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Global 500
Rank ▾ Company Revenues
($ millions)
Profits
($ millions)
201 Sanofi 48,747 7,916
202 Veolia Environnement 48,486 -681
203 Hyundai Heavy Industries 48,485 2,310
204 Credit Suisse Group 48,227 2,201
205 China North Industries Group 48,154 598
206 Amazon.com 48,077 631
207 Merck 48,047 6,272
208 Volvo 47,814 2,735
209 MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings 47,684 -2,146
210 OMV Group 47,349 1,479
211 Lockheed Martin 46,692 2,655
212 Coca-Cola 46,542 8,572
213 Express Scripts Holding 46,128 1,276
214 Mitsubishi Electric 46,094 1,419
215 UBS 45,978 4,687
216 China Communications Construction 45,959 1,221
217 Sunoco 45,765 -1,684
218 Bouygues 45,669 1,488
219 SNCF 45,587 174
220 KDDI 45,241 3,022
221 China Telecommunications 45,170 557
222 Ko Holding 45,098 1,265
223 Wilmar International 44,710 1,601
224 Canon 44,631 3,119
225 Bharat Petroleum 44,582 163
226 Enterprise Products Partners 44,313 2,047
227 Commonwealth Bank of Australia 44,306 6,309
228 Aegon 44,197 1,208
229 Westpac Banking 44,112 7,169
230 Iberdrola 44,005 3,900
231 GlaxoSmithKline 43,907 8,435
232 Safeway 43,630 517
233 China Resources National 43,440 1,882
234 Shenhua Group 43,356 5,672
235 GS Caltex 43,280 1,121
236 Tokio Marine Holdings 43,264 76
237 Cisco Systems 43,218 6,490
238 China South Industries Group 43,160 176
239 Sumitomo Life Insurance 43,086 1,368
240 ACS 42,655 1,338
241 Continental 42,416 1,727
242 Ping An Insurance 42,110 3,012
243 Royal Ahold 42,090 1,414
244 Telecom Italia 42,070 -6,571
245 Sears Holdings 41,567 -3,140
246 China Huaneng Group 41,481 26
247 Sumitomo 41,301 3,175
248 Lufthansa Group 41,220 -18
249 Walt Disney 40,893 4,807
250 Aviation Industry Corp. of China 40,835 930
251 Johnson Controls 40,833 1,624
252 Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings 40,632 449
253 Softbank 40,559 3,974
254 National Australia Bank 40,521 5,352
255 Suncor Energy 40,231 4,352
256 JFE Holdings 40,104 -464
257 Vivendi 40,063 3,728
258 China Post Group 40,023 3,085
259 Denso 39,954 1,131
260 Schlumberger 39,540 4,997
261 Morgan Stanley 39,376 4,110
262 Sysco 39,324 1,152
263 FedEx 39,304 1,452
264 Korea Electric Power 39,296 -3,043
265 Anheuser-Busch InBev 39,046 5,855
266 Kia Motors 38,988 3,083
267 Hindustan Petroleum 38,885 37
268 Abbott Laboratories 38,851 4,728
269 HeBei Iron & Steel Group 38,722 198
270 DuPont 38,719 3,474
271 NEC 38,462 -1,397
272 Franz Haniel 38,023 292
273 ABB 37,990 3,168
274 Alliance Boots 37,977 877
275 Jardine Matheson 37,967 3,449
276 Bridgestone 37,943 1,292
277 Google 37,905 9,737
278 Hess 37,871 1,703
279 Quanta Computer 37,770 785
280 China Metallurgical Group 37,613 -400
281 Rabobank Group 37,577 3,544
282 Royal Bank of Canada 37,233 4,918
283 United Continental Holdings 37,110 840
284 Honeywell International 37,059 2,067
285 State Bank of India 36,950 3,202
286 JBS 36,921 -45
287 CHS 36,916 961
288 Centrica 36,860 675
289 Humana 36,832 1,419
290 Goldman Sachs Group 36,793 4,442
291 Australia & New Zealand Banking Group 36,731 5,492
292 People's Insurance Co. of China 36,549 802
293 Heraeus Holding 36,406 429
294 Ingram Micro 36,329 244
295 Shougang Group 36,117 213
296 Supervalu 36,100 -1,040
297 PKN ORLEN Group 36,100 798
298 Aluminum Corp. of China 35,839 76
299 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries 35,727 311
300 Oracle 35,622 8,547
From the July 23, 2012 issue
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Rank # of Global 500 Companies
U.S. 132
China 73
Japan 68
Company 2011 Number of Employees
Wal-Mart Stores 2,200,000
China National Petroleum 1,668,072
State Grid 1,583,000
Company 2011 Profits
($ millions)
Gazprom $44,459.6
Exxon Mobil $41,060
Industrial & Commercial Bank of China $32,214.1
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