Companies
An alphabetical index of all the Most Admired companies and contenders this year.
Company Industry Overall score
L'Air Liquide Chemicals 5.52
L'Oréal Soaps and Cosmetics 7.45
L.M. Ericsson Network and Other Communications Equipment 6.53
La Poste Delivery 4.86
Laboratory Corp. of America Health Care: Pharmacy and Other Services 5.55
Land O'Lakes Consumer Food Products 4.62
Las Vegas Sands Hotels, Casinos, Resorts 7.06
Legal & General Group Insurance: Life and Health 4.87
Legg Mason Securities 4.91
Leggett & Platt Home Equipment and Furnishings 5.88
Lender Processing Services Financial Data Services 4.66
Lenovo Group Computers 5.16
Levi Strauss Apparel 6.01
LG Display Electronics 4.57
LG Electronics Electronics 4.74
Liberty Interactive Internet Services and Retailing 4.73
Liberty Mutual Insurance Group Insurance: Property and Casualty 5.56
LifePoint Hospitals Health Care: Medical Facilities 4.71
Limited Brands Specialty Retailers: Apparel 7.31
Linde Group Chemicals 5.24
Live Nation Entertainment Entertainment 5.45
Lockheed Martin Aerospace and Defense 6.90
Lorillard Tobacco 6.68
Lowe's Specialty Retailers: Diversified 6.12
LPL Investment Holdings (LPL Financial) Securities 5.26
Lufthansa Group Airlines 5.98
Lukoil Petroleum Refining 4.37
LyondellBasell Industries Chemicals 4.96
From the March 19, 2012 issue
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Where are the Most Admired?
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The Most Admired companies in America are spread out across the country, but a few states dominate.
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Most Admired Industry Stars
These 20 Most Admired companies have landed among the top in their industries for multiple years.
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The experts chose the top 50. Now it's your turn. 'Like' the company you most admire to vote. The top 5 reader favorites are below.

Company # of 'Likes'
1. Apple 1,188
2. Teradata 651
3. Tupperware Brands 564
4. FedEx 391
5. IBM 304
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