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Florida claims 14 of Fortune 500 companies

By ROBERT TRIGAUX
Published April 10, 2006


The Tampa Bay area boasts two of Florida's 14 Fortune 500 companies, and seven companies among the 31 state companies in the Fortune 1000, according to the 2006 rankings reported last week:

COMPANY FORTUNE 1000 RANK

1. Publix Super Markets, Lakeland 104

2. Tech Data, Clearwater 107

3. AutoNation, Fort Lauderdale 115

4. Office Depot, Delray Beach 154

5. Lennar, Miami 161

6. FPL Group, Juno Beach 195

7. Winn-Dixie Stores, Jacksonville 231

8. Fidelity National, Jacksonville 248

9. World Fuel Services, Miami 264

10. CSX, Jacksonville 266

11. Jabil Circuit, St. Petersburg 303

12. Ryder System, Miami 375

13. Hughes Supply, Orlando 400

14. Darden Restaurants, Orlando 409

15. Health Management Associates, Naples 527

16. Outback Steakhouse, Tampa 529

17. TECO Energy, Tampa 593

18. Harris, Melbourne 616

19. Republic Services, Ft. Lauderdale 635

20. WCI Communities, Bonita Springs 668

21. Landstar System, Jacksonville 686

22. Raymond James, St. Petersburg 769

23. Walter Industries, Tampa 792

24. Spherion, Fort Lauderdale 813

25. WellCare Health Plans, Tampa 842

26. MPS Group, Jacksonville 902

27. Watsco, Coconut Grove 903

28. Armor Holdings, Jacksonville 919

29. Stein Mart, Jacksonville 977

30. PSS World Medical, Jacksonville 980

31. AirTran Holdings, Orlando 989

Source: Fortune magazine.

[Last modified April 10, 2006, 01:54:16]


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