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Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd, commonly called ANZ, is the fourth largest international bank by market capitalisation in Australia and New Zealand, which opened its first office in Sydney in 1835. It provides various banking and financial products and services to retail, high net worth, small business, corporate, commercial, and institutional customers.
BHP Billiton Ltd is an Anglo-Australian multinational resources company headquartered in Melbourne, Australia. It was created in 2001 through the merger of the Australian Broken Hill Proprietary Company Limited, which was founded in 1885, and the Anglo–Dutch Billiton plc founded in 1860. BHP Billiton is the world's largest producer of various commodities, including iron ore, metallurgical coal, copper and uranium.
Commonwealth Bank of Australia is an Australian multinational bank (CBA or Commbank), founded in 1911 by the Australian government. It has businesses across New Zealand, Fiji, Asia, USA and the United Kingdom. CBA provides a variety of financial services including retail, business and institutional banking, funds management, superannuation, insurance, investment and broking services.
CSL Ltd is a global specialty biotherapeutics company founded in 1916. It develops and delivers innovative biotherapies that save lives, and help people with life-threatening medical conditions live full lives. With major facilities in Australia, Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom and the U.S., CSL employs over 16,000 employees working in more than 30 countries.
National Australia Bank Ltd (abbreviated NAB) is one of the four largest financial institutions in Australia in terms of market capitalisation and customers, which was founded in 1982. It provides banking services to Australian businesses, with specialist expertise in agribusiness, health, government, education and community banking. NAB operates 1,590 branches and service centres and 4,412ATMs across Australia, New Zealand and Asia serving 12.7 million customers.
Qantas Airways Ltd is an Australia-based company, which operates domestic and international airline. It is the third oldest airline in the world founded in November 1920. The company is engaged in the operation of international and domestic air transportation services, the provision of freight services and the operation of a frequent flyer loyalty program.
QBE Insurance Group Ltd is one of the world's largest general insurance and reinsurance companies, with operations in all the major insurance markets. The Australian insurance giant was founded in January 1886. It operates in six business segments, including Latin American operations, which writes general insurance business in North, Central and South America.
Scentre is one of the world’s leading shopping centre companies with retail destinations operating under the Westfield brand in Australia and New Zealand, which was created in June 2014. The corporation undertakes ownership, development, design, construction, funds/asset management, property management, leasing, and marketing activities for its centres. The company has a shopping centre portfolio that includes investment interests in 43 shopping centres across Australia and New Zealand.
Telstra Corp Ltd (known as Telstra) is Australia's largest telecommunications and media company which builds and operates telecommunications networks and markets voice, mobile, internet access, pay television and other entertainment products and services. It was founded in June 1975. With over one million shareholders, Telstra is currently the most widely held ASX listed company.
Transurban Group is one of the leading companies on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), headquartered in Melbourne, Australia. It has been in business since 1996 and is engaged in the development, financing, operation and maintenance of toll roads networks, as well as management of the associated customer and client relationships.
Wesfarmers Ltd is an Australian company, headquartered in Perth, Western Australia, with interests predominantly in Australian and New Zealand retail, chemicals, fertilisers, coal mining and industrial and safety products. It was founded in 1814 as a co-operative to provide services and merchandise to Western Australian farmers.
Westpac Banking Corp is an Australian bank founded in 1982 and headquartered in Westpac Place, Sydney. It provides banking and financial services worldwide and involves five key divisions including: Consumer Bank, Commercial and Business Bank, BT Financial Group, Westpac Institutional Bank and Westpac New Zealand. These five divisions serve more than 13 million customers.
Woodside Petroleum Ltd is an Australian petroleum exploration and production company founded in July 1954. It is the largest operator of oil and gas production in Australia and also Australia’s largest independent dedicated oil and gas company. Woodside is a public company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and has its headquarters in Perth, Western Australia.
Woolworths is a supermarket/grocery store chain founded in 1924 in Australia and owned by Woolworths Limited. Along with Coles, Woolworths form a near duopoly of Australian supermarkets, together accounting for about 80% of the Australian market. It mostly specialises in selling groceries, and also magazines, DVDs and stationery items. Woolworths currently operates 980 stores across Australia.
Abertis Infraestructuras SA is a Spanish conglomerate corporation, which runs over 8,000 kilometres of motorways in Europe and America. It was founded in April 2003 and headquartered in Barcelona, Spain. It manages toll roads and telecommunication infrastructures.
Acerinox SA is one of the world's largest stainless steel manufacturing conglomerate group based in Spain. The company was founded in 1970, and its headquarters are located in Madrid. It is engaged in the manufacturing, alloy and distribution of flat and long stainless steel products. The company owns factories, warehouses, service centers and representative office in Europe, North and Latin America, Asia, Oceania and Africa.
ACS Actividades de Construccion y Servicios SA is a Spanish company dedicated to civil and engineering construction, all types services and telecommunications. It is one of the leading construction companies with projects in many countries around the world. The company was founded in 1997 through the merger of OCP Construcciones, S.A. and Ginés Navarro Construcciones, S.A. The group has a global presence, including countries like Germany, India, Brazil, Chile, Morocco and Australia. The headquarters are in Madrid
Aena is a Spanish state-owned company managing general interest airports and heliports founded in 2010. It manages 46 airports and 2 heliports in Spain and participates directly and indirectly in the management of a further 16 airports in Europe and America, including London's Luton airport, with a 51% stake.
Amadeus IT Holding SA is a Spain-based company founded in 1987. It is engaged in the provision of information technology (IT) services primarily for the tourism and travel industries. The Company’s activities are divided into two business segments: Distribution and IT Solutions. The Company operates through numerous subsidiaries in Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa and Australia.
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA is a multinational Spanish banking group, which was formed from a merger of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya and Argentaria in 1999. It is the second largest bank in Spain. The company is engaged in retail banking, asset management, private banking and wholesale banking. BBVA head-office building is located in Bilbao, Spain.
Banco Popular Espanol SA is a Spain-based commercial bank founded in 1926. The Bank divides its business into four segments: Commercial Banking, Corporate and Markets; Insurance Activity, and Asset Management. Its services and products include saving and current accounts, fixed-term deposits, investment funds, commercial and consumer loans, financial assessment and other operations.
Banco de Sabadell SA is a banking group headquartered in Sabadell, Spain. It is the fifth-largest Spanish banking group founded in December 1881. Banco de Sabadell includes several banks, brands, subsidiaries and associated banks. It is a universal bank and specialises in serving small and medium enterprises and the affluent with a bias towards international trade.
Bankia SA is a Spanish bank that was formed in December 2010, consolidating the operations of seven regional savings banks. It is the fourth largest bank of Spain with 12 million customers. The bank is organised into six business areas: Retail Banking, Business Banking, Private Banking, Asset Management and Bancassurance, Capital Markets and Investees. It has its headquarters in Sabadell, Spain.
Bankinter SA is a Spanish bank with its headquarters in Madrid. Its activities are divided into four business segments and provide various banking products and services for private and corporate customers, and small and medium-sized enterprises in Spain and internationally. Bankinter was founded in June 1965 as a Spanish industrial bank through a joint venture by Banco de Santander and The Bank of America.
Banco Santander a leading retail and commercial bank with a meaningful market share in 10 core countries in Europe and the Americas. It was founded in 1857 in Spain. Santander is the largest bank in the euro zone by market capitalization and among the top banks on a global basis.
CaixaBank, formerly Criteria CaixaCorp, is a Spanish financial services company with its headquarters in Barcelona. The company consists of the universal banking and insurance activities of the La Caixa group, along with the group's stakes in the oil and gas firm Repsol YPF, the telecommunications company Telefónica and its holdings in several other financial institutions. It is Spain's third-largest lender by market value and with 6,631 branches to serve its 13.2 million customers, CaixaBank has the most extensive branch network in the Spanish market.
Enagas SA is a Spanish energy company and European TSO, which owns and operates the nation's gas grid. The firm also owns four liquefied natural gas regasification terminals in the country, at Huelva, Barcelona, Cartagena and Gijon. The firm's headquarters are located in Madrid. The company was founded in 1972 by the Spanish Government with the aim of creating a nationwide network of gas pipelines.
Endesa SA is the largest electric utility company in Spain, which was formed in 1944 as Empresa Nacional de Electricidad, S.A. and changed its name to Endesa, S.A. in 1997. The firm, a majority-owned subsidiary of the Italian utility company Enel, has 10 million customers in Spain, with domestic annual generation of over 97,600 GWh from nuclear, fossil-fueled, hydroelectric, and renewable resource power plants. Internationally, it serves another 10 million customers and provides over 80,100 GWh annually. It also markets energy in Europe and has additional interests in Spanish natural gas and telecommunications companies.
Ferrovial SA is a Spanish multinational company that was founded in 1952 as a railroad construction company. It is involved in the design, construction, financing, operation (DBFO) and maintenance of transport, urban and services infrastructure. Its headquarters are located in Madrid.
Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas SA is a Spain-based company founded in 1900 in Barcelona. It is primarily engaged in the provision of environmental services. Its activities are divided into four business areas: Environmental services, Construction, Water management and Cement. The Company operates through numerous subsidiaries in Europe, the Americas, Africa and the Middle East region.
Gamesa Corp Tecnologica SA is a Spanish manufacturing company principally involved in the fabrication of wind turbines and the construction of wind farms. Gamesa began operations in 1976 focused at that time on developing new technologies and applying them to emerging activities. It was formerly headquartered in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, but subsequently moved in 2010 to Zamudio, Biscay in northern Spain. Gamesa develops, manages and sells wind farms, for which it also supplies wind turbines. It is the market leader in Spain and the fourth largest wind turbine manufacturer in the world.
Gas Natural SDG SA is a Spanish natural gas utilities company founded in 1991 with its headquartered in Barcelona. Its main interests are the distribution of natural gas in Spain, Italy and Latin America, the generation and commercialisation of electricity, and the management of gas infrastructure. Gas Natural has approximately 10,000,000 clients and 6,700 employees, of which around 50% work in Spain.
Grifols SA is a Spanish multinational pharmaceutical and chemical company founded in 1940 in Barcelona. It is the major world supplier of IVIG, albumin, Factor VIII and other plasma-derived products. The company also supplies devices, instruments and reagents for clinical testing laboratories.
Iberdrola SA is a Spanish public multinational electric utility company based in Bilbao, Basque Country, in 1992. Iberdrola has a workforce of around 31,330 employees in dozens of countries on four continents serving around 31.67 million customers. Iberdrola is Spain’s largest energy group by market capitalisation, the global leader in wind energy and one of the world’s largest utilities by market capitalisation.
Inditex SA is a Spanish multinational clothing company founded in 1985 and headquartered in Arteixo, Galicia. It is the biggest fashion group in the world, operates over 7,000 stores in 91 markets worldwide. The company is primarily engaged in the textile industry. Its activities include the design, confection, manufacturing, distribution and retail of men, women and children apparel, footwear and fashion accessories, as well as home furnishings and household textile products.
Indra Sistemas SA is a Spanish information technology and defense systems company, which was created in 1993. Indra is organized around three business areas: information technologies, simulation and automatic test equipment, and defense electronic equipment. Indra's portfolio ranges from consultancy, project development, and systems and applications integration to outsourcing of IT systems and business processes.
Mapfre SA is a Spanish insurance company, based in 1933 in Majadahonda, Madrid. It is engaged in the insurance sector. The Company's activities are divided into four business units: Insurance, Assistance, Reinsurance and Global Risks. The Company operates in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas. It is a parent of the Mapfre Group.
Obrascon Huarte Lain SA, or OHL, is a Spanish-based multinational construction and civil engineering company. It is involved in infrastructure and commercial property construction, homebuilding and the operation of toll road and other transport concessions. OHL was founded in 1999 of the firms Obrascón-Huarte and Construcciones Lain.
Pharma Mar SA is a Spain-based company founded in 1986 and engaged in the bio therapeutic drugs manufacture. It focuses on research, development and marketing of bio-active principles, primarily from marine origin, for application in human diseases treatment, including antitumour, antiviral and immunomodulation, as well as tropical diseases areas. The company operates through subsidiaries in Italy, Germany, France, and the United States, among others.
Red Electrica Corp SA is a partly state-owned and public limited Spanish corporation which operates the national power transmission system in Spain. It also holds assets in Portugal, Peru and Bolivia. The company was created in 1985 by the Spanish Government-owned holding company Instituto Nacional de Industria to provide a unified national power grid.
Repsol SA is an integrated global energy company based in 1987 in Madrid, Spain. It carries out upstream and downstream activities throughout the entire world and has more than 24,000 employees worldwide. It is vertically integrated and operates in all areas of the oil and gas industry, including exploration and production, refining, distribution and marketing, petrochemicals, power generation and trading.
Sacyr Vallehermoso SA is a leading Spanish construction company based in Madrid in 1999. The company is primarily engaged in the construction and engineering sector. Its activities are divided into six business segments. It operates through a number of subsidiaries, such as Valoriza Gestion SAU and Vallehermoso Division Promocion SAU.
Tecnicas Reunidas SA, or TRSA, is a Spanish-based general contractor which provides engineering, procurement and construction of industrial and power generation plants, particularly in the oil and gas sector. TRSA is the primary holding company for a group of companies capable of providing several different integrated services for turnkey projects worldwide. Since 1959, the TRSA group of companies has designed and built over 1000 industrial plants worldwide. International projects account for 70% of the company's annual turnover, mainly in Latin America and Middle East.
Telefonica SA is a Spanish multinational broadband and telecommunications provider with operations in Europe, Asia, and North, Central and South America. Operating globally, it is one of the largest telephone operators and mobile network providers in the world. The company started in 1924 as a public telecommunications company. Its head office is in the Distrito Telefónica in Madrid.
A2A SpA is an Italian utility company born out of the merger of two independent Italian companies, AEM (Azienda Energetica Municipale) of Milan and ASM Brescia (Azienda dei Servizi Municipalizzati) in January 2008. It is the first Italian operator in the private urban waste sector to work for an energy production and the third largest company in Italy in the production and distribution of electricity.
Atlantia SpA is an Italian holding company founded in 1982. It manages transport infrastructures and provides electronic tolling systems, airport automation, and traffic information services. Atlantia manages toll road networks in Italy, Brazil, Chile, India and Poland as well as airports in Rome.
Azimut Holding SpA is an Italy-based company founded in 1988. It is active in the asset management sector. Its core activity is the development, management, marketing and distribution of asset management products and financial services aimed at both private and institutional clients. It provides management of Italian funds, funds of funds, pension funds and discretionary portfolios, as well as hedge funds.
Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena SpA (BMPS) is the oldest surviving bank in the world and the third largest Italian commercial and retail bank by total assets. It was founded in 1472 in Siena, Italy, and in 1995 the bank was transformed from a statutory corporation to a limited company called Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena (Banca MPS).
Banca Popolare di Milano Scarl is an Italy-based bank created in 1865 in Milan. It offers current accounts, loans, mortgages, credit and debit cards, financing and asset management, among others. The bank operates through Retail Banking, Corporate Banking, and Treasury & Investment Banking segments.
Banca Popolare dell'Emilia Romagna Scrl is an Italian banking group offering traditional banking services to individuals, corporate and public entities. It was formed by the merger of Banca Popolare di Modena (found 1867) with Banca Cooperativa di Bologna on 29 December 1983. The company is ranked among the first banking groups in Italy primarily focused on small and medium enterprises with a strong international vocation.
Banco Popolare is a cooperative, whose headquarter is in Verona. It was formed in 2007 from the merger of Banco Popolare di Verona e Novara (BPVN) and Banca Popolare Italiana (BPI). The bank was ranked fourth by total assets. The group had branches in 19 out of 20 regions of Italy, except in Abruzzo.
Buzzi Unicem S.p.A is an Italian company, quoted on the Borsa Italiana, which produces cement, ready-mix concrete and construction aggregates. Its headquarters are in the town of Casale Monferrato. Today it has subsidiaries, interests and operations in Italy, Luxembourg, Germany, Algeria and Eastern Europe as well as in North America. The company was formed in September 1999 when Buzzi Cementi (founded in 1907) took over Unicem (founded in 1878), and took on the name of Buzzi Unicem.
CNH Industrial is one of the world's largest capital goods companies, registered in the Netherlands with corporate offices in London. It is financially controlled by the Italian investment company Exor, which belongs to the Agnelli family. Through its various businesses CNH designs, produces, and sells agricultural equipment and construction equipment, trucks, commercial vehicles, buses, and special vehicles (Iveco), in addition to powertrains for industrial and marine applications. CNH Industrial present in all major markets worldwide.
Davide Campari-Milano S.p.A, trading as Gruppo Campari, is an Italian company active since 1860 in the branded beverage industry. It produces spirits, wines, and soft drinks. Founded in Milan and currently headquartered in Sesto San Giovanni, the Group is the sixth largest global company, marketing and distributing its products in over 190 countries around the world.
Enel S.p.A is a multinational power company, first established as a public body at the end of 1962, and then transformed into a limited company in 1992. It is an integrated operator in the electricity and gas sectors, with a special focus on Europe and Latin America. The Company is active in the generation and distribution of energy from conventional and renewable sources. It also offers integrated solutions for electricity and gas products.
ENI SpA is an Italian multinational oil and gas company headquartered in Rome. Considered one of the global supermajors, it has operations in 79 countries, and is currently world's 11th largest industrial company with a market capitalization of 68 billion euros. Eni was founded and established by law in 1953 from an existing company, Agip, which was created in 1926 with the aim to explore for oilfields, acquire and commercialize oil and derivatives.
Exor S.p.A. is one of Europe’s leading investment companies founded in 1927. It is first as a economic group in Italy for sales volume, and the 19th in the world. The company engages in the investment business and operates through the following segments: Fiat Group, Fiat Industrial Group, C&W Group, Alpitour Group, Juventus Football Club, and Holdings System. Now it is controlled by the Agnelli family.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles also known as FCA, is an Italian-controlled multinational corporation and currently the world’s seventh-largest auto maker. The group was established in late 2014 by merging Fiat S.p.A. into a new holding company, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. with headquarters in London. Today FCA operates in four regions: North and Latin America, Asia and Europe.
Finmeccanica S.p.A is an Italian multinational aerospace, defence and security company with operations worldwide. It was founded in 2014 and headquartered in Rome in Italy. Finmeccanica is the ninth-largest defence contractor in the world based on applicable 2014 revenues. The company is partially owned by the Italian government through the Ministry of Economy and Finance, which holds 30.2% of the company's shares and is its largest shareholder.
Assicurazioni Generali SpA is the largest company in Italy and third in the world that is engaged in insurance and financial products sector. It has its headquarters in Trieste and acts as the parent to the Generali Group. Under the name of Imperial Regia Privilegiata Compagnia di Assicurazioni Generali Austro-Italiche, the company was founded on December 26, 1831. Today Generali operates primarily in Europe, Middle East, East Asia and Latin America.
Intesa Sanpaolo SpA is a banking group formed in 2007 as a result of the merger between Banca Intesa and Sanpaolo IMI based in Torre Intesa Sanpaolo, Turin, Italy. It has clear leadership in the Italian market and a minor but growing international presence focused on Central-Eastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.
Luxottica Group SpA is an Italian eyewear company founded in 1961. Based in Milan, Italy, it is the world's largest eyewear company. Luxottica designs, manufactures, distributes and retails eyewear brands. Its best known brands are Ray-Ban, Persol, and Oakley. Luxottica also makes sunglasses and prescription frames for famous designers such as Chanel, Prada, Giorgio Armani, etc.
Mediaset SpA is an Italian-based mass media company which is the largest commercial broadcaster in the country founded in the 1978. It has its headquarters in Milan, Lombardy. Apart from domestic television interests, Mediaset also operates a series of news, entertainment and sport websites; holds 50.1% of the Spanish broadcasting firm Mediaset España Comunicación; owns the film production company Medusa Film; and heads a consortium which owns the television production house Endemol.
Mediobanca SpA is an Italian investment bank founded in 1946. Today, it is an international banking group with offices in Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Moscow, New York and Paris. Regarding its league table positions it is by far the most important investment bank in Italy.
Banca Mediolanum SpA is an Italian bank, insurance and asset management conglomerate which is the parent company of Gruppo Mediolanum (Mediolanum Group). Mediolanum Group was founded in 1991 by Ennio Doris, the current second largest shareholders of the conglomerate. The conglomerate provided asset management, banking, insurances services to customers in Italy, Spain (as Banco Mediolanum and Fibanc) and Monaco (Bankhaus August Lenz & Co.)
Moncler SpA is an Italy-based company engaged in fashion industry. It designs, produces and distributes clothing and accessories through Moncler brand. Moncler SpA manufactures collections for women, men and children and offers mainly sportswear, outerwear, knitwear and skiwear, and others. Moncler SpA trades its products through approximately 122 stores.
Prysmian SpA is an Italian multinational corporation founded in 2011 and headquartered in Milan. It is the largest manufacturer of electric power transmission and telecommunications cables and systems in the world. Prysmian Group has sales of some €7 billion a year and employs about 19,000 employees across 50 countries, 91 production plants and 17 Research and Development centres.
Saipem SpA is an Italian oil and gas industry contractor founded in 1956. It is a subsidiary of Italian energy company Eni, which owns approximately 30% of Saipem's shares. Saipem has been contracted for designing and constructing several pipelines, including Blue Stream, Greenstream, Nord Stream and South Stream.
Salvatore Ferragamo Italia SpA is an Italian luxury goods company, with headquarters in Florence, specializing in shoes, leather goods, and ready-to-wear for men and women. The company also licenses eyewear and watches. It was created in 1828. Today it is the parent company of the Ferragamo Group. With about 2,600 employees and a network of over 550 mono-brand stores, the Ferragamo Group runs operations in Italy and worldwide, which provide the brand with a broad footprint in Europe, America and Asia.
Snam SpA is an Italian natural gas infrastructure company founded in 1941. Snam is one of Europe's main regulated gas companies - leading Italy in gas transport, storage and distribution, while ranking third in regasification. Its main peers are located in the regulated gas and electricity sectors in Italy and in Europe.
STMicroelectronics NV is a French-Italian multinational electronics and semiconductor manufacturer headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. It is commonly called ST, and it is Europe's largest semiconductor chip maker based on revenue. STMicroelectronics was formed in 1987 by the merger of semiconductor companies SGS Microelettronica of Italy and Thomson Semiconducteurs, the semiconductor arm of France's Thomson. At the time of the merger the company was known as SGS-THOMSON but took its current name in May 1998 following the withdrawal of Thomson SA as an owner.
Telecom Italia SpA is an Italian telecommunications company that operates mainly in Europe, the Mediterranean basin and South America. The company's activities include telephone and data services on fixed lines for final retail customers and wholesale providers; the development of fiber optic networks for wholesale customers; broadband and internet services; domestic and international mobile telecommunications; and television and news services. Telecom Italia was founded in 1908 and is based in Milan, Italy.
Tenaris SA is a multinational manufacturer and supplier of seamless and welded steel pipe products and provider of pipe handling, stocking, and distribution services to the oil and gas, energy, and mechanical industries. is also a supplier of welded steel pipes for gas pipelines in South America. Tenaris was created in 2001 and headquartered in Luxembourg.
Terna Rete Elettrica Nazionale SpA is a group of energy companies based in Rome, Italy. Terna Rete Italia an Italian electricity transmission system operator whereas Terna Plus is in charge of new business opportunities and non-traditional activities in Italy and abroad. With 63,500 kilometres (39,500 mi) of power lines or around 98% of the Italian high-voltage power transmission grid, Terna is the first independent electricity transmission grid operator in Europe and the sixth in the world based on the size of its electrical grid.
UniCredit SpA is an Italian global banking and financial services company. Its network spanning 50 markets in 17 countries, with more than 8,500 branches and over 147,000 employees. Its strategic position in Western and Eastern Europe gives the group one of the region's highest market shares. The company has its registered office in Rome and general management in Milan. UniCredit Group was the outcome of the 1998 merger of several Italian banks, which the majority one were Unicredito and Credito Italiano, hence the name Unicredito Italiano.
Unione di Banche Italiane SCPA, branded as UBI Banca, is an Italian banking Group, the fifth largest in Italy by number of branches, It was formed on 1 April 2007 from the merger of the Banche Popolari Unite (founded in 2003) and Banca Lombarda e Piemontese banking groups. Together with subsidiaries, provides banking products and services for retail, private banking, and corporate customers in Italy and internationally. The company operates through Banking and Non-Banking segments.
YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP S.p.A is an Italian Internet mail order retailer of men's and women's multibrand clothing and accessories founded on 5 October 2015 after the merger between YOOX GROUP, the global Internet retailing partner for leading fashion and luxury brands, and THE NET-A-PORTER GROUP, the world’s premier online luxury fashion destination for content and commerce.
Adidas AG is a German multinational corporation, headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Bavaria, that designs and manufactures shoes, clothing and accessories. It is the largest sportswear manufacturer in Europe and the second biggest in the world. It is the holding company for the Adidas Group, which consists of the Reebok sportswear company, TaylorMade-Adidas golf company (including Ashworth), 9.1% of FC Bayern Munich and Runtastic, an Austrian fitness technology company. Adidas was founded in 1924 and registered on 18 August 1949.
Allianz SE is a German financial services company founded in 1890 and headquartered in Munich, Germany. Its core businesses are insurance and asset management. It is the world's largest insurance company, the largest financial services group and the largest company according to a composite measure by Forbes magazine, as well as the largest financial services company when measured by 2013 revenue.
BASF SE is a German chemical company and the largest producer in the world founded in 1865. The BASF Group comprises subsidiaries and joint ventures in more than 80 countries and operates six integrated production sites and 390 other production sites in Europe, Asia, Australia, the Americas and Africa. Its headquarters is located in Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has customers in over 200 countries and supplies products to a wide variety of industries.
Bayer FWB is a German multinational chemical and pharmaceutical company founded in Barmen (today a part of Wuppertal), Germany in 1863. It is headquartered in Leverkusen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, where its illuminated sign is a landmark. Bayer's primary areas of business include human and veterinary pharmaceuticals; consumer healthcare products; agricultural chemicals and biotechnology products; and high value polymers.
Beiersdorf AG is a German personal-care company based ?? 1882 in Hamburg, manufacturing personal-care products and pressure-sensitive adhesives? Beiersdorf is organized in two separate business segments: consumer business and tesa. The consumer business segments focuses on the brand’s core which is skin care, while the tesa business segment is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of self-adhesive products. Besides NIVEA, Beiersdorf is owner of different other brand like 8x4, Eucerin, Labello, La Prairie, Hansaplast and Florena.
BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke AG), is a German luxury vehicle, motorcycle, and engine manufacturing company founded in 1916. Headquartered in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. BMW owns Mini cars and is the parent company of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. BMW produces motorcars under the BMW Motorsport division and motorcycles under BMW Motorrad, and plug-in electric cars under the BMW i sub-brand and the "iPerformance" model designation within the regular BMW lineup. It is one of the best-selling luxury automakers in the world.
Commerzbank is a global banking and financial services company founded in 1870 with its headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany. Commerzbank is Germany's second-largest bank, holding a nationwide network of branch offices, numerous offshore branch offices and representations in more than 50 countries globally which employs a total of 51,782 employees as of June 2014. It offers its clients retail and commercial financing services, investment banking services, asset management, and private banking services.
Continental AG, commonly known as Continental, is a leading German automotive manufacturing company specialising in tyres, brake systems, interior electronics, automotive safety, powertrain and chassis components, tachographs, and other parts for the automotive and transportation industries. Continental is based in Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany. Continental is the world's fourth-largest tyre manufacturer. Continental was founded in 1871 as a rubber manufacturer, Continental-Caoutchouc und Gutta-Percha Compagnie.
Daimler AG is a German multinational automotive corporation, a manufacturer of automobiles, motor vehicles, and engines. Daimler AG was founded in 2007. Today it has its headquarters in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The Daimler AG has a worldwide networks of production plants and research centers.
Deutsche Bank AG is a German global banking and financial services company with its headquarters in the Deutsche Bank Twin Towers in Frankfurt. It has more than 100,000 employees in over 70 countries, and has a large presence in Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific and the emerging markets. It offers financial products and services for corporate and institutional clients along with private and business clients.
Deutsche Boerse AG, or the Deutsche Börse Group, is a marketplace organizer for the trading of shares and other securities. It is also a transaction services provider. It gives companies and investors access to global capital markets. It is a joint stock company and was founded in 1993. The headquarters are in Frankfurt.
Deutsche Post AG, operating under the trade name Deutsche Post DHL Group, is a German courier company and the world's largest. With its headquarters in Bonn, the corporation has 467,088 employees in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide and generated revenue of €56.63 billion in 2010. Deutsche Post is the successor to the German mail authority Deutsche Bundespost, which was privatized in 1995.
Deutsche Telekom AG (commonly called DT) is a German telecommunications company headquartered in Bonn. Deutsche Telekom was formed in 1996 as the former state-owned monopoly Deutsche Bundespost was privatized. As of January 2016, the German government holds a 14.3% stake in company stock directly, and another 17.5% through the government bank KfW.
E. ON AG is a German energy company marketed with an interpunct as E·ON, is a European holding company based in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It runs one of the world's largest investor-owned electric utility service providers. It was founded in 2000 and operates in over 30 countries and serves over 33 million customers.
Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co KGaA is a German company specializing in the production of medical supplies, primarily to facilitate or aid renal dialysis. It is 31%-owned by the health care company Fresenius. The company was formed in 1996 from the merger of Fresenius Worldwide Dialysis, then a division of Fresenius, and American company National Medical Care.
HeidelbergCement AG is a German multinational building materials company headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany. It is the number 1 producer of aggregates, the number 2 in cement and number 3 in ready-mixed concrete worldwide. The enlarged Group has activities in around 60 countries with 63,000 employees working at more than 3,000 production sites. HeidelbergCement operates 156 cement plants with an annual cement capacity of 197 million tonnes, more than 1,700 ready-mixed concrete production sites and over 600 aggregates quarries.
Henkel AG & Co KGaA is a German chemical and consumer goods company founded in 1876 and headquartered in Düsseldorf, Germany. It is a multinational company active both in the consumer and industrial sector. Founded in 1876, the DAX 30 company is organized into three globally operating business units (laundry & home care, beauty care, adhesive technologies) and is known for brands such as Persil and Fa amongst others.
Infineon Technologies AG is a German semiconductor manufacturer founded on 1 April 1999, when the semiconductor operations of the parent company Siemens AG were spun off to form a separate legal entity. As of 30 September 2015, Infineon had 35,424 employees worldwide. Infineon Technologies AG offers semiconductors and systems for automotive, industrial, and multimarket sectors, as well as chipcard and security products.
K+S AG is a German chemical company headquartered in Kassel and founded in 1889. The company is Europe’s largest supplier of potash for use in fertilizer and, after the acquisition of Morton Salt, the world's largest salt producer. The firm also produces and distributes other mineral fertilizers, such as those from magnesium and sulphur. K+S is mainly active in Europe, North and South America with more than 14,000 employees worldwide.
Lanxess AG is a specialty chemicals group based in Cologne, Germany. The group was founded in 2004 with the spin-off of the chemicals division and parts of the polymers segment from Bayer AG. Lanxess' core business is the development, manufacturing and marketing of plastics, rubber, intermediates and specialty chemicals. Lanxess is the ninth largest chemicals group in Germany in terms of sales.
Linde AG is a German multinational chemical company founded in 1879. It is the world's largest industrial gas company by market share as well as revenue. Linde shares are traded on all the German stock exchanges and also in Zürich, and the Linde share price is included in the DAX 30 index. The group is headquartered in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. The Linde Group has over 600 affiliated companies in more than 100 countries, with customers in the industrial, retail, trade, science, research and public sectors.
Deutsche Lufthansa AG? commonly known as Lufthansa, is the largest German airline and, when combined with its subsidiaries, also the largest airline in Europe, both in terms of passengers carried and fleet size. It operates services to 18 domestic destinations and 197 international destinations in 78 countries across Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe, using a fleet of more than 270 aircraft. Lufthansa is one of the five founding members of Star Alliance, the world's largest airline alliance, formed in 1997.
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Merck KGaA, branded and commonly known as Merck, is a German multinational chemical and pharmaceutical company headquartered in Darmstadt, with around 50,000 employees in around 70 countries. Merck was founded in 1668 and is the world's oldest operating chemical and pharmaceutical company, as well as one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world.[4][5] Merck operates in Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Americas. It has major research and development centres in Darmstadt, Boston, Tokyo and Beijing.
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Metro AG is a German global diversified retail and wholesale/cash and carry group based in Düsseldorf. As of 2010, it was the fourth-largest retailer in the world. It was established in 1964 and operated stores in 25 European countries, 5 Asian countries, and 1 in Africa.
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RWE AG is a German electric utilities company based in 1898 in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia. Through its various subsidiaries, the energy company supplies electricity and gas to more than 20 million electricity customers and 10 million gas customers, principally in Europe. RWE is the second largest electricity producer in Germany, and has increased renewable energy production in recent years.
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SAP AG is a German multinational software corporation that makes enterprise software to manage business operations and customer relations. SAP is headquartered in Walldorf, Baden-Württemberg, with regional offices in 130 countries. The company has over 335,000 customers in 190 countries.
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Siemens is a German conglomerate company headquartered in Berlin and Munich and the largest manufacturing and electronics company in Europe with branch offices abroad. The principal divisions of the company are Industry, Energy, Healthcare, and Infrastructure & Cities, which represent the main activities of the company. The company is a prominent maker of medical diagnostics equipment and its medical health-care division, which generates about 12 percent of the company's total sales, is its second-most profitable unit, after the industrial automation division.
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ThyssenKrupp AG is a German multinational conglomerate company based in Duisburg and Essen. The company consists of 670 companies worldwide. ThyssenKrupp is one of the world's largest steel producers, it also provides components and systems for the automotive industry, elevators, escalators, material trading and industrial services. The company is the result of the 1999 merger of Thyssen AG and Krupp, and now has its operational headquarters in Essen.
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Volkswagen AG, shortly VW AG, is a German multinational automotive manufacturing company founded in 1937 and headquartered in Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony, Germany. It designs, manufactures and distributes passenger and commercial vehicles, motorcycles, engines, and turbomachinery and offers related services including financing, leasing and fleet management.
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3i Group PLC is a multinational private equity and venture capital company based in London, United Kingdom. The company was formed in 1945, as the Industrial and Commercial Finance Corporation (ICFC), by the Bank of England and the major British banks to provide long-term investment funding for small and medium-sized enterprises.
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Aberdeen Asset Management PLC is an international investment management group, managing assets for both institutions and private investors from offices around the world. Its head office is in Aberdeen, Scotland. The company was established in 1983 through a management buy-out of an investment trust.
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Associated British Foods is a British multinational food processing and retailing company whose headquarters are in London, United Kingdom. Its ingredients division is the world's second-largest producer of both sugar and baker's yeast and a major producer of other ingredients including emulsifiers, enzymes and lactose. The company was founded in 1935, initially as Food Investments Limited, with the name changing to Allied Bakeries Limited a month later. In 1960 the name was changed again to Associated British Foods.
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Admiral Group PLC is a motor insurance company with its head office in Cardiff, Wales. It was founded in 1991 and is engaged in the provision of car insurance. The company has four segments: UK Car Insurance, International Car Insurance, Price Comparison and Other.
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Anglo American PLC is a multinational mining company based in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1917, and London, United Kingdom in 1999. It is the world's largest producer of platinum, with around 40% of world output, as well as being a major producer of diamonds, copper, nickel, iron ore and metallurgical and thermal coal. The company has operations in Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, North America and South America.
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Antofagasta PLC is a Chilean business that operates in various sectors of the economy that was founded in 1888. It is one of the most important conglomerates of Chile with equity participation in Antofagasta Minerals, the railroad from Antofagasta to Bolivia, Twin Metals in Minnesota and other exploration joint ventures in different parts from the world.
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Ashtead Group PLC is a British industrial equipment rental company formerly based in Leatherhead, Surrey but which has since moved to new offices in the City of London. The company operates internationally, servicing customers in the US and UK. It hires out large industrial items such as aerial work platforms, backhoes, excavators and forklift trucks, and smaller equipment such as power saws, ladders, and pumps. Approximately 85% of its revenue is generated in the US through the subsidiary Sunbelt Rentals, present in more than 513 locations across the country.
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AstraZeneca PLC is an British-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company. In 2013 it moved its headquarters to Cambridge, England, and concentrated its R&D in three sites: Cambridge, Gaithersburg, Maryland (location of MedImmune) for work on biopharmaceuticals, and Mölndal (near Gothenburg) in Sweden, for research on traditional chemical drugs. In 2015 it was the eighth largest drug company in the world based on sales revenue. AstraZeneca has a portfolio of products for major disease areas. The company was founded in 1999 through the merger of the Swedish Astra AB and the English Zeneca Group.
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Aviva PLC is a British multinational insurance company founded in 2000 and headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It has around 33 million customers across 16 countries. In the UK, Aviva is the largest general insurer and a leading life and pensions provider. In addition, Aviva has a focus on five markets in Europe and, in Asia, the company is focused on the growth markets of China and South and East Asia. Aviva is also the second largest general insurer in Canada.
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Babcock International Group PLC is a British multinational corporation founded in 1891 and headquartered in the United Kingdom, which specialises in support services managing complex assets and infrastructure in safety- and mission-critical environments. Although the company has civil contracts, its main business is with public bodies, particularly the UK Ministry of Defence and Network Rail. The company has four operating divisions with overseas operations based in Africa, North America & Australia.
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BAE Systems PLC is a British multinational defence, security and aerospace company created in 1999. Its headquarters are in London in the United Kingdom and it has operations worldwide. It is among the world's largest defence companies; it was ranked as the third-largest based on applicable 2015 revenues. Its largest operations are in the United Kingdom and United States, where its BAE Systems Inc. subsidiary is one of the six largest suppliers to the US Department of Defense. Other major markets include Australia, India and Saudi Arabia.
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Barclays is a British multinational banking and financial services company founded in 1690. It is headquartered in London. Barclays is a universal bank with operations in retail, wholesale and investment banking, as well as wealth management, mortgage lending and credit cards. It has operations in over 50 countries and territories and has around 48 million customers.
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Barratt Developments PLC is one of the largest residential property development companies in the United Kingdom. It was founded in 1958 as Greensitt Bros. but control was later assumed by Sir Lawrie Barratt. It was originally based in Newcastle upon Tyne but is now located at David Wilson's former offices in Coalville.
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BA Tobacco is a British multinational tobacco company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is one of the world’s five largest tobacco companies. BAT has a market-leading position in over 50 countries and operations in around 180 countries. Its four largest-selling brands are Dunhill, Lucky Strike, Kent and Pall Mall, with others including Kool, Benson & Hedges and Rothmans.
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BHP Billiton PLC is an Anglo-Australian multinational mining, metals and petroleum company headquartered in Melbourne, Australia. It is the world's largest mining company measured by 2015 market values and Australia's fourth largest company, formerly the largest. BHP Billiton was created in 2001 through the merger of the Australian Broken Hill Proprietary Company Limited (BHP) and the Anglo–Dutch Billiton plc.
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BP PLC also referred to by its former name, British Petroleum, is a British multinational oil and gas company headquartered in London, England. It is one of the world's seven oil and gas "supermajors", whose performance in 2012 made it the world's sixth-largest oil and gas company, the sixth-largest energy company by market capitalization and the company with the world's fifth-largest. It is a vertically integrated company operating in all areas of the oil and gas industry, including exploration and production, refining, distribution and marketing, petrochemicals, power generation and trading. It also has renewable energy interests in biofuels and wind power.
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British Land Co PLC is one of the largest property development and investment companies in the United Kingdom. The firm became a real estate investment trust when REITs were introduced in the UK in January 2007. It is headquartered in London. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index and a founding member of the European Public Real Estate Association. The British Land Company was founded in 1856 as an offshoot of the National Freehold Land Society (later Abbey National) formed in 1849.
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Sky PLC is a British satellite broadcasting, on-demand internet streaming media, broadband and telephone services company with headquarters in London. It has operations in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Italy. Sky is Europe's biggest and leading media company and largest pay-TV broadcaster, with 21 million subscribers and 30,000 employees as of 2015. Initially formed in 1990 by the equal merger of Sky Television and British Satellite Broadcasting, BSkyB became the UK's largest digital subscription television company.
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BT Group PLC (trading as BT) is a holding company which owns British Telecommunications plc, a British multinational telecommunications services company with head offices in London, United Kingdom. It was founded in 1969. BT is engaged in selling fixed-voice services, broadband, mobile and television products and services, as well as managed networked information technology (IT) solutions and cyber security protection. It has operations in around 180 countries.
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Bunzl PLC is a multinational distribution and outsourcing company founded in 1854 and headquartered in London, United Kingdom. The company is primarily a distributor of a diverse range of non-food consumable products including food packaging, cleaning and hygiene supplies, personal protective equipment and carrier bags. Its customers include contract cleaners, retailers, catering firms and food processors. Bunzl has operations in 23 countries.
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Burberry Group PLC is an English luxury fashion house, headquartered in London, England. Its main fashion house focuses on and distributes ready-to-wear outerwear, fashion accessories, fragrances, sunglasses, and cosmetics. Established in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, originally focusing on the development of outdoor attire, the fashion house has moved on to the high fashion market developing pattern-based scarves, trench coats, and other fashion accessories.
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Capita PLC is an international business process outsourcing and professional services company founded in 1984 in London. It is the largest business process outsourcing and professional services company in the UK. It has clients in central government, local government and the private sector. It also has a property and infrastructure consultancy division which is the fourth largest multidisciplinary consultancy. Capita also has operations across Europe, Africa and Asia.
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Carnival Corporation & plc ("Carnival") is an American-British cruise company and the world's largest travel leisure company, with a combined fleet of over 100 vessels across 10 cruise line brands. A dual listed company, Carnival is composed of two companies, Carnival Corporation and Carnival plc, which are combined and function as one entity, effectively being a general partnership between its two component public corporations. Carnival Corporation's global headquarters is located in Miami, Florida, in the United States, with UK headquarters at Southampton, Hampshire, and with regional offices in Australia, Germany and Italy.
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Centrica PLC is a British multinational utility company founded in 1997 with its headquarters in Windsor, Berkshire. Its principal activity is the supply of electricity and gas to businesses and consumers in the UK, the Republic of Ireland and North America. It is the largest supplier of gas to domestic customers in the UK, and one of the largest suppliers of electricity, operating under the trading names Scottish Gas in Scotland and British Gas in England and Wales. It is also active in the exploration and production of natural gas; electricity generation; and the provision of household services including plumbing.
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Compass Group PLC is a British multinational contract foodservice, cleaning, property management and support services company founded in 1941 and headquartered in the Compass House in Chertsey, Surrey. It is the largest contract foodservice company in the world and has operations in over 50 countries. Compass Group serves around 4 billion meals a year in locations including offices and factories, schools, universities, hospitals, major sports and cultural venues, mining camps, correctional facilities and offshore oil platforms.
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CRH PLC is the parent company for an international group of diversified building materials businesses which are engaged in the manufacture and supply of a wide range of building materials and in the operation of builders’ merchanting and DIY stores. The company, whose name is an abbreviation of Cement Roadstone Holdings, was formed through the merger in 1970 of Cement Ltd (established in 1936) and Roadstone Ltd (established in 1949).
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Diageo PLC is a British multinational alcoholic beverages company, with its headquarters in London, England. It is the world's largest producer of spirits and a major producer of beer. Diageo was formed in 1997 from the merger of Guinness and Grand Metropolitan.
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Direct Line Insurance Group PLC is a United Kingdom insurance company, formed in 2012 by the divestment of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group's (RBS) insurance division through an initial public offering. The company owns a number of insurance subsidiaries providing various insurance products, including Direct Line and Churchill, as well as the roadside assistance and vehicle recovery provider Green Flag.
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Dixons Carphone PLC is a multinational electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It was formed on 7 August 2014 by the merger of Dixons Retail and Carphone Warehouse Group. It operates under a number of brands across the United Kingdom, Ireland and mainland Europe.
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EasyJet PLC is a British low-cost airline carrier based at London Luton Airport. It operates domestic and international scheduled services on over 820 routes in more than 30 countries and employs nearly 11,000 people, based throughout Europe but mainly in the UK. EasyJet has seen rapid expansion since its establishment in 1995, having grown through a combination of acquisitions and base openings fuelled by consumer demand for low-cost air travel.
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Fresnillo PLC is a Mexican-based precious metals mining company incorporated in the United Kingdom and headquartered in Mexico City. Fresnillo is the world's largest producer of silver from ore (primary silver) and Mexico's second-largest gold miner. The company operates three gold and silver mines in Mexico: the largest in terms of silver output is located near the city of Fresnillo in Zacatecas, with the other mines at Cienega in Durango and Herradura in Sonora.
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G4S PLC is a British multinational security services company headquartered in Crawley, England. The company was set up in 2004 when London-based company Securicor amalgamated with Danish business Group 4 Falck. It offers a range of services, including the supply of security personnel, monitoring equipment, response units and secure prisoner transportation. G4S also works with governments overseas to deliver security.
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GKN PLC is a British multinational automotive and aerospace components company headquartered in Redditch, Worcestershire. The company was formerly known as Guest, Keen and Nettlefolds and can trace its origins back to 1759 and the birth of the Industrial Revolution.
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Glencore International PLC is an Anglo–Swiss multinational commodity trading and mining company with headquarters in Baar, Switzerland, and a registered office in Saint Helier, Jersey. The current company was created through a merger of Glencore with Xstrata on 2 May 2013. As Glencore International, the company was already one of the world's leading integrated producers and marketers of commodities. It was the largest company in Switzerland and the world's largest commodities trading company
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Hammerson PLC is a major British property development and investment company founded in 1942. The majority of Hammerson's portfolio is in the United Kingdom, but is also operates in continental Europe, including operations in France, Ireland Spain and Germany. It invests mainly in offices and retail premises.
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Hargreaves Lansdown PLC is a financial service company based in Bristol that sells funds and shares and related products via its website and through the post to retail investors in the United Kingdom. The company was founded on 1 July 1981. Hargreaves Lansdown initially provided personal advice to clients on unit trusts and tax planning matters.
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Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC is a multinational pharmaceutical company based in London, that manufactures branded and non-branded generic and in-licensed pharmaceutical products. In 2013, Hikma delivered 23% group revenue growth and is the largest regional pharmaceutical company in the MENA region. It was founded in Amman, Jordan in 1978.
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HSBC Holdings is a British-based multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is the world's sixth largest bank by total assets, with total assets of US$2.67 trillion. It was established in its present form in London in 1991 by The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited to act as a new group holding company.
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International Consolidated Airlines Group SA, often shortened to IAG, is a British-Spanish multinational airline holding company with its operational headquarters in London, England, United Kingdom and registered in Madrid, Spain. It was formed in January 2011 by the merger of British Airways and Iberia, the flag carrier airlines of the United Kingdom and Spain respectively with British Airways holding 55% of the newly formed company. It is the sixth-largest airline company in the world, producing £18,27 Billion revenue in 2015.
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Imperial Brands PLC is a British multinational tobacco company headquartered in Bristol, United Kingdom. It is the world’s fourth-largest international cigarette company and the world's largest producer of cigars, fine-cut tobacco, and tobacco papers. The Imperial Tobacco Company was created in 1901 through the amalgamation of 13 British tobacco and cigarette companies: W.D. & H.O. Wills of Bristol, John Player & Sons of Nottingham, and 11 other independent family businesses, which were in competition with companies from the United States by the American Tobacco Company.
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Inmarsat PLC is a British satellite telecommunications company founded in 1979. It offers global mobile services and provides telephone and data services to users worldwide, via portable or mobile terminals which communicate with ground stations through twelve geostationary telecommunications satellites. Inmarsat's network provides communications services to a range of governments, aid agencies, media outlets and businesses with a need to communicate in remote regions or where there is no reliable terrestrial network.
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InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is a British multinational hotels company founded in 2003. IHG has over 742,000 rooms and 5,028 hotels across nearly 100 countries. The company worldwide headquarters and Europe offices are in Denham, Buckinghamshire in England.
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Intertek Group PLC is a multinational inspection, product testing and certification company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. Intertek can trace its origins from a marine surveying business formed by Caleb Brett in the 1890s, a testing laboratory formed by Milton Hersey in Montreal in 1888 and a lamp testing centre established by Thomas Edison in 1896.
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ITV PLC is a British media company that holds 13 of the 15 regional television licences that make up the ITV network, the oldest and largest commercial terrestrial television network in the United Kingdom. The company was formed by a corporate takeover by Granada plc (the parent company of Granada Television) of Carlton Communications in 2004.
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St James's Place PLC (branded as St. James's Place Wealth Management) is a UK-based wealth management business. It is headquartered in Cirencester and has 20 regional offices throughout the UK among recently acquired offices in China and Hong Kong. The business was founded in 1991 as J Rothschild Assurance Group, later changed to St. James's Place plc.
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Johnson Matthey PLC is a British multinational speciality chemicals and sustainable technologies company headquartered in the United Kingdom. Johnson Matthey traces its origins to 1817, when Percival Norton Johnson set up business as a gold assayer in London. In 1851 George Matthey joined the business and its name was changed to Johnson & Matthey. The following year the firm was appointed Official Assayer & Refiner to the Bank of England. The company has branches in the cities of Birmingham and Sheffield to supply the jewellery and silverware and cutlery trade with raw materials and ancillary supplies, such as silver solder and flux, which it manufactured.
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Kingfisher PLC is a British multinational retailing company headquartered in London. It is the largest home improvement retailer in Europe, and the third-largest in the world (behind The Home Depot and Lowe's). It has over 1,176 stores, in eleven countries across Asia and Europe, and its brands include B&Q, Castorama, Brico Dépôt and Screwfix. Kingfisher was founded in 1982, by the buyout of the British Woolworths chain by Paternoster Stores Ltd, which later changed its name to Woolworth Holdings plc.
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Land Securities Group PLC is the largest commercial property development and investment company in the UK. The firm switched to Real Estate Investment Trust status when REITs were introduced in the United Kingdom in January 2007. It is headquartered in London. The company was founded in 1944.
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Legal & General Group PLC commonly known as Legal & General, is a British multinational financial services company founded in 1936 and headquartered in London, United Kingdom. Its products include life insurance, general insurance, pensions and investments. It has operations in the United Kingdom, Egypt, France, Germany, the Gulf, India, the Netherlands and the United States.
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Lloyds Banking Group PLC is a major British financial institution formed through the acquisition of HBOS by Lloyds TSB in 2009. The Group's history stems from the founding of the Bank of Scotland in 1695 by the Parliament of Scotland before the Act of Union, which is the second oldest bank in the United Kingdom. The Group's headquarters is located in London and its registered office is on The Mound in Edinburgh. Lloyds Banking Group's activities are organised into: Retail Banking (including Mortgages and Sole Traders); Commercial; Life, Pensions & Insurance; and Wealth & International.
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London Stock Exchange Group PLC is a British-based stock exchange and financial information company founded in 2007. It is headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It owns the Borsa Italiana, MillenniumIT, Russell Investments, FTSE International, Exactpro, majority stake in LCH, majority stake in MTS and the London Stock Exchange.
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J Sainsbury PLC is the second largest chain of supermarkets in the United Kingdom, with a 16.9% share of the supermarket sector in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1869 in Drury Lane, London, the company became the largest grocery retailer.
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Marks & Spencer Group PLC (also known as M&S) is a major British multinational retailer headquartered in the City of Westminster, London. It specialises in the selling of clothing, home products and luxury food products. M&S was founded in 1884 by Michael Marks and Thomas Spencer in Leeds.
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Meggitt PLC is a British engineering business specialising in aerospace equipment. It has its headquarters at Bournemouth Airport in Dorset. The Company was established in the 1940s as a machine tool business based in Halifax known as Willson Lathes. It went public in 1947 and in 1964 acquired an engineering business in Dorset known as Meggitt.
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Merlin Entertainment PLC is a British-based company headquartered in Poole, Dorset (England), which operates 124 attractions, 13 hotels and 5 holiday villages in 24 countries. Formed in 1999, Merlin is Europe's leading and the world's second largest visitor attraction operator.
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Mondi PLC is an international packaging and paper group employing over 24,400 people with 102 operations across more than 30 countries, predominantly in central Europe, Russia and South Africa. It is fully integrated across the packaging and paper value chain – from the growing of wood and the manufacture of pulp and paper (packaging paper and uncoated fine paper), to the conversion of packaging papers into corrugated packaging, industrial bags, extrusion coatings and release liner. Mondi has its roots in South Africa where, in 1967, the company's former owner, Anglo American plc, built the Merebank Mill in Durban.
