0 -16.2
4 Lincoln National 247 10,635.6 2.2 293.8 -70.0
5 Genworth Financial 258 10,344.0 2.5 122.0 -14.1
6 Unum Group 260 10,278.0 0.8 235.4 -73.4
7 Reinsurance Group of America 289 8,829.5 6.9 599.6 4.4
8 Principal Financial 295 8,709.6 -4.9 715.0 2.2
9 Mutual of Omaha Insurance 411 5,974.1 12.5 130.0 -47.5
10 Pacific Life 420 5,879.0 4.9 679.0 41.5
Rank Company Revenues % Assets % Stockholders'
Equity %
1 MetLife 9.9 0.9 11.7
2 Prudential Financial 7.5 0.6 9.8
3 Aflac 8.9 1.7 14.5
4 Lincoln National 2.8 0.1 2.1
5 Genworth Financial 1.2 0.1 0.7
6 Unum Group 2.3 0.4 2.7
7 Reinsurance Group of America 6.8 1.9 9.8
8 Principal Financial 8.2 0.5 7.4
9 Mutual of Omaha Insurance 2.2 0.4 2.8
10 Pacific Life 11.5 0.6 7.9
Earnings Per Share Total Return to Investors Employees
Rank Company 2001-2011 Annual growth (%) 2001-2011 Annual rate (%) 2011 (%) Number % change from 2010
1 MetLife 26.1 1.3 -28.1 67,000 1.1
2 Prudential Financial N.A. 5.8 -12.1 50,104 22.1
3 Aflac 12.6 7.6 -21.2 8,562 8.1
4 Lincoln National -11.3 -6.4 -29.6 8,564 3.6
5 Genworth Financial N.A. N.A. -50.2 6,400 -1.5
6 Unum Group -10.6 -0.4 -11.6 9,400 -1.1
7 Reinsurance Group of America N.A. N.A. -1.6 1,655 7.8
8 Principal Financial N.A. 1.9 -22.3 13,527 -0.7
9 Mutual of Omaha Insurance N.A. N.A. N.A. 5,000 -1.6
10 Pacific Life N.A. N.A. N.A. 2,825 6.2
Issue date: May 21, 2012
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