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To appear as Most Admired, a company must have scored in the top half of its industry survey. The rest are listed as contenders.
Most Admired
Company City Industry rank
Adobe Systems San Jose 1
Amgen Thousand Oaks 7
Apple Cupertino 1
Applied Materials Santa Clara 4
Broadcom Irvine 5
Chevron San Ramon 3
Cisco Systems San Jose 1
Con-way San Mateo 6
DaVita El Segundo 1
Google Mountain View 1
Hewlett-Packard Palo Alto 2
Ingram Micro Santa Ana 2
Intel Santa Clara 1
Intuit Mountain View 3
Jack in the Box San Diego 5
Jacobs Engineering Group Pasadena 2
Juniper Networks Sunnyvale 6
KB Home Los Angeles 3
Levi Strauss San Francisco 8
McKesson San Francisco 1
Northrop Grumman Los Angeles 7
Occidental Petroleum Los Angeles 1
Oracle Redwood City 2
Qualcomm San Diego 2
Reliance Steel & Aluminum Los Angeles 3
Robert Half International Menlo Park 1
Safeway Pleasanton 5
Seagate Technology Scotts Valley 7
Sempra Energy San Diego 5
Symantec Cupertino 4
Unified Grocers Commerce 4
Visa San Francisco 1
Walt Disney Burbank 1
Wells Fargo San Francisco 5
Western Digital Lake Forest 8
Yahoo! Sunnyvale 4
Contenders
Company City Industry rank
Advanced Micro Devices Sunnyvale 15
Agilent Technologies Santa Clara 9
Autodesk San Rafael 6
Clorox Oakland 10
Core-Mark Holding South San Francisco 5
eBay San Jose 5
Edison International Rosemead 9
Electronic Arts Redwood City 9
Gap San Francisco 7
Guess Los Angeles 11
Health Net Woodland Hills 10
Live Nation Beverly Hills 10
Pacer International Concord 12
PG&E San Francisco 7
Quiksilver Huntington Beach 15
Ryland Group Calabasas 7
Sanmina-SCI San Jose 14
Synnex Fremont 7
From the March 22, 2010 issue
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