Headquartered S&P 500 Companies

Market capitalization is a measure of a company's value estimated by multiplying the number of outstanding shares by share price. More than 70 percent of U.S. market capitalization is tracked by the S&P 500 Index.  

Minnesota's companies in the S&P Index are among the largest in the country with combined market capitalization of $363 billion, comparable in value to the GDP of the state of Georgia. These companies operate in a wide variety of industries showing a healthy and diverse economy.

Standard and Poor's 500 Companies with Headquarters in Minnesota, 2011*

Company Name

Industry

Market Capitalization
($ Billions)

3M

Industrial Conglomerates

63.0

UnitedHealth Group

Health Care Insurance

54.3

US Bancorp

Financial Services

50.8

Medtronic

Medical Devices

38.2

Target Corporation

General Retail

34.9

General Mills

Food Products

24.2

St. Jude

Medical Devices

15.5

Ameriprise Financial

Financial Services

12.5

CH Robinson Worldwide

Transportation and Logistics

12.2

Xcel Energy

Utilities

11.8

Ecolab

Chemicals

11.7

Best Buy

Electronic Product Retail

10.7

Fastenal

Industrial Tools

9.8

Hormel Food

Food Products

7.8

Patterson Companies

Dental Products

3.7

SUPERVALU

Food and Drug Stores

1.9


*Market capitalization as of July 28, 2011.