Of the 114 publicly-owned companies headquartered in California in the 2017 Fortune 500 List, 26 are based in Los Angeles County. Total revenue for these 26 companies in 2016 came to $212.5 billion and total market $357.4 billion. The Walt Disney Company continues to be Los Angeles County's most valuable locally-based company with half the market value of all 26 companies combined.
|The Walt Disney Co.||$55,632||Entertainment||195,000||Burbank|
|Molina Healthcare, Inc.||$17,782||Health Care||21,000||Long Beach|
|AECOM Technology Corp.||$17,411||Construction Engineering||87,000||Los Angeles|
|CBRE Group, Inc.||$13,072||Real estate||75,000||Los Angeles|
|Farmers Insurance Exchange||$12,513||Insurance||13,300||Woodland Hills (Los Angeles)|
|Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.||$8,613||Metals||14,500||Los Angeles|
|Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.||$8,355||Entertainment||11,500||Beverly Hills|
|A-Mark Precious Metals, Inc.||$6,784||Precious Metals||80||Santa Monica|
|Activision Blizzard, Inc.||$6,608||Computer Gaming Software||9,500||Santa Monica|
|Avery Dennison Corp.||$6,087||Chemicals||25,000||Glendale|
|Mattel, Inc.||$5,457||Toy Manufacturing||32,000||El Segundo|
|Tutor Perini Corp.||$4,973||Construction Engineering||11,600||Sylmar|
|Smart & Final||$4,342||Food & Drug Stores||7,500||Commerce|
|Unified Grocers, Inc.||$3,762||Food & Grocery Wholesale||2,400||Commerce|
|KB Home||$3,595||Homebuilders||1,700||Los Angeles|
|Skechers U.S.A., Inc.||$3,577||Apparel||6,900||Manhattan Beach|
|Mercury General Corp.||$3,228||Insurance||4,200||Los Angeles|
|Tetra Tech, Inc.||$2,584||Construction Engineering||16,000||Pasadena|
|Public Storage||$2,561||Storage Facilities||5,500||Glendale|
|VCA||$2,517||Veterinary Care Facilities||14,700||Los Angeles|
|On Assignment||$2,440||Temporary Help||3,600||Calabasas|
|Cheesecake Factory||$2,276||Restaurants||3,000||Calabasas Hills|
|PCM||$2,251||Wholesale Electronics & Office Equipment||3,600||El Segundo|
|Guess?, Inc.||$2,209||Apparel||14,300||Los Angeles|
|99 Cents Only Stores||$2,027||Discount Retail Stores||17,000||City of Commerce|
Source: Fortune Magazine
DirecTV previously listed among Los Angeles County's largest public corporations, was merged into AT&T.
In 2015, Healthnet was purchased by Centene Corporation, based in St. Louis, Missouri.
Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc., founded in Pasadena in 1947 by Joseph J. Jacobs, moved their headquarters in 2016 from Pasadena to Dallas, Texas.
In June 2015, Ryland Homes and Standard Pacific Homes announced a merger. The new merged company, to be known as CalAtlantic Homes, became the fourth largest home builder in the nation and is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.
Oaktree Capital Management Inc., previously listed in the Fortune 500 companies, did not make this year's list.
Walt Disney ranks 57th among America's largest public corporations and 8th among California's publicly-owned companies.
Mattel, Inc. is the world’s largest toy maker, followed by HASBRO Inc. There are more Barbie Dolls, Mattel’s most successful product, in the United States than there are people. The name Mattel was derived from combining the first names of partners Elliot Handler and "Matt" Matson. Ruth Handler, wife of Elliot, co-founder of the company and creator of the Barbie Doll, did not contribute her first name to the company name due to "the times."
IndyMac Bank, owned by parent IndyMac Bancorp of Pasadena, collapsed in July 2008, becoming the fourth largest bank failure in U.S. history and the second largest failure of a regulated thrift. IndyMac Bancorp filed for bankruptcy. OneWestBank formed in 2009 from the remains of the failed bank.