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Top 50 rank: N.A.
Rank in Electric and Gas: 14 (Previous rank: N.A.*)
Overall score: 4.57

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Nine key attributes of reputation Industry rank
Innovation 13
People management 14
Use of corporate assets 14
Social responsibility 14
Quality of management 14
Financial soundness 13
Long-term investment 13
Quality of products/services 14
Global competitiveness 13
Industry: Electric and Gas
Most Admired
1 FPL Group 6.80
2 Sempra Energy 6.40
3 Exelon 6.35
4 Public Service Enterprise Group 6.06
5 Xcel Energy 6.05
6 Dominion Resources 5.96
7 Duke Energy 5.88
Rank Company Overall score
8 Entergy 5.82
9 PG&E Corp. 5.60
10 Edison International 5.41
10 Progress Energy 5.41
12 AES 5.23
13 Consolidated Edison 5.00
14 FirstEnergy 4.57
From the March 16, 2009 issue
†Only companies that score in the top half of their industry survey are listed as Most Admired. The rest are listed as contenders.
*Designated as a U.S. industry. Prior yearís ranks, unless otherwise noted, are ranks in the Americaís Most Admired Companies listing.
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