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12. Texas Instruments
Texas Instruments
Fortune 500 rank: 215

Another sign of how tough 2008 was for chipmakers: Profits at Texas Instruments, the fourth-largest semiconductor company, sank 27.7% to $1.9 billion, while sales fell 9.6% to $12.5 billion.

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Last updated April 29 2009: 1:31 PM ET
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