St. Louis lands nine on new Fortune 500 list

May 7, 2012

The new Fortune 500 list has been released. Fortune Magazine has released its annual ranking of the top U.S. companies by revenue Monday.

Last year, St. Louis had ten companies on the list. It’s down to nine this year, as Smurfit Stone Container dropped off because it was purchased by Rock-Tenn in 2011. The companies are:

60. Express Scripts

120. Emerson

224. Monsanto

289. Reinsurance Group of America

316. Peabody Energy

340. Ameren

351. Charter

451. Graybar Electric

453. Centene

The state of Missouri ranks 16th in the number of Fortune 500 companies this year.