FORTUNE 500 2006
Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations
Top companies
Fastest Growing Companies: Growth in Revenues (1 Yr.)
1 Lyondell Chemical 121 211.8
2 Hexion Specialty Chemicals 462 165.1
3 Energy Transfer Partners 347 152.8
4 Sears Holdings 33 149.3
5 Wellpoint 38 116.8
6 ONEOK 176 113.9
7 National Oilwell Varco 452 100.4
8 Google 353 92.5
9 Freeport-McMoRan Cpr. & Gld 480 76.2
10 Ryerson 371 75.1
11 Chesapeake Energy 451 72.2
12 Atmos Energy 430 70.3
13 Apple Computer 159 68.3
14 World Fuel Services 264 54.5
15 Lehman Brothers 62 52.6
16 MGM Mirage 334 51.3
17 Enbridge Energy Partners 335 50.9
18 Valero Energy 15 50.9
19 Harrah's Entertainment 309 50.4
20 Federated Dept. Stores 87 49.4
21 Golden West Financial 326 48.9
22 Toll Brothers 370 48.8
23 Plains All Amer. Pipeline 65 48.6
24 Enterprise Products 183 47.3
25 Merrill Lynch 34 47.2
26 Yahoo 412 47.1
27 Goldman Sachs Group 41 45.4
28 TEPPCO Partners 267 44.6
29 Apache 299 42.2
30 WPS Resources 318 40.6
31 Fluor 169 40.3
32 J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. 17 40.3
33 Occidental Petroleum 133 40.3
34 Frontier Oil 496 39.8
35 SunTrust Banks 217 39.2
36 eBay 458 39.2
37 Constellation Energy 125 38.4
38 Commercial Metals 329 38.3
39 Murphy Oil 193 37.6
40 Bear Stearns 202 37.2
41 ConocoPhillips 6 37.0
42 L-3 Communications 253 36.9
43 Amerada Hess 88 35.8
44 Tesoro 132 35.7
45 Burlington Resources 298 35.0
46 Sunoco 66 34.2
47 KB Home 254 33.9
48 Kerr-McGee 320 33.6
49 Molson Coors Brewing 373 33.6
50 Washington Mutual 99 33.6
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)