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Largest Publicly-Owned Companies
Headquartered in Los Angeles County

Ranked by Sales Revenue, 2023

Walt Disney Company, Disneyland

A Walt Disney Company product, Disneyland and the Disneyland parades. Los Angeles Almanac Photo.

Previous Years: 2021 | 2015 | 2011 | 2005 | 2001

Of the 53 publicly-owned companies headquartered in California in the 2023 Fortune 500 List, the eight listed below are headquarted in Los Angeles County. Total revenue for these companies in 2023 came to $186 billion and total market value was about $319 billion. Combined, they employed more than 300,000 people worldwide. The Walt Disney Company continues to be Los Angeles County's most valuable locally-based company with almost half the market value of all eight companies combined. Disney ranked 48th in the Fortune 500 list and 6th within California.

Edison International is the oldest public corporation headquartered in Los Angeles County. It traces its roots back to 1886.

Company Sales, 2023
Industry Employees Corporate HQ Year Founded
The Walt Disney Co. $82,722 Entertainment 220,000 Burbank 1923
Molina Healthcare, Inc. $31,974 Health Care 15,000 Long Beach 1980
Edison International $17,220 Utilities 13,338 Rosemead 1886
Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. $16,681 Entertainment 44,000 Beverly Hills 2005
Company Sales, 2023
Industry Employees Corporate HQ Year Founded
Farmers Insurance Exchange* $14,092 Insurance 21,000 Woodland Hills (Los Angeles (Woodland Hills)) 1928
A-Mark Precious Metals, Inc. $8,159 Precious Metals 429 El Segundo 1965
Activision Blizzard, Inc. $7,528 Computer Gaming Software 13,000 Santa Monica 1979
Skechers U.S.A., Inc. $7,445 Apparel 8,800 Manhattan Beach 1992

* Parent company is Zurich Insurance Group.

Sources: Fortune Magazine and D&B Hoovers

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.