FORTUNE 500 2006
Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations
Top companies
Fastest Growing Companies: Growth in Profits (10 Yr.)
1 IAC/InterActiveCorp 313 85.9
2 Ashland 239 78.9
3 NVR 410 54.9
4 Apache 299 51.7
5 Boston Scientific 346 50.6
6 Anadarko Petroleum 314 50.0
7 Kimberly-Clark 140 49.2
8 TJX 138 47.6
9 Mohawk Industries 327 45.3
10 Qualcomm 381 43.9
11 First American Corp. 284 42.0
12 United Stationers 468 38.7
13 KB Home 254 38.6
14 MDC Holdings 437 37.6
15 Hovnanian Enterprises 403 37.1
16 Fidelity National Financial 248 36.7
17 D.R. Horton 162 36.6
18 Pulte Homes 147 35.8
19 Jabil Circuit 303 34.3
20 Devon Energy 219 34.2
21 Burlington No. Santa Fe 171 33.5
22 Express Scripts 134 33.4
23 Dell 25 33.1
24 Countrywide Financial 122 32.9
25 Federated Dept. Stores 87 32.4
26 Bed Bath & Beyond 419 31.3
27 Beazer Homes USA 429 30.5
28 Performance Food Group 349 30.0
29 CDW 343 29.9
30 Lexmark International 415 29.8
31 Starbucks 338 29.8
32 Best Buy 76 29.5
33 Cigna 130 29.4
34 Toll Brothers 370 29.2
35 UnitedHealth Group 37 28.9
36 Lehman Brothers 62 28.6
37 Sunoco 66 27.1
38 Capital One Financial 187 26.7
39 ConocoPhillips 6 26.7
40 Cisco Systems 83 26.3
41 Lowe's 42 26.1
42 Centex 175 26.0
43 AutoNation 115 25.9
44 Kohl's 166 25.7
45 Occidental Petroleum 133 25.7
46 Colgate-Palmolive 204 25.0
47 Affiliated Computer Svcs. 471 25.0
48 Lennar 161 25.0
49 Chevron 4 24.8
50 Berkshire Hathaway 13 24.7
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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