Spinoffs, Acquisitions Bring Changes to Fortune 500

Companies touching gas station, convenience store industries fill out annual ranking

Published in CSP Daily News

NEW YORK -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. again took the No. 1 spot in Fortune magazine's Fortune 500 ranking this year, but as usual, major oil and energy companies were not far behind, and convenience store companies--several recently spun off or acquired--took prominent spots throughout the list.

2. Exxon Mobil

3. Chevron

6. Phillips 66

10. Valero

25. Marathon Petroleum Corp.

47. ConocoPhillips

54. Energy Transfer Equity

62. CHS

71. World Fuel Services

75. Tesoro

84. Hess

175. Murphy USA

188. Marathon Oil

266. CST Brands

339. TravelCenters of America

371. The Pantry

389. Casey's General Stores

439. Susser Holdings

470. Murphy Oil

Exxon Mobil Corp. came in at No. 2, Chevron at No. 3, Phillips 66 at No 6, Valero at No. 10 ( CST Brands, recently spun off from Valero, made its debut on the list at No. 266),

Marathon Petroleum Corp. (which recently acquired the gas station and c-store network of No. 84 Hess Corp.) at No. 25, ConocoPhillips at No. 47, Energy Transfer Equity (its Energy Transfer Partners has acquired the Sunoco gas station and c-store and recently c-store and gas station retailer No. 439 Susser Holdings) at No. 54, CHS (Cenex) at No. 62, World Fuel Services at No. 71, Tesoro at No. 75, Marathon Oil at No. 188, Western Refining (with the Giant, Mustang, Sundial and Howdy's c-stores and the recently acquired Northern Tier Energy's SuperAmerica gas stations and c-stores) and Murphy Oil at No 470 (with the recently spun off Murphy USA at No. 175).

TravelCenters of America took the No. 339 spot, The Pantry No. 371 and Casey's General Stores No. 389.

Other gas station and convenience store industry-related or competitive-channel companies included:

  • Convenience store distributors: Core-Mark (346).
  • Dollar stores: Dollar General (164), Family Dollar (271), Dollar Tree (342).
  • Drug stores: Walgreen (37), Rite Aid (118).
  • Grocery: Kroger (24), Safeway (67), SuperValu (94), Publix (104), Whole Foods (218).
  • Other retail: Wal-Mart (1), Amazon (35), Target (36).
  • QSR: McDonald's (106), Starbucks (196), Yum! Brands (216).
  • Tobacco companies: Altria (161), Reynolds American (329), Lorillard (496).
  • Beverage: PepsiCo (43), Coca-Cola (58), Coca-Cola Enterprises (348), Dr Pepper Snapple Group (430).
  • Food, snack and candy: Mondelez (89), Tyson Foods (93), U.S. Foods (133), Kraft (156), General Mills (159), ConAgra (184), Kellogg (198), Land O'Lakes (199), Smithfield Foods (214), H.J. Heinz (239), Dean Foods (285), Hormel (311), Campbell Soup (315), Hershey (366), J.M. Smucker (435).
  • Others: Visa (238), First Data (261), MasterCard (326), NCR (423).

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