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Industries
Revenues Profits
Rank Company Fortune 500 rank $ millions % change from 2010 $ millions % change from 2010
1 Crown Holdings 296 8,644.0 8.9 282.0 -13.0
2 Ball 297 8,630.9 8.6 444.0 -5.1
3 Owens-Illinois 345 7,358.0 8.8 -510.0 N.A.
4 MeadWestvaco 406 6,079.0 -1.4 246.0 132.1
5 Sealed Air 433 5,640.9 25.6 149.1 -41.7
6 Rock-Tenn 449 5,399.6 79.9 141.1 -37.5
7 Bemis 457 5,322.7 8.8 184.1 -10.3
Rank Company Revenues % Assets % Stockholders'
Equity %
1 Crown Holdings 3.3 4.1 N.A.
2 Ball 5.1 6.1 36.4
3 Owens-Illinois -6.9 -5.7 -60.8
4 MeadWestvaco 4.0 2.8 7.7
5 Sealed Air 2.6 1.3 5.0
6 Rock-Tenn 2.6 1.3 4.2
7 Bemis 3.5 4.3 11.6
Earnings Per Share Total Return to Investors Employees
Rank Company 2001-2011 Annual growth (%) 2001-2011 Annual rate (%) 2011 (%) Number % change from 2010
1 Crown Holdings N.A. 29.5 0.6 20,700 1.0
2 Ball N.A. 16.0 5.8 15,000 7.1
3 Owens-Illinois N.A. 6.9 -36.9 24,000 0.0
4 MeadWestvaco 5.0 4.4 18.4 17,000 -2.9
5 Sealed Air 2.7 -0.5 -30.7 26,300 63.4
6 Rock-Tenn 11.8 16.9 8.4 26,600 155.8
7 Bemis 2.7 4.9 -5.0 20,165 1.9
Issue date: May 21, 2012
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Rank # of Fortune 500 Companies
California 53
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New York 50
Company Rank
Google 73
NetApp 474
NuStar Energy 377
Company 2011 $ (millions)
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Chevron $26,895.0
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