Recently was published a new version of the rating Fortune 500 in which Apple was able to take a high position. For example, cupertinos received the title of most profitable companies in the United States and became a leader in a number of indicators among U.S. technology companies.
In the rating Fortune 500 Apple took third place. And cupertinos far behind the leader – Walmart. According to the newspaper Fortune, last year, revenue for the American retailer reached 514,405 billion. For comparison, Apple – 265,595 billion. As for the second place, it took the oil company Exxon Mobil.
It is worth noting that Apple is not the first year is on the top of the Fortune 500. For the first time kupertinovtsy included in this list in 1982. Over the years Apple as it climbed up and fell down. The worst result cupertinos showed in 2002, when came down to 325 place. However, starting in 2013, Apple included in the top ten.