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Non-Massachusetts companies with large presence in the state

NationalPublicly held companies based outside Massachusetts with a major presence in the state, ranked by composite performance. Click on a category to sort the table. | Full Globe 100 coverage
2012 2011 Company Composite score Return on avg. equity (percent) 1yr change in revenue (percent) 1yr change in profit margin (percent) 2011 revenue (billions)
1 18 Oracle Corp. 57 24.5 14.7 20.4 $36.7
2 6 IBM Corp. 60 73.4 7.1 -0.2 106.9
3 1 Intel Corp. 62 27.1 23.8 -8.8 54.0
4 3 United Parcel Service 65 50.7 7.2 6.3 53.1
5 28 Walgreen Co. 71 18.5 6.7 15.4 73.0
6 56 Manulife Financial 71 0.2 35.5 105.7 51.4
7 26 McDonald's Corp. 75 37.9 12.2 -0.8 27.0
8 9 Wal-Mart Stores 78 22.5 6.0 -9.6 447.0
9 20 Home Depot 81 21.1 3.5 12.4 70.4
10 12 Macy's 85 21.9 5.6 40.4 26.4
11 7 FedEx Corp. 87 11.5 11.0 19.3 41.3
12 13 Starbucks Corp. 88 29.0 11.4 9.4 12.2
13 17 Nordstrom 90 34.3 12.1 -0.6 10.9
14 15 Novartis 91 14.1 15.7 -19.6 58.6
15 33 National Grid 91 32.6 2.4 52.1 22.9
16 21 Target Corp. 95 18.7 3.7 -3.2 69.9
17 47 CVS Caremark Corp. 96 9.2 11.8 -9.7 107.1
18 27 Toronto-Dominion Bank 96 13.9 12.2 13.0 20.3
19 30 Procter & Gamble Co. 100 15.3 7.0 -15.6 85.1
20 45 Comcast Corp. 100 9.1 47.2 -22.3 55.8
21 4 Adecco 100 14.1 10.1 11.4 28.3
22 32 Kelly Services 100 10.0 12.1 117.7 5.6
23 34 General Electric Co. 103 11.1 -4.2 26.8 142.2
24 29 Whole Foods Market 105 13.1 12.0 18.9 10.5
25 24 Rite Aid Corp. 112 17.8 0.8 26.6 25.4
26 2 Delta Air Lines 115 -342.3 10.6 30.2 35.1
27 44 Sodexo 115 17.2 5.4 4.7 22.1
28 59 DineEquity 116 95.4 -19.4 3,445.3 1.1
29 54 Bank of America Corp. 117 0.0 -15.2 176.2 93.5
30 22 AMR Corp. 117 35.8 8.2 -288.5 24.0
31 49 Verizon Communications Corp. 118 6.5 4.0 -9.4 110.9
32 10 Cisco Systems 118 14.8 5.9 -12.8 44.8
33 23 Starwood Hotels & Restaurants Worldwide 118 18.5 10.9 -7.6 5.6
34 46 Healthcare Services Group 118 17.7 14.9 -3.6 0.9
35 52 ABM Industries 120 9.1 17.4 0.9 4.3
36 31 General Dynamics Corp. 121 19.2 0.7 -4.4 32.7
37 8 Best Buy Co. 124 21.1 -0.5 -20.1 50.3
38 39 Beam 125 2.7 10.3 69.4 2.3
39 41 Cheesecake Factory 128 16.9 5.9 10.6 1.8
40 5 Hewlett Packard Co. 130 14.8 -1.7 -33.7 125.0
41 35 Lowe's 130 10.6 2.9 -11.0 50.2
42 38 Kohl's Corp. 130 16.3 2.2 1.9 18.8
43 48 Securitas 140 19.1 4.4 -20.2 9.8
44 58 Wendy's Co 141 0.9 2.4 323.1 2.4
45 19 Bank of New York Mellon Corp. 142 7.7 6.2 -5.9 14.7
46 57 Supervalu 144 -51.9 -4.1 64.0 36.5
47 40 JetBlue Airways Corp. 145 5.0 19.2 -25.6 4.5
48 25 Abercrombie & Fitch Co. 146 6.8 19.9 -29.1 4.2
49 37 Delhaize Group 155 9.1 1.3 -18.4 29.1
50 55 Town Sports International Holdings 164 -191.6 1.0 2,256.3 0.5
51 51 Firstgroup 167 10.5 2.7 -27.3 10.3
52 60 O'Charleys 169 -6.9 -0.4 65.1 0.8
53 16 Royal Philips Electronics 179 -5.7 1.3 -152.3 31.1
54 42 Royal Bank Of Scotland Group 184 -2.7 -9.2 -511.7 46.2
55 53 Sears Holding Corp. 187 -48.7 -2.6 -2,523.2 41.6
56 43 Sun Life Financial 193 -2.2 -9.0 -114.7 22.7
57 11 Six Flags Entertainment Corp. 194 -2.9 3.8 -103.6 1.0
58 50 J.C. Penney Co. 198 -3.2 -2.8 -140.2 17.3
59 36 New York Times Co. 213 -6.8 -2.9 -137.9 2.3
SOURCE: S&P Capital IQ
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