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Which companies were on the most Fortune lists - including the FORTUNE 500, Fastest-Growing and Best Companies to Work For - this year?

7 Microsoft No. 49 Fortune 500
No. 139 Global 500
No. 4 In Computer Software industry on
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No. 3 In Computers industry on
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No. 50 100 Best Companies to Work For
No. 7 100 Top MBA Employers
Top 20 20 Great Employers for New Grads
7 Procter & Gamble No. 25 Fortune 500
No. 74 Global 500
No. 1 In Household and Personal Products industry on
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No. 1 In Household and Personal Products industry on
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No. 68 100 Best Companies to Work For
No. 17 100 Top MBA Employers
No. 2 Top Companies for Leaders
6 Apple No. 121 Fortune 500
No. 367 Global 500
No. 2 In Computers industry on
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No. 2 In Computers industry on
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No. 6 100 Fastest-Growing Companies
No. 6 100 Top MBA Employers
6 Cisco Systems No. 77 Fortune 500
No. 232 Global 500
No. 1 In Network Communications industry on
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No. 32 Global Most Admired Companies Top 50
No. 11 100 Best Companies to Work For
No. 64 100 Top MBA Employers
6 Citigroup No. 8 Fortune 500
No. 14 Global 500
No. 5 In Megabanks and Credit Card Companies industry on
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No. 3 In Mega Banks industry on
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No. 11 100 Top MBA Employers
Top 20 20 Great Employers for New Grads
6 Eli Lilly No. 149 Fortune 500
No. 481 Global 500
No. 4 In Pharmaceuticals industry on
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No. 4 In Pharmaceuticals industry on
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No. 79 100 Top MBA Employers
No. 13 Top Companies for Leaders
6 General Electric No. 6 Fortune 500
No. 11 Global 500
No. 1 In Electronics industry on
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No. 1 In Electronics industry on
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No. 8 100 Top MBA Employers
No. 1 Top Companies for Leaders
6 IBM No. 15 Fortune 500
No. 42 Global 500
No. 1 In Computers industry on
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No. 1 In Computers industry on
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No. 23 100 Top MBA Employers
No. 8 Top Companies for Leaders
6 Intel No. 62 Fortune 500
No. 183 Global 500
No. 5 In Semiconductors industry on
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No. 2 In Semiconductors industry on
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No. 44 100 Top MBA Employers
Top 20 20 Great Employers for New Grads
6 Valero Energy No. 16 Fortune 500
No. 43 Global 500
No. 5 In Petroleum Refining industry on
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No. 7 In Petroleum Refining industry on
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No. 22 100 Best Companies to Work For
No. 36 100 Fastest-Growing Companies
5 Abbott Laboratories No. 102 Fortune 500
No. 312 Global 500
No. 5 In Pharmaceuticals industry on
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No. 7 In Pharmaceuticals industry on
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No. 80 100 Top MBA Employers
5 American Express No. 79 Fortune 500
No. 243 Global 500
No. 1 In Megabanks and Credit Card Companies industry on
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No. 74 100 Best Companies to Work For
No. 30 100 Top MBA Employers
5 Amgen No. 171 Fortune 500
No. 3 In Pharmaceuticals industry on
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No. 6 In Pharmaceuticals industry on
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No. 40 100 Best Companies to Work For
No. 48 100 Top MBA Employers
5 Anheuser-Busch No. 146 Fortune 500
No. 478 Global 500
No. 1 In Beverages industry on
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No. 1 In Beverages industry on
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No. 49 100 Top MBA Employers
5 Bank of America No. 9 Fortune 500
No. 21 Global 500
No. 2 In Megabanks and Credit Card Companies industry on
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No. 10 100 Top MBA Employers
5 Best Buy No. 72 Fortune 500
No. 179 Global 500
No. 3 In Specialty Retailers industry on
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No. 1 In Specialty Retailers industry on
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No. 81 100 Top MBA Employers
5 Boeing No. 28 Fortune 500
No. 87 Global 500
No. 2 In Aerospace and Defense industry on
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No. 1 In Aerospace and Defense industry on
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No. 67 100 Top MBA Employers
5 Capital One Financial No. 154 Fortune 500
No. 492 Global 500
No. 84 100 Best Companies to Work For
No. 5 Top Companies for Leaders
Top 20 20 Great Employers for New Grads
5 Chevron No. 4 Fortune 500
No. 7 Global 500
No. 2 In Petroleum Refining industry on
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No. 2 In Petroleum Refining industry on