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WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC trading as Morrisons, is the fourth largest chain of supermarkets (behind Tesco, Sainsbury's and Asda) in the United Kingdom, headquartered in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. Founded in 1899 by William Morrison, hence the abbreviation Wm Morrison, it began as an egg and butter stall in Rawson Market, Bradford, England.
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National Grid PLC is a British multinational electricity and gas utility company headquartered in Warwick, United Kingdom. Its principal activities are in the United Kingdom and Northeastern United States. The company was created in 1990.
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Next PLC styled as next, is a British multinational clothing, footwear and home products retailer headquartered in Enderby, Leicestershire. It has around 700 stores, of which 502 are in the United Kingdom and Ireland, and around 200 are in continental Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Next is the largest clothing retailer by sales in the United Kingdom, having overtaken Marks & Spencer in early 2012 and 2014. The company was founded by Joseph Hepworth in Leeds in 1864 as a tailor under the name of Joseph Hepworth & Son.
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Old Mutual PLC is an international investment, savings, insurance, and banking group. Established in 1845 in South Africa, it had more than 16 million customers and £303.8 billion assets under management as of 31 December 2015. The company was founded 1845 as a mutual insurance company.
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Pearson PLC is a British multinational publishing and education company headquartered in London. It was founded as a construction business in the 1840s. It shut down its construction activities in the 1920s and switched to publishing. It is the largest education company and the largest book publisher in the world.
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Persimmon PLC is a British housebuilding company, headquartered in York, England. The company is named after a horse which won the 1896 Derby and St. Leger for the Prince of Wales. Persimmon was founded in 1972. It builds homes under the Persimmon homes, Charles Church and Westbury Partnerships brands.
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Prudential PLC is a British multinational life insurance and financial services company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It was founded in London in May 1848 as The Prudential Mutual Assurance Investment and Loan Association to provide loans to professional and working people.
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Randgold Resources Ltd is a gold mining business operating mainly in Mali. Headquartered in Jersey, Channel Islands. The company was established in 1995
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Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC. The company's activities are concentrated on the following mines: Morila Gold Mine and Loulo-Gounkoto mine complex, Mali; Tongon Mine, Côte d'Ivoire; Kibali Gold Mine, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
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RELX Group (known as Reed Elsevier between 1992 and February 2015) is a multinational information and analytics company based in London, in the United Kingdom. It operates in four market segments: scientific, technical and medical; risk and business analytics; legal; and exhibitions. The company operates in 40 countries and serves customers in over 180 nations.
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Rio Tinto PLC is a British-Australian multinational and one of the world's largest metals and mining corporations. The company was founded in 1873, when a multinational consortium of investors purchased a mine complex on the Rio Tinto, in Huelva, Spain, from the Spanish government. Since then, the company has grown through a long series of mergers and acquisitions to place itself among the world leaders in the production of many commodities, including aluminium, iron ore, copper, uranium, coal, and diamonds. Although primarily focused on extraction of minerals, Rio Tinto also has significant operations in refining, particularly for refining bauxite and iron ore.
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Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC is a British multinational public holding company that, through its various subsidiaries, designs, manufactures and distributes power systems for aviation and other industries. Rolls-Royce Holdings was founded in 1906 and headquartered in City of Westminster, London. It is the world’s second-largest maker of aircraft engines, and also has major businesses in the marine propulsion and energy sectors. Rolls-Royce was the world's 16th-largest defence contractor.
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Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC commonly abbreviated as RBS, is one of the retail banking subsidiaries of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, together with NatWest and Ulster Bank. It has around 700 branches, mainly in Scotland though there are branches in many larger towns and cities throughout England and Wales. The Royal Bank of Scotland was established in 1724 to provide a bank with strong Hanoverian and Whig ties.
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Royal Mail plc is a postal service company in the United Kingdom, originally established in 1516. The company's subsidiary, Royal Mail Group Limited, operates the brands Royal Mail (letters) and Parcelforce Worldwide (parcels). General Logistics Systems, an international logistics company, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Royal Mail Group. The company provides mail collection and delivery services throughout the UK. Letters are deposited in a pillar or wall box, taken to a post office, or collected in bulk from businesses.
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RSA Insurance Group PLC is a British multinational general insurance company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. RSA has major operations in the UK & Ireland, Scandinavia and Canada and provides insurance products and services in more than 140 countries through a network of local partners. It has 17 million customers. RSA was formed by the merger of Sun Alliance and Royal Insurance in 1996.
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Sage Group PLC, commonly known as Sage, is a British multinational enterprise software company headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. It is the world's third-largest supplier of enterprise resource planning software (behind Oracle and SAP), the largest supplier to small businesses, and has 6.1 million customers worldwide. It has offices in 24 countries. The Company was founded in 1981 in Newcastle, to develop estimating and accounting software for small businesses.
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Schroders PLC is a British multinational asset management company, founded in 1804. The company employs over 4,000 people worldwide across 37 offices in 27 different countries around Europe, America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Headquartered in the City of London. Schroders has two share classes: voting shares and non-voting shares.
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Severn Trent PLC is a UK water company foundedin 1985 and headquartered in Coventry, England. It treats and provides water and removes wastewater in the United Kingdom and internationally. The Company provides clean water and wastewater services through its businesses, Severn Trent Water and Severn Trent Business Services. It operates through two segments: Regulated Water and Waste Water, and Business Services.
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Royal Dutch Shell A PLC, commonly known as Shell, is an Anglo-Dutch multinational oil and gas company headquartered in the Netherlands and incorporated in the United Kingdom. It is one of the six oil and gas "supermajors" and the fifth-largest company in the world (and the largest based in Europe). Shell was formed in 1907 through the amalgamation of the Royal Dutch Petroleum Company of the Netherlands and the "Shell" Transport and Trading Company of the United Kingdom.
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Royal Dutch Shell B PLC - Class B ordinary shares related to the dividend access mechanism, which applies only to the Class B ordinary shares. All dividends with respect to Class B ordinary shares and Class B ADSs have to date been paid on the Dividend Access Share pursuant to the Dividend Access Mechanism.
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Shire PLC is a Jersey-registered, Irish-headquartered global specialty biopharmaceutical company founded in 1986. Originating in the United Kingdom with an operational base in the United States, its brands and products include Vyvanse, Lialda, and Adderall XR. Shire is a global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. The company's products are available in more than 100 countries across core therapeutic areas.
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Smith & Nephew PLC is a British-based multinational medical equipment manufacturing company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is an international producer of advanced wound management products, arthroscopy products, trauma and clinical therapy products, and orthopedic reconstruction products. Its products are sold in over 120 countries. The company was founded in 1856.
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Smiths Group PLC is a British multinational diversified engineering business founded in 1851 and headquartered in London, United Kingdom. Smiths Group has five divisions. Smiths Detection is the world's largest manufacturer of sensors for the detection of explosives, weapons, chemical agents, biohazards, narcotics and contraband. John Crane is a manufacturer of seals and associated products for the process industries. Smiths Medical is a manufacturer and supplier of specialty medical devices and equipment. Smiths Interconnect is a manufacturer of electronic and radio frequency components. Flex-Tek is a supplier of components to heat and move fluids and gases.
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Sports Direct International PLC is a British retailing group. Established in 1982 by Mike Ashley, the company is the United Kingdom's largest sports-goods retailer and operates roughly 670 stores worldwide. The company owns a large number of sporting brands and trades predominantly under the SportsDirect.com brand. Other retailers owned by the company include USC and Lillywhites. The company operates under low margins.
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Standard Chartered PLC is a British multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in London. It operates a network of more than 1,200 branches and outlets (including subsidiaries, associates and joint ventures) across more than 70 countries and employs around 87,000 people. It is a universal bank with operations in consumer, corporate and institutional banking, and treasury services. The name Standard Chartered comes from the names of the two banks from which it was formed by merger in 1969: The Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, and Standard Bank of British South Africa.
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Standard Life PLC is an investment company with headquarters in Edinburgh and operations around the globe. It has 1.2 million shareholders in more than 50 countries and 4.5 million customers and clients worldwide, with a further 25 million customers through joint ventures in China and India. The Standard Life Assurance Company was established in 1825 and was reincorporated as a mutual assurance company in 1925.
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Taylor Wimpey PLC is one of the largest British based housebuilding companies. Its corporate headquarters are in London and its UK operational headquarters are in High Wycombe. The company was created from the merger of rivals Taylor Woodrow and George Wimpey on 3 July 2007.
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Tesco PLC is a British multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer with headquarters in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom. It is the third largest retailer in the world measured by profits and fifth-largest retailer in the world measured by revenues. It has stores in 12 countries across Asia and Europe and is the grocery market leader in the UK (where it has a market share of around 28.4%), Ireland, Hungary, Malaysia, and Thailand. Tesco was founded in 1919 as a group of market stalls.
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Travis Perkins PLC is a British builders' merchant and home improvement retailer based in Northampton. It operates 1,900 outlets, and has more than 24,000 employees in the United Kingdom & Ireland. The company was formed in 1988, through merger between Travis & Arnold & Sandell Perkins.
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TUI is a multinational travel and tourism company headquartered in Hannover, Germany. It is the largest leisure, travel and tourism company in the world, and owns travel agencies, hotels, airlines, cruise ships and retail stores. The group owns six European airlines - the largest holiday fleet in Europe - and nine tour operators based in Europe and Scandinavia. The origins of the company lie in the industrial and transportation company, Preussag AG, which was originally formed as a German mining company. It was incorporated on 9 October 1923, as Preußische Bergwerks- und Hütten-Aktiengesellschaft (Prussian Mine and Foundry Company).
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Unilever PLC is a British-Dutch multinational consumer goods company co-headquartered in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and London, United Kingdom. Its products include food, beverages, cleaning agents and personal care products. It is the world's third-largest consumer goods company and the world's largest producer of food spreads, such as margarine. One of the oldest multinational companies, its products are available in around 190 countries. Unilever was founded in 1930 by the merger of the Dutch margarine producer Margarine Unie and the British soapmaker Lever Brothers.
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United Utilities Group PLC the United Kingdom's largest listed water company, was founded in 1995 as a result of the merger of North West Water and NORWEB. The group manages the regulated water and wastewater network in North West England. United Utilities' headquarters are in Warrington and the company has 5,300 direct employees. North West England is the wettest region in England, and water hardness across the region is soft to very soft.
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Vodafone Group PLC is a British multinational telecommunications company, with headquarters in London, founded in 1991. Among mobile operator groups globally, Vodafone ranked fifth by revenue and second (behind China Mobile) in the number of connections. It owns and operates networks in 26 countries and has partner networks in over 50 additional countries. Its Vodafone Global Enterprise division provides telecommunications and IT services to corporate clients in 150 countries.
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Weir Group PLC is an engineering company headquartered in Glasgow, Scotland. It operates in over 70 countries employing approximately 14,000 people focused on mining, oil and gas and power markets. The company was established in 1871 as an engineering firm by two brothers, George and James Weir, founding G. & J. Weir Ltd. The Weir brothers produced numerous groundbreaking inventions in pumping equipment, primarily for the Clyde shipyards and the steam ships built there. These pumps became extremely well known for their use as boiler feedwater pumps, and for ship's auxiliary equipment such as evaporators.
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Whitbread PLC is a multinational hotel, coffee shop and restaurant company headquartered in Houghton Regis, United Kingdom. The company has its origins in brewing. Its largest division is Premier Inn, which is the largest hotel brand in the UK with around 650 hotels and over 50,000 rooms. Its Costa Coffee chain has 3,080 shops across 30 countries and is the world's second-largest international coffee shop chain. Its other brands include the restaurant chains Beefeater, Brewers Fayre and Table Table.
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Wolseley PLC is a multinational building materials distribution company headquartered is the UK. It is the world's largest heating and plumbing distributor to the professional market and has approximately 47,000 employees across 25 countries. Its brands include Ferguson, Pipe Centre, Plumb & Parts Centre and Wolseley.
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WPP PLC is a British multinational advertising and public relations company with its main management office in London, England, and its executive office in Dublin, Ireland. It is the world's largest advertising company, which employs around 190,000 people in 3,000 offices across 112 countries. It owns a number of advertising, public relations and market research networks.
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Accor SA formerly known as Accor S.A., is a French multinational hotel group, which operates in 94 countries. Headquartered in Paris, France, the group owns and franchises 3,700 hotels (spanning all inhabited continents) representing several brands, from budget and economy lodgings to five-star hotels. Founded in 1967.
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Airbus Group is a European multinational aerospace and defence corporation. Headquartered in Leiden, Netherlands, the group consists of the three business divisions Airbus, Airbus Defence and Space, and Airbus Helicopters. The company was originally formed as the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company NV (EADS) on 10 July 2000 by the merger of Aérospatiale-Matra, DaimlerChrysler Aerospace AG (DASA), and Construcciones Aeronáuticas SA (CASA).
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Air France stylized as AIRFRANCE, is the French flag carrier headquartered in Tremblay-en-France. It is a subsidiary of the Air France–KLM Group and a founding member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. It serves 36 destinations in France and operates worldwide scheduled passenger and cargo services to 168 destinations in 93 countries. Air France was formed on 7 October 1933 from a merger of Air Orient, Air Union, Compagnie Générale Aéropostale, Compagnie Internationale de Navigation Aérienne (CIDNA), and Société Générale de Transport Aérien (SGTA).
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Air Liquide SA is a French multinational company which supplies industrial gases and services to various industries including medical, chemical and electronic manufacturers. Founded in 1902, it is the world's first largest supplier of industrial gases and has operations in over 80 countries. It is headquartered in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, France, and also has a major site in Japan (ALL), as well as in Houston, TX, and Newark, DE, USA.
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AXA SA is a French multinational insurance firm founded in 1817 and headquartered in the 8th arrondissement of Paris that engages in global insurance, investment management, and other financial services. AXA is the 1st insurance brand worldwide for the 8th consecutive year, with a brand value growing 14% in 2016. It operates primarily in Western Europe, North America, the Asia Pacific region, and the Middle East, with presence also in Africa. AXA is a conglomerate of independently run businesses, operated according to the laws and regulations of many different countries.
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Bnp Paribas SA is a French multinational bank and financial services company founded in 1848, with global headquarters in Paris. BNP Paribas is one of the largest banks in the world. The firm is a universal bank split into two strategic business units: Retail Banking & Services (which includes Asset Management, custodial banking, and real estate services), and Corporate and Institutional Banking.
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Bouygues is an industrial group headquartered in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, France. The company was founded in 1952 by Francis Bouygues and since 1989 has been led by his son Martin Bouygues. In 2015 it had over approximately 120,000 employees in 100 countries, generating €32.428 billion in revenue. The group specialises in construction, real estate development, media, and telecommunications.
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Cap Gemini SA is a French multinational management consulting corporation headquartered in Paris, France. It is one of the world's largest consulting, technology and outsourcing companies with 180,000 employees in over 40 countries. It was founded in 1967 in Grenoble, France. Capgemini's regional operations are North and South America, Northern Europe & Asia Pacific and Central & Southern Europe. Services are delivered through four disciplines; Consulting, Technology, Outsourcing and Local Professional Services.
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Carrefour is a French multinational retailer founded in 1958 and headquartered in Boulogne Billancourt, France, in the Hauts-de-Seine Department near Paris. It is one of the largest hypermarket chains in the world (with close to 1,600 hypermarkets at the end of 2015), the second largest retail group in the world. Carrefour operates in more than 30 countries, in Europe, the Americas, Asia and Africa.
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Credit Agricole is a French network of cooperative and mutual banks comprising the 39 Crédit Agricole Regional Banks. In 1990,it became an international full-service banking group. It was created on 23 February 1885 at Salins-les-Bains in the district of Poligny in the Jura region and became the first of its kind in France.
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Electricite de France SA is a French electric utility company, largely owned by the French state. It was founded in 1946 and headquartered in Paris, France. EDF specialises in electricity, from engineering to distribution. The company's operations include the following: electricity generation and distribution; power plant design, construction and dismantling; energy trading; and transport. It is active in such power generation technologies as nuclear power, hydropower, marine energies, wind power, solar energy, biomass, geothermal energy and fossil-fired energy.
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Cie Generale d'Optique Essilor International SA is a French is the world's largest manufacturer of ophthalmic lenses and optical equipment. It is based in Charenton-le-Pont (near Paris), France. Essilor is responsible for creating Varilux, the world's first progressive lens which corrects presbyopia and allows clear vision in the wearer's near, intermediate and far vision. The company formed from the merger of ophthalmic firms Essel and Silor in 1972. Essilor now operates in over 100 countries over five continents. Its activities are largely focused on research and development.
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Orange, formerly France Télécom S.A., is a French multinational telecommunications corporation, which was founded in 1988. It has 263 million customers worldwide and employs 105,000 people in France, and 170,000 elsewhere. The company's head office is located in the 15th arrondissement of Paris. Orange has been the company's main brand for mobile, landline, internet and IPTV services since 2006.
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GDF Suez is a French multinational electric utility company, headquartered in La Défense, Courbevoie, which operates in the fields of electricity generation and distribution, natural gas and renewable energy. The company, formed on 22 July 2008 by the merger of Gaz de France and Suez, traces its origins to the Universal Suez Canal Company founded in 1858 to construct the Suez Canal. Since the merger in 2008, the French state holds approximately a third of the company. It adopted the "Engie" name in April 2015 in order to emphasize the changing nature of its energy business and de-emphasize its historical role as a nationalized gas monopoly.
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Danone Group is a French multinational food-products corporation based in Paris. It has four business lines: Fresh Dairy products,[2] Waters, Early Life Nutrition and Medical Nutrition. The original company bearing the corporate name was founded in 1919 as a small factory producing yoghurt. Ten years later, the company moved from Spain to France, and its first French factory was built.
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Legrand SA is a French industrial group historically based in Limoges in the Limousin region. In terms of sales, the firm is a world leader in products and systems for electrical installations and information networks. It is also expanding its product range with regards to sustainable development and energy saving technologies, and also has developed new products for photovoltaic installations and lighting control. The company's origins date is 1865.
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L'Oreal SA is a French cosmetics company founded in 1909 and headquartered in Clichy, Hauts-de-Seine with a registered office in Paris. It is the world's largest cosmetics company and has developed activities in the field of cosmetics, concentrating on hair colour, skin care, sun protection, make-up, perfume and hair care; the company is active in dermatology, toxicology, tissue engineering, and biopharmaceutical research fields and is the top nanotechnology patent-holder in the United States.
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LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA, better known as LVMH, is a European multinational luxury goods conglomerate, native of France and headquartered in Paris. The company was formed by the 1987 merger of fashion house Louis Vuitton with Moet Hennessy, a company formed after the 1971 merger between the champagne producer Moët & Chandon and Hennessy, the cognac manufacturer. It controls around 60 subsidiaries that each manage a small number of prestigious brands. The subsidiaries are often managed independently. The oldest of the LVMH brands is wine producer Château d'Yquem, which dates its origins back to 1593.
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Cie Generale des Etablissements Michelin is a French tire manufacturer based in Clermont-Ferrand in the Auvergne région of France. It is one of the three largest tire manufacturers in the world. Michelin's numerous inventions include the removable tire, the pneurail (a tire for trains made to run on rails) and the radial tire. Michelin manufactures tires for space shuttles, aircraft, automobiles, heavy equipment, motorcycles, and bicycles. Founded in 1889.
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Pernod-Ricard SA is a French company that produces distilled beverages founded in 1975. The company's eponymous products, Pernod Anise and Ricard Pastis, are both anise-flavoured liqueurs and are often referred to simply as Pernod or Ricard. The company also produces several other types of pastis.
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Peugeot SA is a French car manufacturer, part of Groupe PSA. The family business that preceded the current Peugeot company was founded in 1810, and manufactured coffee mills and bicycles. In 1830 it was founded as a bicycle manufacturer, in 1882 - as a car manufacturer, in 1898 - as a motorcycle company. The car company and bike company parted ways in 1926 but Peugeot bicycles continued to be built until very recently.
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Publicis Groupe SA is a French multinational advertising and public relations company, and is one of the largest marketing and communications company in the world, headquartered in Paris. The company was founded in 1926 and owned several full-service advertising groups that undertook a range of media activities: mobile and interactive online communication, television, magazines & newspapers, cinema and radio, outdoor.
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Renault SA is a French multinational automobile manufacturer established in 1899. The company produces a range of cars and vans, and in the past has manufactured trucks, tractors, tanks, buses/coaches and autorail vehicles. It was founded in 1899 and Headquartered in Boulogne-Billancourt, near Paris.
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Safran SA is a French multinational aircraft engine, rocket engine, aerospace-component, defense, and security company. It was formed in 2005 by a merger between the aircraft and rocket engine manufacturer and aerospace component manufacturer group SNECMA and the security company SAGEM. Its headquarters are located in Paris.
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Sanofi is a French multinational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Gentilly, France. It is the world's fifth-largest by prescription sales. The company was formed as Sanofi-Aventis in 2004 by the merger of Aventis and Sanofi-Synthélabo and changed its name to Sanofi in May 2011. Sanofi engages in the research and development, manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceutical drugs principally in the prescription market, but the firm also develops over-the-counter medication.
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Schneider Electric SA is a French multinational corporation that specializes in energy management and automation solutions, spanning hardware, software, and services. Native of France, the company is headquartered in Rueil-Malmaison and is also based at the World Trade Center of Grenoble with offices throughout the world. The current headquarters is also located in Rueil Malmaison. Founded in 1836.
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Societe Generale SA is a French multinational banking and financial services company founded in 1864 and headquartered in Paris. The company is a universal bank and has divisions supporting French Networks, Global Transaction Banking, International Retail Banking, Financial services, Corporate and Investment Banking, Private Banking, Asset Management and Securities Services. Société Générale is France's third largest bank by total assets, sixth largest in Europe or seventeenth by market capitalization.
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Cie de St-Gobain is a French multinational corporation, founded in 1665 in Paris and headquartered on the outskirts of Paris, at La Défense and in Courbevoie. Originally a mirror manufacturer, it now also produces a variety of construction and high-performance materials.
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Technip SA is a company that carries out project management, engineering and construction for the energy industry. Its headquarters are in the 16th arrondissement of Paris. It has about 38,000 employees and operates in 48 countries. Technip was established in 1958 by IFP, Institut français du pétrole, as Compagnie française d'études et de construction Technip.
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Total SA is a French multinational integrated oil and gas company founded in 1924. Its businesses cover the entire oil and gas chain, from crude oil and natural gas exploration and production to power generation, transportation, refining, petroleum product marketing, and international crude oil and product trading. Total is also a large scale chemicals manufacturer and one of the leaders in the solar power industry with its American affiliate, SunPower. Its head office is in the Tour Total in La Défense district in Courbevoie, west of Paris.
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Valeo SA is a multinational automotive supplier based in France, providing a wide range of products to auto manufacturers and aftermarkets. The Société Anonyme Française de Ferodo was founded in 1923 in Saint-Ouen, a suburb of Paris. At the end of 2013, the Group Valeo has a presence in 29 countries, employing 74 800 people at 124 production sites, 16 research centers, 35 development centers and 12 distribution platforms.
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Vallourec SA is a multinational company founded in 1957 and headquartered in Boulogne-Billancourt, Paris, France. It provides solutions to energy industries, as well as the industrial sector, such as the construction, automotive, and mechanical industries. Vallourec specializes in hot rolled seamless steel tubes, expandable tubular technology, automotive parts, and stainless steel.
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Veolia Environnement SA branded as Veolia, is a French transnational company with activities in four main service and utility areas traditionally managed by public authorities – water management, waste management, public transport and energy services. Veolia employs 318,376 employees in 48 countries. It was founded in 1853 and headquartered in Paris.
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Vinci SA, corporately styled VINCI, is a French concessions and construction company founded in 1899 as Société Générale d'Enterprises. It employs over 179,000 people and is the largest construction company in the world. The company was founded as Société Générale d’Entreprises S.A. (SGE) in 1899.
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Vivendi France, formerly Vivendi Universal SA) is a French multinational mass media conglomerate headquartered in Paris, France. It was founded in 1853. The company has activities in music, television, film, video games, telecommunications, tickets and video hosting service.
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ABB Ltd is a Swedish-Swiss multinational corporation headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland, operating mainly in robotics and the power and automation technology areas. ABB is one of the largest engineering companies as well as one of the largest conglomerates in the world. It has operations in around 100 countries. ABB resulted from the 1988 merger of the Swedish corporation Allmänna Svenska Elektriska Aktiebolaget (ASEA) and the Swiss company Brown, Boveri & Cie (BBC)
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Adecco SA, based near Zurich, Switzerland, is the largest staffing firm in the world. It offers a wide variety of services through its key markets in France, North America, UK & Ireland, Japan, Germany, Austria, Italy, Benelux, Nordics, Iberia, Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland. The company was formed in 1996 as a result of the merger of the French company Ecco and the Swiss company Adia Interim
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Credit Suisse Group AG is a Swiss multinational financial services holding company, headquartered in Zürich, that operates the Credit Suisse Bank and other financial services investments. The company is organized as a stock corporation with four divisions: Investment Banking, Private Banking, Asset Management, and a Shared Services Group that provides marketing and support to the other three divisions. Credit Suisse was founded by Alfred Escher in 1856 under the name Schweizerische Kreditanstalt.
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Holcim Ltd is a Swiss-based global building materials and aggregates company founded in 1912. Holcim is headquartered in Jona, Switzerland and holds interests in more than 70 countries worldwide. The company's products include cement, clinker, concrete, lime, and aggregates. They also offer consulting services, third party research and development, and land waste management services. Their largest business segment is the manufacture and distribution of cement and aggregates.
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Nestle SA is a Swiss transnational food and drink company headquartered in Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland. Nestlé's products include baby food, medical food, bottled water, breakfast cereals, coffee and tea, confectionery, dairy products, ice cream, frozen food, pet foods, and snacks. Nestlé was formed in 1905 by the merger of the Anglo-Swiss Milk Company, established in 1866 by brothers George Page and Charles Page, and Farine Lactée Henri Nestlé, founded in 1866 by Henri Nestlé (born Heinrich Nestle).
