An alphabetical index of all the Most Admired companies and contenders this year.
Company Industry Overall score
H.J. Heinz Consumer Food Products 5.29
Halliburton Oil and Gas Equipment, Services 7.27
Hanesbrands Apparel 5.79
Harris Network and Other Communications Equipment 6.22
Hartford Financial Services Group Insurance: Property and Casualty 5.30
HCA Health Care: Medical Facilities 5.94
Health Management Associates Health Care: Medical Facilities 5.81
Health Net Health Care: Insurance and Managed Care 4.51
Heartland Payment Systems Consumer Credit Card and Related Services 5.33
Heineken Holding Beverages 5.18
Henkel Soaps and Cosmetics 6.64
Henry Schein Wholesalers: Health Care 6.58
Heraeus Holding Metals 5.82
Hewlett-Packard Computers 5.81
Hitachi Electronics 4.76
Hochtief Engineering, Construction 5.82
Home Depot Specialty Retailers: Diversified 6.39
Hon Hai Precision Industry Semiconductors 4.47
Honda Motor Motor Vehicles 5.10
Honeywell International Aerospace and Defense 6.45
Host Hotels & Resorts Real Estate 6.35
HSBC Holdings Megabanks 6.07
Huawei Technologies Network and Other Communications Equipment 5.80
Humana Health Care: Insurance and Managed Care 6.23
Husky Energy Mining, Crude-Oil Production 4.92
Hyatt Hotels Hotels, Casinos, Resorts 7.30
Hynix Semiconductor Semiconductors 4.45
Hyundai Heavy Industries Industrial and Farm Equipment 6.10
Hyundai Motor Motor Vehicles 5.87
From the March 19, 2012 issue
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Where are the Most Admired?
Heat Map
The Most Admired companies in America are spread out across the country, but a few states dominate.
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Most Admired Industry Stars
These 20 Most Admired companies have landed among the top in their industries for multiple years.
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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
The Most Admired list is the definitive report card on corporate reputations. Our survey partners at Hay Group start with about 1,400 companies... More