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Rank Company Fortune 500 rank $ millions % change from 2008 $ millions % change from 2008
1 Walt Disney 57 36,149.0 -4.5 3,307.0 -25.3
2 News Corp. 76 30,423.0 -7.8 -3,378.0 -162.7
3 Time Warner 82 28,842.0 -38.6 2,468.0 N.A.
4 Viacom 170 13,619.0 -6.9 1,611.0 28.8
5 CBS 177 13,014.6 -6.7 226.5 N.A.
6 CC Media Holdings 376 5,551.9 -17.9 -4,034.1 N.A.
7 Live Nation Entertainment 490 4,232.0 -2.2 -60.2 N.A.
Rank Company Revenues % Assets % Stockholders'
Equity %
1 Walt Disney 9.1 5.2 9.8
2 News Corp. -11.1 -6.4 -14.5
3 Time Warner 8.6 3.8 7.4
4 Viacom 11.8 7.4 18.5
5 CBS 1.7 0.8 2.5
6 CC Media Holdings -72.7 -22.4 N.A.
7 Live Nation Entertainment -1.4 -2.6 -9.2
Earnings Per Share Total Return to Investors Employees
Rank Company 1999-2009 Annual growth (%) 1999-2009 Annual rate (%) 2009 (%) Number % change from 2008
1 Walt Disney 11.0 2.1 44.6 144,000 -4.0
2 News Corp. N.A. N.A. 68.0 55,000 -14.1
3 Time Warner 8.7 -17.4 6.2 31,000 -64.4
4 Viacom N.A. N.A. 56.0 11,200 -2.6
5 CBS -9.5 -13.1 81.1 25,580 -1.3
6 CC Media Holdings N.A. -27.7 37.2 19,295 -12.7
7 Live Nation Entertainment N.A. N.A. 48.3 4,300 -8.5
Issue date: May 3, 2010.
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