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
SABMiller Beverages 5.86
Samsung Electronics Electronics 6.50
SCA (Svenska Cellulosa) Forest and Paper Products 6.07
Schlumberger Oil and Gas Equipment, Services 7.69
Seagate Technology Computers 5.73
Sealed Air Packaging, Containers 7.38
ServiceMaster Diversified Outsourcing Services 5.83
Siemens Electronics 6.30
Simon Property Group Real Estate 6.66
Singapore Airlines Airlines 6.28
Sistema Energy 7.83
Skanska Engineering, Construction 6.50
Sodexo Diversified Outsourcing Services 5.84
Sonoco Products Packaging, Containers 6.65
Sony Electronics 5.98
Southern Electric and Gas Utilities 6.57
Southwest Airlines Airlines 6.08
Spartan Stores Wholesalers: Food and Grocery 5.66
St. Jude Medical Medical Equipment 7.02
Stanley Black & Decker Home Equipment and Furnishings 6.04
Staples Specialty Retailers: Diversified 6.69
Starbucks Food Services 7.85
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Hotels, Casinos, Resorts 7.45
State Farm Insurance Insurance: Property and Casualty 5.63
State Street Corp. Superregional Banks 6.23
Statoil Petroleum Refining 6.80
Steelcase Home Equipment and Furnishings 5.95
Stora Enso Forest and Paper Products 5.49
Stryker Medical Equipment 7.02
SunGard Data Systems Financial Data Services 5.83
Symantec Computer Software 6.61
Synnex Wholesalers: Electronics and Office Equipment 6.21
Sysco Wholesalers: Food and Grocery 7.56
From the March 19, 2012 issue
Galleries & video
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.
Find companies you most admire
 Innovation  Quality of management
 People management  Financial soundness
 Use of corporate assets  Long-term investment
 Social responsibility  Product/services quality
 Global competitiveness  

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