FORTUNE 500 2006
Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations
Full list
201 Navistar International (NAV) 11,696.0 294.0
202 Bear Stearns (BSC) 11,552.4 1,462.2
203 Marriott International (MAR) 11,550.0 669.0
204 Colgate-Palmolive (CL) 11,396.9 1,351.4
205 Smithfield Foods (SFD) 11,354.2 296.2
206 General Mills (GIS) 11,244.0 1,240.0
207 Continental Airlines (CAL) 11,208.0 -68.0
208 Toys "R" Us (TOY) 11,194.0 -282.0
209 Arrow Electronics (ARW) 11,164.2 253.6
210 Eaton (ETN) 11,115.0 805.0
211 Sun Microsystems (SUNW) 11,070.0 -107.0
212 Avnet (AVT) 11,066.8 168.2
213 National City Corp. (NCC) 11,036.1 1,985.2
214 United Auto Group (UAG) 10,985.0 119.0
215 Aramark (RMK) 10,963.4 288.5
216 Dean Foods (DF) 10,900.3 327.5
217 SunTrust Banks (STI) 10,886.4 1,987.2
218 Entergy (ETR) 10,760.6 923.8
219 Devon Energy (DVN) 10,741.0 2,930.0
220 Reliant Energy (RRI) 10,708.0 -330.6
221 AES (AES) 10,692.0 562.0
222 Progress Energy (PGN) 10,646.0 697.0
223 Genworth Financial (GNW) 10,504.0 1,221.0
224 First Data (FDC) 10,490.4 1,585.8
225 Omnicom Group (OMC) 10,481.1 790.7
226 Circuit City Stores (CC) 10,472.4 61.7
227 Solectron (SLR) 10,456.3 3.4
228 TXU (TXU) 10,449.0 1,722.0
229 UnumProvident (UNM) 10,437.2 513.6
230 American Standard (ASD) 10,264.4 556.3
231 Winn-Dixie Stores (WNDXQ) 10,209.8 -832.6
232 PPG Industries (PPG) 10,201.0 596.0
233 Kellogg (K) 10,177.2 980.4
234 Dana (DCNA) 10,092.0 -1,379.0
235 Medtronic (MDT) 10,054.6 1,803.9
236 Tenet Healthcare (THC) 10,052.0 -724.0
237 Aon (AOC) 10,030.0 737.0
238 Cummins (CMI) 9,918.0 550.0
239 Ashland (ASH) 9,860.0 2,004.0
240 Baxter International (BAX) 9,849.0 956.0
241 Viacom (VIAB) 9,817.6 1,256.9
242 ArvinMeritor (ARM) 9,816.0 12.0
243 Kinder Morgan Energy (KMP) 9,787.1 812.2
244 CenterPoint Energy (CNP) 9,784.0 252.0
245 Genuine Parts (GPC) 9,783.1 437.4
246 Limited Brands (LTD) 9,699.0 683.3
247 Xcel Energy (XEL) 9,695.3 513.0
248 Fidelity National Financial (FNF) 9,668.9 964.1
249 EMC (EMC) 9,664.0 1,133.2
250 Schering-Plough (SGP) 9,508.0 269.0
251 Alltel (AT) 9,487.0 1,331.4
252 Clear Channel Communications (CCU) 9,468.9 935.7
253 L-3 Communications (LLL) 9,444.7 508.5
254 KB Home (KBH) 9,441.7 842.4
255 Lucent Technologies (LU) 9,441.0 1,185.0
256 Guardian Life of America 9,377.4 443.9
257 Yum Brands (YUM) 9,349.0 762.0
258 OfficeMax (OMX) 9,157.7 -73.8
259 DTE Energy (DTE) 9,040.0 537.0
260 Phelps Dodge (PD) 9,030.4 1,556.4
261 Principal Financial (PFG) 9,009.9 919.0
262 H.J. Heinz (HNZ) 8,912.3 752.7
263 YRC Worldwide (YRCW) 8,741.6 288.1
264 World Fuel Services (INT) 8,733.9 39.6
265 R.R. Donnelley & Sons (RRD) 8,651.4 137.1
266 CSX (CSX) 8,632.0 1,145.0
267 TEPPCO Partners (TPP) 8,618.5 162.6
268 Dollar General (DG) 8,582.2 350.2
269 TransMontaigne (TMG) 8,549.4 55.8
270 Norfolk Southern (NSC) 8,527.0 1,281.0
271 Automatic Data Proc. (ADP) 8,499.1 1,055.4
272 Amazon.com (AMZN) 8,490.0 359.0
273 Echostar Communications (DISH) 8,425.5 1,514.5
274 Smurfit-Stone Container (SSCC) 8,396.0 -327.0
275 Calpine (CPNL) 8,384.7 -841.9
276 Sonic Automotive (SAH) 8,377.6 91.9
277 Liberty Media (L) 8,350.0 -33.0
278 Bank of New York Co. (BK) 8,312.0 1,571.0
279 Parker Hannifin (PH) 8,270.6 604.7
280 Reynolds American (RAI) 8,256.0 1,042.0
281 Avon Products (AVP) 8,149.6 847.6
282 Air Products & Chem. (APD) 8,143.5 711.7
283 Pepco Holdings (POM) 8,065.5 371.2
284 First American Corp. (FAF) 8,061.8 485.3
285 Science Applications Intl. 8,022.0 917.0
286 Rohm & Haas (ROH) 7,994.0 637.0
287 Danaher (DHR) 7,984.7 897.8
288 BJ's Wholesale Club (BJ) 7,949.9 128.5
289 NiSource (NI) 7,904.2 306.5
290 PNC Financial Services Group (PNC) 7,896.0 1,325.0
291 ITT Industries (ITT) 7,844.7 359.5
292 BB&T Corp. (BBT) 7,831.5 1,653.8
293 Nordstrom (JWN) 7,722.9 551.3
294 Dillard's (DDS) 7,708.0 121.5
295 KeySpan (KSE) 7,695.8 390.2
296 Gannett (GCI) 7,665.9 1,244.7
297 Praxair (PX) 7,656.0 726.0
298 Burlington Resources (BR) 7,587.0 2,710.0
299 Apache (APA) 7,584.2 2,623.7
300 Southwest Airlines (LUV) 7,584.0 548.0
From the April 17th, 2006 issue
How the states stack up
Texas 56
New York 55
California 52
Best employers
These companies appear on both the FORTUNE 500 and our 2006 ranking of the Best Companies to Work For.
FedEx 212,241
Intel 48,655
Starbucks 91,056
Most profitable companies
Exxon Mobil 36,130.0
Citigroup 24,589.0
Bank of America Corp. 16,465.0
Best investments
Best Investments By Industry: Total Return to Shareholders (1 Year)
Petroleum Refining 60.7%
Mining, Crude-Oil Production 53.6%
Oil and Gas Equipment, Services 51.6%
Women CEOs of FORTUNE 500 companies
Andrea JungThere are more women running FORTUNE 500 companies this year than there were last year. Currently, 10 FORTUNE 500 companies are run by women (up from 9 last year), and a total of 20 FORTUNE 1000 companies have women in the top job (up from 19). (more)