The most profitable companies in the Global 500

Energy, technology and financial companies were the most profitable around the globe. See how much Apple, Exxon Mobil and others raked in.

1. Exxon Mobil
most admired 2013 exxon mobil
Global 500 rank: 3
2012 profit ($ millions): 44,880.0
Country Headquarters: U.S.


- Last updated July 08 2013 06:34 AM ET
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