FORTUNE 500 2006
Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations
Top companies
Biggest Companies: By Employees
1 Wal-Mart Stores 2 1,800,000
2 McDonald's 109 447,000
3 United Parcel Service 44 407,000
4 Sears Holdings 33 355,000
5 Home Depot 14 345,000
6 Target 29 337,000
7 Intl. Business Machines 10 329,373
8 General Motors 3 327,000
9 General Electric 7 316,000
10 Citigroup 8 303,000
11 Ford Motor 5 300,000
12 Kroger 21 289,000
13 Albertson's 47 240,000
14 United Technologies 43 222,200
15 Verizon Communications 18 217,000
16 FedEx 70 215,838
17 Safeway 50 201,000
18 Altria Group 20 199,000
19 Aramark 215 195,000
20 Berkshire Hathaway 13 192,012
21 AT&T 39 189,950
22 Delphi 77 185,200
23 Bank of America Corp. 12 176,638
24 J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. 17 168,847
25 Yum Brands 257 165,920
26 HCA 84 165,450
27 Lowe's 42 164,794
28 PepsiCo 61 157,000
29 Walgreen 45 155,200
30 Wells Fargo 46 153,500
31 Boeing 26 153,000
32 Darden Restaurants 409 150,100
33 Hewlett-Packard 11 150,000
34 Gap 139 150,000
35 J.C. Penney 118 150,000
36 Starwood Hotels & Rsrts. 360 145,000
37 Marriott International 203 143,000
38 Sara Lee 111 137,000
39 Lockheed Martin 52 135,000
40 Walt Disney 63 133,000
41 Alcoa 79 129,000
42 Northrop Grumman 67 123,600
43 Electronic Data Systems 108 117,000
44 Honeywell Intl. 71 116,000
45 Johnson & Johnson 32 115,600
46 Lear 127 115,113
47 Starbucks 338 115,000
48 Emerson Electric 126 114,200
49 CVS 53 114,000
50 Tyson Foods 80 114,000
From the April 17th, 2006 issue
How the states stack up
Texas 56
New York 55
California 52
Best employers
These companies appear on both the FORTUNE 500 and our 2006 ranking of the Best Companies to Work For.
FedEx 212,241
Intel 48,655
Starbucks 91,056
Most profitable companies
Exxon Mobil 36,130.0
Citigroup 24,589.0
Bank of America Corp. 16,465.0
Women CEOs of FORTUNE 500 companies
Andrea JungThere are more women running FORTUNE 500 companies this year than there were last year. Currently, 10 FORTUNE 500 companies are run by women (up from 9 last year), and a total of 20 FORTUNE 1000 companies have women in the top job (up from 19). (more)
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