FORTUNE 500 2006
Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations
Top companies
Best Investments: Total Return to Shareholders (1 Year)
1 Mirant 479 242.9
2 Frontier Oil 496 183.2
3 Valero Energy 15 128.3
4 Apple Computer 159 123.3
5 Express Scripts 134 119.3
6 Google 353 115.2
7 Peabody Energy 453 104.9
8 AMR 105 103.0
9 Burlington Resources 298 99.5
10 Sunoco 66 94.1
11 Chesapeake Energy 451 93.9
12 Tesoro 132 93.9
13 Humana 150 83.0
14 Office Depot 154 80.9
15 Health Net 191 78.6
16 National Oilwell Varco 452 77.7
17 Pathmark Stores 497 71.9
18 Corning 456 67.0
19 Marathon Oil 23 65.7
20 Omnicare 406 65.6
21 McKesson 16 65.0
22 Whole Foods Market 449 63.7
23 Nordstrom 293 61.6
24 Devon Energy 219 61.5
25 USG 420 61.4
26 Coventry Health Care 328 61.0
27 TXU 228 59.8
28 Kerr-McGee 320 59.6
29 Halliburton 103 59.4
30 Continental Airlines 207 57.3
31 Ryerson 371 56.5
32 Amerada Hess 88 55.8
33 Aon 237 53.9
34 Phelps Dodge 260 52.3
35 W.R. Berkley 428 52.3
36 Burlington No. Santa Fe 171 51.8
37 Aetna 91 51.3
38 Beazer Homes USA 429 50.5
39 Commercial Metals 329 49.8
40 Emcor Group 448 49.5
41 Advance Auto Parts 477 49.2
42 Lehman Brothers 62 47.7
43 Freeport-McMoRan Cpr. & Gld 480 47.6
44 Anadarko Petroleum 314 47.4
45 Circuit City Stores 226 45.2
46 Jabil Circuit 303 45.0
47 Wesco International 466 44.2
48 Williams 180 43.9
49 Baker Hughes 310 43.8
50 Assurant 306 43.5
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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