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
3M Scientific, Photographic and Control Equipment N.A.
ABB Industrial and Farm Equipment 6.87
Abbott Laboratories Pharmaceuticals 6.39
Abercrombie & Fitch Specialty Retailers: Apparel 6.14
Accenture Information Technology Services 7.57
Adidas Apparel 6.64
Adobe Systems Computer Software 6.69
Aetna Health Care: Insurance and Managed Care 6.25
Aflac Insurance: Life and Health 6.24
Air France-KLM Group Airlines 5.85
Airgas Wholesalers: Diversified 6.16
Akzo Nobel Chemicals 4.99
Alcoa Metals 6.95
Allianz Insurance: Property and Casualty 5.78
Altria Group Tobacco 7.52
Amazon.com Internet Services and Retailing 7.45
American Express Consumer Credit Card and Related Services 7.38
AmerisourceBergen Wholesalers: Health Care 5.82
América Móvil Telecommunications 6.00
Anheuser-Busch InBev Beverages 6.48
Anixter International Wholesalers: Diversified 6.10
Apache Mining, Crude-Oil Production 7.09
Apple Computers 8.42
Applied Materials Semiconductors 6.60
Aramark Diversified Outsourcing Services 6.11
ArcelorMittal Metals 6.95
Archer Daniels Midland Food Production 6.77
Arrow Electronics Wholesalers: Electronics and Office Equipment 6.88
AT&T Telecommunications 6.64
Autodesk Computer Software 6.42
Automatic Data Processing Financial Data Services 6.50
Avnet Wholesalers: Electronics and Office Equipment 6.95
AXA Insurance: Life and Health 5.71
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