CEOWORLD Magazine 250: Annual ranking of worlds top 250 largest public and private companies

CEOWORLD Magazine recently released the CEOWORLD Magazine 250 list for 2011. The software giant, Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) topped the CEOWORLD Magazine 250 list, followed by five oil giants, Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM), PetroChina Company Limited (PTR), Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS.A), Petroleo Brasileiro SA (PBR), BHP Billiton plc (BBL) and International Business Machines Corp. (IBM). The United States has the most companies on the list and China ranked second in the number of firms. Healthcare and Oil & Gas  companies the most profitable. If you want to know which companies are the biggest, most profitable and most powerful in the world; look no further than the CEOWORLD Magazine 250.

CEOWORLD Magazine 250 is an annual ranking of the world’s top 250 largest public and private companies. Each entry includes rank, name of company and stock symbol.

    1. Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Technology, United States
    2. Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM), Oil and Gas, United States
    3. PetroChina Company Limited (PTR), Oil and Gas,  China
    4. Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS.A), Oil and Gas, Netherlands
    5. Petroleo Brasileiro SA (PBR), Oil and Gas, Brazil
    6. BHP Billiton plc (BBL), Oil and Gas, United Kingdom
    7. International Business Machines Corp. (IBM), Technology, United States
    8. Chevron Corporation (CVX), Oil and Gas, United States
    9. BHP Billiton Limited (BHP), Mining, Australia
    10. General Electric Company (GE), Financial, United States
    11. China Mobile Ltd. (CHL), Communications Services, China
    12. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), Retail, United States
    13. Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Healthcare, United States
    14. AT&T Inc. (T),Communications Services, United States
    15. The Procter & Gamble Company (PG), Consumer products, United States
    16. Vale (VALE), Mining, Brazil
    17. HSBC Holdings plc (HBC), Financial, United Kingdom
    18. Oracle Corporation (ORCL), Technology, United States
    19. Novartis AG (NVS), Healthcare, Switzerland
    20. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Financial, United States
    21. Pfizer Inc. (PFE), Healthcare, United States
    22. The Coca-Cola Company (KO), Beverages (Nonalcoholic), United States
    23. Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Financial, United States
    24. Rio Tinto plc (RIO), Gold and Silver, United Kingdom
    25. Vodafone Group Plc (VOD), Communications Services, United Kingdom
    26. Toyota Motor Corporation (TM), Auto and Truck Manufacturers, Japan
    27. Siemens AG (SI), Technology, Germany
    28. Philip Morris International Inc. (PM), Tobacco, United States
    29. Citigroup Inc. (C), Financial, United States
    30. Intel Corporation (INTC), Technology, United States
    31. Schlumberger Limited. (SLB), Energy, United States
    32. GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK), Healthcare, United Kingdom
    33. Merck & Co. Inc. (MRK), Healthcare, United States
    34. PepsiCo Inc. (PEP), Beverages (Nonalcoholic), United States
    35. ConocoPhillips (COP), Oil and Gas, United States
    36. Telefonica S.A. (TEF), Communications Services, Spain
    37. CNOOC Limited (CEO), Oil and Gas, Hong Kong
    38. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), Communications Services, United States
    39. Sanofi SA (SNY), Healthcare, France
    40. Companhia de Bebidas das Americas (ABV), Beverages (Alcoholic), Brazil
    41. Unilever N.V. (UN), Food Processing, Netherlands
    42. QUALCOMM Inc. (QCOM) Technology, United States
    43. Unilever plc (UL), Food Processing, United Kingdom
    44. China Life Insurance Company Ltd. (LFC) , Financial, China
    45. Anheuser-Busch InBev NV (BUD), Beverages (Alcoholic), Belgium
    46. SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY), Financial, United States
    47. British American Tobacco (BTI), Tobacco, United Kingdom
    48. Eni S.p.A. (E), Oil and Gas, Italy
    49. Banco Santander S.A. (STD), Financial, Spain
    50. America Movil SAB de CV (AMX), Communications Services, Mexico
    51. McDonald’s Corporation (MCD)
    52. China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (SNP)
    53. Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)
