America's Most Admired Companies
Full list
To appear below, a company must have scored in the top half of its industry survey.
BASF Chemicals 7.33
BB&T Corp. Superregional Banks 6.25
BJ Services Oil and Gas Equipment, Services 6.94
BMW Motor Vehicles 7.17
BP Petroleum Refining 8.06
Baker Hughes Oil and Gas Equipment, Services 6.62
Ball Packaging, Containers 6.90
Bank of America Corp. Mega-Banks 7.43
Bank of New York Co. Superregional Banks 7.35
Bayer Chemicals 6.50
Bear Stearns Securities 6.04
Becton Dickinson Medical Products & Equipment 7.20
BellSouth Telecommunications 6.34
Bemis Packaging, Containers 6.03
Berkshire Hathaway Insurance: Property and Casualty 7.88
Best Buy Specialty Retailers 7.56
Black & Decker Industrial & Farm Equipment 6.75
Boeing Aerospace and Defense 6.63
Boston Properties Real Estate 7.42
Bridgestone Motor Vehicles & Parts 5.63
Brink's Delivery 5.36
Brinker International Food Services 6.68
Bunge Food Production 7.14
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)