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No. 73 100 Top MBA Employers
5 Coca-Cola No. 94 Fortune 500
No. 285 Global 500
No. 3 In Beverages industry on
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No. 3 In Beverages industry on
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No. 25 100 Top MBA Employers
5 Exxon Mobil No. 2 Fortune 500
No. 2 Global 500
No. 1 In Petroleum Refining industry on
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No. 1 In Petroleum Refining industry on
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No. 68 100 Top MBA Employers
5 FedEx No. 68 Fortune 500
No. 203 Global 500
No. 1 In Delivery industry on
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No. 1 In Delivery industry on
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No. 58 100 Top MBA Employers
5 General Mills No. 213 Fortune 500
No. 3 In Consumer Food Products industry on
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No. 70 100 Top MBA Employers
No. 6 Top Companies for Leaders
5 Goldman Sachs No. 24 Fortune 500
No. 72 Global 500
No. 3 In Securities industry on
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No. 36 100 Best Companies to Work For
No. 3 100 Top MBA Employers
5 Hewlett-Packard No. 14 Fortune 500
No. 41 Global 500
No. 5 In Computers industry on
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No. 7 In Computers industry on
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No. 59 100 Top MBA Employers
5 Johnson & Johnson No. 36 Fortune 500
No. 112 Global 500
No. 2 In Pharmaceuticals industry on
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No. 13 100 Top MBA Employers
5 Lehman Brothers No. 47 Fortune 500
No. 132 Global 500
No. 1 In Securities industry on
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No. 15 100 Top MBA Employers
Top 20 20 Great Employers for New Grads
5 Lockheed Martin No. 57 Fortune 500
No. 160 Global 500
No. 3 In Aerospace and Defense industry on
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No. 3 In Aerospace and Defense industry on
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No. 83 100 Top MBA Employers
5 Medtronic No. 222 Fortune 500
No. 4 In Medical Products and Equipment industry on
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No. 72 100 Best Companies to Work For
No. 71 100 Top MBA Employers
No. 12 Top Companies for Leaders
5 Motorola No. 52 Fortune 500
No. 143 Global 500
No. 3 In Network Communications industry on
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No. 42 Global Most Admired Companies Top 50
No. 77 100 Top MBA Employers
5 Nike No. 158 Fortune 500
No. 499 Global 500
No. 1 In Apparel industry on
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No. 69 100 Best Companies to Work For
No. 9 100 Top MBA Employers
5 Northrop Grumman No. 73 Fortune 500
No. 217 Global 500
No. 5 In Aerospace and Defense industry on
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No. 6 In Aerospace and Defense industry on
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5 PepsiCo No. 63 Fortune 500
No. 184 Global 500
No. 2 In Consumer Food Products industry on
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No. 33 100 Top MBA Employers
5 Target No. 33 Fortune 500
No. 96 Global 500
No. 2 In General Merchandisers industry on
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No. 12 Global Most Admired Companies Top 50
No. 29 100 Top MBA Employers
5 Verizon Communications No. 13 Fortune 500
No. 39 Global 500
No. 3 In Telecommunications industry on
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No. 1 In Telecommunications industry on
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No. 82 100 Top MBA Employers
5 Walt Disney No. 64 Fortune 500
No. 191 Global 500
No. 1 In Entertainment industry on
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No. 1 In Entertainment industry on
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No. 20 100 Top MBA Employers
4 3M No. 97 Fortune 500
No. 302 Global 500
No. 14 America's Most Admired Companies Top 20
No. 27 100 Top MBA Employers
4 Alcoa No. 71 Fortune 500
No. 213 Global 500
No. 3 In Metals industry on
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No. 2 In Metals industry on
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4 Allstate No. 61 Fortune 500
No. 181 Global 500
No. 5 In Insurance: Property and Casualty industry on
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No. 6 In Insurance: Property and Casualty industry on
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4 AT&T No. 27 Fortune 500
No. 86 Global 500
No. 2 In Telecommunications industry on
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No. 2 In Telecommunications industry on
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4 Bear Stearns No. 138 Fortune 500
No. 445 Global 500
No. 2 In Securities industry on
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No. 46 100 Top MBA Employers
4 Berkshire Hathaway No. 12 Fortune 500
No. 33 Global 500
No. 1 In Insurance: Property and Casualty industry on
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4 BMW No. 88 Global 500
No. 1 In Motor Vehicles industry on
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No. 24 100 Top MBA Employers
4 BP No. 4 Global 500
No. 3 In Petroleum Refining industry on
