FORTUNE 500 2006
Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations
Full list
401 Hormel Foods (HRL) 5,414.0 253.5
402 Goodrich (GR) 5,404.5 263.6
403 Hovnanian Enterprises (HOV) 5,348.4 471.8
404 Leggett & Platt (LEG) 5,299.3 251.3
405 Energy East (EAS) 5,298.5 256.8
406 Omnicare (OCR) 5,292.8 226.5
407 Kelly Services (KELYA) 5,289.8 39.3
408 Liberty Global (LBTYA) 5,284.7 -80.1
409 Darden Restaurants (DRI) 5,278.1 290.6
410 NVR (NVR) 5,275.1 697.6
411 CarMax (KMX) 5,260.3 112.9
412 Yahoo (YHOO) 5,257.7 1,896.2
413 Charter Communications (CHTR) 5,254.0 -967.0
414 Cablevision Systems (CVC) 5,224.7 94.3
415 Lexmark International (LXK) 5,221.5 356.3
416 Mattel (MAT) 5,179.0 417.0
417 Timken (TKR) 5,168.4 260.3
418 Charles Schwab (SCHW) 5,151.0 725.0
419 Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) 5,147.7 505.0
420 USG (USG) 5,139.0 -1,436.0
421 Erie Insurance Group 5,103.7 231.1
422 Barnes & Noble (BKS) 5,103.0 146.7
423 RadioShack (RSH) 5,081.7 267.0
424 US Airways Group (LCC) 5,077.0 -537.0
425 Jones Apparel Group (JNY) 5,074.2 274.3
426 Auto-Owners Insurance 5,014.0 623.1
427 Rockwell Automation (ROK) 5,003.2 540.0
428 W.R. Berkley (BER) 4,996.8 544.9
429 Beazer Homes USA (BZH) 4,995.4 262.5
430 Atmos Energy (ATO) 4,973.3 135.8
431 Ross Stores (ROST) 4,944.2 199.6
432 Triad Hospitals (TRI) 4,916.6 226.0
433 Temple-Inland (TIN) 4,910.0 176.0
434 Avaya (AV) 4,902.0 921.0
435 Maytag (MYG) 4,901.1 -81.9
436 UGI (UGI) 4,888.7 187.5
437 MDC Holdings (MDC) 4,884.2 505.7
438 Micron Technology (MU) 4,880.2 188.0
439 Stryker (SYK) 4,871.5 675.2
440 Liz Claiborne (LIZ) 4,847.8 317.4
441 Pacific Life 4,840.4 542.6
442 Hershey (HSY) 4,836.0 493.2
443 Owens & Minor (OMI) 4,822.4 64.4
444 Ryland Group (RYL) 4,817.6 447.1
445 Henry Schein (HSIC) 4,788.7 151.3
446 SPX (SPW) 4,786.8 1,090.0
447 SCANA (SCG) 4,777.0 320.0
448 Emcor Group (EME) 4,730.7 60.0
449 Whole Foods Market (WFMI) 4,701.3 136.4
450 Longs Drug Stores (LDG) 4,670.3 73.9
451 Chesapeake Energy (CHK) 4,665.3 948.3
452 National Oilwell Varco (NOV) 4,644.5 286.9
453 Peabody Energy (BTU) 4,644.5 422.7
454 Engelhard (EC) 4,618.1 238.2
455 El Paso (EP) 4,596.0 -606.0
456 Corning (GLW) 4,579.0 585.0
457 Nash Finch (NAFC) 4,555.5 41.3
458 eBay (EBAY) 4,552.4 1,082.0
459 Ecolab (ECL) 4,534.8 319.5
460 Clorox (CLX) 4,475.0 1,096.0
461 Newmont Mining (NEM) 4,474.0 322.0
462 Hexion Specialty Chemicals 4,470.0 -87.0
463 Tenneco (TEN) 4,441.0 58.0
464 Hilton Hotels (HLT) 4,437.0 460.0
465 Big Lots (BLI) 4,429.9 -10.1
466 Wesco International (WCC) 4,421.1 103.5
467 H&R Block (HRB) 4,420.0 635.9
468 United Stationers (USTR) 4,408.5 97.5
469 Ikon Office Solutions (IKN) 4,397.9 60.7
470 Mosaic (MOS) 4,396.7 165.6
471 Affiliated Computer Svcs. (ACS) 4,351.2 415.9
472 Conseco (CNO) 4,326.5 324.9
473 Western & Southern Financial 4,313.9 264.1
474 Franklin Resources (BEN) 4,310.1 1,057.6
475 BorgWarner (BWA) 4,293.8 239.6
476 Graybar Electric 4,288.0 16.8
477 Advance Auto Parts (AAP) 4,265.0 234.7
478 Jefferson-Pilot (JP) 4,219.7 578.6
479 Mirant (MIR) 4,209.0 -1,307.0
480 Freeport-McMoRan Cpr. & Gld (FCX) 4,179.1 995.1
481 CNF (CNF) 4,169.6 223.0
482 Wm. Wrigley Jr. (WWY) 4,159.3 517.3
483 Peter Kiewit Sons' 4,145.0 228.0
484 Levi Strauss 4,125.2 155.9
485 Universal Health Svcs. (UHS) 4,101.4 240.8
486 Lubrizol (LZ) 4,098.9 189.3
487 Constellation Brands (STZ) 4,087.6 276.5
488 Fiserv (FISV) 4,085.9 516.4
489 Sealed Air (SEE) 4,085.1 255.8
490 Borders Group (BGP) 4,079.2 101.0
491 Mutual of Omaha Ins. 4,051.2 35.3
492 American Financial Grp. (AFG) 4,038.3 206.6
493 Standard Pacific (SPF) 4,011.4 441.0
494 ServiceMaster (SVM) 4,004.4 198.9
495 SunGard Data Systems 4,002.0 117.0
496 Frontier Oil (FTO) 4,001.2 272.5
497 Pathmark Stores (PTMK) 3,980.5 -327.1
498 Kindred Healthcare (KND) 3,978.9 144.9
499 Marshall & Ilsley Corp. (MI) 3,962.9 727.5
500 LandAmerica Financial (LFG) 3,959.6 165.6
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
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)