Seven Orange County firms were named among this year's Fortune 500 list of the largest corporations in America, which ranks U.S. companies based on revenue.
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This year, the highest-ranking local company on the list is Santa Ana-based Ingram Micro. The tech distributor came in at No. 80, with $29.5 billion in revenue. Last year, the firm ranked No. 67.
Lake Forest-based Western Digital is next highest, coming in at No. 304, up from 319 on the previous list. The company garnered $7.4 billion in 2009. Though Western Digital ranked higher this year, the company's revenue dropped nearly 8 percent, according to the list.
Santa Ana-based First American Corp. ranked No. 361, moving up from 398 on the previous year's list. The company reported $5.9 billion in revenue in 2009, notes the list.
Other local firms include Pacific Life, Allergan, Broadcom and Spectrum Group International.
No. 1 on the list? Wal-Mart Stores, which garnered $408.2 billion in revenue in 2009.
Here's a breakdown of the local firms:
Santa Ana-based Ingram Micro
Rank: No. 80
Revenue: $29.5 billion
Rank 2009: 67
Lake Forest-based Western Digital
Revenue: $7.4 billion
Rank 2009: 319
Santa Ana-based First American Corp.
Revenue: $5.9 billion
Rank 2009: 398
Newport Beach-based Pacific Life
Rank 2010: 401
Revenue: $5.2 billion
Rank: 2009: 551
Revenue: $4.5 billion
Rank 2009: 517
Revenue: $4.4 billion
Rank 2009: 495
Irvine-based Spectrum Group International
Revenue: $4.2 billion
Rank 2009: N.A.
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