Global 500 
Top companies
Highest Returns on Revenues
1 National Grid 394 40.8
2 Occidental Petroleum 412 32.4
3 Microsoft 140 30.8
4 Gazprom 102 29.2
5 Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria 410 28.9
6 U.S. Bancorp 403 27.0
7 Surgutneftegas 443 26.7
8 Petronas 120 26.1
9 China Construction Bank 277 25.2
10 Rio Tinto Group 310 25.1
11 Daiei 452 24.7
12 SABIC 307 24.5
13 Rosneft Oil 367 23.5
14 Cisco Systems 241 23.1
15 Intel 144 22.3
16 GlaxoSmithKline 143 22.2
17 BHP Billiton 195 21.6
18 Coca-Cola 267 21.1
19 Merck 289 21.0
20 Oil & Natural Gas 402 21.0
21 Johnson & Johnson 104 20.6
22 EnCana 396 20.4
23 Banca Intesa 347 20.2
24 AstraZeneca 253 19.6
25 Telstra 383 19.6
26 Bank of America Corp. 37 19.6
27 Wyeth 343 19.5
28 Scottish Power 484 19.4
29 Novartis 177 19.0
30 Nordea Bank 460 19.0
31 British American Tobacco 390 19.0
32 Wells Fargo 138 19.0
33 Citigroup 14 18.8
34 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 174 18.5
35 Wachovia Corp. 158 18.5
36 Petrobrs 86 18.4
37 Mizuho Financial Group 184 18.3
38 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group 147 17.9
39 China Mobile Communications 202 17.6
40 Bank of Nova Scotia 446 17.5
41 Endesa 280 17.5
42 HSBC Holdings 26 17.0
43 Nomura Holdings 427 17.0
44 Roche Group 204 16.3
45 Commonwealth Bank of Australia 350 16.2
46 Bank Of China 255 16.1
47 L.M. Ericsson 319 16.1
48 Washington Mutual 297 16.1
49 BellSouth 314 16.0
50 Pfizer 101 15.7
From the July 24, 2006 issue
How the Countries Stack Up
United States 170
Japan 70
Britain, France (tied) 38
Biggest employers
Wal-Mart Stores 1,800,000
China National Petroleum 1,090,232
State Grid 844,031
Most profitable companies
Exxon Mobil 36,130
Royal Dutch Shell 25,311
Citigroup 24,589
Top 5 in Asia
Toyota Motor 185,805
Sinopec 98,784
Nippon Telegraph & Telephone 94,869
Honda Motor 87,510
State Grid 86,984

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