    54. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)
    55. United Technologies Corporation (UTX)
    56. Abbott Laboratories (ABT)
    57. Royal Bank of Canada (USA) (RY)
    58. Statoil ASA(ADR) (STO)
    59. Banco Bradesco SA (BBD)
    60. SAP AG (SAP)
    61. Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ)
    62. The Walt Disney Company (DIS)
    63. Visa Inc. (V)
    64. Toronto-Dominion Bank (USA) (TD)
    65. NTT DoCoMo, Inc. (DCM)
    66. United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS)
    67. HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD. (HMC)
    68. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc (MTU)
    69. Westpac Banking Corporation (WBK)
    70. Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)
    71. Comcast Corporation (CMCSA)
    72. 3M Company (MMM)
    73. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS)
    74. AstraZeneca plc (AZN)
    75. Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (TSM)
    76. The Bank of Nova Scotia (USA) (BNS)
    77. Suncor Energy Inc. (USA) (SU)
    78. American Express Company (AXP)
    79. Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp. (NTT)
    80. Kraft Foods Inc. (KFT)
    81. Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO)
    82. ABB Ltd (ABB)
    83. Canon Inc. (CAJ)
    84. The Home Depot, Inc. (HD)
    85. UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH)
    86. Altria Group, Inc. (MO)
    87. The Boeing Company (BA)
    88. Deutsche Bank AG (USA) (DB)
    89. France Telecom SA (FTE)
    90. ArcelorMittal (MT)
    91. Diageo plc (DEO)
    92. Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (FCX)
    93. CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS)
    94. E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (DD)
    95. Union Pacific Corporation (UNP)
    96. China Telecom Corporation Limited (CHA)
    97. Vanguard MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (VWO)
    98. Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (USA) (POT)
    99. Bristol Myers Squibb Co. (BMY)
    100. Halliburton Company (HAL)
    101. U.S. Bancorp (USB)
    102. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (BBVA)
    103. Barclays PLC (BCS)
    104. Apache Corporation (APA)
    105. China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited (CHU)
    106. Honeywell International Inc. (HON)
    107. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (ERIC)
    108. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TEVA)
    109. Barrick Gold Corporation (USA) (ABX)
    110. MetLife, Inc. (MET)
    111. Canadian Natural Resource Ltd (USA) (CNQ)
    112. Credit Suisse Group AG (CS)
    113. NIKE, Inc. (NKE)
    114. Accenture Plc (ACN)
    115. News Corporation (NWSA)
    116. Eli Lilly & Co. (LLY)
    117. Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL)
    118. Emerson Electric Co. (EMR)
    119. The Dow Chemical Company (DOW)
    120. Banco Santander (Brasil) SA(ADR) (BSBR)
    121. Goldcorp Inc. (USA) (GG)
    122. Imperial Oil Limited (USA) (IMO)
    123. Medtronic, Inc. (MDT)
    124. Monsanto Company (MON)
    125. MasterCard Incorporated (MA)
    126. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC)
    127. Walgreen Company (WAG)
    128. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (ETF) (EEM)
    129. Time Warner Inc. (TWX)
    130. Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN)
    131. Infosys Technologies Ltd (INFY)
    132. POSCO (PKX)
    133. BlackRock, Inc. (BLK)
    134. Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD)
    135. Bank of Montreal (USA) (BMO)
    136. Danaher Corporation (DHR)
    137. Deere & Company (DE)
    138. Canadian National Railway (USA) (CNI)
    139. Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)
    140. Simon Property Group, Inc (SPG)
    141. Target Corporation (TGT)
    142. National Grid plc (NGG)
    143. Baxter International Inc. (BAX)
    144. Morgan Stanley (MS)
    145. Sasol Limited (SSL)
    146. The Southern Company (SO)
    147. Devon Energy Corporation (DVN)
    148. National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV)
    149. Praxair, Inc. (PX)
    150. Wipro Limited (WIT)
    151. Syngenta AG (SYT)
    152. Baker Hughes Incorporated (BHI)
    153. AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU)
    154. The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK)
    155. The Mosaic Company (MOS)
    156. PNC Financial Services (PNC)
    157. Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU)
