FORTUNE 500 2006
Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations
Top companies
Most Profitable Companies: Profits
1 Exxon Mobil 1 36,130.0
2 Citigroup 8 24,589.0
3 Bank of America Corp. 12 16,465.0
4 General Electric 7 16,353.0
5 Chevron 4 14,099.0
6 ConocoPhillips 6 13,529.0
7 Microsoft 48 12,254.0
8 Wal-Mart Stores 2 11,231.0
9 American Intl. Group 9 10,477.0
10 Altria Group 20 10,435.0
11 Johnson & Johnson 32 10,411.0
12 Intel 49 8,664.0
13 Berkshire Hathaway 13 8,528.0
14 J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. 17 8,483.0
15 Pfizer 31 8,085.0
16 Intl. Business Machines 10 7,934.0
17 Wells Fargo 46 7,671.0
18 Verizon Communications 18 7,397.0
19 Procter & Gamble 24 7,257.0
20 Wachovia Corp. 57 6,643.0
21 Home Depot 14 5,838.0
22 Cisco Systems 83 5,741.0
23 Goldman Sachs Group 41 5,626.0
24 Occidental Petroleum 133 5,281.0
25 Merrill Lynch 34 5,116.0
26 Morgan Stanley 30 4,939.0
27 Coca-Cola 89 4,872.0
28 AT&T 39 4,786.0
29 MetLife 35 4,714.0
30 Merck 95 4,631.3
31 Motorola 54 4,578.0
32 Dow Chemical 36 4,515.0
33 U.S. Bancorp 131 4,489.0
34 PepsiCo 61 4,078.0
35 United Parcel Service 44 3,870.0
36 American Express 69 3,734.0
37 Amgen 181 3,674.0
38 Wyeth 119 3,656.3
39 Valero Energy 15 3,590.0
40 Dell 25 3,572.0
41 Prudential Financial 64 3,540.0
42 Washington Mutual 99 3,432.0
43 Abbott Laboratories 93 3,372.1
44 UnitedHealth Group 37 3,300.0
45 BellSouth 106 3,294.0
46 Lehman Brothers 62 3,260.0
47 State Farm Insurance Cos 22 3,241.8
48 Kerr-McGee 320 3,211.0
49 3M 101 3,199.0
50 United Technologies 43 3,069.0
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)