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Novartis AG is a Swiss multinational pharmaceutical company based in Basel, Switzerland. It is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies by both market cap and sales. In 1996, Ciba-Geigy merged with Sandoz, and the pharmaceutical and agrochemical divisions of both companies formed Novartis as an independent entity.
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Cie Financiere Richemont SA is a Switzerland-based luxury goods holding company founded in 1988 by South African businessman Johann Rupert. Through its various subsidiaries, Richemont designs, manufactures, distributes and sells premium jewellery, watches, leather goods, writing instruments, firearms, clothing and accessories. Richemont is publicly traded as CFR on the SIX Swiss Exchange and the JSE Securities Exchange.
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Roche Holding AG is a Swiss multinational health-care company that operates worldwide under two divisions: Pharmaceuticals and Diagnostics. The company headquarters are located in Basel and the company has many pharmaceutical and diagnostic sites around the world. It was founded in 1896 as a producer of various vitamin preparations and derivatives.
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Lafargeholcim Ltd. is a manufacturer of building materials (primarily cement, aggregates and concrete) which claims to be the largest in the world, with a presence in 90 countries and 115,000 employees. It was formed by the merger on 10 July 2015 of cement companies Holcim and Lafarge which had combined net sales of CHF 33 billion (EUR 27 billion) in 2014. The new company has a manufacturing capacity of 368.5 million tons a year.
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Swiss Re AG generally known as Swiss Re, is a reinsurance company based in Zurich, Switzerland. It is the world’s second-largest reinsurer. It acquired GE Insurance Solutions in 2006. Founded in 1863, Swiss Re operates through offices in more than 25 countries. The group has offices in over 25 countries. In Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
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Syngenta AG is a global Swiss agribusiness that produces agrochemicals and seeds. As a biotechnology company, it conducts genomic research. It was formed in 2000 by the merger of Novartis Agribusiness and Zeneca Agrochemicals and became the world’s largest crop chemical producer. Syngenta has eight primary product lines which it develops, markets and sells worldwide; Its five product lines for pesticides are selective herbicides, non-selective herbicides, fungicides, insecticides and seed care. Three product lines for seed products include corn and soya, other field crops and vegetables.
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UBS Group AG is a Swiss global financial services company, incorporated in the Canton of Zurich, and co-headquartered in Zurich and Basel. The company provides wealth management, asset management, and investment banking services for private, corporate, and institutional clients worldwide, and is generally considered to be a bulge bracket bank. In Switzerland, these services are also offered to retail clients. Founded in 1862.
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Alimentation Couche Tard Inc., or simply Couche-Tard is one of the largest company-owned convenience store operators in the world with more than 12,000 stores across Canada, the United States, Europe, Mexico, Japan, China, and Indonesia. The company operates its corporate stores under mainly Couche-Tard, Mac's, Circle K, On the Run and also under the affiliated brands 7-jours, Dairy Mart, Daisy Mart and Winks. Founded in 1980, the corporation is based in Laval, Quebec, Canada, a suburb of Montreal.
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Agrium Inc. is a major retail supplier of agricultural products and services in North America, South America and Australia and a wholesale producer and marketer of all three major agricultural nutrients and a supplier of specialty fertilizers in North America. Agrium was founded as Cominco Fertilizers, Limited in 1931 and changed its name to Agrium, Incorporated in 1995. Agrium is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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Bank of Nova Scotia, operating as Scotiabank, is the third largest bank in Canada by deposits and market capitalization. It serves more than 23 million customers in over 55 countries around the world and offers a range of products and services including personal and commercial banking, wealth management, corporate and investment banking. The bank was incorporated on March 30, 1832, in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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Bank of Montreal, operating as BMO Financial Group and commonly shortened to BMO, is one of the Big Five banks in Canada. It is the fourth-largest bank in Canada by market capitalization and based on assets, and among the ten largest banks in North America. The bank officially began conducting business on November 3, 1817, making it Canada's oldest bank.
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BCE Inc., originally Bell Canada Enterprises Inc., is a Canadian telecommunications company. It is one of the largest corporations and a publicly-traded holding company for Canada's largest communications network. It has been the parent company in the Bell Canada corporate empire since its creation in 1983 when Bell Canada, Northern Telecom, and other related companies all became subsidiaries of BCE.
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Brookfield Asset Management Inc. is a global alternative asset manager, offering alternative-type investments, structured financial products, traditional fixed income and equities and finite-risk reinsurance. Brookfield Asset Management owns a significant stake in a real estate services company offering home relocations, property appraisals, move-in services and home transaction closing services, and capital market services, including financial advisory, securities underwriting, and property brokerage. The company's corporate headquarters are located in Toronto and New York City. It was founded in 1899 as a builder and operator of electricity and transport infrastructure in Brazil.
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Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce-Canada, commonly referred to as CIBC, is one of the Big Five banks in Canada. The bank is headquartered at Commerce Court in Toronto, Ontario. The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, as it is known today, came into being in 1961. The bank was formed through the merger of the Canadian Bank of Commerce and the Imperial Bank of Canada. At the time, they were two of Canada's largest banks.
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Canadian National Railway Co. is a Canadian Class I railway headquartered in Montreal, Quebec that serves Canada and the Midwestern and Southern United States. It was incorporated on June 6, 1919, comprising several railways that had become bankrupt and fallen into federal government hands, along with some railways already owned by the government.
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Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. is a historic Canadian Class I railroad incorporated in 1881. The railroad is owned by Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, which began operations as legal owner in a corporate restructuring in 2001. Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, it owns approximately 20,000 kilometres (12,500 mi) of track all across Canada and into the United States, stretching from Montreal to Vancouver, and as far north as Edmonton. Its rail network also serves five major cities in the United States, such as Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Detroit, Chicago, and New York City.
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Loblaw Companies Limited is a Canadian food retailer that encompasses 1,000 corporate and franchise supermarkets that operates under 22 regional and market segment banners. Loblaw's operates a private label program that includes grocery and household items, clothing, baby products, pharmaceuticals, cellular phones, general merchandise, and financial services. It was founded in Toronto, Canada in 1919.
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Magna International Inc. is a Canadian global automotive supplier headquartered in Aurora, Ontario, Canada. Magna’s capabilities include the design, engineering, testing and manufacture of exterior systems, seating systems, closure systems, vision systems, powertrain systems, electronic systems, roof systems, body & chassis systems, hybrid & electric vehicle systems, and vehicle engineering & contract assembly. The company was founded in 1957 as "Multimatic" and "Multimatic Motorsports", then merged with Magna Electronics in 1969, and the combined company became Magna International in 1973.
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National Bank of Canada is the sixth largest commercial bank in Canada founded in 1859. It is headquartered in Montreal, and has branches in most Canadian provinces and 2.4 million personal clients. National Bank is the largest bank in Quebec, and the second largest financial institution in the province, after Desjardins.
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Pembina Pipeline Corp. is a transportation, midstream and gas service provider that was constructed in 1954. Pembina owns and operates pipelines that transport various hydrocarbon liquids including conventional and synthetic crude oil, heavy oil and oil sands products, condensate (diluent) and natural gas liquids produced in western Canada and North Dakota. Pembina also owns and operates gas gathering and processing facilities and an oil and natural gas liquids infrastructure and logistics business. The company operates facilities in western Canada and in natural gas liquids markets in eastern Canada and the United States.
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Potash Corp of Saskatchewan Inc. also known as PotashCorp, is a Canadian corporation based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The company is the world's largest potash producer and the third largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate, three primary crop nutrients used to produce fertilizer. The company was created by the government of Saskatchewan in 1975.
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Power Corp. of Canada is a diversified international management and Canadian holding company formed in 1925. It has interests in companies in the financial services sector in Canada, the United States and Europe. Through its subsidiary, Square Victoria Communications Group, it holds interest in companies from the communications and media sector. Power Corporation also holds and actively manages a portfolio of investments in the United States, Europe and Asia.
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Restaurant Brands International is a Canadian multinational fast food company. Formed in 2014 by the $12.5 billion merger between American fast food restaurant chain Burger King and the Canadian coffee shop and restaurant chain Tim Hortons, the company is the third-largest operator of fast food restaurants in the world.
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Royal Bank of Canada is a Canadian multinational financial services company and the largest bank in Canada. The bank serves over 16 million clients and has 78,000 employees worldwide. The company corporate headquarters are located in Toronto, Ontario. The bank was founded in 1864 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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Saputo Inc. is a Montreal-based Canadian dairy company. Founded as a cheese making company in 1954 by Italian immigrant Giuseppe Saputo, today Saputo's business includes dairy products, and it is the tenth largest dairy processor in the world. After growing in its home region of Quebec, the company has expanded by mergers and acquisitions. Saputo is the largest dairy processor in Canada, third largest in Argentina, and the second largest cheese maker in the United States.
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SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. a Montreal-based company, provides EPC and EPCM services in a variety of industry sectors, including mining and metallurgy, oil and gas, environment and water, infrastructure and clean power. In many cases, SNC-Lavalin combines these services with its financing and operations and maintenance capabilities to provide end-to-end project solutions. It was established in 1911 in Montréal.
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Sun Life Financial Inc. is a Canada-based financial services company known primarily as a life insurance company. It is one of the largest life insurance companies in the world, and also one of the oldest with the history spanning back to 1865. Sun Life Financial has a presence in investment management with over CAD$891 billion in assets under management operating in a number of countries.
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Suncor Energy Inc. is a Canadian integrated energy company based in Calgary, Alberta, in 1919. It develops and produces oil and natural gas in Western Canada, Colorado, and offshore drilling in eastern Canada. Its international efforts include offshore developments in the North Sea, and conventional, land-based efforts in Libya, Syria, and Trinidad and Tobago. Suncor operates refineries in Edmonton, Alberta; Sarnia, Ontario; Montreal, Quebec and Commerce City, Colorado. These refineries supply industrial, retail and commercial consumers. The company is also one of the largest Canadian retailers of petroleum products.
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TELUS Corp. (stylized as TELUS) is a Canadian national telecommunications company that provides a wide range of telecommunications products and services including internet access, voice, entertainment, healthcare, video, satellite and IPTV television. The company was formed in 1990 by the government of Alberta as TELUS Communications, a holding company, in order to facilitate the privatization of a crown corporation, the Alberta Government Telephones Commission (AGT).
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Toronto-Dominion Bank is a Canadian multinational banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Toronto, Ontario. Commonly known as TD and operating as TD Bank Group (French: Groupe Banque TD), the bank was created in 1955 through the merger of the Bank of Toronto and the Dominion Bank, which were founded in 1855 and 1869, respectively. TD Bank Group is the second largest bank in Canada by market capitalization and a top-10 bank in North America. Globally, it ranks as the 19th largest bank in the world.
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TransCanada Corp. is a major North American energy company, based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, developing and operating energy infrastructure in North America. Its pipeline network includes approximately 3,460 kilometres (2,150 miles) of oil pipeline, plus approximately 57,000 kilometres (35,418 miles) of wholly owned and 11,500 kilometres (7,146 miles) of partially owned gas pipeline that connects with virtually all major gas supply basins in North America. TransCanada is one of the continent’s largest providers of gas storage and related services. The company was founded in 1951 in Calgary.
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Gazprom PJSC (ADR) is a large Russian company founded in 1989, which carries on the business of extraction, production, transport, and sale of natural gas. The company name is a portmanteau of the Russian words Gazovaya Promyshlennost (Russian: ??????? ?????????????? - gas industry). The headquarters of Gazprom are in Moscow.
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Lukoil PJSC (ADR), stylized as LUKoil, is one of Russia's largest oil companies. It is also one of the largest global producers of oil. Headquartered in Moscow, Lukoil is one of the largest public companies in terms of proven oil and gas reserves. The company has operations in more than 40 countries around the world. It was formed in 1991 when three state-run, western Siberian companies named after the respective town in Khanty–Mansi Autonomous Okrug that each was based, Langepasneftegaz, Urayneftegaz, and Kogalymneftegaz, merged. The initials of the three companies are preserved in the name LUKoil.
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Magnit PJSC (ADR), tander, doing business as Magnit (??????, “Magnet”), is Russia's largest retailer. It was founded in 1994 in Krasnodar. It includes 9715 convenience stores, 225 hypermarkets, 2337 Magnit Cosmetics store and 157 Magnit family stores. The company employs more than 140,000 people and has been opening several dozen stores each month. The company developed a chain of “Magnit” hypermarkets in many Russian cities and towns.
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Rosneft PJSC (ADR) is an integrated oil company majority owned by the Government of Russia. Rosneft is headquartered in Moscow's Balchug district near the Kremlin, across the Moskva River. Rosneft became Russia's leading extraction and refinement company after purchasing assets of former oil giant Yukos at state-run auctions. Rosneft was established in 1993 as a unitary enterprise with assets previously held by Rosneftegaz, the successor to the Soviet Union's Ministry of Oil and Gas.
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Sberbank of Russia PJSC (ADR) is a state-owned Russian banking and financial services company founded in 1941 and headquartered in Moscow. Sberbank has operations in several European and post-Soviet countries. As of 2014 it was the largest bank in Russia and Eastern Europe, and the third largest in Europe, ranked 33rd in the world and first in central and Eastern Europe in The Banker's Top 1000 World Banks ranking.
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Surgutneftegas PJSC (ADR) is a Russian oil and gas company created in 1993 by merging several previously state-owned companies owning large oil and gas reserves in Western Siberia. The company's headquarters are located in Surgut, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug. Surgutneftegas was created in 1993.
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VTB Bank PJSC (ADR) is one of the leading universal banks of Russia. VTB Bank and its subsidiaries form a leading Russian financial group – VTB Group, offering a wide range of banking services and products in Russia, CIS, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the U.S. The Group’s largest subsidiaries in Russia are VTB 24, Bank of Moscow. It was established in 1990 with the support of the Russian State Bank and the Ministry of Finance.
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Amazon is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company, founded in July 5, 1994, based in Seattle, Washington. It is the largest Internet-based retailer in the world by total sales and market capitalization. Amazon.com started as an online bookstore, later diversifying to sell DVDs, Blu-rays, CDs, video downloads/streaming, MP3 downloads/streaming, audiobook downloads/streaming, software, video games, electronics, apparel, furniture, food, toys and jewelry.
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American Airlines commonly referred to as American, is a major American airline founded in 1926 and headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. It is the world's largest airline when measured by fleet size, revenue, and scheduled passenger-kilometres flown, and the second largest by number of destinations served. American together with its regional partners operates an extensive international and domestic network with an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to nearly 350 destinations in more than 50 countries.
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Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services. Its hardware products include the iPhone smartphone, the iPad tablet computer, the Mac personal computer, the iPod portable media player, the Apple Watch smartwatch, and the Apple TV digital media player. Apple's consumer software includes the macOS and iOS operating systems, the iTunes media player, the Safari web browser, and the iLife and iWork creativity and productivity suites. Its online services include the iTunes Store, the iOS App Store and Mac App Store, Apple Music, and iCloud. Apple was founded in April 1976 to develop and sell personal computers.
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Baidu, Inc. incorporated on January 18, 2000, is a Chinese web services company headquartered at the Baidu Campus in Beijing's Haidian District. It is one of the largest Internet companies in the world. Baidu offers many services, including a Chinese search engine for websites, audio files and images. Baidu offers 57 search and community services including Baidu Baike (an online, collaboratively built encyclopedia) and a searchable, keyword-based discussion forum.
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Chevron Corporation is an American multinational energy corporation. One of the successor companies of Standard Oil, it is headquartered in San Ramon, California, and active in more than 180 countries. Chevron is engaged in every aspect of the oil, natural gas, and geothermal energy industries, including hydrocarbon exploration and production; refining, marketing and transport; chemicals manufacturing and sales; and power generation. Chevron is one of the world's largest oil companies, founded in June 19, 1879 as Pacific Coast Oil Company, and in June 23, 1984 as Chevron Corporation.
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Cisco Systems is an American multinational technology conglomerate headquartered in San José, California, that develops, manufactures, and sells networking hardware, telecommunications equipment, and other high-technology services and products. Through its numerous acquired subsidiaries, such as OpenDNS, Cisco Meraki, and Cisco Jasper, Cisco specializes into specific tech markets, such as Internet of Things (IoT), domain security, and energy management. Cisco is the largest networking company in the world. It was founded in December 1984.
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Electronic Arts, also known as EA Games, is an American video game company founded in 1982 and headquartered in Redwood City, California. Founded and incorporated on May 28, 1982 by Trip Hawkins, the company was a pioneer of the early home computer games industry and was notable for promoting the designers and programmers responsible for its games.
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eBay Inc. is an American multinational corporation and e-commerce company, providing consumer-to-consumer and business-to-consumer sales services via the Internet. It is headquartered in San Jose, California. eBay was founded by Pierre Omidyar in 1995, and became a notable success story of the dot-com bubble. Today it is a multibillion-dollar business with operations localized in over 30 countries.
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Facebook is an American for-profit corporation and online social media and social networking service based in Menlo Park, California, United States. The Facebook website was launched on February 4, 2004.
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Google is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products that include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, software, and hardware. Google was founded in 1996 and has its headquarters in Mountain View, California.
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Intel Corporation is an American multinational corporation and technology company headquartered in Santa Clara, California. It was founded on July 18, 1968. Intel is engaged in the design and manufacture of digital technology platforms. The Company's segments include Client Computing Group (CCG), Data Center Group (DCG), Internet of Things Group (IOTG), Software and Services (SSG) and All Other.
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JD.com Inc., or Jingdong Mall (formerly 360buy) is a Chinese electronic commerce company headquartered in Beijing. It is one of the largest B2C online retailers in China by transaction volume and revenue, and a major competitor to Alibaba-run Tmall. The company was founded in July 1998, and its B2C platform went online in 2004. It started as an online magneto-optical store, but soon diversified, selling electronics, mobile phones, computers, etc.
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Microsoft is an American multinational technology company founded in 1975 and headquartered in Redmond, Washington. It develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers and services. Its best known software products are the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, Microsoft Office office suite, and Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers. Its flagship hardware products are the Xbox video game consoles and the Microsoft Surface tablet lineup.
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Netflix Inc. is an American multinational entertainment company founded on August 29, 1997, in Scotts Valley, California. It specializes in and provides streaming media and video on demand online and DVD by mail. In 2013, Netflix added film and television production, as well as online distribution. The company is currently headquartered in Los Gatos, California.
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Starbucks Corp is an American coffee company and coffeehouse chain. Starbucks is considered the main representative of "second wave coffee", initially distinguishing itself from other coffee-serving venues in the US by taste, quality, and customer experience, while popularizing darkly roasted coffee. As of November 2016 it operates 23,768 locations worldwide. The first Starbucks opened in Seattle, Washington, on March 31, 1971.
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Sina Corp is a Chinese online media company. Sina operates four major business lines: Sina Weibo, Sina Mobile, Sina Online, and Sina.net. Sina has over 100 million registered users worldwide. Sina.com is the largest Chinese-language web portal. It is run by Sina Corporation, which was founded in 1999. The company was founded in Beijing, and its global financial headquarters have been based in Shanghai since October 1, 2001.
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SolarCity Corp is an American company that specializes in solar energy services. Founded in 2006 and headquartered in San Mateo, California, it is the largest solar energy services provider in the US. Among its primary services, the company designs, manufactures, permits, finances, sells, installs, maintains, and monitors solar energy systems and panels for residential, commercial and government applications. SolarCity sells renewable energy to customers at prices below utility rates, with a focus on reducing the cost of solar energy. The company has over 15,000 employees.
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Tesla Motors Inc (often shortened to Tesla) is an American automaker and energy storage company founded in 2003 by Elon Musk, Martin Eberhard, Marc Tarpenning, JB Straubel and Ian Wright, and is based in Palo Alto, California. The company specializes in electric cars and their powertrain components and also produces battery charging equipment.
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Yahoo is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. Yahoo was founded in January 1994 and was incorporated on March 2, 1995. It is globally known for its Web portal, search engine Yahoo! Search, and related services, advertising, online mapping, video sharing, fantasy sports, and its social media website. It is one of the most popular sites in the United States.
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3M Company, is an American multinational conglomerate corporation based in 1902 in Maplewood, Minnesota. It produces more than 55,000 products, including: adhesives, abrasives, laminates, passive fire protection, dental and orthodontic products, electronic materials, medical products, car-care products (sun films, polish, wax, car shampoo, treatment for the exterior, interior and the under chassis rust protection), electronic circuits, and optical films.
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American International Group, Inc., also known as AIG, is an American multinational insurance corporation founded in 1919. It provides insurance products for commercial, institutional and individual customers in the United States. UGC focuses on mortgage guaranty insurance and mortgage insurance. AIG also focuses on global capital markets operations, direct investment and retained interests. AIG's corporate headquarters are in New York City, its Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) headquarters are in London, and its Asian headquarters are in Hong Kong.
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Alcoa Corp. is an American public company founded in 1888. It is the world's third largest lightweight metal manufacturers of products made of aluminum, titanium and nickel. Alcoa’s products are used worldwide in aircraft, automobiles, commercial transportation, packaging, building and construction, oil and gas, defense, and industrial applications. The company has corporate headquarters in New York City. From its operational base in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the United States, Alcoa conducts operations in 30 countries.
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Alibaba Group Holding is a Chinese e-commerce company that provides consumer-to-consumer, business-to-consumer and business-to-business sales services via web portals. It also provides electronic payment services, a shopping search engine and data-centric cloud computing services. The group began in 1999.
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American Express also known as Amex, is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Manhattan's Three World Financial Center in New York City, United States. Founded in 1850 as an express mail business in Buffalo, New York, the company is best known for its credit card, charge card, and traveler's cheque businesses.
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Autohome Inc. is an online destination for automobile consumers in China. It is engaged in the provision of online advertising and dealer subscription services in the People's Republic of China. The company is founded in 2008.
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AT&T, Inc. is an American multinational telecommunications conglomerate, headquartered at Whitacre Tower in downtown Dallas, Texas. It is the second largest provider of mobile telephone services and the largest provider of fixed telephone services in the United States, and also provides broadband subscription television services through DirecTV. AT&T Inc. began its existence in 1983.
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Berkshire Hathaway is an American multinational conglomerate holding company founded in 1839 and headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. It owns subsidiaries engaged in various business activities. The Company conducts insurance businesses on both a primary basis and a reinsurance basis, a freight rail transportation business and a group of utility and energy generation and distribution businesses.
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Bank of America is an American multinational banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. It provides its products and services through operating 5,100 banking centers, 16,300 ATMs, call centers, and online and mobile banking platforms. Its Consumer Real Estate Services segment offers consumer real estate products comprising fixed and adjustable-rate first-lien mortgage loans for home purchase and refinancing needs, home equity lines of credit, and home equity loans. It was founded in October 1998, when BankAmerica was acquired by NationsBank of Charlotte.
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Boeing is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, and satellites worldwide. The company also provides leasing and product support services. Boeing was incorporated in Seattle by William Boeing, on July 15, 1916, as "Pacific Aero Products Co". Today its headquarters are located in Chicago.
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Caterpillar Inc. is an American corporation which designs, develops, engineers, manufactures, markets and sells machinery, engines, financial products and insurance to customers via a worldwide dealer network. Caterpillar is a leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. Caterpillar Inc. traces its origins to the 1925 merger of the Holt Manufacturing Company and the C. L. Best Tractor Company, creating a new entity, the California-based Caterpillar Tractor Company.
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China Mobile is a Chinese state-owned telecommunication company that provides mobile voice and multimedia services through its nationwide mobile telecommunications network. The company is the largest mobile telecommunications company by market capitalization today. Incorporated in 1997 as China Telecom (Hong Kong) Limited, China Mobile was born from the 1999 break-up of China Telecom.
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Citigroup Inc. is an American multinational investment banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Manhattan, New York City. Citigroup was formed from one of the world's largest mergers in history by combining the banking giant Citicorp and financial conglomerate Travelers Group in October 1998.
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Coca-Cola is an American carbonated soft drink produced by The Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The Coca-Cola Company produces concentrate, which is then sold to licensed Coca-Cola bottlers throughout the world. The bottlers, who hold exclusive territory contracts with the company, produce the finished product in cans and bottles from the concentrate, in combination with filtered water and sweeteners. The company was introduced in 1886.
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Delta Air Lines Inc is a major American airline founded in 1924, with its headquarters and largest hub at Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia. The airline along with its subsidiaries and regional affiliates operate over 5,400 flights daily and serve an extensive domestic and international network that includes 319 destinations in 54 countries on six continents.
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The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is an American multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California. Disney was founded on October 16, 1923 as the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio, and established itself as a leader in the American animation industry before diversifying into live-action film production, television, and theme parks. The company also operated under the names The Walt Disney Studio and Walt Disney Productions. Taking on its current name in 1986, it expanded its existing operations and also started divisions focused upon theater, radio, music, publishing, and online media.
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Exxon Mobil Corp. is an American multinational oil and gas corporation headquartered in Irving, Texas, which is a part of the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex. It is the largest direct descendant of John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company, and was formed on November 30, 1999 by the merger of Exxon (formerly Standard Oil Company of New Jersey) and Mobil (formerly the Standard Oil Company of New York).
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General Electric, often abbreviated as GE, is an American multinational conglomerate corporation incorporated in New York, and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. The company operates through the following segments: Power & Water, Oil and Gas, Aviation, Healthcare, Transportation and Capital which cater to the needs of Financial services, Medical devices, Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical, Automotive, Software Development and Engineering industries.
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General Motors, commonly known as GM, is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services. The company was formed in 2009. General Motors produces vehicles in 37 countries under twelve brands: Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac, Holden, HSV, Opel, Vauxhall, Wuling, Baojun, Jie Fang, and Ravon.
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Goldman Sachs Group is an American multinational finance company that engages in global investment banking, investment management, securities, and other financial services, primarily with institutional clients. Goldman Sachs was founded in 1869 and is headquartered at 200 West Street in Lower Manhattan, New York City, with additional offices in other international financial centers. The firm also engages in market making and private equity deals, and is a primary dealer in the U.S. Treasury security market.
