Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations
And the winners are...
See the full list of America's largest corporations, including detailed company profiles and contact information. Plus, post your thoughts on our Fortune 500 blog. (more)
Iacocca: What's wrong with U.S. cars In an exclusive interview, Lee Iacocca tells why a Chrysler buyout would break his heart. (morevideo
Best employers More than 35 companies are on both the 2007 Fortune 1000 and 100 Best Companies to Work For lists. (more)
The homeless consultant to the Fortune 500 Ram Charan spends his life in hotels as he travels the world consulting for big companies. (morevideo
Big deals Last year saw the biggest buyout frenzy since 2000, as 42 Fortune 1,000 corporations were acquired. Who was part of the buyout binge? (more)

FORTUNE 1,000 companies in your state
New York is home to the most companies on this year's list. See the biggest corporations near you (including interactive maps). (more)
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Top performers
Exxon Mobil was the most profitable company last year by far, raking in $39.5 billion in earnings. See the rest of the top 20. Plus, see more top performers. (more)

Best investments
These 20 stocks offered some of the best returns to shareholders last year. Will they keep rising? (more)

Women CEOs
Avon's Andrea Jung is one of just 12 women leading Fortune 500 companies. That number will rise to 13 in June when WellPoint gets a new chief. (more)

Which industries rule?
Securities firms saw the fastest revenue growth last year, followed by oil and gas equipment companies. See how your sector performed. (more)

Unlike its rivals, the most profitable company in history doesn't much care about alternative fuels and doesn't try to please the greens. Is CEO Rex Tillerson nuts - or shrewd? (more)
America's largest corporations generated record earnings in 2006. How much longer can the outpouring last? (more)
As the 500 bulks up, the question is pressing: Why do some companies grow stronger with size, yet others stagger under their own weight? (more)
The retail giant knocks Exxon Mobil down to second place this year on Fortune's list of America's largest companies. But Exxon was more profitable. (more)
FORTUNE 500 database 1955-2006 View and search the more than 1,800 companies that have appeared on FORTUNE's list of America's largest corporations. (more)
What company should be No. 1 on the FORTUNE 500 next year?
  • Wal-Mart
  • Exxon Mobil
  • Google
  • Apple
  • General Motors
  • Starbucks
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