Fortune 500: a few surprises!April 15, 2010: 12:35 PM ET
That's evidence that the financial crisis has made the big banks bigger--and amidst consolidation, the survivors mightier. Goldman Sachs (GS), No. 39 measured by revenues, ranks sixth on the 500 in terms of profitability. Last year, Goldman earned a stunning $13.4 billion on $51.7 billion in revenues.
Ah, what a little government assistance can do. In fact, among the big banks, only Citigroup (C), No. 12 on the list, lost money last year.
What do PepsiCo (PEP), Kraft Foods (KFT), Yahoo (YHOO) and Xerox (XRX) have in common? Women at the helm. To see the full lineup of female Fortune 500 CEOs--there are 15 on this year's list--check out this gallery.