    158. Carnival plc (CUK)
    159. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (USA) (CM)
    160. Thomson Reuters Corporation (USA) (TRI)
    161. FedEx Corporation (FDX)
    162. Teck Resources Limited (TCK)
    163. Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW)
    164. BCE Inc. (USA) (BCE)
    165. Viacom, Inc. (VIA.B)
    166. Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN)
    167. Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)
    168. Prudential Public Limited Company (PUK)
    169. Southern Copper Corporation (USA) (SCCO)
    170. TransCanada Corporation (USA) (TRP)
    171. Carnival Corporation (CCL)
    172. Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW)
    173. CSX Corporation (CSX)
    174. Exelon Corporation (EXC)
    175. Johnson Controls, Inc. (JCI)
    176. Cenovus Energy Inc (USA) (CVE)
    177. WellPoint, Inc. (WLP)
    178. Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC)
    179. Dominion Resources, Inc. (D)
    180. HDFC Bank Limited (HDB)
    181. Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT)
    182. iShares S&P 500 Index (ETF) (IVV)
    183. Corning Incorporated (GLW)
    184. General Dynamics Corporation (GD)
    185. Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd (CHT)
    186. ICICI Bank Limited (IBN)
    187. EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG)
    188. Tenaris S.A. (TS)
    189. Automatic Data Processing (ADP)
    190. Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM)
    191. Hitachi, Ltd. (HIT)
    192. Covidien plc (COV)
    193. Time Warner Cable Inc. (TWC)
    194. Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB)
    195. Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM)
    196. Reed Elsevier NV (ENL)
    197. Panasonic Corporation (PC)
    198. Enbridge Inc. (USA) (ENB)
    199. Duke Energy Corporation (DUK)
    200. BT Group plc (BT)
    201. Hess Corp. (HES)
    202. Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV (PHG)
    203. Capital One Financial Corp. (COF)
    204. The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV)
    205. Telecom Italia S.p.A. (TI)
    206. NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE)
    207. Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB (FMX)
    208. CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL)
    209. General Mills, Inc. (GIS)
    210. Nokia Corporation (NOK)
    211. Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (KMP)
    212. Precision Castparts Corp. (PCP)
    213. Stryker Corporation (SYK)
    214. State Street Corporation (STT)
    215. Tyco International Ltd. (TYC)
    216. Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)
    217. Shinhan Financial Group Co., Ltd. (SHG)
    218. Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. (FMS)
    219. EnCana Corporation (USA) (ECA)
    220. Reynolds American, Inc. (RAI)
    221. ACE Limited (ACE)
    222. Rogers Communications Inc. (USA) (RCI)
    223. AFLAC Incorporated (AFL)
    224. The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX)
    225. Cummins Inc. (CMI)
    226. The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (EL)
    227. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (USA) (BAM)
    228. McKesson Corporation (MCK)
    229. VimpelCom Ltd (VIP)
    230. Talisman Energy Inc. (USA) (TLM)
    231. Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (APD)
    232. Public Storage (PSA)
    233. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)
    234. Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN)
    235. Kellogg Company (K)
    236. Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC)
    237. Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (VTI)
    238. Transocean LTD (RIG)
    239. Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)
    240. CME Group Inc. (CME)
    241. Becton, Dickinson and Co. (BDX)
    242. Coach, Inc. (COH)
    243. KB Financial Group, Inc. (KB)
    244. CBS Corporation (CBS)
    245. Kyocera Corporation (KYO)
    246. Yanzhou Coal Mining Co. (YZC)
    247. PACCAR Inc (PCAR)
    248. Kinross Gold Corporation (USA) (KGC)
    249. The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW)
    250. FirstEnergy Corp. (FE)
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      Associate managing editor, has been fascinated with the financial markets ever since she bought her first stock at 11 years old. She is a trader of stocks, options, currencies, and futures.

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