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    Advertising, including for videos, boosted Facebook’s results—its first appearance on this list. Once seen as having no profit model, it earned $2.9 billion last year.

    Facebook also made our Change the World list, click here to see.

    Read more: Mobile advertising makes Facebook one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S.

    Company Information

    Location
    Menlo Park, CA
    Industry
    Internet Services & Retailing
    Sector
    Technology
    Fortune 500 Rank242
    Fortune 500 Profilehttp://fortune.com/fortune500/facebook-242/
    Current Streak1
    Years on List1
    CEO
    Mark Zuckerberg
    Websitehttp://www.facebook.com

    Revenue, Net Income

    Revenue Past Four Quarters13,507
    Net Income Past Four Quarters2,810

    Growth Rates

    EPS 3 yr Annual Growth Rate105%
    Rev 3 yr Annual Growth Rate51%
    Total Return 3 yr Annual Rate40%
    Beat S&P 3 yr Total Return?
    yes

    Rank

    EPS Growth Rank13
    Revenue Growth Rank8
    Total Return Rank
    56