Largest US companies in 1967

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Rank Company (Successor company and rank in 2017) Industry Mkt. Val. ($ bn) Result
1 International Business Machines (International Business Machines #33) Tech $35.2 Survives
2 American Telephone & Telegraph (AT&T #12) Telecom $27.3 Broken up (1984); survives
3 Eastman Kodak Film $24.1 Reorganized; survives, but outgrown
4 General Motors Autos $23.4 Reorganized; survives, but outgrown
5 Standard Oil of N.J. (Exxon Mobil #8) Oil & Gas $14.5 Merged into Exxon Mobil (1999)
6 Texaco (Chevron #17) Oil & Gas $11.2 Merged into Chevron (2001)
7 Sears, Roebuck Retail $8.8 Merged into Sears Holdings (2005)
8 General Electric (General Electric #16) Conglomerate $8.7 Survives
9 Polaroid Film $7.9 Reorganized; survives, but outgrown
10 Gulf Oil Oil & Gas $7.9 Survives, but outgrown
11 E.I. du Pont de Nemours Chemicals $7.3 Merged into DowDuPont (2017)
12 Xerox Office Equipment $6.7 Survives, but outgrown
13 Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing (3M #38) Conglomerate $5.1 Renamed 3M (2002)
14 Standard Oil (Calif.) (Chevron #17) Oil & Gas $5.1 Renamed Chevron (1984)
15 Mobil (Exxon Mobil #8) Oil & Gas $4.3 Merged into Exxon Mobil (1999)
16 General Telephone & Electronics (Verizon #20) Telecom $4.2 Merged into Verizon (2000)
17 Avon Products Cosmetics $4.1 Survives, but outgrown
18 Shell Oil Oil & Gas $4.0 Survives, but outgrown
19 Procter & Gamble (Procter & Gamble #14) Consumer Goods $3.9 Survives
20 Standard Oil (Ind.) Oil & Gas $3.8 Acquired by BP (1998)
21 Coca-Cola (Coca-Cola #21) Food $3.8 Survives
22 International Nickel Mining $3.5 Acquired by Vale (2007)
23 Ford Motor Autos $3.5 Survives, but outgrown
24 Radio Corp. of America (General Electric #16)
Television & Broadcasting
$3.3 Acquired by General Electric (1986)
25 Union Carbide Chemicals $3.0 Acquired by Dow Chemical (2001)
26 International Telephone & Telegraph Telecom $2.9 Survives, but outgrown
27 American Home Products (Pfizer #19) Medical $2.8 Acquired by Pfizer (2009)
28 Westinghouse Electric Conglomerate $2.7 Survives in bankruptcy (2017)
29 Dow Chemical Chemicals $2.6 Merged into DowDuPont (2017)
30 Chrysler Autos $2.6 Reorganized; acquired by Fiat (2009)
31 Caterpillar Tractor Heavy Equipment $2.5 Renamed Caterpillar (1986)
32 Litton Industries Aerospace & Defense $2.5 Acquired by Northrop Grumman (2001)
33 Corning Glass Works Glass $2.4 Renamed Corning (1989)
34 Phillips Petroleum Oil & Gas $2.2 Merged into ConocoPhillips (2002)
35 U.S. Steel Steel $2.2 Survives, but outgrown
36 Sperry Rand Tech $2.2 Merged into Unisys (1986)
37 Pacific Gas & Electric Utility $2.1 Reorganized; survives, but outgrown
38 Bristol-Myers (Bristol-Myers Squibb #49) Medical $2.0 Merged into Bristol-Myers Squibb (1989)
39 Getty Oil (Chevron #17) Oil & Gas $2.0
Acquired by Texaco (1984), merged into Chevron (2001)
40 Commonwealth Edison Utility $2.0
Merged into Unicom (1994); then Exelon (2000)
41 Boeing (Boeing #32) Aerospace & Defense $2.0 Survives
42 Goodyear Tire & Rubber Rubber $2.0 Survives, but outgrown
43 Gillette (Procter & Gamble #14) Consumer Goods $1.8 Acquired by Procter & Gamble (2005)
44 R.J. Reynolds Tobacco $1.8 Survives, but outgrown
45 General Foods (Kraft Heinz #40) Food $1.7 Split into Kraft Foods and Mondelez (2011)
46 Eli Lilly (Eli Lilly #50) Medical $1.7 Survives
47 Aluminum Co. of America Aluminum $1.7 Renamed Alcoa (1998)
48 American Electric Power Utility $1.7 Survives, but outgrown
49 Bank of America (Bank of America #13) Financial Services $1.7 Survives
50 Johnson & Johnson (Johnson & Johnson #7) Medical $1.7 Survives