Special Report

The Biggest US Company the Year You Were Born

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1995
1. General Motors: $154.95 billion
2. Ford: $128.44 billion
3. Exxon: $101.46 billion
4. Walmart: $83.41 billion
5. AT&T: $75.09 billion

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1996
1. General Motors: $168.83 billion
2. Ford: $137.14 billion
3. Exxon: $110.01 billion
4. Walmart: $93.63 billion
5. AT&T: $79.61 billion

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1997
1. General Motors: $168.37 billion
2. Ford: $146.99 billion
3. Exxon: $119.43 billion
4. Walmart: $106.15 billion
5. General Electric: $79.18 billion

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1998
1. General Motors: $178.17 billion
2. Ford: $153.63 billion
3. Exxon: $122.38 billion
4. Walmart: $119.30 billion
5. General Electric: $90.84 billion

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1999
1. General Motors: $161.32 billion
2. Ford: $144.42 billion
3. Walmart: $139.21 billion
4. ExxonMobil: $100.70 billion
5. General Electric: $100.47 billion

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2000
1. General Motors: $189.06 billion
2. Walmart: $166.81 billion
3. ExxonMobil: $163.88 billion
4. Ford: $162.56 billion
5. General Electric: $111.63 billion

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2001
1. ExxonMobil: $210.39 billion
2. Walmart: $193.30 billion
3. General Motors: $184.63 billion
4. Ford: $180.60 billion
5. General Electric: $129.85 billion

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2002
1. Walmart: $219.81 billion
2. ExxonMobil: $191.58 billion
3. General Motors: $177.26 billion
4. Ford: $162.41 billion
5. Enron: $138.72 billion

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2003
1. Walmart: $246.53 billion
2. General Motors: $186.76 billion
3. ExxonMobil: $182.47 billion
4. Ford: $163.63 billion
5. General Electric: $131.70 billion

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2004
1. Walmart: $258.68 billion
2. ExxonMobil: $213.20 billion
3. General Motors: $195.65 billion
4. Ford: $164.50 billion
5. General Electric: $134.19 billion

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