It's something many have heard but few understand. You might know that aWhat Is the Fortune 500? Fortune magazine that lists the top 500 U.S.-based publi How Are Companies Selected? Berkshire Hathaway Notable Changes to the List Walmart Regains Top Spot Walmart Exxon Phillips 66 Debuts at Number Four Phillips 66 ConocoPhillips Apple Is Finally in the Top 10 Apple's Eastman Kodak Didn't Make the List USA Today< Interesting Facts from the 2013 List
- Only 57 Companies Left - According to Fortune, only 57 companies have been on the list every year since it began in 1955.
- The Youngest CEO Is - You guessed it, Facebook's (Nasdaq:FB) Mark Zuckerberg.
- If All Fortune 500 Companies Were a Country - It would be the second largest country in the world, as measured by total sales of the companies versus the GDP of those countries.