358 Most Admired companies
An alphabetical index of all Most Admired companies from the top 50 survey and industry rankings this year.
Company ▾ Industry Overall score
National Oilwell Varco Oil and Gas Equipment, Services 7.65
Navistar International Motor Vehicle Parts 5.79
Neiman Marcus Specialty Retailers: Apparel 6.54
Nestlé Consumer Food Products 7.93
New York Life Insurance Insurance: Life and Health 6.20
NextEra Energy Electric and Gas Utilities 6.89
Nike Apparel 7.57
Nippon Express Delivery 4.99
Nippon Steel Metals 6.84
Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Telecommunications 6.18
Nordstrom General Merchandisers 7.15
Norfolk Southern Trucking, Transportation, Logistics 6.10
Northern Trust Corp. Superregional Banks 6.85
Northrop Grumman Aerospace and Defense 6.64
Northwestern Mutual Insurance: Life and Health 5.89
Novartis Pharmaceuticals 6.56
Nucor Metals 6.52
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.
Winning streaks
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