An alphabetical index of all the Most Admired companies and contenders this year.
Company Industry Overall score
Ralph Lauren Apparel 7.77
Randstad Holding Temporary Help 6.15
Raymond James Financial Securities 5.93
Raytheon Aerospace and Defense 6.51
Realogy Real Estate 4.50
Reckitt Benckiser Group Soaps and Cosmetics 7.07
Regions Financial Superregional Banks 3.87
Reliance Steel & Aluminum Wholesalers: Diversified 6.10
Renault Motor Vehicles 4.53
Research in Motion Network and Other Communications Equipment 4.93
Rexel Wholesalers: Diversified 6.13
Reynolds American Tobacco 6.43
Ricoh Computers 5.13
Rio Tinto Mining, Crude-Oil Production 5.30
Rite Aid Food & Drug Stores 3.97
Robert Bosch Motor Vehicle Parts 6.84
Robert Half International Temporary Help 7.38
Roche Group Pharmaceuticals 6.05
Rolls-Royce Aerospace and Defense 6.18
Ross Stores Specialty Retailers: Apparel 5.43
Royal Ahold Food & Drug Stores 5.51
Royal Bank of Scotland Group Megabanks 4.08
Royal Dutch Shell Petroleum Refining 7.55
Royal Mail Holdings Delivery 4.69
Royal Philips Electronics Electronics 5.53
RWE Energy 7.50
Ryder System Trucking, Transportation, Logistics 5.67
Ryerson Holding Wholesalers: Diversified 5.32
From the March 19, 2012 issue
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The Most Admired companies in America are spread out across the country, but a few states dominate.
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These 20 Most Admired companies have landed among the top in their industries for multiple years.
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The experts chose the top 50. Now it's your turn. 'Like' the company you most admire to vote. The top 5 reader favorites are below.

Company # of 'Likes'
1. Apple 1,188
2. Teradata 651
3. Tupperware Brands 564
4. FedEx 391
5. IBM 304
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