Fortune 500: The Top 50

Wal-Mart retakes the No. 1 slot on the Fortune 500 this year. See where America's largest corporations rank, and why.

50. Freddie Mac
50. Freddie Mac
Fortune 500 rank: 50
2006 Revenues (millions): $44,002
Headquarters: McLean, VA
Get quote: FRE

The federally sponsored home mortgage lender, which backs $1.5 trillion in home loans, saw 21% revenue growth in 2006. But earnings were only up by 4%, owing to the shaky housing market. Last year, it celebrated its 50 millionth mortgage. In February, the lender announced that it would stop buying some types of subprime mortgages that are particularly prone to foreclosure.

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Wal-Mart

Exxon Mobil

General Motors

Chevron

ConocoPhillips

General Electric

Ford Motor

Citigroup

Bank of America Corp.

American International Group

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

Berkshire Hathaway

Verizon

Hewlett-
Packard

International Business Machines

Valero Energy

Home Depot

McKesson

Cardinal Health

Morgan Stanley

UnitedHealth Group

Merrill Lynch

Altria Group

Goldman Sachs Group

Procter & Gamble

Kroger

AT&T

Boeing

Amerisource Bergen

Marathon Oil

State Farm Insurance Cos.

Costco Wholesale

Target

Dell

WellPoint

Johnson & Johnson

MetLife

Sears Holdings

Pfizer

Dow Chemical

Wells Fargo

United Technologies

United Parcel Service

Walgreen

Lowe's

Wachovia Corp.

Lehman Brothers Holdings

Time Warner

Microsoft

Freddie Mac
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