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The Hewlett-Packard Company (commonly referred to as HP) was an American multinational information technology company headquartered in Palo Alto, California. It developed and provided a wide variety of hardware components as well as software and related services to consumers, small- and medium-sized businesses and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health and education sectors. The company was founded in 1939, and on October 6, 2014, Hewlett-Packard announced plans to split the PC and printers business from its enterprise products and services business. The split closed on November 1, 2015, and resulted in two publicly traded companies: HP Inc. and Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
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Nokia OYJ stylised as NOKIA, is a Finnish multinational communications and information technology company, founded in 1865. Nokia is headquartered in Espoo, Uusimaa, in the greater Helsinki metropolitan area.  In 2014, Nokia employed 61,656 people across 120 countries, did business in more than 150 countries and reported annual revenues of around €12.73 billion.
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Ford Motor Co. is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. It was founded by Henry Ford and incorporated on June 16, 1903. The company sells automobiles and commercial vehicles under the Ford brand and most luxury cars under the Lincoln brand. Ford has had manufacturing operations worldwide, including in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, the United Kingdom, Germany, Turkey, Brazil, Argentina, Australia and South Africa. Ford also has a cooperative agreement with Russian automaker GAZ.
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International Business Machines Corp (commonly referred to as IBM) is an American multinational technology company founded in 1911 and headquartered in Armonk, New York, United States, with operations in over 170 countries. IBM manufactures and markets computer hardware, middleware and software, and offers hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology. IBM is also a major research organization, holding the record for most patents generated by a business.
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Jumei International is an online retailer of beauty products, incorporated on August 1, 2010. Its sales formats consist of curated sales, online shopping mall and flash sales. The company's curated sales format includes branded beauty products, baby, children and maternity products, light luxury products and health supplements. Its online shopping mall format includes branded beauty products. Its flash sales format includes branded apparel and other lifestyle products.
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Sprint Corp., commonly referred to as Sprint, is an American telecommunications holding company that was founded in 1899. It provides wireless services and is a major global Internet carrier. It is the fourth largest mobile network operator in the United States.
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JC Penney Inc. is a department store with 1,014 locations in 49 U.S. states and Puerto Rico. JC Penney is one of the largest apparel and home furnishings retailers founded in April, 1902. In addition to selling conventional merchandise, JC Penney stores often house several leased departments such as Sephora, Seattle's Best Coffee, salons, optical centers, portrait studios, and jewelry repair. Most JCPenney stores are located in suburban shopping malls.
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Johnson & Johnson is an American multinational medical devices, pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods manufacturer founded in 1886 and headquartered in New Brunswick, New Jersey. The corporation includes some 250 subsidiary companies with operations in 60 countries and products sold in over 175 countries. Its brands include numerous household names of medications and first aid supplies. Among its well-known consumer products are the Band-Aid Brand line of bandages, Tylenol medications, Johnson's baby products, Neutrogena skin and beauty products, Clean & Clear facial wash and Acuvue contact lenses.
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JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a multinational banking and financial services holding company headquartered in New York City. It is a major provider of financial services, and the world's sixth largest public company based upon a composite ranking. The hedge fund unit of JPMorgan Chase is the second largest hedge fund in the United States. The company was formed in 2000, when Chase Manhattan Corporation merged with J.P. Morgan & Co.
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LinkedIn Corp is a business and employment-oriented social networking service that operates via websites. Founded on December 28, 2002, and launched on May 5, 2003, it is mainly used for professional networking, including employers posting jobs and job seekers posting their CVs. On June 13, 2016, Microsoft announced plans to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 billion. The acquisition was completed on December 8, 2016.
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MasterCard Inc is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in MasterCard International Global Headquarters Purchase, New York, United States. Throughout the world, its principal business is to process payments between the banks of merchants and the card issuing banks or credit unions of the purchasers who use the "Mastercard" brand debit and credit cards to make purchases. It was founded in 1966 as Interbank Card Association. And in 1979, it was renamed simply "MasterCard".
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McDonalds, or sometimes simply McD, is an American hamburger and fast food restaurant chain. It was founded in 1940 as a barbecue restaurant, and in 1955 as McDonald's Corporation. Today, McDonald's is one of the world's largest restaurant chains, serving approximately 68 million customers daily in 119 countries. It sells hamburgers, cheeseburgers, chicken products, french fries, wraps, breakfast items, soft drinks, milkshakes, and desserts. In response to changing consumer tastes, the company has expanded its menu to include salads, fish, wraps, smoothies and fruit. A McDonald's restaurant is operated by either a franchisee, an affiliate, or the corporation itself.
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Morgan Stanley is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in the Morgan Stanley Building, Midtown Manhattan, New York City. Morgan Stanley operates in 24 countries and has more than 1300 offices and 60,000 employees. The company came into existence on September 16, 1935.
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Merck & Co Inc. is an American pharmaceutical company and one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. It was established in 1891 as the United States subsidiary of the German company Merck, which was founded in 1668 by the Merck family. Merck & Co. is the world's seventh largest pharmaceutical company with its headquarters in Kenilworth, New Jersey.
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Oracle Corp is an American multinational computer technology corporation, founded in 1977 and headquartered in Redwood Shores, California. The company primarily specializes in developing and marketing database software and technology, cloud engineered systems and enterprise software products. It also develops and builds tools for database development and systems of middle-tier software, enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, customer relationship management (CRM) software and supply chain management (SCM) software.
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Pfizer is an American global pharmaceutical corporation founded in 1849, headquartered in New York City, with its research headquarters in Groton, Connecticut. It is among the world's largest pharmaceutical companies. Pfizer develops and produces medicines and vaccines for a wide range of medical disciplines, including immunology, oncology, cardiology, diabetology/endocrinology, and neurology.
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Procter & Gamble, also known as P&G, is an American multinational consumer goods company headquartered in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, founded in 1837. Its products include cleaning agents and personal care products. Before the sale of Pringles to the Kellogg Company, its product line included foods and beverages.
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Potash Corp of Saskatchewan Inc is a Canadian corporation based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The company is the world's largest potash producer and the third largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate, three primary crop nutrients used to produce fertilizer. The company was created by the government of Saskatchewan in 1975.
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Sony Corp is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation founded in 1946 and headquartered in Konan, Minato, Tokyo. Its diversified business includes consumer and professional electronics, gaming, entertainment and financial services. The company is one of the leading manufacturers of electronic products for the consumer and professional markets.
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Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited is an Israeli multinational pharmaceutical company. It was founded in 1901, headquartered in Petah Tikva, Israel. It specializes primarily in generic drugs, but other business interests include active pharmaceutical ingredients and to a lesser extent proprietary pharmaceuticals. It is the largest generic drug manufacturer in the world and one of the 15 largest pharmaceutical companies worldwide.
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Toyota Motor Corp is a Japanese automotive manufacturer headquartered in Toyota, Aichi, Japan. It is the world's market leader in sales of hybrid electric vehicles, and one of the largest companies to encourage the mass-market adoption of hybrid vehicles across the globe. The company was founded by Kiichiro Toyoda in 1937, as a spinoff from his father's company Toyota Industries to create automobiles.
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Twitter is an online news and social networking service where users post and read short 140-character messages called "tweets". Registered users can post and read tweets, but those who are unregistered can only read them. Users access Twitter through the website interface, SMS or mobile device app. Twitter Inc. is based in San Francisco and has more than 25 offices around the world. Twitter was created in March 2006 and launched in July.
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UBS Group AG is a Swiss global financial services company, incorporated in 1862 in the Canton of Zurich, and co-headquartered in Zurich and Basel. The company provides wealth management, asset management, and investment banking services for private, corporate, and institutional clients worldwide, and is generally considered to be a bulge bracket bank. In Switzerland, these services are also offered to retail clients.
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Verizon Communications (simply known as Verizon, stylized as verizon), is a broadband telecommunications company and the largest U.S. wireless communications service provider as of September 2014.  The company is based at 1095 Avenue of the Americas in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, but is incorporated in Delaware. The company was founded in 1983.
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VISA Inc. (also known as Visa, stylized as VISA) is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Foster City, California, United States. It facilitates electronic funds transfers throughout the world, most commonly through Visa-branded credit cards and debit cards. Visa has operations across all continents worldwide with the exception of Antarctica. The company was founded in mid-September 1958.
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Wal-Mart, doing business as Walmart, is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores and grocery stores. Headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas, the company was founded in 1962 and incorporated on October 31, 1969. As of October 31, 2016, Walmart has 11,593 stores and clubs in 28 countries, under a total of 63 banners.
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Gilead Sciences Inc is an American biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes therapeutics. For many years since the company was founded in 1987, the company concentrated primarily on antiviral drugs used in the treatment of HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and influenza. In 2006, Gilead acquired two companies which were developing drugs to treat patients with pulmonary diseases. Headquartered in Foster City, California, Gilead has operations in North America, Europe and Australia.
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Amgen Inc (formerly Applied Molecular Genetics Inc.) is an American multinational biopharmaceutical company founded in 1980 and headquartered in Thousand Oaks, California. Located in the Conejo Valley, Amgen is the world's largest independent biotechnology firm.
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Biogen Idec Inc. is an American multinational biotechnology company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It specializes in the discovery, development, and delivery of therapies for the treatment of neurodegenerative, hematologic, and autoimmune diseases to patients worldwide. Biogen was founded in 1978 in Geneva.
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Celgene Corp. is an American biotechnology company that discovers, develops and commercializes medicines for cancer and inflammatory disorders. It is incorporated in Delaware and headquartered in Summit, New Jersey. In 1986, Celgene, originally a unit of the Celanese Corporation, was spun off as an independent company following the merger of Celanese Corporation with American Hoechst Corporation.
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Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a biotechnology company headquartered in Eastview, New York. The company was founded in 1988. Originally focused on neurotrophic factors and their regenerative capabilities, it branched out into the study of both cytokine and tyrosine kinase receptors.
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Altria Group Inc. is an American corporation, it is one of the world's largest producers and marketers of tobacco, cigarettes and related products. It operates worldwide corporation and is headquartered in Henrico County, Virginia, United States of America. It was founded in 1985 as Philip Morris Companies Inc., and renamed on January 27, 2003.
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Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. is an American pharmaceutical company best known for its development of Soliris, a drug used to treat the rare disorders atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) and paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH). The company is also involved in immune system research related to autoimmune diseases. It employs about 2,400 people worldwide. Alexion Pharmaceuticals was founded in 1992 at Science Park in New Haven?
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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc is an American Pharmaceutical company based in Boston, Massachusetts. Vertex is a global biotechnology company that aims to discover, develop and commercialize innovative new medicines. By 2004, its product pipeline focused on viral infections, inflammatory and autoimmune disorders, and cancer. Vertex was founded in 1989.
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BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. is an American biotechnology company  founded in 1997, headquartered in San Rafael, California. It has offices and facilities in the United States, South America, Asia, and Europe. BioMarin's core business and research is in enzyme replacement therapies (ERTs). It was the first company to provide therapeutics for mucopolysaccharidosis type I (MPS I), by manufacturing laronidase (Aldurazyme, commercialized by Genzyme Corporation), and the first company to provide therapeutics for phenylketonuria (PKU).
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Incyte Corp. is an American pharmaceutical company based in Alapocas, Delaware. It is focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of therapeutics to treat medical needs, primarily in oncology. The company was founded in Palo Alto, California in 1991 and went public in 1993.
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Cyber-Ark Software Ltd. is an information security company offering Privileged Account Security. The company's technology is utilized primarily in the financial services, energy, retail and healthcare markets. The company has offices in the US, Israel, UK, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and Singapore, with local sales presence in more than 20 countries. CyberArk was founded in Israel in 1999.
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Imperva Inc. provides cyber security software and services to protect companies’ sensitive data and application software from both external attacks and internal threats, and to ensure regulatory compliance. Headquartered in Redwood Shores, California, the company has more than 4,500 customers and 500 partners in over 90 countries. Imperva, originally named WEBcohort, was founded in 2002.
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AVG Technologies was a security software company headquartered in Amsterdam, Netherlands, that was founded in Brno, Czech Republic in 1991. The company developed antivirus software and internet security services such as AVG AntiVirus and has corporate offices in Europe, Israel, Brazil, Canada and the United States. In July 2016, Avast Software announced that it intends to acquire AVG. The acquisition was completed on September 30, 2016 and Avast and AVG operate as a single company since October 3, 2016, retaining the two separate brands.
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Palo Alto Networks Inc. is a network and enterprise security company founded in 2005. It is based in Santa Clara, California. The company’s core products are a platform that includes advanced firewalls designed to provide network security, visibility and granular control of network activity based on application, user, and content identification and cloud-based offerings that extend those firewalls to cover other aspects of security.
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FireEye Inc. is a publicly listed enterprise cybersecurity company that provides products and services to protect against advanced cyber threats, such as advanced persistent threats and spear phishing. Founded in 2004, the company is headquartered in Milpitas, California. It has more than 4,400 customers across 67 countries.
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Fortinet Inc. is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. It develops and markets cybersecurity software, appliances and services, such as firewalls, antivirus, intrusion prevention and endpoint security, among others. It is the fourth-largest network security company by revenue. Fortinet was founded in 2000.
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Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. is an Israeli multinational provider of software and combined hardware and software products for IT security, including network security, endpoint security, mobile security, data security and security management. Check Point was established in Ramat-Gan, Israel in 1993.
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Proofpoint Inc. is based in Sunnyvale, California and provides SaaS and on-premises solutions for inbound email security, outbound data loss prevention, privacy protection, email encryption, electronic discovery ("eDiscovery") and email archiving. Proofpoint also delivers an integrated suite of on-demand data protection solutions spanning threat management, regulatory compliance, data governance and secure communications. The company was founded in June 2002 and launched in July 21, 2003.
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Symantec Corp. is an American technology company founded in 1982 and headquartered in Mountain View, California, United States. The company produces software for security, storage, backup and availability - and offers professional services to support its software. Netcraft assesses Symantec (including subsidiaries) as the most-used certification authority.
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Ferrari S.p.A. is an Italian sports car manufacturer based in Maranello. Founded in 1939 as Auto Avio Costruzioni, the company built its first car in 1940. However the company's inception as an auto manufacturer is usually recognized in 1947, when the first Ferrari-badged car was completed.
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Boston Properties Inc.  is a self-managed American real estate investment trust (REIT) based in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. It mainly acquires, develops, and manages "Class A" office space in Boston, New York City, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco. The company specializes in high-performance workspace and acquired several high-value properties in these markets. It also owns one hotel property and is a member of REBNY. It was founded in 1970.
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American Tower Corp. is a publicly held company, owner and operator of wireless and broadcast communications infrastructure in several countries. American Tower is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts and has local offices worldwide. The company was formed in 1995 as a unit of American Radio Systems, and was spun off from that company in 1998 when that company merged with CBS Corporation. Following the merger, American Tower began international expansion by establishing operations in Mexico in 1998 and Brazil in 1999. The company is structured as a real estate investment trust.
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PayPal Holdings Inc. is an American company operating a worldwide online payments system that supports online money transfers and serves as an electronic alternative to traditional paper methods like checks and money orders. PayPal is one of the world's largest Internet payment companies. It operates as a payment processor for online vendors, auction sites and other commercial users, for which it charges a fee. Established in 1998, PayPal has its headquarters in San Jose, California, United States.
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GoPro Inc. is an American technology company founded in 2002 by Nick Woodman. It manufactures eponymous action cameras and develops its own mobile apps and video-editing software. Founded as Woodman Labs, Inc, the company eventually focused on the connected sport genre, developing its line of action cameras and, later, video editing software. It also developed a quadcopter drone, Karma, released in October 2016.
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Domino's Pizza Inc. is an American pizza restaurant chain. The corporation is headquartered in Ann Arbor Charter Township, Michigan, United States, near Ann Arbor, Michigan. Founded in the United States in 1960, Domino's is in 81 countries, making it the second-largest franchised pizza chain. In August 2012, Domino's Pizza changed their name to simply Domino's to emphasize their variety of non-pizza product such as chicken wings, apple pies, lasagna and pasta.
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Nike, Inc. is an American multinational corporation that is engaged in the design, development, manufacturing and worldwide marketing and sales of footwear, apparel, equipment, accessories and services. The company is headquartered near Beaverton, Oregon, in the Portland metropolitan area. It is one of the world's largest suppliers of athletic shoes and apparel, and a major manufacturer of sports equipment. The company was founded on January 25, 1964, as Blue Ribbon Sports, and officially became Nike, Inc. on May 30, 1971.
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PetroChina Ltd. is a Chinese oil and gas company and is the listed arm of state-owned China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), headquartered in Dongcheng District, Beijing. It is China's biggest oil producer. PetroChina was established as a joint stock company with limited liabilities under the Company Law of the People's Republic of China (the PRC) on November 5, 1999, as part of the restructuring of CNPC. In the restructuring, CNPC injected into PetroChina most of the assets and liabilities of CNPC relating to its exploration and production, refining and marketing, chemicals and natural gas businesses.
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Qualcomm Inc. is an American multinational semiconductor and telecommunications equipment company founded in 1985. It designs and markets wireless telecommunications products and services. It derives most of its revenue from chip-making and the bulk of its profit from patent licensing businesses. The company headquarters are located in San Diego, California, United States, and has 224 worldwide locations.
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Keycorp. is an American regional bank founded in 1825, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. The Bank operates through its subsidiary, KeyBank National Association (KeyBank), which is engaged in providing banking services. Through KeyBank and other subsidiaries, the Company provides a range of retail and commercial banking, commercial leasing, investment management, consumer finance, commercial mortgage servicing and special servicing, and investment banking products and services to individual, corporate and institutional clients.
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CSX Corp. is an American holding company focused on real estate and railways in North America, among other industries. The company was formed in 1980 by the merger of Chessie System and Seaboard Coast Line Industries and eventually merged the various railroads owned by those predecessors into a single line that became known as CSX Transportation. CSX Corporation currently has a number of subsidiaries beyond CSX Transportation.
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Frontier Communications Corp. is a telecommunications company in the United States, which was previously mainly serving rural areas and smaller communities but now also serves several large metropolitan markets. It was known as Citizens Utilities Company until May 2000 and Citizens Communications Company until July 31, 2008. Frontier is the fourth largest provider of digital subscriber line (based on coverage area) in the United States. In addition to local and long-distance telephone service, Frontier offers broadband Internet, digital television service, and computer technical support to residential and business customers in 29 states in the United States.
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Charles Schwab Corp. is an American brokerage and banking company, based in San Francisco, California. It was founded in 1971 as a traditional brick and mortar brokerage firm and investment newsletter publisher. In 1973, the company changed its name from First Commander Corporation to Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. The company started offering discount brokerage services on May 1, 1975, and became one of the world's largest discount brokers. Schwab operates in four main divisions: investing, wealth management, banking, and trading.
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Juniper Networks Inc. is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Sunnyvale, California that develops and markets networking products. Its products include routers, switches, network management software, network security products and software-defined networking technology. The company was founded in 1996.
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Macy's Inc., originally Federated Department Stores, Inc., is an American holding company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. It is the owner of department store chains Macy's and Bloomingdale's, which specialize in the sales of clothing, footwear, accessories, bedding, furniture, jewelry, beauty products, and housewares; and Bluemercury, a chain of luxury beauty products stores and spas. Federated Department Stores was founded in Columbus, Ohio on November 25, 1929 as a department store holding company for Abraham & Straus, F&R Lazarus & Company and William Filene's Sons of Boston.
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Applied Materials, Inc. is an American corporation that supplies equipment, services and software to enable the manufacture of semiconductor (integrated circuit) chips for electronics, flat panel displays for computers, smartphones and televisions, and solar products. It also supplies equipment to produce coatings for flexible electronics, packaging and other applications. The company was founded in 1967, and has its headquarters in Santa Clara, California, in the Silicon Valley.
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Nvidia Corp.  is an American technology company founded in 1993, and based in Santa Clara, California. Nvidia designs graphics processing units for the gaming market, as well as system on a chip units for the mobile computing and automotive market. Nvidia's product portfolio includes graphics processors, wireless communications processors, PC platform (motherboard core logic) chipsets, automotive solutions and digital media player software.
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Corning Inc.  is an American manufacturer of glass, ceramics, and related materials, primarily for industrial and scientific applications. The company was founded in 1851, and was known as Corning Glass Works until 1989, when it changed its name to Corning Incorporated. Corning employs roughly 34,000 people worldwide and had sales of $10.217 billion.
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Gap Inc. is an American worldwide clothing and accessories retailer. It was founded in 1969, and is headquartered in San Francisco, California. The company operates five primary divisions: the namesake banner, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Intermix, and Athleta. Gap Inc. is the largest specialty retailer in the United States, and is 3rd in total international locations. It has approximately 135,000 employees and operates 3,727 stores worldwide, of which 2,406 are located in the U.S.
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Dow Chemical Co. commonly referred to as Dow, is an American multinational chemical corporation headquartered in Midland, Michigan. Dow provides chemical, plastic, and agricultural products and services to consumer markets that include food, transportation, health and medicine, personal care and construction, and operates in approximately 180 countries. The company was founded in 1897 and became a major chemical company, a significant player in the world market, and a part of the military-industrial war effort during both World Wars.
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Fifth Third Bancorp. is a U.S. regional banking corporation founded in 1858, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio at Fifth Third Center, and is the principal subsidiary of holding company Fifth Third Bancorp. The company operates under an Ohio charter. The company's main businesses include branch banking, commercial banking, consumer lending, payment processing, investment advising, and title insurance.
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Time Warner Inc. is an American multinational media and entertainment conglomerate headquartered in New York City. It is currently the world's third largest entertainment company and the world's largest media conglomerate. Time Warner was first founded in 1990 with the merger of Time Inc. and Warner Communications. The current company consists largely of the assets of the former Warner Communications (as well as HBO, a Time Inc. subsidiary prior to the merger), and the assets of Turner Broadcasting (which was acquired by the company in 1996). Time Warner currently has major operations in film and television, with a limited amount in publishing operations.
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Activision Blizzard, Inc. is an American interactive gaming and entertainment company. Headquartered in Santa Monica, California and founded in 2008 through the merger of Vivendi Games and Activision. The company owns and operates additional studios under an independent studios model, including Treyarch, Infinity Ward and Toys for Bob, and its titles have broken a number of release records.
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Kroger Co. is an American retailer founded by Bernard Kroger in 1883 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Kroger operates, either directly or through its subsidiaries, 2,778 supermarkets and multi-department stores. Its headquarters are in downtown Cincinnati. It maintains markets in 34 states, with store formats that include supermarkets, superstores, department stores, 786 convenience stores and 326 jewelry stores. Kroger-branded grocery stores are located in the Midwestern and Southern United States. Kroger operates 37 food processing or manufacturing facilities, 1,360 supermarket fuel centers and 2,122 pharmacies.
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Best Buy Inc. is an American multinational consumer electronics corporation headquartered in Richfield, Minnesota, a Minneapolis suburb. The company offers expert service at an unbeatable price more than 1.5 billion times a year to the consumers, small business owners and educators who visit our stores, engage with Geek Squad agents or use BestBuy.com or the Best Buy app. The company was founded in 1966 as an audio specialty store.
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Texas Instruments Inc.  is an American technology company that designs and manufactures semiconductors, which it sells to electronics designers and manufacturers globally. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, United States, TI is one of the top ten semiconductor companies worldwide, based on sales volume. The company focuses is on developing analog chips and embedded processors and also produces TI digital light processing (DLP) technology and education technology products including calculators, microcontrollers and multi-core processors. Texas Instruments emerged in 1951 after a reorganization of Geophysical Service Incorporated, a company founded in 1930 that manufactured equipment for use in the seismic industry, as well as defense electronics.
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Williams Cos Inc. is an energy company based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Its core business is natural gas processing and transportation, with additional petroleum and electricity generation assets. It was founded as Williams Brothers in 1908 in Fort Smith, Arkansas, and soon expanded to building nationwide pipelines for natural gas and petroleum. The company relocated to Tulsa in 1919.
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Cabot Oil & Gas Corp.  is a petroleum, natural gas, and natural gas liquids exploration and production company founded in 1989, based in Houston, Texas. 96% of the company's proved reserves were natural gas on an energy-equivalent basis, and 92% were in the Marcellus Shale. The company operates in the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania, where it controls approximately 200,000 net acres  as well as in the Eagle Ford Shale, where it controls approximately 89,000 net acres.
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Southwestern Energy Co. is an oil and natural gas company founded in 1929, based in Houston, Texas. Its primary current activity is the development of the unconventional gas reservoir located on the Arkansas side of the Arkoma Basin. Its operations are focused within the United States on development of two natural gas reservoirs located in Arkansas and Pennsylvania. The Company engages in natural gas gathering activities in Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
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Union Pacific Corp. is a freight hauling railroad that operates 8,500 locomotives over 32,100 route-miles in 23 states west of Chicago, Illinois and New Orleans, Louisiana. The Union Pacific Railroad network is the largest in the United States and employs 42,600 people. It is also one of the world's largest transportation companies. The company was incorporated on July 1, 1862.
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Southern Co. is an American gas and electric utility holding company founded in 1945 and based in the southern United States. It is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, with executive offices also located in Birmingham, Alabama. The company is currently the second largest utility company in the U.S., in terms of customer base. Through its subsidiaries it serves 9 million gas and electric utility customers in nine states. Southern Company’s regulated regional electric utilities serve a 120,000-square-mile (310,000 km2) territory with 27,000 miles (43,000 km) of distribution lines.
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Noble Energy Inc., formerly Noble Affiliates, Inc., is a petroleum and natural gas exploration and production company headquartered in Houston, Texas, in the United States. The company's headquarters are at 1001 Noble Energy Way, Houston, Texas adjacent to the Lone Star College-University Park. The company's total proved reserves as of December 31, 2015, 65% was natural gas, 13% was natural gas liquids, and 22% was petroleum.
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Mylan Inc. is an American global generic and specialty pharmaceuticals company registered in 1961 in the Netherlands, with principal executive offices in Hatfield (UK) and global headquarters Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. Mylan is a top producer of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) for generic drugs. It grew from the third-largest generic and pharmaceuticals company in the United States to the second-largest generic and specialty pharmaceuticals company in the world.
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Perrigo Co. is an American international manufacturer of private label over-the-counter pharmaceuticals founded in 1887. Perrigo Company plc, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of consumer healthcare products, generic prescription drugs, active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), and consumer products primarily in the United States, Australia, Israel, Europe, India and Mexico.
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Nordstrom Inc. is an American chain of department stores headquartered in Seattle, Washington. Founded in 1901 by John W. Nordstrom and Carl F. Wallin, the company began as a shoe retailer and expanded its inventory to include clothing, accessories, handbags, jewelry, cosmetics, and fragrances. Select Nordstrom stores also include wedding and home furnishings departments.
