FORTUNE 500 2006
Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations
Top companies
Fastest Growing Companies: Growth in Profits (1 Yr.)
1 Kerr-McGee 320 668.8
2 Lyondell Chemical 121 603.4
3 Echostar Communications 273 600.0
4 TRW Automotive Holdings 179 586.2
5 IAC/InterActiveCorp 313 515.0
6 Freeport-McMoRan Cpr. & Gld 480 449.4
7 Health Net 191 423.7
8 Allied Waste Industries 376 411.1
9 Performance Food Group 349 408.1
10 Ashland 239 405.6
11 Apple Computer 159 339.4
12 Rite Aid 129 327.3
13 Frontier Oil 496 276.5
14 Tenneco 463 268.6
15 Google 353 243.8
16 CSX 266 231.6
17 Eastman Chemical 315 212.4
18 TransMontaigne 269 197.2
19 Wyeth 119 196.7
20 Avaya 434 195.3
21 Motorola 54 182.8
22 Nash Finch 457 165.3
23 Charles Schwab 418 161.9
24 J.C. Penney 118 142.0
25 Baxter International 240 141.3
26 Clorox 460 138.7
27 Avnet 212 131.7
28 Science Applications Intl. 285 131.2
29 Peabody Energy 453 129.0
30 Marathon Oil 23 126.3
31 Marsh & McLennan 186 124.2
32 Yahoo 412 120.7
33 ONEOK 176 120.0
34 Commercial Metals 329 109.5
35 Archer Daniels Midland 56 109.2
36 Raytheon 97 104.3
37 Occidental Petroleum 133 101.7
38 Longs Drug Stores 450 99.0
39 Pilgrim's Pride 382 94.1
40 Kindred Healthcare 498 91.6
41 Burlington No. Santa Fe 171 91.0
42 Ryerson 371 90.0
43 Group 1 Automotive 361 89.8
44 Toll Brothers 370 89.7
45 AES 221 88.9
46 Timken 417 88.6
47 Hilton Hotels 464 88.3
48 Valero Energy 15 86.8
49 NCR 357 85.4
50 Goodyear Tire & Rubber 112 84.1
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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