FORTUNE 500 2006
Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations
Industry: Utilities: Gas & Electric
REVENUES PROFITS
1 Duke Energy 117 18,944 -17 1,824 22
2 Dominion Resources 123 18,041 29 1,033 -17
3 Exelon 144 15,405 6 923 -51
4 Southern 165 13,554 14 1,591 4
5 Public Service Enterprise Group 178 12,661 15 661 -9
6 FirstEnergy 184 12,195 -6 861 -2
7 Edison International 194 11,852 3 1,137 24
8 FPL Group 195 11,846 13 885 0
9 Sempra Energy 197 11,737 22 920 3
10 Consolidated Edison 199 11,732 20 719 34
11 PG&E Corp. 200 11,703 6 917 -80
12 Entergy 218 10,761 6 924 -1
13 AES 221 10,692 8 562 93
14 Progress Energy 222 10,646 9 697 -8
15 CenterPoint Energy 244 9,784 -3 252 N.A.
16 Xcel Energy 247 9,695 14 513 44
17 DTE Energy 259 9,040 27 537 25
18 Pepco Holdings 283 8,066 12 371 44
19 NiSource 289 7,904 19 307 -30
20 KeySpan 295 7,696 10 390 -16
21 Northeast Utilities 304 7,514 12 -254 -317
22 Ameren 324 6,780 31 606 14
23 CMS Energy 344 6,288 15 -84 -169
24 PPL 350 6,219 7 678 -3
25 OGE Energy 358 6,018 22 211 38
26 Cinergy 398 5,464 17 490 22
27 Energy East 405 5,299 10 257 12
28 Atmos Energy 430 4,973 70 136 58
29 SCANA 447 4,777 23 320 25
30 Wisconsin Energy 510 3,836 -2 309 1
31 Alliant Energy 549 3,446 11 -8 -105
32 Nicor 561 3,358 23 136 82
33 Allegheny Energy 572 3,256 5 63 N.A.
34 NSTAR 574 3,243 10 196 4
35 New Jersey Resources 592 3,148 24 76 7
36 TECO Energy 593 3,130 -5 275 N.A.
37 Pinnacle West Capital 600 3,092 5 176 -28
38 Sierra Pacific Resources 612 3,030 7 86 168
39 Puget Energy 623 2,967 16 156 183
40 AGL Resources 647 2,718 48 193 26
41 Great Plains Energy 667 2,605 6 162 -10
42 Peoples Energy 669 2,600 15 78 -4
43 Hawaiian Electric Inds. 755 2,216 15 127 16
44 Aquila 760 2,194 19 -230 N.A.
45 WGL Holdings 762 2,186 5 104 7
46 PNM Resources 785 2,077 29 67 -23
47 National Fuel Gas 795 2,048 1 190 14
48 Vectren 802 2,028 20 137 27
49 Southern Union 803 2,019 12 21 -82
50 Piedmont Natural Gas 871 1,761 15 101 6
51 Southwest Gas 891 1,714 16 44 -23
52 Laclede Group 930 1,597 28 40 11
53 Westar Energy 936 1,583 7 136 -24
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)