FORTUNE 500 2006
Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations
States
Washington
1 Costco Wholesale 28 52,935.2 Issaquah
2 Microsoft 48 39,788.0 Redmond
3 Weyerhaeuser 90 23,000.0 Federal Way
4 Washington Mutual 99 21,326.0 Seattle
5 Paccar 157 14,057.4 Bellevue
6 Amazon.com 272 8,490.0 Seattle
7 Nordstrom 293 7,722.9 Seattle
8 Starbucks 338 6,369.3 Seattle
9 Safeco 339 6,351.1 Seattle
10 Expeditors Intl. of Washington 506 3,901.8 Seattle
11 Alaska Air Group 621 2,975.3 Seattle
12 Puget Energy 623 2,966.5 Bellevue
13 Nextel Partners 858 1,801.7 Kirkland
14 Plum Creek Timber 937 1,576.0 Seattle
15 Potlatch 972 1,496.1 Spokane
West Virginia
1 Wheeling Pittsburgh 943 1,560.5 Wheeling
Wisconsin
1 Johnson Controls 75 28,019.5 Milwaukee
2 Northwestern Mutual 116 19,220.8 Milwaukee
3 Manpower 136 16,080.4 Milwaukee
4 Kohl's 166 13,402.2 Menomonee Falls
5 WPS Resources 318 6,962.7 Green Bay
6 American Family Ins. Grp. 323 6,864.0 Madison
7 Harley-Davidson 380 5,673.8 Milwaukee
8 Rockwell Automation 427 5,003.2 Milwaukee
9 Fiserv 488 4,085.9 Brookfield
10 Marshall & Ilsley Corp. 499 3,962.9 Milwaukee
11 Wisconsin Energy 510 3,836.0 Milwaukee
12 Alliant Energy 549 3,445.8 Madison
13 JohnsonDiversey 577 3,216.2 Sturtevant
14 Oshkosh Truck 625 2,959.9 Oshkosh
15 CUNA Mutual Group 644 2,731.4 Madison
16 Briggs & Stratton 655 2,654.9 Wauwatosa
17 Snap-On 720 2,362.2 Kenosha
18 Manitowoc 724 2,356.5 Manitowoc
19 Sentry Insurance Group 733 2,328.6 Stevens Point
20 Joy Global 827 1,927.5 Milwaukee
21 A.O. Smith 901 1,689.2 Milwaukee
22 Banta 940 1,565.8 Menasha
23 Modine Manufacturing 948 1,543.9 Racine
24 MGIC Investment 956 1,526.5 Milwaukee
25 Regal-Beloit 1000 1,428.7 Beloit
From the April 17th, 2006 issue
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
Best investments
Best Investments By Industry: Total Return to Shareholders (1 Year)
Petroleum Refining 60.7%
Mining, Crude-Oil Production 53.6%
Oil and Gas Equipment, Services 51.6%
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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