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CA Named to the 2010 FORTUNE 500 List
Apr 15, 2010 (03:04 PM EDT)
ISLANDIA, N.Y., April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FORTUNE announced today that CA, Inc. (Nasdaq: CA), the world's leading independent IT management software company, has been ranked #482 on the 2010 FORTUNE 500 list. CA climbed 47 spots from last year and moved into the #4 position on FORTUNE'S Computer Software list.
"It's great to be back in the Fortune 500," said Bill McCracken, chairman and CEO, CA, Inc. "This designation is an indicator of the hard work of our employees worldwide, and of our ability to translate that commitment to help our customers. We are pleased to be among the top 500 companies."
FORTUNE editor-at-large Shawn Tully writes, "U.S. corporations are staging a nearly unprecedented comeback that's largely escaping notice... For 2009, the FORTUNE 500 lifted earnings 335%, to $391 billion, a $301 billion jump that's the second largest in the list's 56-year history, approaching the increase in the robust recovery of 2003. For last year the 500 raised their return on sales from less than 1% to 4%. That's close to the list's 4.7% historical average."
The full list and related stories will appear in the May 3 issue of FORTUNE, available on newsstands Monday, April 19, and at fortune.com/500. The annual FORTUNE 500 list ranks all U.S. companies by revenue.
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