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Exelon Corp. is an American Fortune 100 energy company headquartered in the Chase Tower in the Chicago Loop area of Chicago, Illinois, United States. Exelon is the largest electric holding company in the United States by revenue, the largest regulated utility in the United States with approximately 10 million customers, and is also the largest operator of nuclear power plants in the United States. It was created in October 2000 by the merger of PECO Energy Company and Unicom, of Philadelphia and Chicago respectively.
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Xerox Corp. is an American global corporation that sells business services and document technology products. Xerox is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut (moved from Stamford, Connecticut in October 2007), though its largest population of employees is based around Rochester, New York, the area in which the company was founded. Xerox was founded in 1906 in Rochester as The Haloid Photographic Company, which originally manufactured photographic paper and equipment.
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Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (stylized as 21st Century Fox, and simply known as Fox) is an American multinational mass media corporation based in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. It was one of two companies formed from the 2013 spin-off of the publishing assets of News Corporation, as founded in 1979. 21st Century Fox is the legal successor to News Corporation dealing primarily in the film and television industries and is currently the world's fourth largest media conglomerate.
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Staples Inc. is an American multinational office supply retailing corporation, with over 3,000 stores worldwide in 26 countries. Headquartered in Framingham, Massachusetts, staples sells supplies which include staples, office machines, promotional products, technology, and business services both in stores and online. The company opened its first store in Brighton, Massachusetts on May 1, 1986.
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Tjx Companies Inc. is an American apparel and home goods company based in Framingham, Massachusetts. It claims to be the largest international apparel and home fashions off-price department store chain in the United States. The company  was founded in 1987 (evolved from the Zayre discount department store chain, founded in 1956).
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Newmont Mining Corp. based in Greenwood Village, Colorado, USA, is a mining company, founded in 1916 as a diversified holding company, with active gold mines in Nevada, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Ghana and Peru. Newmont is the world's second-largest producer of gold. Newmont employs approximately 34,000 employees and contractors worldwide. Other metals that the company mines include copper and silver.
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Abbott Laboratories is an American worldwide healthcare company. The company headquarters are in Lake Bluff, Illinois. The company was founded in 1888 to formulate known drugs; it eventually grew to also sell research-based drugs, medical devices, diagnostics, and nutritional products. It split off the research-based pharmaceuticals into Abbvie in 2013. Abbott Point-of-Care manufactures diagnostic products for blood analysis to provide health care professionals diagnostics information at the point of patient care. Abbott also provides point-of-care cardiac assays to the emergency room.
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United Continental Holdings  is a publicly traded airline holding company headquartered in the Willis Tower in Chicago. UCH owns and operates United Airlines, Inc. The company is the successor of UAL Corporation, which agreed to change its name to United Continental Holdings in  2010, when a merger agreement was reached between United and Continental Airlines. UCH operates over 750 mainline aircraft and more than 4,500 flights a day to 339 destinations.
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Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. is an American holding company headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois that owns Walgreens, Boots and a number of pharmaceutical manufacturing, wholesale and distribution companies. The company was formed on December 31, 2014 after Walgreens purchased the 55% stake in Switzerland-based Alliance Boots that it did not already own. The combined business has operations in over 25 countries. Walgreens had formerly operated solely within the United States and its territories, while Alliance Boots operated a more international business.
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Bank of New York Mellon Corp. commonly referred to as BNY Mellon, is an American worldwide banking and financial services corporation formed on July 1, 2007, as a result of the merger of The Bank of New York and Mellon Financial Corporation (established on June 9, 1784). BNY Mellon is the world's largest custodian bank with more than $30.5 trillion in assets in custody. It also has over $1.72 trillion in assets under management.
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Viacom Inc. is an American media conglomerate with interests primarily in cinema and cable television. It is currently the world's sixth largest broadcasting and cable company. Viacom Inc. was created on December 31, 2005 as a spin-off from the original Viacom, which was renamed as CBS Corporation after the spin-off. CBS Corporation currently retains control of the over-the-air broadcasting, TV production, subscription pay television (with Showtime Networks) and publishing assets (with Simon & Schuster), which were previously owned by the original Viacom.
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CVS Corp. is an American retail pharmacy and health care company headquartered in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. The company began in 1963 with three partners who grew the venture from a parent company, Mark Steven, Inc., that helped retailers to manage their health and beauty aid product lines. The business began as a chain of health and beauty aid stores, but within several years, pharmacies were added.
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Ross Stores Inc.  is an American chain of "off-price" (i.e., deeply discounted) department stores headquartered in Dublin, California, officially operating under the brandname, Ross Dress for Less. It is the second-largest off-price retailer in the USA, behind TJX Companies. Ross Department Store was first opened in San Bruno, California, in 1950. Today Ross operates 1,254 locations in 33 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Guam.
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Metlife Inc. is the holding corporation for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MLIC), better known as MetLife, and its affiliates. MetLife is among the largest global providers of insurance, annuities, and employee benefit programs, with 90 million customers in over 60 countries. The firm was founded on March 24, 1868. The company’s principal offices are located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
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Conocophillips is an American multinational energy corporation with its headquarters located in the Energy Corridor district of Houston, Texas in the United States. It is the world's largest independent pure-play exploration and production company focused solely on exploring for, developing and producing oil and natural gas globally. The company manages its operations through six operating segments. ConocoPhillips was created through the merger of American oil companies Conoco Inc. and Phillips Petroleum Co. on August 30, 2002. In 2012, ConocoPhillips spun off its downstream assets as a new, and separate company, Phillips 66.
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Marathon Oil Corp. is an independent global exploration and production company founded as The Ohio Oil Company in 1887. Based in Houston, Texas, the Company operates in North America, Europe and Africa. Each of the Company’s three reportable operating segments is organized based upon both geographic location and the nature of the products and services it offers. The three segments are: North America Exploration and Production (E&P); International E&P; Oil Sands Mining.
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Agilent Technologies Inc. is an American public research, development and manufacturing company established in 1999 as a spin-off from Hewlett-Packard. The resulting IPO of Agilent stock was the largest in the history of Silicon Valley at the time. The company provides analytical instruments, software, services and consumables for the entire laboratory workflow. Agilent focuses its products and services on six markets: food, environmental and forensics, pharmaceutical, diagnostics, chemical and energy, and research. From 1999 to 2014 the company also produced test and measurement equipment, this division was spun out to form Keysight.
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Target Corporation, also known simply as Target, is the second-largest discount store retailer in the United States. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the company was originally named Goodfellow Dry Goods in June 1902 before being renamed the Dayton's Dry Goods Company in 1903 and later the Dayton Company in 1910. The first Target store opened in Roseville, Minnesota in 1962. Target Corporation operates 38 distribution centers across the United States.
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Cognizant Technology Solutions is an American multinational corporation that provides custom information technology, information security, consulting, information technology outsourcing (ITO) and business process outsourcing (BPO) services. It is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey, United States, and was founded as an in-house technology unit of Dun & Bradstreet in 1994, and started serving external clients in 1996.
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Philip Morris International Inc. is an American global cigarette and tobacco company founded in 1900, with products sold in over 180 countries outside the United States. The most recognized and best selling product of the company is Marlboro. Until a spin-off in March 2008, Philip Morris International was an operating company of Altria Group. The company's operational headquarters are in Lausanne, Switzerland, although the corporate headquarters remain in New York. It does not operate in the United States, with Philip Morris brands there still owned by PMI's former owner Altria.
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Valero Energy Corp. is an international manufacturer and a marketer of transportation fuels, other petrochemical products, and power. It is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, United States. Valero was created on January 1, 1980, as a spinoff of Coastal States Gas Corporation. The company owns and operates 16 refineries throughout the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and the Caribbean with a combined throughput capacity of approximately 3 million barrels (480,000 m3) per day, 11 ethanol plants with a combined production capacity of 1.2 billion US gallons (4,500,000 m3) per year, and a 50-megawatt wind farm.
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Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, often referred to as BMS, is an American pharmaceutical company, headquartered in New York City. Bristol-Myers Squibb manufactures prescription pharmaceuticals in several therapeutic areas, including cancer, HIV/AIDS, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hepatitis, rheumatoid arthritis and psychiatric disorders. The Squibb corporation was founded in 1858.
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Salesforce.Com Inc. is an American cloud computing company headquartered in San Francisco, California. Though its revenue comes from a customer relationship management (CRM) product, Salesforce also capitalizes on commercial applications of social networking through acquisition. It is one of the most highly valued American cloud computing companies with a market capitalization above $55 billion. Salesforce was founded in 1999 by former Oracle executive Marc Benioff, Parker Harris, Dave Moellenhoff, and Frank Dominguez as a company specializing in software as a service (SaaS).
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Firstenergy Corp. is a diversified energy company formed on November 7, 1997, and headquartered in Akron, Ohio. Its subsidiaries and affiliates are involved in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity, as well as energy management and other energy-related services. Its ten electric utility operating companies comprise the United States' largest investor-owned utility, based on serving 6 million customers within a 65,000-square-mile (170,000 km2) area of Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey and New York.
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People's United Financial  is a savings and loan holding company incorporated under the state laws of Delaware. The company owns People's United Bank, a federally chartered stock savings bank headquartered in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Through People's United Financial provides equipment financing, asset management, brokerage and financial advisory services, and insurance services. People's United Bank, formerly People's Bank, was founded in 1842 as a savings bank in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and changed its name to People's United Bank on June 7, 2007
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United Technologies Corp. was an American aircraft manufacturer formed by the break-up of United Aircraft and Transport Corporation in 1934. In 1975, the company became the United Technologies Corporation. The company serves customers in the commercial aerospace, defense and building industries. Its headquarters are located in Hartford, Connecticut, United States.
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Suntrust Banks is an American bank holding company. The largest subsidiary is SunTrust Bank. The current SunTrust Banks, Inc., was the result of a merger between the Trust Company of Georgia and SunBanks, Inc., of Orlando, Florida in 1985. The bank's primary businesses include deposits, lending, credit cards, as well as trust and investment services. Through its various subsidiaries, the company provides corporate and investment banking, capital market services, mortgage banking, and wealth management.
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Harley-Davidson, Inc. (H-D), or Harley, is an American motorcycle manufacturer, founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1903. It is the parent company for the groups of companies doing business as Harley-Davidson Motor Company (HDMC) and Harley-Davidson Financial Services (HDFS). The Company operates in two segments: the Motorcycles & Related Products (Motorcycles) and the Financial Services.
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Match Group Inc. is an American Internet company that owns and operates several online dating web sites including OkCupid, Tinder, PlentyOfFish, and Match.com. The company also operates the test preparation company, The Princeton Review. Match Group is headquartered in Dallas, Texas and operates as a subsidiary of IAC/InterActiveCorp. Match Group went public on November 19, 2015.
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Centurylink Inc. is an American telecommunications company founded in 1968, and headquartered in Monroe, Louisiana. It provides communications and data services to residential, business, governmental and wholesale customers in 37 states. The company operates as a local exchange carrier and Internet service provider in U.S. markets and is the third-largest telecommunications company in the United States in terms of lines served, behind AT&T and Verizon. It also provides long distance service.
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Allergan Plc. is a multi-national pharmaceutical that produces branded and generic drugs, and performs pharmaceutical research and development. It was formed on February 18, 2015, when the company formerly known as Actavis, Plc changed its name. This was completed as of June 15, 2015. Actavis, Plc then became Actavis which now forms the American Generics division of the company.
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Discover Financial Services is an American financial services company, which issues the Discover Card and operates the Discover and Pulse networks. Discover Card is the third largest credit card brand in the United States, when measured by cards in force, with nearly 50 million cardholders. The Discover Card was originally introduced by Sears in 1985, and was a unit of Dean Witter, which merged with Morgan Stanley in 1997.
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Gamestop Corp. or simply referred to as GameStop, is an American video game, consumer electronics, and wireless services retailer. The company is headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, United States, and operates 7,117 retail stores throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Europe. The company's retail stores primarily operate under the GameStop, EB Games, and Micromania brands.
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Nasdaq, Inc. is an American multinational financial services corporation founded in 1971. It owns and operates the NASDAQ stock market and eight European stock exchanges, namely Armenian Stock Exchange, Copenhagen Stock Exchange, Helsinki Stock Exchange, Iceland Stock Exchange, Riga Stock Exchange, Stockholm Stock Exchange, Tallinn Stock Exchange, and NASDAQ OMX Vilnius. It is headquartered in New York City, and its president and chief executive officer is Robert Greifeld.
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CME Group Inc. is an American futures company and one of the largest options and futures exchanges. It owns and operates large derivatives and futures exchanges in Chicago and New York City, as well as online trading platforms. The corporate world headquarters are in Chicago in The Loop. The corporation was formed by the 2007 merger of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) and the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT).
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St. Jude Medical, Inc. an American global medical device company headquartered in Little Canada, Minnesota, U.S., a suburb of Saint Paul. The company has more than 20 principal operations and manufacturing facilities worldwide with products sold in more than 100 countries. Its major markets include the United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia-Pacific. The company is named after Jude the Apostle, the patron saint of lost causes. St. Jude Medical was founded in 1976 and went public in 1977.
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Unitedhealth Group Inc. is an American managed health care company founded in 1977 and based in Minnetonka, Minnesota. UnitedHealth Group offers products and services through two operating businesses, UnitedHealthcare and Optum, both subsidiaries of UnitedHealth Group. Optum is a new business brand of UnitedHealth Group and operating business through Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services. UnitedHealth Group serves approximately 70 million individuals throughout the United States.
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Chipotle Mexican Grill is an American chain of fast casual restaurants in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, and France, specializing in tacos and burritos. Its name derives from chipotle, the Nahuatl name for a smoked and dried jalapeño chili pepper. Founded in July 1993, Chipotle had 16 restaurants (all in Colorado).
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Tiffany & Co is an American luxury jewelry and specialty retailer, founded in 1837 and headquartered in New York City. Tiffany sells jewelry, sterling silver, china, crystal, stationery, fragrances, water bottles, watches, personal accessories, as well as some leather goods. Many of these goods are sold at Tiffany stores, as well as through direct-mail and corporate merchandising. Tiffany is renowned for its luxury goods and is particularly known for its diamond jewelry.
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Pacific Gas & Electric Co is an investor-owned electric utility (IOU) with publicly traded stock that is headquartered in the Pacific Gas & Electric Building in San Francisco. PG&E provides natural gas and electricity to most of the northern two-thirds of California, from Bakersfield almost to the Oregon border which represents 5.2 million households. PG&E is overseen by the California Public Utilities Commission. It is the leading subsidiary of the holding company PG&E Corporation which has a market capitalization of $29.37 billion. It was founded 1905.
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Colgate-Palmolive Company is an American worldwide consumer products company founded in 1806. It is focused on the production, distribution and provision of household, health care and personal products, such as soaps, detergents, and oral hygiene products (including toothpaste and toothbrushes). Under its "Hill's" brand, it is also a manufacturer of veterinary products. The company's corporate offices are on Park Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
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Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. is an American chain of domestic merchandise retail stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico. Formed in 1971, the stores sell goods primarily for the bedroom and bathroom, as well as kitchen and dining room.
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Monster Beverage Corp. is an American beverage company that manufactures energy drinks, natural soft drinks, and fruit drinks including Monster Energy, Hansen's Natural Soda, Hansen's Energy, Hansen's Junior Juice, Hubert's Lemonade, Peace Tea, and Blue Sky. Hansen's was founded in 1935 and has its headquarters in Corona, California, United States.
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Autodesk Inc. is an American multinational software corporation that makes software for the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media, and entertainment industries. Autodesk is headquartered in San Rafael, California, and features a gallery of its customers' work in its San Francisco building. The company has offices worldwide, with U.S. locations in Northern California, Oregon, Colorado, Texas and in New England in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, and Canada locations in Ontario, Quebec, and Alberta. The company was founded in 1982.
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Paychex Inc. is an American provider of payroll, human resource, and benefits outsourcing services for small- to medium-sized businesses. With headquarters in Penfield, New York, the company has more than 100 offices serving approximately 580,000 payroll clients. Paychex was founded in 1971.
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Simon Property Inc. is an American commercial real estate company in the United States and the largest real estate investment trust (REIT). The company operates from five retail real estate platforms: regional malls, Premium Outlet Centers, The Mills, community/lifestyle centers and international properties. It currently owns or has an interest in more than 325 properties in North America and Asia. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana and employs more than 5,000 people worldwide.
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Public Storage is an American international self storage company headquartered in Glendale, California that is run as a real estate investment trust (REIT). It is the largest brand of self-storage services in the US. Public Storage Inc. was founded in 1972. It grew to 1,000 locations by 1989, using funding from investors in real estate limited partnerships (RELPs).
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Crown Castle Intl Corp. is an American corporation founded in 1994 and headquartered in Houston, Texas, which provides infrastructure for broadcasting, mobile telephony and wireless broadband including small cell, traditional cell sites, rooftop sites and indoor/outdoor distributed antenna systems. It operates in the United States and Puerto Rico. It provides mobile telephone coverage to all of the top 100 markets in the US on behalf of service providers such as Verizon, AT&T Mobility, Sprint and T-Mobile.
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Equity Residential  is a publicly traded real estate investment trust based in Chicago, Illinois. It ownes investments in 316 properties consisting of 85,391 apartments located primarily in Boston, New York City, Washington DC, Seattle, San Francisco, and Southern California. The company was founded in 1969.
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Avalonbay Communities Inc. is a publicly traded real estate investment trust focused on developing, redeveloping, acquiring and managing high-quality apartment communities in high barrier-to-entry markets of the United States. These markets are in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Pacific Northwest, Northern California and Southern California regions of the country. Founded in 1978.
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Davita Healthcare Partners Inc. (DaVita Inc.) is one of the largest kidney care companies in the United States, with corporate headquarters in Denver, Colorado. Their offerings include in-center hemodialysis, in-center nocturnal dialysis, peritoneal dialysis, home hemodialysis, vascular access management, chronic kidney disease education, and renal diet assistance. Founded in 1999.
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Hess Corp. is a global independent energy company engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. Hess was founded in 1919 (as Amerada Corporation to explore for oil in North America). Headquartered in New York City. The company has exploration and production operations both on-shore and off-shore.
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Lockheed Martin Corp. is an American global aerospace, defense, security and advanced technologies company with worldwide interests. It was formed by the merger of Lockheed Corporation with Martin Marietta in March 1995. It is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, in the Washington, DC, area. Lockheed Martin employs 126,000 people worldwide. Marillyn Hewson is the current President and Chief Executive Officer. Lockheed Martin is one of the largest companies in the aerospace, defense, security, and technologies industry.
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Diamond Offshore Drilling is a deepwater drilling contractor. The company is headquartered in Houston, Texas, in the United States, and has major offices in Australia, Brazil, Mexico, Scotland, Singapore and Norway. Diamond Offshore's beginnings can be traced back to the earliest days of the offshore drilling industry. It was founded in May 1953 in New Orleans.
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The Hershey Company, known until April 2005 as the Hershey Foods Corporation and commonly called Hershey's, is one of the largest chocolate manufacturers in North America. Its headquarters are in Hershey, Pennsylvania, which is also home to Hershey's Chocolate World. It was founded by Milton S. Hershey in 1894 as the Hershey Chocolate Company, a subsidiary of his Lancaster Caramel Company. Hershey's products are sold in over 60 countries worldwide. In addition, Hershey is a member of the World Cocoa Foundation. It is also associated with the Hersheypark Stadium and the Giant Center.
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Sysco Corp. is an American multinational corporation involved in marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, hotels and inns, and other foodservice and hospitality businesses. The company is headquartered in the Energy Corridor district of Houston, Texas. Sysco, an acronym for Systems and Services Company, is the world's largest broadline food distributor. The company was founded in 1969.
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Masco Corp. is a manufacturer of products for the home improvement and new home construction markets. Comprising more than 20 companies, the Masco conglomerate operates nearly 60 manufacturing facilities in the United States and over 20 in other parts of the world. It was initially organized in 1929 as Masco Screw Products Company in Taylor, Michigan.
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Discovery Communications Inc. is an American global mass media and entertainment company based in Silver Spring, Maryland. The company started as a single channel in 1985, The Discovery Channel. DCI both produces original television programming and acquires content from producers worldwide. This non-fiction programming is offered through DCI's more than 50 network entertainment brands.
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Franklin Resources Inc. is an American holding company that, together with its subsidiaries, is referred to as Franklin Templeton Investments. It is a global investment firm founded in New York City in 1947 as Franklin Distributors, Inc. In 1973 the company's headquarters moved from New York to San Mateo, California. Today, Franklin Templeton Investments is one of the world's largest asset management groups with over US$850 billion in assets under management (AUM) on behalf of over 25 million private, professional and institutional investors.
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Level 3 Communications is an American multinational telecommunications and Internet service provider company founded in 1985 and headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado. It operates a Tier 1 network. The company provides core transport, IP, voice, video, and content delivery for medium-to-large Internet carriers in North America, Latin America, Europe, and selected cities in Asia. Level 3 is also the largest competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC) and the 3rd largest provider of fiber-optic internet access (based on coverage) in the United States.
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Honeywell International Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate company founded in 1906. It produces a variety of commercial and consumer products, engineering services and aerospace systems for a wide variety of customers, from private consumers to major corporations and governments. The company operates three business units, known as Strategic Business Units – Honeywell Aerospace, Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions, and Honeywell Performance Materials and Technologies.
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Welltower Inc. is a real estate investment trust that mostly invests in seniors housing, assisted living and memory care communities, post-acute care facilities, and medical office buildings. It also owns hospitals and other healthcare properties outside the United States. The company was founded in 1970 as the first healthcare focused real estate investment trust.
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Dollar Tree is an American chain of discount variety stores that sells items for $1 or less. It was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Chesapeake, Virginia, it operates 13,600 stores throughout the 48 contiguous U.S. states and Canada. Its stores are supported by a nationwide logistics network of eleven distribution centers. The company operates one-dollar stores under the names of Dollar Tree and Dollar Bills. The company also operates multi-price-point variety chains under the names Deals and Family Dollar.
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Marriott International is an American multinational diversified hospitality company that manages and franchises a broad portfolio of hotels and related lodging facilities. Founded in 1927 and headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, the company has more than 5700 properties in over 110 countries and territories around the world, over 1.2 million rooms, and additional 195,000 rooms in the development pipeline.
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Fedex Corp. is a US multinational courier delivery services company founded in 1971, headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee. The name "FedEx" is a syllabic abbreviation of the name of the company's original air division, Federal Express, which was used from 1973 until 2000. The company is known for its overnight shipping service, but also for pioneering a system that could track packages and provide real-time updates on package location (to help in finding lost packages), a feature that has now been implemented by most other carrier services.
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Cigna Corp. is an American worldwide health services organization. Its insurance subsidiaries are major providers of medical, dental, disability, life and accident insurance and related products and services, the majority of which are offered through employers and other groups (e.g. governmental and non-governmental organizations, unions and associations). It also offers Medicare and Medicaid products and health, life and accident insurance coverages primarily to individuals in the U.S. and selected international markets. Cigna was formed by the 1982 merger of the Connecticut General Life Insurance Company (CG) and INA Corporation.
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Akamai Technologies is an American content delivery network (CDN) and cloud services provider founded in 1998, headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the United States. Akamai's content delivery network is one of the world's largest distributed computing platforms, responsible for serving between 15 and 30 percent of all web traffic. The company operates a network of servers around the world and rents capacity on these servers to customers who want their websites to work faster by distributing content from locations close to the user.
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American Electric Power Company is a major investor-owned electric utility in the United States, delivering electricity to more than 5 million customers in 11 states. Founded in 1906, AEP ranks among the nation's largest generators of electricity, owning nearly 38,000 megawatts of generating capacity in the U.S. AEP also owns the nation's largest electricity transmission system, a nearly 39,000-mile (63,000 km)-network that includes 765 kilovolt ultra-high voltage transmission lines, more than all other U.S. transmission systems combined.
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Pioneer Natural Resources Company is a petroleum, natural gas, and natural gas liquids exploration and production company based in Irving, Texas. The company was created in 1997 by the merger of Parker & Parsley Petroleum Company and MESA Inc.
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Deere Comp. is an American corporation founded in 1837. It manufactures agricultural, construction, and forestry machinery, diesel engines, drivetrains (axles, transmissions, gearboxes) used in heavy equipment, and lawn care equipment. Deere Comp. also provides financial services and other related activities.
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Kinder Morgan is an American company headquartered in downtown Houston, Texas. It is the largest energy infrastructure company in North America specializing in owning and controlling oil and gas pipelines and terminals. Kinder Morgan owns an interest in or operates approximately 84,000 miles of pipelines and owns about 180 terminals. Their pipelines transport natural gas, refined petroleum products, crude oil, carbon dioxide and more. They also store or handle a variety of products and materials at their terminals such as gasoline, jet fuel, ethanol, coal, petroleum coke and steel.
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Mosaic Company is an american company based in Plymouth, Minnesota, a Minneapolis suburb. The Mosaic Company is a combined producer and marketer of concentrated phosphate and potash. Its customer base includes wholesalers, retail dealers and individual growers in more than 40 countries. Headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota, Mosaic employs approximately 9,000 people in eight countries. Launched October 25, 2004, Mosaic was formed by a merger between IMC Global, a fertilizer company formed in 1909, and Cargill's crop nutrition division.
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Skyworks Solutions is an American semiconductor company headquartered in Woburn, Massachusetts, United States. Skyworks manufactures semiconductors for use in radio frequency and mobile communications systems. Its products include power amplifiers, front-end modules and RF products for handsets and wireless infrastructure equipment. The company formed as a result of a merger of Alpha Industries and the wireless communications division of Conexant, which took effect on June 26, 2002.
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Aetna Inc. is an American managed health care company founded in 1853. It sells traditional and consumer directed health care insurance plans and related services, such as medical, pharmaceutical, dental, behavioral health, long-term care, and disability plans. Its headquarters is located in Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.
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Edison International is a public utility holding company based in Rosemead, California. Its subsidiaries include Southern California Edison, and un-regulated non-utility business assets Edison Energy. Edison's roots trace back to Holt & Knupps, a company founded in 1886 as a provider of street lights in Visalia, California.
