Top 20 global stars

All praise is welcome, but it is particularly sweet when it comes from one's peers. Fortune and its survey partners at Hay Group asked the experts -- in this case, more than 1,400 people from dozens of industries -- to select the 10 companies they admire most.

Overall score: 7.40
Top 50 rank: 1
Rank in Computers: 2
Country: U.S.
See how Apple rates in 9 key areas
Last updated March 10 2008: 10:22 AM ET


General Electric

Toyota Motor

Berkshire Hathaway

Procter & Gamble


Johnson & Johnson




Costco Wholesale

United Parcel Service



Cisco Systems


Wal-Mart Stores

Honda Motor


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