Money losers

Just how far into the red are stalwarts like Goodyear and Tyson Foods? Bigger isn't always better -- 17 of Fortune's Global 500 are actually in the red.

Alcatel-Lucent
Alcatel-Lucent
Global 500 rank: 401 (Previous rank: 411)
2006 loss: $221 million
Get quote: ALU

Telecom equipment makers Alcatel and Lucent finally tied the knot last year, but the price was steep: merger-related restructuring costs approached $1 billion. The combined company also disclosed that wireless-service providers were dropping its products on concerns about its prospects. In the first quarter this year, revenues were down $1.6 billion from the same period a year earlier.

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Ford

Vodafone

Delta

Delphi

GM

Coca-Cola Enterprises

TUI

Lear

CPC

Sanyo

Goodyear

Centrica

Hitachi

Alcatel-Lucent

Tyson

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