Microsoft ranks 72 on Fortune 500

Microsoft ranks 72 on Fortune 500

Once again, Fortune has published a list of the largest companies in the USA. In this list, Microsoft has moved up from 79th to 72nd place. The Redmond-based company was able to increase its profits by 10% and post a net profit of 25,296,000 US dollars.

AOL Time Warner, formerly AOL, on the other hand, jumped from No. 271 to 31. Other interesting placements are: Wal-Mart (1), IBM (9), HP (28), Dell (53), Intel (65), Cisco (92), Apple (325).

The first 100 places on the list can be viewed at Fortune .