FORTUNE 500 2006
Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations
Industry: Semiconductors and Other Electronic Components
 
EARNINGS PER SHARE TOTAL RETURN TO INVESTORS EMPLOYEES
1 Intel 11 14 8 99,900 18
2 Texas Instruments 7 18 31 35,207 -1
3 Sanmina-SCI N.A. 3 -50 42,821 2
4 Solectron N.A. -4 -31 47,000 -21
5 Jabil Circuit 34 39 45 40,000 18
6 Applied Materials 9 14 5 12,750 -2
7 Advanced Micro Devices -12 14 39 9,860 -38
8 Freescale Semiconductor N.A. N.A. 41 22,700 N.A.
9 Micron Technology -18 -4 8 18,800 5
10 Broadcom N.A. N.A. 46 4,287 27
11 Analog Devices 11 15 -2 8,800 -1
12 Nvidia N.A. N.A. 55 2,737 30
13 SanDisk N.A. 33 152 1,083 24
14 Vishay Intertechnology -8 -1 -8 26,100 2
15 Benchmark Electronics 14 14 -1 8,972 21
16 Amkor Technology N.A. N.A. -16 23,426 6
17 KLA-Tencor 15 14 7 5,500 6
18 LSI Logic N.A. -7 46 4,322 -2
19 National Semiconductor 1 9 45 8,500 -12
20 Agere Systems N.A. N.A. -6 6,200 -6
21 Atmel N.A. -6 -21 8,076 -8
22 Maxim Integrated Products 27 14 -14 7,980 5
23 Xilinx 16 13 -14 3,050 10
24 Lam Research 7 9 23 2,200 0
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)