Global Most Admired Companies
2006 All-Stars
For the 50 most admired companies overall, FORTUNE's survey asked businesspeople to vote for the companies that they admired most, from any industry.
1 General Electric
2 Toyota Motor
3 Procter & Gamble
4 FedEx
5 Johnson & Johnson
6 Microsoft
7 Dell
8 Berkshire Hathaway
9 Apple Computer
10 Wal-Mart Stores
11 IBM
12 Target
13 BMW
14 United Parcel Service
15 Home Depot
16 PepsiCo
17 Costco Wholesale
18 Intel
19 Singapore Airlines
20 Nokia
21 Citigroup
22 Coca-Cola
23 BP
24 Bank of America
25 Exxon Mobil
26 Cisco Systems
27* Nestle
27* Samsung Electronics
29 Caterpillar
30 L'Oreal
31* DuPont
31* Honda Motor
33 Walt Disney
34* Pfizer
34* Sony
36* Lowe's
36* Toyota Industries
38* Anheuser-Busch
38* Canon
40 Siemens
41 Walgreen
42 HSBC Holdings
43 Tesco
44 Best Buy
45 Deere
46 Verizon Communications
47 Novartis
48 BASF
49 Royal Bank of Scotland
50 Dow Chemical
Notes: *Indicates a tie in rank.
Most admired for managing talent
Procter & Gamble 1
General Electric 1
Walgreen 1
Most admired for innovation
Apple Computer 1
Procter & Gamble 1
Walt Disney 1
Industry champions
Home Depot Specialty retailers
IBM Computers
Toyota Motor vehicles
How we pick the Most Admired companies
FORTUNE created a list of 351 companies in 30 industries with revenues greater than $8 billion... (more)
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