St. Louis Public Radio News
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
May Dept. Stores
Town and Country
Leggett & Platt