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56. Apple
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Rank: 56 (Previous rank: 71)
CEO: Steven P. Jobs
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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2008
Revenues 36,537.0 12.5
Profits 5,704.0 18.0
Assets 53,851.0
Stockholders' equity 27,832.0
Market value (3/26/2010) 209,379.0
Profits as % of  
Revenues 15.6
Assets 10.6
Stockholders' equity 20.5
Earnings per share  
2009 $ 6.29
% change from 2008 17.4
1999-2009 annual growth rate % 21.4
Total return to investors %
2009 146.9
1999-2009 annual rate 23.4
Rank Company 500
($ millions)
1 Hewlett-Packard 10 114,552.0
2 Dell 38 52,902.0
3 Apple 56 36,537.0
4 Xerox 152 15,179.0
5 Sun Microsystems 204 11,449.0
6 Pitney Bowes 375 5,569.2
7 NCR 451 4,612.0
Issue date: May 3, 2010.
Figures are for fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2009.
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Rank # of Fortune 500 Companies
California 57
Texas 57
New York 56
Company 2009 $ (millions)
Exxon Mobil $19,280.0
Microsoft $14,569.0
Wal-Mart Stores $14,335.0
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