Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations

Top companies: Most profitable
Rank ▾ Company 500 Rank 2011 $
(millions)
1 Exxon Mobil 1 41,060.0
2 Chevron 3 26,895.0
3 Apple 17 25,922.0
4 Microsoft 37 23,150.0
5 Ford Motor 9 20,213.0
6 J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. 16 18,976.0
7 American International Group 33 17,798.0
8 Wells Fargo 26 15,869.0
9 International Business Machines 19 15,855.0
10 Wal-Mart Stores 2 15,699.0
11 General Electric 6 14,151.0
12 Intel 51 12,942.0
13 ConocoPhillips 4 12,436.0
14 Procter & Gamble 27 11,797.0
15 Citigroup 20 11,067.0
16 Berkshire Hathaway 7 10,254.0
17 Pfizer 40 10,009.0
18 Google 73 9,737.0
19 Johnson & Johnson 42 9,672.0
20 General Motors 5 9,190.0
21 Philip Morris International 99 8,591.0
22 Coca-Cola 59 8,572.0
23 Oracle 82 8,547.0
24 Hewlett-Packard 10 7,074.0
25 MetLife 34 6,981.0
26 Occidental Petroleum 122 6,771.0
27 Cisco Systems 64 6,490.0
28 PepsiCo 41 6,443.0
29 Merck 57 6,272.0
30 McDonald's 107 5,503.1
31 UnitedHealth Group 22 5,142.0
32 United Technologies 48 4,979.0
33 American Express 95 4,935.0
34 Caterpillar 46 4,928.0
35 U.S. Bancorp 132 4,872.0
36 Walt Disney 66 4,807.0
37 Abbott Laboratories 71 4,728.4
38 Devon Energy 232 4,704.0
39 Apache 154 4,584.0
40 Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold 135 4,560.0
41 Goldman Sachs Group 80 4,442.0
42 Eli Lilly 119 4,347.7
43 3M 102 4,283.0
44 Qualcomm 178 4,260.0
45 Comcast 49 4,160.0
46 Morgan Stanley 68 4,110.0
47 Boeing 39 4,018.0
48 AT&T 11 3,944.0
49 Home Depot 35 3,883.0
50 United Parcel Service 52 3,804.0
Issue date: May 21, 2012
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California 53
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Google 73
NetApp 474
NuStar Energy 377
Company 2011 $ (millions)
Exxon $41,060.0
Chevron $26,895.0
Apple $25,922.0
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