Most Profitable

Exxon Mobil leads Fortune's list of top earners this year. Which other companies are among the most profitable on the planet?

Exxon Mobil
Exxon Mobil
Global 500 rank: 2 (Previous rank: 1)
Profits (millions): $39,500
Change from 2005: 9.3%
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Last year, the rich got richer: Exxon Mobil's profits continued to soar thanks to sky-high crude-oil prices. Its profits grew 9.3%, to $39.5 billion, breaking the Global 500 record that it set last year with $36.1 billion in earnings.

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Shell

UAL

BP

Citigroup

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GE

Gazprom

Pfizer

Chevron

HSBC

ConocoPhillips

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Chase

Toyota

AIG

CNP

Petronas

Petrobras

Microsoft
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