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Analog Devices, also known as ADI or Analog, is an American multinational semiconductor company specializing in data conversion and signal processing technology, headquartered in Norwood, Massachusetts. The company manufactures analog, mixed-signal and digital signal processing (DSP) integrated circuits (ICs) used in electronic equipment. These technologies are used to convert, condition and process real-world phenomena, such as light, sound, temperature, motion, and pressure into electrical signals. The company was founded in 1965.
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Ball Corp. is an American company headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado, that is best known for its early production of glass jars, lids, and related products used for home canning. Since its founding in Buffalo, New York, in 1880, when it was known as the Wooden Jacket Can Company, the Ball company has expanded and diversified into other business ventures, including aerospace technology, and became the world's largest manufacturer of recyclable metal beverage and food containers.
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Kansas City Southern is the parent company of the Kansas City Southern Railway, a Class I railroad headquartered in the Quality Hill neighborhood of Kansas City, Missouri, USA. It is also sometimes known as "The NAFTA Railroad" in reference to the North American Free Trade Agreement because its operations carry goods between the Midwestern United States and Mexico. Kansas City Southern was founded in 1887 with the goal of connecting the U.S. heartland to the Gulf of Mexico.
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Seagate Technology is an American data storage company. It was incorporated in 1978, as Shugart Technology. Since 2010, the company is incorporated in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Cupertino, California, United States. Seagate developed the first 5.25-inch hard disk drive (HDD), the 5-megabyte ST-506, in 1980. They were a major supplier in the microcomputer market during the 1980s, especially after the introduction of the IBM XT in 1983. Today Seagate along with Western Digital dominates the HDD market.
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Coach Inc. is an multinational luxury fashion company based in New York City. The company is known for accessories and gifts for women and men, including handbags, men's bags, women's and men's small leather goods, footwear, fragrance, jewelry, outerwear, ready-to-wear, scarves, sunwear, travel accessories, and watches. Coach was founded in 1941, as a family-run workshop in a loft on 34th Street in Manhattan, with six leatherworkers who made wallets and billfolds by hand.
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PepsiCo Inc. is an American multinational food, snack and beverage corporation headquartered in Purchase, New York. PepsiCo has interests in the manufacturing, marketing and distribution of grain-based snack foods, beverages and other products. PepsiCo was formed in 1965 with the merger of the Pepsi-Cola Company (1898) and Frito-Lay, Inc.(1961). PepsiCo has since expanded from its namesake product Pepsi to a broader range of food and beverage brands, the largest of which have included an acquisition of Tropicana Products in 1998, and the Quaker Oats Company in 2001, which added the Gatorade brand to its portfolio.
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Kraft Heinz Comp. is an American worldwide food company formed by the merger of Kraft Foods Group and Heinz in 2015. The merger was agreed by the boards of both companies, with approval by shareholders and regulatory authorities. The new company became the world's fifth-largest food and beverage company and the third-largest in the US. It is headquartered in Pittsburgh, the headquarters of Heinz.
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Spectra Energy Corp. is a company that operates in three key areas of the natural gas industry: transmission and storage, distribution, and gathering and processing. Spectra was formed in late 2006 from the spin-off from Duke Energy and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Spectra owns the Texas Eastern Pipeline (TETCo) It is one of the largest pipeline systems in the United States.
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General Growth Properties, or simply GGP is an American real estate investment trust, headquartered at 110 North Wacker Drive in Chicago, Illinois, a historic building designed by architectural firm Graham, Anderson, Probst & White. General Growth Properties owns or has interest in 120 regional shopping malls in forty states. The company was founded in 1954.
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Devon Energy Corp. is an independent natural gas, natural gas liquids, and petroleum producer focused on onshore exploration and production in North America. The company is headquartered in the 50-story Devon Energy Center, completed in 2012, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Devon was founded in 1971, became a public company in 1988, and expanded through mergers and acquisitions.
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Host Marriott Financial Trust, incorporated on September 28, 1998 operates as a self-managed and self-administered REIT. Host Inc. owns properties and conducts operations through Host Hotels & Resorts, L.P. (Host L.P.) of which Host Inc. is the sole general partner and in which it holds approximately 98.6% of the partnership interests (OP units). As of February 25, 2013, the Company had 118 primarily luxury and upper-upscale hotels.
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Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. is an American retailer of hardwood flooring founded in 1994. The company has grown to be one of the largest retailers of hardwood flooring in the United States. It expanded to more than 375 Lumber Liquidators stores with over 1,000 employees in 47 states and Canada. It also launched online e-commerce, catalogs, and its Virginia call center. The company is currently headquartered in Toano, Virginia.
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FactSet Research Systems Inc., trading as FactSet, is a multinational financial data and software company founded in 1978, headquartered in Norwalk, CT, United States. The company provides financial information and analytic software for investment professionals, offers access to data and analytics to analysts, portfolio managers, and investment bankers at global financial institutions. FactSet's business focuses on technology and client service. In addition to combining disparate databases, the company also develops its software. FactSet provides clients with consultants, telephone support, and training.
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Air Products and Chemicals is an American international corporation founded in 1941. Its principal business is selling gases and chemicals for industrial uses. Air Products' headquarters is in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, in the United States. Air Products serves customers in technology, energy, healthcare, food and industrial markets worldwide with atmospheric industrial gases (mainly oxygen, nitrogen, argon, hydrogen and carbon dioxide), process and specialty gases, performance materials and chemical intermediates.
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Advance Auto Parts Inc. is headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia and Raleigh, North Carolina, and is now the largest retailer of automotive replacement parts and accessories in the United States. AAP was founded in 1932 and had 2015 sales of approximately $9.74 billion. The combined enterprise of AAP (including Carquest branded stores) operates over 5,200 company-owned and 1,300 independently owned stores covering every U.S. state, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and Canada with more than 70,000 employees.
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T. Rowe Price Group is an American publicly owned investment firm, headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland. It was founded in 1937. The company offers mutual funds, subadvisory services, and separate account management for individuals, institutions, retirement plans, and financial intermediaries. Additionally, the organization offers investment planning and guidance tools.
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PNC Bank is an American financial services corporation founded in 1845, with assets of approximately $358 billion, as well as deposits of approximately $249 billion. PNC operations include a regional banking franchise operating primarily in nineteen states and the District of Columbia with more than 2,600 branches, online and mobile services together with 9000 ATMs, specialized financial businesses serving companies and government entities, and asset management and processing businesses.
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Centerpoint Energy Inc. is an electric and natural gas utility serving several markets in the U.S. states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas. It was formerly known as Reliant Energy (from which it is now separated), NorAm Energy, Houston Industries, and HL&P. The company was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in the CenterPoint Energy Tower in Downtown Houston.
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General Mills is an American multinational manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer foods sold through retail stores. It is headquartered in Golden Valley, Minnesota, a suburb of Minneapolis. Its brand portfolio includes more than 89 other leading U.S. brands and numerous category leaders around the world. General Mills was created in June 1928, when it was directed to merge with 26 other mills.
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Newell Rubbermaid Inc. is an American worldwide marketer of consumer and commercial products with a portfolio of well-known brands. The company's global headquarters is located immediately north of Atlanta in the Perimeter Center edge city in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The Newell Manufacturing Company was founded in Ogdensburg, New York, in 1903 as a manufacturer of metal curtain rods.
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Cerner Corp. is an American supplier of health information technology (HIT) solutions, services, devices and hardware. Its products are in use in approximately 18,000 facilities around the world and the company had about 22,000 employees globally. Cerner was founded in 1979. Its original name was PGI & Associates but was renamed Cerner in 1984.
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Zions Bancorporation is a bank holding company headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. It has $54.6 billion in assets and nearly 11,000 employees. Founded in 1873, the company consist of a collection of great banks in select high growth markets. Under local management teams and community identities, Zions operates over 500 full-service banking offices.
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Phillips 66 is an American multinational energy company, founded in 1917, headquartered in Westchase, Houston, Texas. It debuted as an independent energy company when ConocoPhillips executed a spin-off of its downstream and midstream assets. The company is engaged in producing natural gas liquids (NGL) and petrochemicals. The company has approximately 14,000 employees worldwide and is active in more than 65 countries.
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Johnson Controls is an American multinational conglomerate producing automotive parts such as batteries and electronics and HVAC equipment for buildings. It employs 170,000 people in more than 1,300 locations across six continents. It was founded in 1885 and has its headquarters in Glendale, Wisconsin.
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Rewalk Robotics Ltd. is a commercial bionic walking assistance system that uses powered leg attachments to enable paraplegics to stand upright, walk and climb stairs. The system is powered by a backpack battery, and is controlled by a simple wrist-mounted remote which detects and enhances the user's movements. The company was founded in 2011.
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United Rentals is the largest equipment rental company in the world, with over 880 rental locations throughout the United States and Canada. The company was founded in 1997 by Bradley Jacobs and seven others, and its customer base includes construction and industrial companies, utilities, municipalities, and homeowners. In addition to equipment rentals, the company offers new and used equipment sales, safety training, and 24/7 equipment service support.
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Ace Ltd. (changed its name from ACE Limited to Chubb Limited), incorporated in 1985 in Zurich, Switzerland, is the parent company of the Chubb, a global provider of insurance products covering property and casualty, accident and health, reinsurance, and life insurance. ACE operates in 54 countries and territories and in the Lloyd's insurance market in London.
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Linear Technology Corp., designs, manufactures and markets a broad line of standard high performance analog integrated circuits. Applications for the company's products include telecommunications, cellular telephones, networking products, notebook and desktop computers, video/multimedia, industrial instrumentation, automotive electronics, factory automation, process control, military and space systems. The company was founded in 1981.
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Pentair Ltd. is a multinational diversified industrial company incorporated in Ireland with tax residency in UK, with its main U.S. office located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Pentair was founded in August 1966 as Pentair Industries, Inc. Until a major restructuring in 2004, the company was primarily an industrial tool manufacturer. Now, the company's primary focus is water and fluid controls used in the energy, food & beverage and manufacturing industries as well as infrastructure.
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Sealed Air Corp. is a packaging company known for its brands: Cryovac food packaging, Bubble Wrap cushioning, and Diversey cleaning and hygiene. Sealed Air Corporation has three divisions: Food Care, Product Care, and Diversey Care. Jerome Peribere is the CEO of the Charlotte, North Carolina-headquartered Sealed Air.  Sealed Air was founded in 1960.
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Ventas Inc. a real estate investment trust (REIT), invests primarily in real estate serving the United States healthcare industry. The company acquires, develops, leases, disposes and manages healthcare real estate. Ventas, Inc. was founded in 1998 as a spin-off of Vencor?
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General Dynamics Corp. is an American aerospace and defense multinational corporation. Formed by mergers and divestitures in 1899, it is the world's fifth-largest defense contractor. General Dynamics is headquartered in West Falls Church, Fairfax County, Virginia. The company has four main business segments: Marine Systems, Combat Systems, Information Systems Technology, and Aerospace.
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Freeport-Mcmoran Inc. (FMCG), often called Freeport, is a mining company based in the Freeport-McMoRan Center in downtown Phoenix, Arizona, United States. Freeport is the largest copper and molybdenum producer in the world. The company was founded as the Texas Freeport Sulphur Company in 1912 as a sulfur mining company in Freeport, Texas.
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Eaton Corp. is a multinational power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion, founded in 1911 in the United States  with corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland. Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.
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Home Depot is a home improvement supplies superstore that sells tools, construction products and services. It operates many big-box format stores across the United States, all ten provinces of Canada, and Mexico. The company is headquartered at the Atlanta Store Support Center in Cobb County, Georgia, in Greater Atlanta. The company was founded in 1978.
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LyondellBasell Industries N.V. is a public multinational chemical company with American and European roots, incorporated in the Netherlands, with U.S. operations headquarters based in Houston, Texas, and global operations in London, UK. It was formed in December 2007 by the acquisition of Lyondell Chemical Company by Basell Polyolefins. Lyondell operates on five continents employing over 11,000 people. It is the global leader in propylene oxide production and the largest North American supplier of styrene monomer. Other products include ethylene, ETBE, polyethylene, and polypropylene.
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Square Inc. is a financial services, merchant services aggregator and mobile payment company based in San Francisco, California. The company markets several software and hardware payments products, including Square Register and Square Reader, and has expanded into small business services such as Square Capital, a financing program, and Square Payroll. The company was founded in 2009 and launched its first app and service in 2010.
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Netapp Inc. is an American multinational storage and data management company headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. Founded in 1992 with an IPO in 1995, NetApp offers software, systems and services to manage and store data, including its proprietary Data ONTAP operating system.
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Intuit Inc. is a business and financial software company founded in 1983. It develops and sells financial, accounting and tax preparation software and related services for small businesses, accountants and individuals. The company is headquartered in Mountain View, California. Greater than 95% of its revenues and earnings come from its activities within the United States. Intuit makes TurboTax, a consumer tax preparation application, the small business accounting program QuickBooks, professional tax solutions ProSeries and Lacerte, and multiple payroll products.
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LAM Research Corp. is an American corporation that engages in the design, manufacture, marketing, and service of semiconductor processing equipment used in the fabrication of integrated circuits. Its products are used primarily in front-end wafer processing, which involves the steps that create the active components of semiconductor devices (transistors, capacitors) and their wiring (interconnects). The company also builds equipment for back-end wafer-level packaging (WLP), and for related manufacturing markets such as for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS). It was founded in 1980, and is headquartered in Fremont, California, in the Silicon Valley.
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Maxim Integrated is an American, publicly traded company founded in 1983. It designs, manufactures, and sells analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits for the automotive, industrial, communications, consumer, and computing markets. Headquartered in San Jose, California, the company has design centers, manufacturing facilities, and sales offices throughout the world.
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Express Scripts is an American pharmacy benefit management organization founded in 1986 in the United States. Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, Express Scripts provides integrated pharmacy benefit management services including network-pharmacy claims processing; home delivery pharmacy services; specialty pharmacy benefit management, through its subsidiary Accredo; benefit-design consultation; drug-utilization review; formulary management; and medical and drug data analysis services to manage drug plans for health plans, self-insured employers and government agencies.
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Cms Energy Corp. based in Jackson, Michigan, is an energy company that is focused principally on utility operations in Michigan. Its principal business is Consumers Energy, a public utility that provides electricity and natural gas to more than 6 million of Michigan’s 10 million residents. Its non-utility businesses are focused primarily on domestic independent power production. Consumers Energy has operated since 1886. CMS Enterprises' primary businesses are independent power production and natural gas transmission.
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Raytheon Company is a major U.S. defense contractor and industrial corporation with core manufacturing concentrations in weapons and military and commercial electronics. It was previously involved in corporate and special-mission aircraft until early 2007. Raytheon is the world's largest producer of guided missiles. Established in 1922, the company reincorporated in 1928 and adopted its present name in 1959. The company has around 63,000 employees worldwide.
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Expedia Inc. is an American company that owns and operates several international global online travel brands. Expedia Inc.’s companies operate more than 100 branded points of sale in more than 60 countries. Expedia also powers travel bookings for over 10,000 partners such as airlines and hotels, consumer brands, and high traffic websites through Expedia Affiliate Network, 80% of which is powered by their API. Founded as a division of Microsoft in October 1996, Expedia was spun off in 1999, and was later purchased by TicketMaster in 2001.
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Cardinal Health Inc. is a health care services company founded in 1971 and based in Dublin, Ohio. It specializes in distribution of pharmaceuticals and medical products, serving more than 100,000 locations. The company also manufactures medical and surgical products, including gloves, surgical apparel and fluid management products. In addition, it operates the nation’s largest network of radiopharmacies. Cardinal Health provides medical products to over 75 percent of hospitals in the United States.
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The Travelers Companies Inc. is an American insurance company. It is the second largest writer of U.S. commercial property casualty insurance and the third largest writer of U.S. personal insurance through independent agents. The company was founded as Saint Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Co. in 1853. In 2004, it renamed itself St. Paul Travelers, with the headquarters set in St. Paul, Minnesota.
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Sempra Energy is an American natural gas utilities holding company based in San Diego, California. It is the largest natural gas utility in the United States in terms of coverage area and population served, and is a major force in international natural gas markets. Sempra Energy was created through the 1998 merger of Los Angeles-based Pacific Enterprises, the parent company of SoCalGas, and Enova Corporation, the parent company of SDG&E.
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Lincoln National Corp. is an American holding company, which operates multiple insurance and investment management businesses through subsidiary companies. Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for LNC and its subsidiary companies. LNC was organized under the laws of the state of Indiana in 1968, and maintains its principal executive offices in Radnor, Pennsylvania. The company traces its roots to its earliest predecessor founded in 1905.
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Red Hat Inc. is an American multinational software company providing open-source software products to the enterprise community. Founded in 1993, Red Hat has its corporate headquarters in Raleigh, North Carolina, with satellite offices worldwide. Red Hat creates, maintains, and contributes to many free software projects. It has acquired several proprietary software product codebases through corporate mergers and acquisitions and has released such software under open source licenses.
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Stryker Corp. is a medical technologies firm founded in 1946 and based in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Stryker's products include implants used in joint replacement and trauma surgeries; surgical equipment and surgical navigation systems; endoscopic and communications systems; patient handling and emergency medical equipment; neurosurgical, neurovascular and spinal devices; as well as other medical device products used in a variety of medical specialties.
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Becton Dickinson and Company is an American medical technology company that manufactures and sells medical devices, instrument systems and reagents. Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, BD employs nearly 50,000 people in more than 50 countries throughout the world. The company's customers include healthcare institutions, science researchers, clinical laboratories, the pharmaceutical industry, and the general public.
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Computer Sciences Corp. is an American multinational corporation that provides information technology (IT) services and professional services. Its headquarters are located in Falls Church, Virginia. CSC has 56,000 employees in over 60 countries. Its clients include commercial enterprises and the U.S. federal government, as well as state, local and non-U.S. government agencies. CSC was founded in April 1959 in Los Angeles, California.
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Marsh & Mclennan Companies is a global professional services firm, headquartered in New York City with businesses in insurance brokerage, risk management, reinsurance services, talent management, investment advisory, and management consulting. The firm was established in 1905 and is considered the largest insurance broker in the world.
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Automatic Data Processing is an American provider of human resources management software and services, offering solutions to businesses of various sizes. The Company also provides business process outsourcing solutions. It was founded in 1949. Its headquarters is located in Roseland, New Jersey, U.S.
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Wisconsin Energy Corp. based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, provides electricity and natural gas to 4.4 million customers across four states through its brands – We Energies, Wisconsin Public Service, Peoples Gas, North Shore Gas, Michigan Gas Utilities and Minnesota Energy Resources. WEC Energy Group was founded in 1896. Its headquarters is located at 231 W. Michigan Street in Milwaukee.
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State Street Corp. is an American worldwide financial services holding company. State Street was founded in 1792 and is the second oldest financial institution in the United States of America. The company’s headquarters are at One Lincoln Street in Boston and it has offices in 29 countries around the world. State Street is organized into three main divisions. The Global Services business; the Global Advisors; and the Global Markets business.
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Cf Industries Holdings is a North American manufacturer and distributor of agricultural fertilizers, based in Deerfield, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. It was founded in 1946 as the Central Farmers Fertilizer Company. For its first 56 years, it was a federation of regional agricultural supply cooperatives. CF then demutualized, and became a publicly traded company.
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Duke Energy Corp. headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, is an electric power holding company in the United States, with assets also in Canada and Latin America. Duke Energy owns 58,200 megawatts of baseload and peak generation in the United States, which it distributes to its 7.2 million customers. Its service territory covers 104,000 square miles (270,000 km2) with 250,200 miles (402,700 km) of distribution lines. It has more than 4,300 megawatts of electric generation in Latin America and operates eight hydroelectric power plants in Brazil with an installed capacity of 2,307 megawatts. Almost all of Duke Energy's Midwest generation comes from coal, natural gas, or oil, while half of its Carolinas generation comes from its nuclear power plants.
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Fastenal Company is an American company based in Winona, Minnesota in 1967. Distributing goods used by other businesses, it has over 2,600 branches throughout the US, Canada, Mexico and Europe along with 13 distribution centers. Fastenal resells industrial, safety, and construction supplies and offers services including inventory management, manufacturing, and tool repair.
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Sturm, Ruger & Co Inc. is an American, Southport, Connecticut–based firearm manufacturing company, better known by the shortened name Ruger. The company was founded in 1949 by Alexander McCormick Sturm and William B. Ruger and has been publicly traded since 1969. Ruger produces bolt-action, semi-automatic, and single-shot rifles, shotguns, semi-automatic pistols, and single- and double-action revolvers.
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Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. is a manufacturer of firearms in the United States. The corporate headquarters are based in Springfield, Massachusetts. Founded in 1852, Smith & Wesson's pistols and revolvers have become standard issue to police and armed forces throughout the world, in addition to their popularity among sport shooters. Apart from firearms, Smith & Wesson has been known for the many types of ammunition it has introduced over the years, and many cartridges bear the company's name.
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Fitbit Inc. is an American company founded in 2007, and headquartered in San Francisco, California, known for its products of the same name, which are activity trackers, wireless-enabled wearable technology devices that measure data such as the number of steps walked, heart rate, quality of sleep, steps climbed, and other personal metrics involved in fitness.
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Signet Jewelers Ltd. is the world's largest retailer of diamond jewelry. The company is domiciled in Bermuda and headquartered in Akron, Ohio, and operates in the middle market jewelry segment and has number one positions in the U.S., Canada and UK speciality jewelry markets. It was founded in 1949 and grew organically before expanding rapidly through a series of acquisitions in the late 1980s and early 1990s, and was formerly known as the Ratner Group.
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Hormel Foods Corporation is an American food company based in Austin, Minnesota. The company was founded as George A. Hormel & Company in Austin by George A. Hormel in 1891. It changed its name to Hormel Foods in 1993. Hormel sells food under many brands, including the Applegate, Chi-Chi's, Dinty Moore, Farmer John, Herdez, Jennie-O, Justin's, Lloyd's, Muscle Milk, Skippy, Spam, Stagg, La Victoria and Wholly Guacamole brands, as well as under its own name.
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Harris Corp. is an American technology company, defense contractor and information technology services provider that produces wireless equipment, tactical radios, electronic systems, night vision equipment and both terrestrial and spaceborne antennas for use in the government, defense and commercial sectors. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company was founded in Niles, Ohio in 1895.
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Eastman Chemical Company is an American chemical company that manufactures and markets chemicals, fibers and plastics. It provides coatings, adhesives and specialty plastics products, is a major supplier of cellulose acetate fibers, and produces copolyesters for packaging. Founded in 1920 and based in Kingsport, Tennessee, the company now has more than 40 manufacturing sites worldwide and employs approximately 15,000 people.
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Zimmer Biomet Holdings is a publicly traded medical device company. It was founded in 1927 to produce aluminum splints. The firm is headquartered in Warsaw, Indiana, where it is part of the medical devices business cluster. Zimmer designs, develops, manufactures and markets orthopaedics products, including knee, hip, shoulder, elbow, foot and ankle artificial joints and dental prostheses. Zimmer has operations in more than 25 countries around the world and sells products in more than 100 countries.
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Iron Mountain Inc. is an enterprise information management services company founded in 1951 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. Its records management, information destruction, and data backup and recovery services are supplied to more than 156,000 customers throughout North America, Europe, Latin America, and Asia.
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Darden Restaurants is an American multi-brand restaurant operator headquartered in Orlando. The firm owns several casual dining restaurant chains: Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Bahama Breeze, Seasons 52, Eddie V's Prime Seafood, The Capital Grille and Yard House. Darden has more than 1,500 restaurant locations and more than 150,000 employees, making it the world's largest full-service restaurant company.
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Blackrock Inc. is an American global investment management corporation based in New York City. Founded in 1988, initially as a risk management and fixed income institutional asset manager, BlackRock is by far the world's largest asset manager with $5.1 trillion in assets under management. BlackRock operates globally with 22 investment centers, 70 offices in 30 countries and clients in 100 countries.
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Motorola Solutions is an American data communications and telecommunications equipment provider that succeeded Motorola, Inc., following the spinoff of the mobile phone division into Motorola Mobility in 2011. The company is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
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Patterson Companies Inc. is a medical supplies conglomerate primarily in the business of veterinary and dental products (ranging from xray equipment to consumable products, dental consumables make up the biggest part of the dental industry). The company operates directly in only the US and Canada (in Canada through subsidiaries Sammons Preston Canada and Patterson Dental Canada). The company was founded in 1878 and headquartered in Mendota Heights, Minnesota.
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W.W. Grainger is an industrial supply company founded in 1927 in Chicago. The Company is a business-to-business distributor of products used to maintain, repair and operate facilities. Approximately 3 million businesses and institutions worldwide rely on Grainger for products such as safety gloves, ladders, motors and janitorial supplies, along with services like inventory management and technical support.
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O'Reilly Automotive is an American auto parts retailer that provides automotive aftermarket parts, tools, supplies, equipment, and accessories in the United States serving both the professional service providers and do-it-yourself customers. Founded in 1957 by the O’Reilly family, the company operates more than 4,700 stores in 45 states.
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Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. is an American soft drink company, based in Plano, Texas. Formerly called Cadbury Schweppes Americas Beverages, on May 5, 2008, it was spun off from Britain's Cadbury Schweppes, with trading in its shares starting on May 7, 2008. Cadbury Schweppes plc went on to become Cadbury plc on May 5, 2008.
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Verisk Analytics  is an American data analytics and risk assessment firm founded in 1971 and based in Jersey City, New Jersey, serving customers worldwide in insurance, natural resources, financial services, government, and risk management. The company uses proprietary data sets and industry expertise to provide predictive analytics and decision support solutions in fraud prevention, actuarial science, insurance coverages, fire protection, catastrophe and weather risk, data management, and other fields.
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Vulcan Materials Company is an American company founded in 1909 and based in Birmingham, Alabama. It is principally engaged in the production, distribution and sale of construction materials. Vulcan is the largest producer of construction materials, primarily gravel, crushed stone, and sand, and employs approximately 7,000 people at over 300 facilities. Vulcan serves 19 states, the District of Columbia and Mexico.
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PPG Industries is an American company and global supplier of paints, coatings, specialty materials, and fiberglass. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, PPG operates in more than 70 countries around the globe. By revenue it is the largest coatings company in the world.
