Global Most Admired Companies
Industry: Telecommunications
1 AT&T Inc 6.96
2 Sprint Nextel 6.72
3 Verizon Communications 6.63
4 Vodafone 6.47
5 Comcast 6.43
6 Telefonica 6.40
7 BellSouth 6.09
8 Nippon Telegraph & Telephone 5.98
9 KDDI 5.91
10 BT 5.90
11 Deutsche Telekom 5.80
12 Telecom Italia 5.72
13 France Telecom 5.48
14 Vivendi Universal 5.25
15 China Mobile Communications 5.06
16 China Telecommunications 4.94
Most admired for managing talent
Procter & Gamble 1
General Electric 1
Walgreen 1
Most admired for innovation
Apple Computer 1
Procter & Gamble 1
Walt Disney 1
Industry champions
Home Depot Specialty retailers
IBM Computers
Toyota Motor vehicles
How we pick the Most Admired companies
FORTUNE created a list of 351 companies in 30 industries with revenues greater than $8 billion... (more)