Four AIM Circle of Elite Organizations among Fortune 500
Fortune magazine this week is out with its ranking of the 500 largest U.S. businesses according to 2012 revenues, and four AIM members were represented.
Circle of Elite Organization members Ford Motor Company, Ameren, Peabody Energy and Emerson Electric were all named on the prestigious list.
In all, 10 companies with headquarters in Missouri were on the Fortune 500 list. According to the Missouri Department of Economic Development, those 10 companies employ 25,000, paying wages totaling more than $2.4 billion.
According to DED, Missouri ranked 16th among the states with ten Fortune 500 company headquarters. Of the surrounding states, Illinois only had more Fortune 500 company headquarters with 32. California had the most Fortune 500 company headquarters in the United States with 54, followed by New York (52), Texas (52), and Illinois (32).
Wal-Mart with revenues of more than $469 billion was the number one company on the Fortune 500 list.