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8. Ford Motor
Ford Motor
Rank: 8 (Previous rank: 7)
CEO: Alan R. Mulally
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In March, Ford completed its exit from the luxury car market by selling Volvo to China's Geely Automobile for $1.6 billion. Although the sale represents a sharp loss -- the company paid $6 billion for the Swedish automaker eleven years ago -- Ford posted an annual profit of $2.7 billion in 2009, its first profitable year since 2005.

Assisted by the "Cash for Clunkers" program (not to mention Toyota's accelerator woes), Ford recaptured its position as the nation's largest carmaker in February. Which is why Ford's CEO Alan Mulally can now look abroad, including big markets like India, where it recently introduced the compact Figo. --P.N.

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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2008
Revenues 118,308.0 -19.1
Profits 2,717.0 N.A.
Assets 194,850.0
Stockholders' equity -7,820.0
Market value (3/26/2010) 47,272.7
Profits as % of  
Revenues 2.3
Assets 1.4
Stockholders' equity N.A.
Earnings per share  
2009 $ 0.86
% change from 2008 N.A.
1999-2009 annual growth rate % -12.7
Total return to investors %
2009 336.7
1999-2009 annual rate -8.1
Rank Company 500
($ millions)
1 Ford Motor 8 118,308.0
2 General Motors 15 104,589.0
3 Johnson Controls 83 28,497.0
4 Goodyear Tire & Rubber 141 16,301.0
5 TRW Automotive Holdings 201 11,614.0
6 Navistar International 202 11,569.0
7 Lear 242 9,739.6
8 Paccar 282 8,086.5
9 Icahn Enterprises 290 7,865.0
10 Visteon 335 6,685.0
11 Oshkosh 386 5,433.3
12 Dana Holding 398 5,228.0
13 Autoliv 410 5,120.7
14 Tenneco 446 4,649.0
15 ArvinMeritor 450 4,617.0
Issue date: May 3, 2010.
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