America's Most Admired Companies
Best & worst: Financial Soundness
Exxon Mobil moved up from No. 3 to No. 1 this year, and Microsoft moved up from 8th place to 2d.
 
1 Exxon Mobil 1
2 Microsoft 1
3 United Parcel Service 1
4 UnitedHealth Group 1
5 Intel 1
6 Berkshire Hathaway 1
7 BP 2
8 Walt Disney 1
9 Procter & Gamble 1
10 Chevron 3
How the states stack up
California 39
New York 36
Texas 29
Most admired for managing talent
General Electric 1
Procter & Gamble 1
Google 1
Most admired for innovation
Apple Computer 1
Google 1
UnitedHealth Group 1
Industry champions
Home Depot Specialty retailers
IBM Computers
Toyota Motor vehicles
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)