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No. 3 In Petroleum Refining industry on
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No. 62 100 Top MBA Employers
4 Caterpillar No. 55 Fortune 500
No. 151 Global 500
No. 4 In Industrial and Farm Equipment industry on
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No. 3 In Industrial and Farm Equipment industry on
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4 CDW No. 342 Fortune 500
No. 2 In Specialty Retailers industry on
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No. 82 100 Best Companies to Work For
Top 20 20 Great Employers for New Grads
4 Comcast No. 84 Fortune 500
No. 260 Global 500
No. 4 In Telecommunications industry on
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No. 3 In Telecommunications industry on
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4 Constellation Energy No. 119 Fortune 500
No. 363 Global 500
No. 5 In Energy industry on
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No. 5 In Energy industry on
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4 Costco Wholesale No. 32 Fortune 500
No. 94 Global 500
No. 1 In Specialty Retailers industry on
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4 CVS/Caremark No. 51 Fortune 500
No. 142 Global 500
No. 4 In Food and Drug Stores industry on
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4 Deere No. 98 Fortune 500
No. 304 Global 500
No. 2 In Industrial and Farm Equipment industry on
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4 Dell No. 34 Fortune 500
No. 102 Global 500
No. 27 Global Most Admired Companies Top 50
No. 53 100 Top MBA Employers
4 Dow Chemical No. 40 Fortune 500
No. 123 Global 500
No. 4 In Chemicals industry on
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No. 3 In Chemicals industry on
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4 DuPont No. 74 Fortune 500
No. 225 Global 500
No. 1 In Chemicals industry on
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No. 1 In Chemicals industry on
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4 Gap No. 144 Fortune 500
No. 475 Global 500
No. 7 In Specialty Retailers industry on
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No. 50 100 Top MBA Employers
4 General Dynamics No. 92 Fortune 500
No. 280 Global 500
No. 6 In Aerospace and Defense industry on
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4 General Motors No. 3 Fortune 500
No. 5 Global 500
No. 5 In Motor Vehicles industry on
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No. 7 In Motor Vehicles industry on
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4 GlaxoSmithKline No. 147 Global 500
No. 5 In Pharmaceuticals industry on
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No. 93 100 Top MBA Employers
No. 17 Top Companies for Leaders
4 Goodyear Tire & Rubber No. 114 Fortune 500
No. 348 Global 500
No. 2 In Motor Vehicle Parts industry on
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4 Google No. 241 Fortune 500
No. 2 In Internet Services and Retailing industry on
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No. 1 100 Best Companies to Work For
No. 1 100 Top MBA Employers
4 Hartford Financial Services No. 82 Fortune 500
No. 251 Global 500
No. 4 In Insurance: Property and Casualty industry on
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4 Home Depot No. 17 Fortune 500
No. 44 Global 500
No. 5 In Specialty Retailers industry on
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No. 5 In Specialty Retailers industry on
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4 Honeywell International No. 69 Fortune 500
No. 209 Global 500
No. 8 In Aerospace and Defense industry on
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No. 94 100 Top MBA Employers
4 International Paper No. 93 Fortune 500
No. 282 Global 500
No. 1 In Forest and Paper Products industry on
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No. 1 In Forest and Paper Products industry on
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4 J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. No. 11 Fortune 500
No. 31 Global 500
No. 6 In Mega Banks industry on
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No. 45 100 Top MBA Employers
4 Johnson Controls No. 67 Fortune 500
No. 201 Global 500
No. 1 In Motor Vehicle Parts industry on
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4 Kimberly-Clark No. 137 Fortune 500
No. 437 Global 500
No. 4 In Household and Personal Products industry on
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4 Kroger No. 26 Fortune 500
No. 80 Global 500
No. 6 In Food and Drug Stores industry on
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No. 8 In Food and Drug Stores industry on
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4 L'Oréal No. 353 Global 500
No. 2 In Household and Personal Products industry on
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No. 35 100 Top MBA Employers
Top 20 20 Great Employers for New Grads
4 Lowe's No. 45 Fortune 500
No. 130 Global 500
No. 4 In Specialty Retailers industry on
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4 Marriott International No. 203 Fortune 500
No. 1 In Hotels, Casinos, Resorts industry on
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No. 89 100 Best Companies to Work For
