Fortune’s Most Admired Companies in the World 2013

by Nate Wooley | February 28, 2013 11:39 am

apple inc logo glass  630 flickr 300x225 Fortune's Most Admired Companies in the World 2013[1]A new study by Fortune magazine lists the most admired companies in the world.

The magazine’s list is compiled from more than 1,400 firms. In partnership with Hay Group, the magazine surveyed executives, directors and analysts about the companies in the initial sorting. Overall, the 3,800 people surveyed were asked to rank their top 10 from the list.

Here are the top 10 most admired companies[2]:

  1. Apple[3] (NASDAQ:AAPL[4])
  2. Google[5] (NASDAQ:GOOG[6])
  3. Amazon[7] (NASDAQ:AMZN[8])
  4. Coca-Cola[9] (NYSE:KO[10])
  5. Starbucks[11] (NASDAQ:SBUX[12])
  6. IBM[13] (NYSE:IBM[14])
  7. Southwest[15] (NYSE:LUV[16])
  8. Berkshire Hathaway[17] (NYSE:BRK.A[18], BRK.B[19])
  9. Walt Disney[20] (NYSE:DIS[21])
  10. FedEx[22] (NYSE:FDX[23])

The entire list can be viewed here.[24]

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Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: http://investorplace.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/apple_inc_logo_glass__630_flickr.jpg
  2. top 10 most admired companies: http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/most-admired/?iid=wma_sp_header
  3. Apple: http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/most-admired/2013/snapshots/670.html?iid=wma_sp_list
  4. AAPL: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=AAPL
  5. Google: http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/most-admired/2013/snapshots/11207.html?iid=wma_sp_list
  6. GOOG: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=GOOG
  7. Amazon: http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/most-admired/2013/snapshots/10810.html?iid=wma_lp_arrow1
  8. AMZN: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=AMZN
  9. Coca-Cola: http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/most-admired/2013/snapshots/100.html?iid=wma_lp_arrow1
  10. KO: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=KO
  11. Starbucks: http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/most-admired/2013/snapshots/10567.html?iid=wma_lp_arrow1
  12. SBUX: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=SBUX
  13. IBM: http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/most-admired/2013/snapshots/225.html?iid=wma_lp_arrow1
  14. IBM: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=IBM
  15. Southwest: http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/most-admired/2013/snapshots/2068.html?iid=wma_lp_arrow1
  16. LUV: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=LUV
  17. Berkshire Hathaway: http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/most-admired/2013/snapshots/980.html?iid=wma_lp_arrow1
  18. BRK.A: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=BRK.A
  19. BRK.B: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=BRK.B
  20. Walt Disney: http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/most-admired/2013/snapshots/2190.html?iid=wma_lp_arrow1
  21. DIS: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=DIS
  22. FedEx: http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/most-admired/2013/snapshots/2067.html?iid=wma_lp_arrow1
  23. FDX: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=FDX
  24. The entire list can be viewed here.: http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/most-admired/2013/list/?iid=wma_sp_full
  25. Harris Poll: The Most Reputable Company In America Is …: http://investorplace.com/2013/02/harris-poll-the-most-reputable-company-in-america-is/
  26. No Recession Here! Manufacturing Signals Growth Ahead: http://investorplace.com/2013/01/no-recession-here-manufacturing-signals-growth-ahead/
  27. 12 Coming Food Trends in America: http://investorplace.com/2013/02/12-coming-food-trends-in-america/

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