2 of 20
2. Tenneco
2. Tenneco
Fortune 500 rank: 446
2009 revenue: $4.6 billion
2009 total shareholder return: 501.0%

After a tumultuous 2009, this auto-parts maker now looks to be at the beginning of a lengthy expansion cycle. Tenneco, maker of emissions-control products, should benefit from its restructuring activities and cost-containment measures.

Additionally, the move toward stricter emission standards around the globe ought to support added demand for Tenneco's leading exhaust products.

NEXT: 3. Dillard's

  • TRW
  • Tenneco
  • Dillard's
  • Tenet Hea...
  • Unisys
  • Advanced ...
  • Ford Motor
  • Oshkosh
  • Health Ma...
  • Genworth ...
  • Micron Te...
  • Sanmina-SCI
  • Western D...
  • Ashland
  • Huntsman
  • Virgin Me...
  • Freeport-...
  • CB Richar...
  • CarMax
  • Whole Foo...
Last updated April 15 2010: 7:07 AM ET
Email | Print | Share  |  RSS
google my aol my msn my yahoo! netvibes
Paste this link into your favorite RSS desktop reader
See all CNNMoney.com RSS FEEDS (close)
Top 50 Wal-Mart knocks Exxon Mobil out of the No. 1 slot to rule the Fortune 500 again. Which other companies made the top 50 this year? More
They're hiring! These Fortune 100 employers have at least 200 openings each, totaling more than 60,000 jobs. What are they looking for in a new hire? More
The biggest losers Companies from Fannie Mae to RiteAid, and Citigroup to Sprint lost billions of dollars last year. Who lost the most? More