Companies
An alphabetical index of all the Most Admired companies and contenders this year.
Company Industry Overall score
C.H. Robinson Worldwide Trucking, Transportation, Logistics 6.42
C.R. Bard Medical Equipment 6.08
CA Computer Software 4.96
CACI International Information Technology Services 6.18
Caesars Entertainment Hotels, Casinos, Resorts 4.88
Cameron International Oil and Gas Equipment, Services 6.98
Canon Computers 6.01
Capital One Financial Consumer Credit Card and Related Services 6.13
Cardinal Health Wholesalers: Health Care 5.80
CareFusion Medical Equipment 5.46
Carlsberg Beverages 4.60
Catalyst Health Solutions Health Care: Pharmacy and Other Services 5.81
Caterpillar Industrial and Farm Equipment 7.89
Cathay Life Insurance Insurance: Life and Health 5.23
Cathay Pacific Airways Airlines 5.53
CBRE Group Real Estate 6.00
CBS Entertainment 6.06
CC Media Holdings Entertainment 5.03
Celestica (Onex) Semiconductors 4.28
Cerner Health Care: Pharmacy and Other Services 5.67
Charles Schwab Securities 6.85
ChemChina Chemicals 3.85
Chevron Petroleum Refining 7.93
China Electronics Network and Other Communications Equipment 4.68
China FAW Group Motor Vehicle Parts 3.24
China Life Insurance Insurance: Life and Health 4.71
China Minmetals Metals 6.05
China Mobile Communications Telecommunications 5.45
China National Offshore Oil Mining, Crude-Oil Production 5.77
China National Petroleum Corp. Petroleum Refining 4.73
China North Industries Aerospace and Defense 3.59
China Post Group Delivery 3.95
China Railway Construction Engineering, Construction 3.39
China Railway Group Engineering, Construction 3.60
China Shipbuilding Industry Industrial and Farm Equipment 5.11
China South Industries Group Motor Vehicle Parts 2.95
China State Construction Engineering Engineering, Construction 3.94
China Telecommunications Telecommunications 5.45
Chipotle Mexican Grill Food Services 6.63
Chiquita Brands International Food Production 6.16
Christian Dior Apparel 6.21
CHS Wholesalers: Food and Grocery 5.48
Cigna Health Care: Insurance and Managed Care 5.15
Cintas Diversified Outsourcing Services 5.78
Cisco Systems Network and Other Communications Equipment 7.19
Citigroup Megabanks 5.15
Clorox Soaps and Cosmetics 6.38
Coach Apparel 6.91
Coca-Cola Beverages 6.69
Coca-Cola Enterprises Beverages 5.83
Cognizant Technology Solutions Information Technology Services 6.31
Colgate-Palmolive Soaps and Cosmetics 7.51
Collective Brands Specialty Retailers: Apparel 4.23
Comcast Telecommunications 6.03
Community Health Systems Health Care: Medical Facilities 4.80
Compagnie Financière Richemont Apparel 6.60
Compal Electronics Computers 4.79
Compass Diversified Holdings Temporary Help 5.14
Compass Group Diversified Outsourcing Services 5.04
Computer Sciences Information Technology Services 5.59
Con-way Trucking, Transportation, Logistics 4.71
ConAgra Foods Consumer Food Products 5.27
ConocoPhillips Petroleum Refining 5.07
Consolidated Edison Electric and Gas Utilities 5.28
Continental Motor Vehicle Parts 4.55
Convergys Diversified Outsourcing Services 5.13
Core-Mark Holding Wholesalers: Food and Grocery 5.48
CoreLogic Financial Data Services 4.73
Corn Products International Food Production 6.46
Corning Network and Other Communications Equipment 6.37
Costco Wholesale Specialty Retailers: Diversified 6.95
Covance Health Care: Pharmacy and Other Services 5.75
Coventry Health Care Health Care: Insurance and Managed Care 4.47
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Food Services 4.95
Credit Suisse Megabanks 5.65
Crown Holdings Packaging, Containers 5.49
CSX Trucking, Transportation, Logistics 5.98
Cummins Industrial and Farm Equipment 6.91
CVS Caremark Food & Drug Stores 6.27
From the March 19, 2012 issue
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The experts chose the top 50. Now it's your turn. 'Like' the company you most admire to vote. The top 5 reader favorites are below.

Company # of 'Likes'
1. Apple 1,188
2. Teradata 651
3. Tupperware Brands 564
4. FedEx 391
5. IBM 304
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