No. 52 100 Top MBA Employers
4 McDonald's No. 108 Fortune 500
No. 329 Global 500
No. 2 In Food Services industry on
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No. 14 Top Companies for Leaders
4 Morgan Stanley No. 20 Fortune 500
No. 61 Global 500
No. 5 In Securities industry on
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No. 12 100 Top MBA Employers
4 Nestlé No. 56 Global 500
No. 1 In Consumer Food Products industry on
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No. 41 100 Top MBA Employers
4 New York Life Insurance No. 78 Fortune 500
No. 233 Global 500
No. 2 In Insurance: Life and Health industry on
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No. 2 In Insurance: Life and Health industry on
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4 News Corp. No. 88 Fortune 500
No. 266 Global 500
No. 2 In Entertainment industry on
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4 Nokia No. 119 Global 500
No. 20 Global Most Admired Companies Top 50
No. 96 100 Top MBA Employers
No. 3 Top Companies for Leaders
4 Northwestern Mutual No. 112 Fortune 500
No. 339 Global 500
No. 1 In Insurance: Life and Health industry on
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4 Nucor No. 161 Fortune 500
No. 2 In Metals industry on
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No. 6 In Metals industry on
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No. 63 100 Fastest-Growing Companies
4 Occidental Petroleum No. 124 Fortune 500
No. 377 Global 500
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4 ONEOK No. 208 Fortune 500
No. 1 In Energy industry on
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No. 69 100 Fastest-Growing Companies
4 Prudential Financial No. 66 Fortune 500
No. 199 Global 500
No. 3 In Insurance: Life and Health industry on
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4 Publix Super Markets No. 107 Fortune 500
No. 326 Global 500
No. 3 In Food and Drug Stores industry on
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No. 57 100 Best Companies to Work For
4 Qualcomm No. 317 Fortune 500
No. 4 In Network Communications industry on
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No. 14 100 Best Companies to Work For
Top 20 20 Great Employers for New Grads
4 Raytheon No. 96 Fortune 500
No. 294 Global 500
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4 Royal Dutch Shell No. 3 Global 500
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No. 98 100 Top MBA Employers
4 Safeway No. 56 Fortune 500
No. 155 Global 500
No. 5 In Food and Drug Stores industry on
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4 Staples No. 126 Fortune 500
No. 397 Global 500
No. 6 In Specialty Retailers industry on
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4 Starbucks No. 310 Fortune 500
No. 1 In Food Services industry on
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No. 16 100 Best Companies to Work For
No. 14 100 Top MBA Employers
4 Texas Instruments No. 162 Fortune 500
No. 1 In Semiconductors industry on
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No. 87 100 Best Companies to Work For
4 Toyota Motor No. 6 Global 500
No. 2 In Motor Vehicles industry on
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No. 28 100 Top MBA Employers
4 Travelers Cos. No. 89 Fortune 500
No. 271 Global 500
No. 6 In Insurance: Property and Casualty industry on
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4 Unilever No. 120 Global 500
No. 5 In Consumer Food Products industry on
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No. 66 100 Top MBA Employers
4 United Parcel Service No. 43 Fortune 500
No. 128 Global 500
No. 2 In Delivery industry on
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4 United Technologies No. 42 Fortune 500
No. 127 Global 500
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4 Walgreen No. 44 Fortune 500
No. 129 Global 500
No. 2 In Food and Drug Stores industry on
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4 Wal-Mart Stores No. 1 Fortune 500
No. 1 Global 500
No. 19 America's Most Admired Companies Top 20
No. 13 Global Most Admired Companies Top 50
4 Washington Mutual No. 81 Fortune 500
No. 250 Global 500
No. 2 In Mortgage Services industry on
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No. 92 100 Top MBA Employers
4 Wells Fargo No. 41 Fortune 500
No. 126 Global 500
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No. 65 100 Top MBA Employers
4 Weyerhaeuser No. 105 Fortune 500
No. 319 Global 500
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4 Xerox No. 145 Fortune 500
No. 477 Global 500
No. 3 In Computers industry on
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Methodology
To make CNNMoney's list of Blue-Ribbon companies, a company must appear on at least 4 Fortune lists in a calendar year. Those include: the FORTUNE 1000, Global 500, America's Most Admired Companies, Global Most Admired Companies, 100 Best Companies to Work For, 100 Fastest-Growing Companies, 100 Most Desirable MBA Employers, Top Companies for Leaders and 20 Great Employers for New Grads. For Most Admired, a company must either appear on Americaís Most Admired Companies Top 20 overall, Global Most Admired Companies Top 50 overall, or rank in the top half of its industry to count toward inclusion on the Blue-Ribbon list.