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2001 rank: 329
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FORTUNE 500 appearances:
Revenues 5,391.5 -6.6 329 294
Profits 674.3 67.0 159 234
Assets 6,493.0 ó 315 357
Stockholders' Equity 4,043.1 ó 186 212
Market Value 2,231.7 ó 367 ó
Employees* 10,597 ó 396 ó
Revenues 12.5 61 181
Assets 10.4 68 ó
Stockholders' equity 16.7 207 ó
2000 ($) 1.88
1999 ($) 1.09
% change 72.5
10-year growth rate (%) 26.6
2000 -8.2 291
10-year annual rate 36.0 25
Since 1955, when the first FORTUNE 500 was created, more than 1,800 companies have appeared on the list. Many of these companies have changed names over this period, owing to mergers, acquisitions, and bankruptcies. Other companies have gone private, or simply changed their names.

Companies are listed by the name with which they were associated in 2005, or at the time of their most recent list appearance before that. FORTUNE 500 companies that have been acquired by other FORTUNE 500 companies are listed under the name of the acquiring company. Rankings have been revised to reflect corrections in data.

*Employee data is total number, not in $ millions.
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