FORTUNE 500 2006
Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations
Top industries
Fastest Growing Industries: Growth in Profits (1 Year)
1 Internet Services and Retailing 125.9
2 Railroads 81.7
3 Mining, Crude-Oil Production 80.8
4 Energy 79.8
5 Food Production 68.4
6 Petroleum Refining 57.8
7 Medical Products & Equipment 45.0
8 Homebuilders 39.5
9 Wholesalers: Food and Grocery 37.7
10 Pipelines 35.3
11 Aerospace and Defense 31.2
12 Wholesalers: Diversified 30.7
13 Network and Other Communications Equipment 30.4
14 Health Care: Medical Facilities 30.2
15 Health Care: Insurance & Managed Care 27.6
16 Health Care: Pharmacy and Other Services 25.0
17 Industrial & Farm Equipment 23.6
18 Securities 23.6
19 Semiconductors and Other Electronic Components 22.2
20 Food Services 19.9
21 Engineering, Construction 19.4
22 Chemicals 17.8
23 Food & Drug Stores 17.7
24 Pharmaceuticals 15.9
25 Diversified Financials 15.0
26 Insurance: Life, Health (stock) 14.2
27 Computers, Office Equipment 13.9
28 Commercial Banks 13.4
29 Insurance: P & C (stock) 13.2
30 Automotive Retailing, Services 10.6
31 Motor Vehicles & Parts 10.5
32 Hotels, Casinos, Resorts 7.5
33 Household and Personal Products 6.9
34 Apparel 6.7
35 Metals 5.5
36 Food Consumer Products 4.9
37 Wholesalers: Electronics and Office Equipment 3.5
38 General Merchandisers 3.3
39 Utilities: Gas & Electric 3.3
40 Specialty Retailers 2.3
41 Publishing, Printing -4.6
42 Telecommunications -4.9
43 Information Technology Services -5.1
44 Beverages -6.6
45 Packaging, Containers -11.5
46 Wholesalers: Health Care -28.7
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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