FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Fairfield-based General Electric was once again the highest-ranked Connecticut company on the Fortune 500 list, according to the magazine's website.
The list is the ranking of publicly traded U.S. companies by revenue. GE, which was ranked No. 6 last year, had revenue of $146.9 billion.
Other companies in Fairfield County that made the list are Norwalk-based Xerox, EMCOR Group and Priceline.com; Danbury-based Praxair; Stamford-based Charter Communications, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Pitney Bowes and Frontier Communications; Westport-based Terex; and Greenwich-based W.R. Berkley.
The Connecticut companies on the list, with their rankings, are:
No. 8: Fairfield-based GE
No. 50: Hartford-based United Technologies
No. 84: Hartford-based Aetna
No. 103: Bloomfield-based Cigna
No. 112: Hartford-based Hartford Financial Services Groups
No. 131: Norwalk-based Xerox
No. 241: Danbury-based Praxair
No. 245: New Britain-based Stanley Black & Decker
No. 340: Stamford-based Charter Communications
No. 351: Westport-based Terex
No. 399: Norwalk-based EMCOR Group
No. 400: Stamford-based Starwood Hotels and Resorts
No. 438: Greenwich-based W.R. Berkley
No. 473: Norwalk-based Priceline.com
No. 489: Stamford-based Pitney Bowes
No. 492: Stamford-based Frontier Communications
The Top 10 are, starting with No. 1: Wal-Mart Stores, Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Phillips 66, Berkshire Hathaway, Apple (making its debut in the Top 10), General Motors, GE, Valero Energy and Ford Motor.
Facebook makes its first appearance on the list this year, coming in at No. 482.
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