FORTUNE 500 2006
Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations
Top companies
Biggest Companies: By Market Value
1 Exxon Mobil 1 372,791.6
2 General Electric 7 359,712.6
3 Microsoft 48 284,167.7
4 Citigroup 8 236,628.9
5 Bank of America Corp. 12 217,070.1
6 Wal-Mart Stores 2 194,463.9
7 Procter & Gamble 24 194,386.4
8 Pfizer 31 194,176.1
9 Johnson & Johnson 32 179,576
10 American Intl. Group 9 178,629.7
11 Altria Group 20 153,496.8
12 J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. 17 144,301.9
13 Berkshire Hathaway 13 136,732
14 Cisco Systems 83 132,975.1
15 Intl. Business Machines 10 131,112.5
16 Chevron 4 127,291.7
17 Intel 49 114,953.8
18 Wells Fargo 46 109,033.5
19 AT&T 39 104,883.3
20 Coca-Cola 89 101,321.7
21 Google 353 100,998.2
22 Verizon Communications 18 100,712
23 PepsiCo 61 99,505.2
24 Hewlett-Packard 11 96,618.9
25 Home Depot 14 91,131.9
26 Wachovia Corp. 57 88,956
27 Amgen 181 86,774.4
28 United Parcel Service 44 86,231.4
29 ConocoPhillips 6 84,586.4
30 Qualcomm 381 84,089.8
31 Merck 95 77,946.2
32 Time Warner 40 76,905.4
33 UnitedHealth Group 37 76,888.2
34 Sprint Nextel 59 76,021.5
35 Merrill Lynch 34 73,360.1
36 Oracle 196 70,203.5
37 Abbott Laboratories 93 69,515.1
38 Dell 25 68,440.4
39 American Express 69 67,638.2
40 Wyeth 119 66,935.2
41 Goldman Sachs Group 41 65,847.8
42 Morgan Stanley 30 64,706.3
43 Eli Lilly 148 64,510.7
44 Medtronic 235 63,561.3
45 Boeing 26 62,354.6
46 BellSouth 106 61,979.7
47 United Technologies 43 59,682.1
48 Comcast 94 57,593
49 News Corp. 86 56,651.2
50 3M 101 56,465.6
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
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)