List of companies of the United States

This is a list of notable companies based in the United States. For further information on the types of business entities in this country and their abbreviations, see "Business entities in the United States".

Largest firms

This list shows firms in the Fortune Global 500, which ranks firms by total revenues reported before 31 March 2017.[1] Only the top five firms (if available) are included as a sample.

Rank Image Name 2016 revenues (US$M) Employees Notes
1 Walmart 485,873 2,300,000 Multinational retailer founded by Sam Walton in 1962. The family-controlled business is the largest employer in the world, and the largest form by revenues. Internal branded divisions include Walmart Canada and Walmart de México y Centroamérica. Other retailing subsidiaries are Sam's Club, Jet.com, and Asda.
8 Berkshire Hathaway 223,604 367,700 Nebraska-based multinational conglomerate and investment firm led by Warren Buffett. The holding company includes financials such as GEICO and Gen Re, retailers Dairy Queen and the Oriental Trading Company, and industrials Johns Manville and the Marmon Group.
9 Apple Inc. 215,639 116,000 Multinational technology company focused on consumer electronics and software. Primary brand include the iPhone smartphone, iPad tablet computer, and Mac line of personal computers.
10 ExxonMobil 205,004 72,700 Texas-based international oil and gas corporation tracing back to Standard Oil. The supermajor is the largest non-state entity in the sector, providing exploration, refining, distribution, and retailing.
11 McKesson Corporation 198,533 64,500 Pharmaceutical distribution and retailer encompassing medical technology, supplies and care management aides. The retail division is executed under the Health Mart brand.

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Former companies

This list includes former companies and those that were acquired or merged:

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See also

References

  1. DeCarlo, Scott (20 July 2017). "The Fortune 2017 Global 500". Fortune.
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