Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations

States
State
Rank ▾
Company Fortune 500 rank City Revenues
($ millions)
1 Freddie Mac 25 McLean 88,262.0
2 General Dynamics 92 Falls Church 32,677.0
3 Northrop Grumman 104 Falls Church 28,058.0
4 Capital One Financial 148 McLean 18,525.0
5 AES 151 Arlington 17,759.0
6 Altria Group 156 Richmond 16,619.0
7 Computer Sciences 162 Falls Church 16,144.0
8 Dominion Resources 187 Richmond 14,379.0
9 Smithfield Foods 218 Smithfield 12,202.7
10 Norfolk Southern 241 Norfolk 11,172.0
11 SAIC 245 McLean 10,657.0
12 Genworth Financial 258 Richmond 10,344.0
13 CarMax 279 Richmond 9,402.2
14 Owens & Minor 298 Mechanicsville 8,627.9
15 Alpha Natural Resources 356 Bristol 7,109.2
16 NII Holdings 369 Reston 6,719.3
17 Dollar Tree 373 Chesapeake 6,630.5
18 Amerigroup 385 Virginia Beach 6,318.4
19 Advance Auto Parts 392 Roanoke 6,170.5
20 MeadWestvaco 406 Richmond 6,079.0
21 Exelis 422 McLean 5,839.0
22 Booz Allen Hamilton Holding 439 McLean 5,591.3
23 Gannett 465 McLean 5,240.0
24 Alliant Techsystems 491 Arlington 4,842.3
Issue date: May 21, 2012
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Rank # of Fortune 500 Companies
California 53
Texas 52
New York 50
Company Rank
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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