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Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations

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38 Wachovia Corp. 55,528.0 6,312.0
40 Walgreen 53,762.0 2,041.3
1 Wal-Mart Stores 378,799.0 12,731.0
888 Warnaco Group 2,030.5 79.1
615 Warner Music Group 3,385.0 -21.0
97 Washington Mutual 25,531.0 -67.0
540 Washington Post 4,180.4 288.6
199 Waste Management 13,310.0 1,163.0
953 Watsco 1,770.5 65.6
775 Watson Pharmaceuticals 2,496.7 141.0
809 Weis Markets 2,318.6 51.0
33 WellPoint 61,134.3 3,345.4
41 Wells Fargo 53,593.0 8,057.0
781 Wendy's International 2,469.9 87.9
876 Werner Enterprises 2,071.2 75.4
408 Wesco International 6,003.5 240.6
869 West 2,099.5 5.4
969 Westar Energy 1,726.8 168.4
480 Western & Southern Financial Group 4,810.7 355.4
439 Western Digital 5,468.0 564.0
342 Western Refining 7,305.0 238.6
473 Western Union 4,900.2 857.3
641 Westlake Chemical 3,192.2 114.7
147 Weyerhaeuser 16,871.0 790.0
742 WGL Holdings 2,646.0 107.9
127 Whirlpool 19,451.0 640.0
369 Whole Foods Market 6,591.8 182.7
208 Williams 12,994.0 990.0
556 Williams-Sonoma 3,944.9 195.8
632 Windstream 3,260.8 917.1
347 Winn-Dixie Stores 7,225.3 300.6
534 Wisconsin Energy 4,237.8 335.6
188 World Fuel Services 13,729.6 64.8
679 Worthington Industries 2,971.8 113.9
448 Wm. Wrigley Jr. 5,389.1 632.0
113 Wyeth 22,399.8 4,616.0
523 Wyndham Worldwide 4,360.0 403.0
731 Wynn Resorts 2,687.5 258.1
From the May 5, 2008 issue
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