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.

Delphi
Delphi
Global 500 rank: 253 (Previous rank: 219)
2006 loss: $5.5 billion
Get quote: DPHIQ

Freedom was supposed to turn Delphi into an unstoppable global giant. But eight years after its spinoff from General Motors, it still hasn't been able to cut the umbilical cord. The company, GM's primary auto parts supplier, filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2005. In June, Delphi and its unions agreed on a package of hourly wage cuts and production plant closings. Next up: renegotiating an unprofitable relationship with its former parent.

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Delphi

GM

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TUI

Lear

CPC

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Goodyear

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Tyson

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