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Best companies by state
State No. of most admired cos.
California 39
New York 38
Texas 32
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Most admired for people management
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Medco Health Solutions 1
Walt Disney 1
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Most admired for innovation
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Apple 1
Nike 1
Medco Health Solutions 1
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Industry champions
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Nestlé Consumer Food Products
BMW Motor Vehicles
McDonald's Food Services
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America's Most Admired Companies 

An alphabetical index of all the most admired companies and contenders this year.
3M Medical and Other Precision Equipment 7.43
7-Eleven Food and Drug Stores 5.48
Abbott Laboratories Pharmaceuticals 6.79
AbitibiBowater Forest and Paper Products 5.11
ABM Industries Diversified Outsourcing Services 5.62
Accenture Information Technology Services 8.03
Adobe Systems Computer Software 7.28
Advanced Micro Devices Semiconductors 4.85
Aetna Health Care: Insurance and Managed Care 7.37
Affiliated Computer Services Information Technology Services 5.44
AFLAC Insurance: Life and Health 6.35
Agilent Technologies Medical and Other Precision Equipment 6.65
Air Products & Chemicals Chemicals 5.96
AK Steel Holding Metals 7.06
Alaska Air Group Airlines 5.81
Alberto-Culver Soaps and Cosmetics 5.39
Alcan Metals 6.85
Alcoa Metals 7.39
Aleris International Metals 6.11
Allegheny Technologies Metals 7.19
Alliance Data Systems Financial Data Services 6.04
Alliance One International Tobacco 6.08
Allstate Insurance: Property and Casualty 6.29
Alltel Telecommunications 5.59
Altadis Tobacco 5.93
Altria Group Tobacco 8.12 Internet Services and Retailing 6.93
Amerco Trucking 4.12
American Express Megabanks, Credit Card Cos. 7.85
American International Group Insurance: Property and Casualty 6.05
Amerigroup Health Care: Insurance and Managed Care 5.14
AmerisourceBergen Wholesalers: Health Care 6.03
Amgen Pharmaceuticals 6.49
AMR Airlines 5.20
Amtrak Railroads 3.33
Anadarko Petroleum Mining, Crude-Oil Production 5.51
Andrew Network Communications 5.38
Anheuser-Busch Beverages 8.16
Anixter International Wholesalers: Diversified 5.85
Apache Mining, Crude-Oil Production 6.39
Apple Computers 7.42
Applied Materials Semiconductors 6.91
Aramark Diversified Outsourcing Services 6.98
Archer Daniels Midland Food Production 6.14
Arkansas Best Trucking 5.10
Armstrong Holdings Building Materials, Glass 5.64
Arrow Electronics Wholesalers: Electronics 6.58
ArvinMeritor Motor Vehicle Parts 5.92
Asbury Automotive Group Automotive Retailing, Services 4.88
Ashland Chemicals 4.47
AT&T Telecommunications 7.46
Autodesk Computer Software 6.29
Autoliv Motor Vehicle Parts 5.85
Automatic Data Processing Financial Data Services 7.06
AutoNation Automotive Retailing, Services 6.99
Avaya Network Communications 5.66
Avis Budget Group Automotive Retailing, Services 5.16
Avnet Wholesalers: Electronics 7.16
Avon Products Soaps and Cosmetics 5.82
AXA Financial Securities 5.51
From the March 17, 2008 issue

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