States
California
Most Admired Companies HQs
Most Admired Companies 2007
Click to enlarge
Show Most Admired Companies:
Best Places to Live in California
  Population
Folsom 65,600
Livermore 78,400
Rancho Cucamonga 149,200
San Diego 1,255,500
Santa Clarita 172,500
Simi Valley 118,700
See the rest
Most Admired
Walt Disney Burbank 1
Countrywide Financial Calabasas 3
Apple Cupertino 2
Broadcom Irvine 2
Reliance Steel & Aluminum Los Angeles 4
Univision Communications Los Angeles 4
Occidental Petroleum Los Angeles 2
Northrop Grumman Los Angeles 5
KB Home Los Angeles 5
Robert Half International Menlo Park 1
Intuit Mountain View 1
VeriSign Mountain View 5
Google Mountain View 2
Hewlett-Packard Palo Alto 5
Jacobs Engineering Group Pasadena 4
Safeway Pleasanton 5
Electronic Arts Redwood City 5
Sempra Energy San Diego 4
Science Applications Intl. San Diego 4
Qualcomm San Diego 4
Charles Schwab San Francisco 6
McKesson San Francisco 4
Wells Fargo San Francisco 3
Adobe Systems San Jose 3
eBay San Jose 3
Cisco Systems San Jose 1
Con-way San Mateo 1
Autodesk San Rafael 2
Chevron San Ramon 2
Ingram Micro Santa Ana 1
First American Santa Ana 5
Intel Santa Clara 5
Applied Materials Santa Clara 3
Seagate Technology Scotts Valley 2
Genentech South San Francisco 1
Yahoo! Sunnyvale 4
Advanced Micro Devices Sunnyvale 4
Network Appliance Sunnyvale 1
Amgen Thousand Oaks 3
Contenders
UTStarcom Alameda 10
Hilton Hotels Beverly Hills 6
CKE Restaurants Carpinteria 10
Unified Western Grocers Commerce 5
Pacer International Concord 7
Symantec Cupertino 6
DaVita El Segundo 7
Computer Sciences El Segundo 8
DirecTV Group El Segundo 7
Synnex Fremont 8
Beckman Coulter Fullerton 9
Quiksilver Huntington Beach 7
New Century Financial Irvine 10
Gateway Irvine 10
Western Digital Lake Forest 6
Solectron Milpitas 10
Clorox Oakland 6
IndyMac Bancorp Pasadena 7
Oracle Redwood City 8
Edison International Rosemead 8
Jack in the Box San Diego 9
ABM Industries San Francisco 7
URS San Francisco 6
Levi Strauss San Francisco 8
Gap San Francisco 7
Sanmina-SCI San Jose 9
Bell Microproducts San Jose 10
Calpine San Jose 10
Franklin Resources San Mateo 9
Sun Microsystems Santa Clara 7
Juniper Networks Sunnyvale 6
Granite Construction Watsonville 7
Health Net Woodland Hills 10
Industry champions
Nike Apparel
Whole Foods Food and Drug Stores
Cisco Network Communications
Most admired for people management
FedEx 1
Procter & Gamble 1
Google 2
Most admired for innovation
Apple 2
Google 2
FedEx 1
How we pick the Most Admired companies
The Most Admired list is the definitive report card on corporate reputations. Our survey partners at Hay Group started with the FORTUNE 1,000... (more)