St. Louis Public Radio News
11:19 am
Mon March 31, 2003

12 Missouri Companies Make Fortune 500

Washington, DC – The newest Fortune 500 list includes a dozen Missouri-based companies. The list will be in the Fortune magazine's April 14th issue.

St. Louis-based Emerson Electric is the largest publicly-held Missouri company, ranking 138th. Anheuser-Busch, May Department Stores, Express Scripts are not far behind, ranking 142nd and 144th and 147th.

The editors of Fortune magazine have compiled the list of the largest publicly held companies annually since 1955.

The other Missouri companies on the list are as follows:

Missouri's Fortune 500 Companies

RANK
COMPANY
BASE
2002 REVENUE

138
Emerson Electric
St. Louis
$13.8B

142
Anheuser-Busch
St. Louis
$13.6B

144
May Dept. Stores
St. Louis
$13.5B

147
Express Scripts
St. Louis
$13.2B

243
Farmland Industries
Kansas City
$7.6B

362
Charter Communications
Town and Country
$4.5B

380
Leggett & Platt
Carthage
$4.3B

401
Graybar Electric
St. Louis
$4.0B

418
Ameren
St. Louis
$3.8B

443
Interstate Bakeries
Kansas City
$3.5B

462
H&R Block
Kansas City
$3.3B

477
Aquila
Kansas City
$3.2B