Top Industries: Revenue Gains

(This was mid-post when typepad went down yesterday — the links seem to have problems — I’ll fix when possible)

Very interesting list compiled by Fortune magazine for the Fortune 500. These are the industries which have seen the greatest gains in revenue by percentage basis:

1     Securities      47.2
2     Mining,
Crude-Oil Production
     32.2
3     Petroleum
Refining
     28.3
4     Homebuilders      27.4
5     Banks:
Commercial and Savings
     24.3
6     Energy      19.2
7 Insurance:
Life, Health (stock)
     18.8
8 Building
Materials, Glass
     14.0
9 Health
Care: Insurance & Managed Care
     12.6
10     Network
and Other Comm Equipment
     12.5
11 Chemicals      12.3
12 Industrial
& Farm Equipment
     9.7
13 Metals      9.5
14 Aerospace
and Defense
     8.1
15 Wholesalers:
Health Care
     7.9
16 Diversified
Financials
     7.7
17 Health
Care: Other
     7.4
18 Pharmaceuticals      7.4
19 Trading      7.2
20 Utilities      7.1
21 Household
and Personal Products
     6.8
22 Specialty
Retailers
     6.5
23 Airlines      6.4
24 Engineering,
Construction
     6.4
25 Insurance:
P & C (stock)
     6.2
26 Food
& Drug Stores
     5.9
27 Motor
Vehicles & Parts
     5.2
28 Telecommunications      5.0
29 Electronics,
Electrical Equipment
     4.5
30 Beverages      4.1
31 Entertainment      3.9
32 Mail,
Package, Freight Delivery
     3.4
33 Computers,
Office Equipment
     3.3
34 Computer
Services and Software
     2.8
35 General
Merchandisers
     2.1
36 Tobacco      1.0
37 Food
Consumer Products
     0.0

Pretty fascinating stuff . . .

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Source:
Fortune Global 500
http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/global500/2006/index.html

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