FORTUNE 500 2006
Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations
Industry: Health Care: Insurance & Managed Care
 
EARNINGS PER SHARE TOTAL RETURN TO INVESTORS EMPLOYEES
1 UnitedHealth Group 29 23 41 55,000 38
2 Wellpoint N.A. N.A. 39 42,000 11
3 Aetna N.A. N.A. 51 28,200 6
4 Cigna 29 14 37 28,000 -2
5 Humana 5 7 83 18,700 37
6 Health Net 1 5 79 9,131 8
7 Coventry Health Care N.A. 20 61 9,830 124
8 Amerigroup N.A. N.A. -49 2,700 17
9 WellCare Health Plans N.A. N.A. 26 2,200 39
10 Medical Mutual of Ohio N.A. N.A. N.A. 1,843 1
11 Molina Healthcare N.A. N.A. -43 1,500 15
12 Centene N.A. N.A. -7 1,800 50
From the April 17th, 2006 issue
Footnote:
Due to slight differences in rounding, industry data online may not exactly match the FORTUNE 500 magazine version.
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)