It's something many have heard but few understand. You might know that aFortune 500 What Is the Fortune 500? Fortune closely held companies as measured by gross revenue How Are Companies Selected? 10-K cannot be a subsidiary Berkshire Hathaway BRK-B Notable Changes to the List Walmart Regains Top Spot Walmart WMT Exxon XOM Phillips 66 Debuts at Number Four Phillips 66 PSX ConocoPhillips COP Apple Is Finally in the Top 10 Apple AAPL 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.