Top 50
For the 50 most admired companies overall, FORTUNE's survey asked businesspeople to vote for the companies that they admired most, from any industry.
Rank Company
1 Apple
2 Google
3 Berkshire Hathaway
4 Southwest Airlines
5 Procter & Gamble
6 Coca-Cola
7 Amazon.com
8 FedEx
9 Microsoft
10 McDonald's
11 Wal-Mart Stores
12 IBM
13 General Electric
14 Walt Disney
15 3M
16 Starbucks
17 Johnson & Johnson
18 Singapore Airlines
19 BMW
20 American Express
21 Nordstrom
22 Target
23 J.P. Morgan Chase
24 Nike
25 Goldman Sachs Group
26 PepsiCo
27 Caterpillar
28 Cisco Systems
29 Costco Wholesale
30 UPS
31 Nestlé
32 Intel
33 Toyota Motor
34 Exxon Mobil
35 Volkswagen
36 Best Buy
37 Marriott International
38 Samsung Electronics
39 Deere
40 Netflix
41 Wells Fargo
42 Honda Motor
43 DuPont
44 Yum Brands
45 eBay
46 Sony
47 General Mills
48 Oracle
49* Accenture
49* Lowe's
From the March 21, 2011 issue
* A tie in the rankings.
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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