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F5 Networks is an American-based company that specializes in application delivery networking (ADN) technology for the delivery of web applications and the security, performance, availability of servers, data storage devices, and other network and cloud resources. F5 is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, and has other development, manufacturing, and sales/marketing offices. F5 originally manufactured and sold some early load balancing products. The company was founded in 1996.
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J.B. Hunt Transport Services is a trucking and transportation company that was founded by Johnnie Bryan Hunt, and based in the Northwest Arkansas city of Lowell. J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. was incorporated in Arkansas on August 10, 1961 and originally started with five trucks and seven refrigerated trailers to support the original rice hull business. The company currently employs over 16,000 employees and operates in excess of 12,000 trucks. Over 47,000 trailers and containers can be found in the company's fleet.
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Affiliated Managers Group is an American international investment management company headquartered in Massachusetts that owns stakes in a number of boutique asset management, hedge fund, and specialized private equity firms. The company was created in December 1993 by William J. Nutt.
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Priceline.Com Inc. is an American company and a commercial website that claims to help users obtain discount rates for travel-related purchases such as airline tickets and hotel stays. The company is not a direct supplier of these services; instead it facilitates the provision of travel services by its suppliers to its customers. It is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut, United States. Priceline was founded by Jay S. Walker in 2000.
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Entergy Corp. is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations in the Deep South of the United States. It is headquartered in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana. The company was founded in 1913.
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AON Plc. is a British multinational corporation headquartered in London, United Kingdom, that provides risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, investment banking, human resource solutions and outsourcing services. Aon has approximately 500 offices worldwide, serving 120 countries with 72,000 employees. The company was created in 1982 when the Ryan Insurance Group merged with the Combined Insurance Company of America. In 1987, that company was renamed Aon.
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Ameriprise Financial Services is an American diversified financial services company incorporated in Delaware. Ameriprise Financial engages in business through its subsidiaries, providing financial planning, products and services, including wealth management, asset management, insurance, annuities and estate planning. The company's headquarters are in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Founded in 1894.
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Cincinnati Financial Corp. offers property and casualty insurance, its main business, through The Cincinnati Insurance Company, The Cincinnati Indemnity Company and The Cincinnati Casualty Company. The company has 1.01% of the domestic property and casualty insurance premiums, which ranks it as the 20th largest insurance company by market share in the U.S. The Cincinnati Insurance Company was founded in 1950 by four agents, including brothers John Jack Schiff and Robert Cleveland Schiff.
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Intuitive Surgical is an American corporation that manufactures robotic surgical systems, most notably the da Vinci Surgical System. The da Vinci Surgical System allows surgery to be performed using robotic manipulators. Intuitive Surgical has installed over 1,242 systems worldwide as of July, 2009. Computer Motion was a competitor that merged with Intuitive Surgical in 2003. The company was founded in 1995 and headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.
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Robert Half International Inc. is an American human resource consulting firm based in Menlo Park, California. It is credited as being the world's first and largest accounting and finance staffing firm, with over 400 locations worldwide. The company was founded as the Robert Half Personnel Agency in March 1948 in New York City.
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Clorox Company based in Oakland, California, is an American worldwide manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products with approximately 7,700 employees worldwide as of June 30, 2015. Clorox products are sold primarily through mass merchandisers, retail outlets, e-commerce channels, distributors and medical supply providers.
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Stanley Black & Decker Inc. formerly known as The Stanley Works, is an American manufacturer of industrial tools and household hardware and provider of security products and locks headquartered in New Britain, Connecticut. Stanley Black & Decker is the result of the merger of Stanley Works and Black & Decker on March 12, 2010.
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Humana Inc. is a for-profit American health insurance company based in Louisville, Kentucky. It has been the third largest health insurance in the USA. The company was founded in 1961.
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Varian Medical Systems of Palo Alto, California, is a leading radiation oncology treatments and software maker. These medical devices include linear accelerators and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions with radiotherapy, radiosurgery, proton therapy, and brachytherapy. The company was founded in 1948 and supplies software for managing comprehensive cancer clinics, radiotherapy centers, and medical oncology practices.
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Intercontinental Exchange is an American business and finance company founded on May 11, 2000 by Jeffrey Sprecher, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. It owns exchanges and clearing houses for financial and commodity markets, and operates 23 regulated exchanges and marketplaces.
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Parker-Hannifin Corp. originally Parker Appliance Company, usually referred to as just Parker, is an American corporation specializing in motion and control technologies. Its corporate headquarters are in Mayfield Heights, Ohio, in Greater Cleveland. The company was founded in 1917, and has been publicly traded on the NYSE since 1964.
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Tegna Inc. is an American publicly traded broadcast and digital media company headquartered in McLean, Virginia. It was created on June 29, 2015 when Gannett Company split into two publicly traded companies. Tegna comprises the more profitable broadcast television and digital media divisions of the old Gannett, while Gannett's publishing interests were spun off as a "new" company that retained the Gannett name.
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Estee Lauder Companies is an American manufacturer and marketer of prestige skincare, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. The company owns a diverse portfolio of labels, distributed internationally in up-market department stores, and has its headquarters in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
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Kellogg Company is an American multinational food manufacturing company founded in 1906 and headquartered in Battle Creek, Michigan, United States. Kellogg's produces cereal and convenience foods, including cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, cereal bars, fruit-flavored snacks, frozen waffles, and vegetarian foods.
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Universal Health Services based in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. It is one of the largest hospital management companies in the United States. The company was founded in 1979.
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Quest Diagnostics Inc. provides clinical laboratory services with headquarters in Madison, New Jersey. Founded in 1967 as Metropolitan Pathology Laboratory, Inc., it became an independent corporation with the Quest name on December 31, 1996.
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Macerich Company is a self-managed Real Estate Investment Trust headquartered in Santa Monica, California. It is the third-largest owner and operator of shopping centers in the United States. It traces its antecedents to the MaceRich Real Estate Company founded in New York in 1964 by Mace Siegel and Richard Cohen who combined their first names to name their company. After years of buying and owning shopping centers privately, in 1994 the company went public as "The Macerich Company". In 2006, the company name was rebranded to "Macerich."
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Pultegroup is a homebuilding company founded in 1950 in Oakland County, Michigan. It is now based in Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia. The company, through Pulte Mortgage LLC, is engaged in mortgage banking operations and title operations. Its subsidiaries are also engaged in the homebuilding business. Pultegroup operates through Homebuilding and Financial Services segments.  
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Synchrony Financial is a consumer financial services company headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, United States. Prior to its 2014 initial public offering, Synchrony operated as GE Capital Retail Finance Corporation and was a division of General Electric. The company offers consumer financing products, including credit, promotional financing and loyalty programs, and installment lending, and FDIC insured savings products through Synchrony Bank, its wholly owned subsidiary. The company was founded in 2003 and headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.
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Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc. is global specialty pharmaceutical company. It was created as a result of a management buyout from DuPont Merck in 1997. Endo develops, manufactures, markets and distributes quality branded and generic pharmaceutical products as well as over-the-counter medications though its operating companies - Endo Pharmaceuticals, Par Pharmaceutical, Paladin Labs, SOMAR and Litha. The company has global headquarters in Dublin, Ireland and U.S. headquarters in Malvern, PA.
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E-Trade Financial Corp. is a financial services company headquartered in New York City, United States. It is an online discount stock brokerage firm for self-directed investors. Investors can buy and sell such securities as stocks, bonds, options, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds via electronic trading platforms or by phone. E-Trade Financial also provides banking services to retail investors, such as sweep deposits and savings products. The company was founded in 1982.
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Whole Foods Market is an American supermarket chain exclusively featuring foods without artificial preservatives, colors, flavors, sweeteners, and hydrogenated fats. It is the United States' first certified organic grocer, which means it ensures, to National Organic Program standards, organic integrity of the heterogeneous products from the time they reach stores until they are placed in a shopping cart. It opened in 1980, in Austin, Texas, its current headquarters.
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Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is an American multinational tire manufacturing company founded in 1898 by Frank Seiberling and based in Akron, Ohio. Goodyear manufactures tires for automobiles, commercial trucks, light trucks, motorcycles, SUVs, race cars, airplanes, farm equipment and heavy earth-mover machinery.
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Kohl's Corp. is an American department store retail chain. The first Kohl's store was a supermarket founded by Maxwell Kohl in Milwaukee in 1946. The company's first department store opened in September 1962. Kohl's is the second largest department store by retail sales in the United States.
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Wyndham Worldwide Corp. is an American business, it is the holding company for Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, RCI and other lodging brands. The company was spun off from Cendant Corporation in July 2006. Wyndham Worldwide, headquartered in Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey, operates several hotel brands across the world.
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Boston Scientific Corp. is a worldwide developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices whose products are used in a range of interventional medical specialties, including interventional radiology, interventional cardiology, peripheral interventions, neuromodulation, electrophysiology, cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, endoscopy, oncology, urology and gynecology. The company was founded in 1979. The headquarters is in Marlborough, Massachusetts.
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Occidental Petroleum Corp is an American, Houston-based oil and gas exploration and production company with operations in the United States, the Middle East region, and South America. In 2015, it was the 16th largest gas producer and 3rd largest oil producer in Texas. Often abbreviated as "Oxy", in reference to its ticker symbol. The company was founded in 1920 and headquartered in Houston, Texas.
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Anadarko Petroleum Corp. is an American petroleum and natural gas exploration and production company headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas. The company is headquartered in two skyscrapers in The Woodlands, Texas: the Allison Tower and the Hackett Tower, both named after former CEOs of the company. The buildings were completed in 2014. The company was founded in 1959.
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Reynolds American Inc. is an American tobacco company and is the second-largest tobacco company in the United States. Its holdings include R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, American Snuff Company (formerly Conwood Company), Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company and Niconovum AB. The company was founded in 2004 and headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
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NiSource Inc. is one of the largest fully regulated utility companies in the United States, serving approximately 3.5 million natural gas customers and 500,000 electric customers across seven states through its local Columbia Gas and NIPSCO brands. The company, based in Merrillville, Indiana, United States, has more than 7,000 employees. The company was founded in 1912 and headquartered in Merrillville, Indiana.
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Capital One Financial Corp. is an American bank holding company specializing in credit cards, home loans, auto loans, banking and savings products. Capital One is the eighth-largest bank holding company in the United States when ranked by assets and deposits. The company was founded in 1994 and  headquartered in Tysons Corner, Virginia.
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Baker Hughes Inc. is an American industrial service company, it is one of the world's largest oil field services companies. It operates in over 90 countries, providing the oil and gas industry with products and services for oil drilling, formation evaluation, completion, production and reservoir consulting. Baker Hughes has its headquarters in the America Tower in the American General Center in Neartown, Houston. The company was founded in 1907.
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Mckesson Corp. is an American company distributing pharmaceuticals at a retail sale level and providing health information technology, medical supplies, and care management tools. The company was founded in 1833. It has headquarters in     San Francisco, California.
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Urban Outfitters is an American multinational clothing corporation headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It operates in the United States, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Ireland, the Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom and Spain. Its inventory primarily consists of women's and men's fashion apparel, footwear, beauty and accessories, activewear and gear, and housewares, which largely draw from bohemian, hipster, ironically humorous, kitschy, retro, and vintage styles. The company was created in 1970.
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Allstate Corp. is the second largest personal lines insurer in the United States (behind State Farm) and the largest that is publicly held. The company also has personal lines insurance operations in Canada. Allstate was founded in 1931 as part of Sears, Roebuck and Co., and was spun off in 1993. The company has had its headquarters in Northfield Township, Illinois, near Northbrook since 1967.
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Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is an American multinational, biotechnology product development company, created in 2006 by the merger of Thermo Electron and Fisher Scientific. In April 2013, after a competitive bidding with Hoffmann-La Roche, Thermo Fisher acquired Life Technologies Corp for $13.6 billion in a deal that would rank the firm as one of the leading companies in the genetic testing and precision laboratory equipment markets. It’s headquarters is in Waltham, Massachusetts.
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Wells Fargo & Co is an American international banking and financial services holding company headquartered in San Francisco, California. It is the world's second largest bank by market capitalization and the third largest bank in the U.S. by assets. The company was founded in 1852.
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Praxair is an American worldwide industrial gases company. It is the largest industrial gases company in North and South America, and the third-largest worldwide by revenu. It’s headquarters is in Danbury, Connecticut.
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M&T Bank Corp. is a United States bank holding company. Founded in 1856 in Western New York state as "Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company", the company headquarters are in Buffalo. As of 2014, M&T Bank held $134.4 billion in assets, making it the 17th largest commercial bank holding company in the U.S. It operates more than 800 branches in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. New Jersey and Connecticut. It also operates private wealth offices across the United States and in Europe.
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J.M. Smucker Company is an American manufacturer of fruit spreads, ice cream toppings, beverages, shortening, natural peanut butter, and other products in North America. Smucker's headquarters are located in Orrville, Ohio. The company was founded in 1897.
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International Flavors & Fragrances is an American corporation, it is major producer of flavors and fragrances which it markets globally. It is headquartered in New York City and has creative, sales, and manufacturing facilities in 29 different countries. The company was founded in 1958.
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Phillips-Van Heusen Corp. is an American clothing company, founded in 1881, which owns brands such as Van Heusen, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, IZOD, Arrow, and licenses brands such as Geoffrey Beene, BCBG Max Azria, Chaps, Sean John, Kenneth Cole New York, JOE Joseph Abboud and MICHAEL Michael Kors. It’s headquarters is in Manhattan, New York City.
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Campbell Soup Company is an American producer of canned soups and related products. Campbell's products are sold in 120 countries around the world. It is hounded in 1869 and headquartered in Camden, New Jersey. Campbell's divides itself into three divisions: the simple meals division, which consists largely of soups both condensed and ready-to-serve, the baked snacks division, which consists of Pepperidge Farm, and the health beverage division, which includes V8 juices. Campbell's runs a program for schools, Labels for Education.
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Northrop Grumman Corp. is an American global aerospace and defense technology company headquartered in West Falls Church, Virginia It’s formed by Northrop's 1994 purchase of Grumman. The company was named as the fifth-largest defense contractor in the world in 2015. Northrop Grumman employs over 68,000 people worldwide. It reported revenues of $23.526 billion in 2015.
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Xylem Inc. is a large American water technology provider, enabling customers worldwide to transport, treat, test and efficiently use water in public utility, residential, commercial, agricultural and industrial settings. The Company does business in more than 150 countries. Launched in 2011 from the spinoff of the water-related businesses of ITT Corporation, Xylem is headquartered in Rye Brook, N.Y., with 2015 revenues of $3.65 billion and 12,500 employees worldwide.
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Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (Mead Johnson), incorporated on December 17, 2008, is a pediatric nutrition company. The Company manufactures, distributes and sells infant formulas, children's nutrition and other nutritional products. The Company has its headquarters in Glenview, Illinois.
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Tripadvisor Inc. headquartered in Needham, Massachusetts, claims to be the largest travel site in the world, with more than 60 million members and over 170 million reviews and opinions of hotels, restaurants, attractions and other travel-related businesses. TripAdvisor Media Group operates 25 travel brands. Founded in 2000.
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Emerson Electric Company is an American multinational corporation founded in 1890 and headquartered in Ferguson, Missouri, United States. The company manufactures products and provides engineering services for a wide range of industrial, commercial, and consumer markets. Emerson has approximately 111,000 employees and 205 manufacturing locations worldwide.
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Michael Kors Holdings Ltd.  incorporated on December 13, 2002, is a designer, marketer, distributor and retailer of branded women's apparel and accessories and men's apparel. The Company operates through three segments: retail, wholesale and licensing. The Retail operations consist of collection stores and lifestyle stores, including concessions and outlet stores, located primarily in the Americas (the United States, Canada and Latin America), Europe and Asia, as well as e-commerce.
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Prologis Inc. is a global industrial real estate investment trust (REIT). The company is the owner, manager and developer of approximately 3,000 logistics and distribution facilities in markets across the Americas, Asia and Europe, and serves approximately 4,700 customers across a diverse range of industries. Founded in 1983.
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Aflac Incorporated (American Family Life Assurance Company) is an American insurance company and is the largest provider of supplemental insurance in the United States, founded in 1955 and based in Columbus, Georgia. In the U.S., Aflac underwrites a wide range of insurance policies, but is perhaps more known for its payroll deduction insurance coverage, which pays cash benefits when a policyholder has a covered accident or illness. The company states it "provides financial protection to more than 50 million people worldwide.
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Helmerich & Payne is a petroleum contract drilling company engaged in oil and gas well drilling for exploration and production companies headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with operations throughout the world. Their FlexRigs, introduced in 1998, have been used extensively in drilling unconventional shale formations, such as the Permian Basin in Texas, Bakken formation in North Dakota and the Eagle Ford formation in Texas. The company was founded in 1920.
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Total System Services is a United States credit card processor, merchant acquirer and bank credit card issuer. TSYS provides payment processing, merchant, and related payment services to financial and nonfinancial institutions in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, and internationally. It operates through four segments: North America Services, International Services, Merchant Services, and NetSpend. TSYS is located in Columbus, Georgia, United States. The company was founded in 1983.
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Rockwell Automation Inc. is an American provider of industrial automation and information products. Brands include Allen-Bradley and Rockwell Software. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rockwell Automation employs over 22,000 people and has customers in more than 80 countries worldwide. Rockwell Automation traces its history to 1903 and the formation of the Compression Rheostat Company, founded by Lynde Bradley and Dr. Stanton Allen.
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FMC Technologies is an American provider of equipment and services for the energy industry. FMC Technologies designs, manufactures and services systems and products such as subsea production and processing systems, surface wellhead systems, high pressure pumps and fluid control equipment, measurement solutions and marine loading systems for the oil and gas industry. FMC Technologies was founded in 1884. The company has its headquarters in northern Houston, Texas.
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Mondelez International Inc. is an American multinational confectionery, food, and beverage company based in Illinois which employs about 107,000 people around the world. It consists of the global snack and food brands of the former Kraft Foods Inc after the October 2012 spin-off of its North American grocery operations. The company was founded on December 10, 1923.
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Halliburton Company an American multinational corporation, is one of the world's largest oil field services companies, with operations in more than 80 countries. It owns hundreds of subsidiaries, affiliates, branches, brands, and divisions worldwide and employs approximately 70,000 people. The company has dual headquarters located in Houston and in Dubai. Founded in 1919.
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Schlumberger Ltd. is the world's largest oilfield services company. Schlumberger employs approximately 100,000 people representing more than 140 nationalities working in more than 85 countries. Schlumberger has four principal executive offices located in Paris, Houston, London, and the Hague. The company was founded in 1926 by brothers Conrad and Marcel Schlumberger from the Alsace region in France
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Mattel Inc. is an American multinational toy manufacturing company founded in 1945 with headquarters in El Segundo, California. The products and brands it produces include Fisher-Price, Barbie dolls, Monster High dolls, Ever After High dolls, Winx Club dolls, Hot Wheels and Matchbox toys, Masters of the Universe toys, American Girl dolls, board games, and WWE Toys.
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National Oilwell Varco is an American multinational corporation founded in 1841 and based in Greater Sharpstown, Houston, Texas. It is a leading worldwide provider of equipment and components used in oil and gas drilling and production operations, oilfield services, and supply chain integration services to the upstream oil and gas industry. The company conducts operations in more than 1,200 locations across six continents.
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Western Digital Corp. is an American computer data storage company and one of the largest computer hard disk drive manufacturers in the world, along with Seagate Technology. Western Digital was founded on April 23, 1970, by Alvin B. Phillips, a Motorola employee, as General Digital, initially (and briefly) a manufacturer of MOS test equipment. It rapidly became a speciality semiconductor maker, with start-up capital provided by several individual investors and industrial giant Emerson Electric.
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Citizens Financial Group is an American bank headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island, which operates in the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont. Citizens was a wholly owned subsidiary of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS), headquartered in Edinburgh, Scotland, from 1988 until RBS began to sell its holding in the bank through a phased Initial public offering (IPO). RBS sold its final 20.9% stake in the company in October 2015.
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First Solar is an American photovoltaic manufacturer of rigid thin film modules, or solar panels, and a provider of utility-scale PV power plants and supporting services that include finance, construction, maintenance and end-of-life panel recycling. The company was founded in 1990 by inventor Harold McMaster as Solar Cells, Inc. and the Florida Corporation in 1993 with JD Polk.
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Xcel Energy Inc. is a utility holding company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, serving more than 3.3 million electric customers and 1.8 million natural gas customers in Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Texas and New Mexico. It consists of four operating subsidiaries: Northern States Power-Minnesota, Northern States Power-Wisconsin, Public Service Company of Colorado, and Southwestern Public Service Co. Ben Fowke is the Chairman, CEO, and President. Founded in 1998.
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Ameren Corp. is an American power company created December 31, 1997 by the merger of Missouri's Union Electric Company (formerly NYSE: UEP) and the neighboring Central Illinois Public Service Company (CIPSCO Inc. holding, formerly NYSE: CIP). It is now a holding company for several power companies and energy companies. The company is based in St. Louis, Missouri, serving 2.4 million electric, and 900,000 natural gas customers across 64,000 square miles
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Nucor Corp. is an American producer of steel and related products. It currently ranks as the largest steel producer in the United States of America and is the largest "mini-mill" steelmaker. Nucor is North America's largest recycler of any material and recycled 16.9 million tons of scrap in 2015. It is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. Founded in 1940.
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Lennar Corp. Lennar started as a single-family homebuilder in Miami, Florida, in the early 1950s and it has grown by acquisition. It concentrates on single-family attached and detached homes and purchases land through unconsolidated entities. Rialto Capital Managements is part of Lennar’s financial arm. Rialto invests in real estate and manages funds that invest in real estate. It also provides mortgage financing, title insurance, and closing services.
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Cummins Inc. is an American corporation that designs, manufactures, and distributes engines, filtration, and power generation products. Cummins also services engines and related equipment, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission control and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana, United States, Cummins sells in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of more than 600 company-owned and independent distributors and approximately 6,000 dealers.
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Nextera Energy is an energy company founded in 1925 with about 44,900 megawatts of generating capacity, revenues of approximately $17 billion, and about 13,800 employees in 27 states and Canada. It’s HQ is in Juno Beach, Florida.
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Tyson Foods is an American multinational corporation founded in 1935, based in Springdale, Arkansas, that operates in the food industry. The company is the world's second largest processor and marketer of chicken, beef, and pork, and after Brazilian largest and competitor JBS S.A. and annually exports the largest percentage of beef out of the United States. Together with its subsidiaries it operates major food brands, including Jimmy Dean, Hillshire Farm, Sara Lee, Ball Park, Wright, Aidells, and State Fair.
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Microchip Technology Inc. is an American manufacturer of microcontroller, memory and analog semiconductors. Corporate headquarters is located at Chandler, Arizona with wafer fabs in Tempe, Arizona, Gresham, Oregon and Colorado Springs, Colorado, assembly/test facilities in Chachoengsao, Thailand. Sales for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2016 were $2,173,334,000.
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Comerica Inc. is an American financial services company headquartered in Dallas, Texas. It was founded in Detroit, Michigan, in 1849 as the Detroit Savings Fund Institute. Comerica is among the 25 largest U.S. financial holding companies, with $70 billion in total assets, $49.5 billion in total loans, and $56.5 billion in total deposits as of June 30, 2016. It is the largest U.S. commercial bank headquartered in Texas.
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Eqt Corp. is a petroleum and natural gas exploration and pipeline company founded in 1888, headquartered in EQT Plaza in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It operates through two business segments: EQT Production (a natural gas producer) and EQT Midstream. (provides gathering, transmission and storage services for the Company's produced gas and for the independent third parties).
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Accenture Plc. is a global professional services company and provides strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations services. As of 2016, the company reported net revenues of $32.9 billion, with more than 384,000 employees serving clients in more than 200 cities in 120 countries.
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Edwards Lifesciences Corp. is an American medical equipment company specializing in artificial heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring. It is mostly known for a transcatheter aortic heart valve made of bovine tissue within a collapsible stainless-steel stent, deployed via catheter. Founded in 1958.
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Constellation Brands Inc. was established in 1945 by Marvin Sands in the Finger Lakes region of New York as Canandaigua Industries Company. Since that time, the company has grown through internal expansion and by acquisitions across all segments of the beverage alcohol industry.
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Whirlpool Corp. is an American multinational manufacturer and marketer of home appliances, headquartered in Benton Charter Township, Michigan, United States, near Benton Harbor, Michigan. Founded in 1911.
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Avery Dennison Corp. is a global manufacturer and distributor of pressure-sensitive adhesive materials (such as self-adhesive labels), apparel branding labels and tags, RFID inlays, and specialty medical products. The company was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Glendale, California.
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Sherwin-Williams Company founded in 1866 with headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio, primarily engages in the manufacture, distribution, and sale of paints, coatings and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers primarily in North and South America and Europe.
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Mohawk Industries is an American flooring manufacturer based in Calhoun, Georgia, United States. Mohawk produces floor covering products for residential and commercial applications in North America and residential applications in Europe. The company was founded in 1878.
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Moody's Corp. Moody's was founded by John Moody in 1909 to produce manuals of statistics related to stocks and bonds and bond ratings. It is the holding company for Moody's Investors Service (MIS), an American credit rating agency, and Moody's Analytics (MA), an American provider of financial analysis software and services.
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S&P Global, Inc. is an American publicly traded corporation founded in 1917 and headquartered in New York City. Its primary areas of business are financial information and analytics. It is the parent company of Standard & Poor's, S&P Global Market Intelligence, and S&P Global Platts, and is the majority owner of the S&P Dow Jones Indices joint venture.
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L Brands Inc., formerly known as Limited Brands Inc and The Limited Inc., is an American fashion retailer based in Columbus, Ohio. The company founded by Leslie H. Wexner in 1963.
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Kla-Tencor Corp. is a global, capital equipment company based in Milpitas, California, founded in 1997. It supplies process control and yield management products for the semiconductor, data storage, LED, and related nanoelectronics industries. The company's products, software and services are intended for all phases of integrated circuit chip production, from research and development to wafer fabrication and advanced packaging processes, to final volume development.
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Anthem Inc. is an American health insurance company founded in the 1940s, prior to 2014 known as WellPoint, Inc. It is the largest for-profit managed healthcare company in the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. It was created through the merger of Anthem Insurance and WellPoint Health Networks in 2004.
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Stericycle Inc. is a compliance company that specializes in collecting and disposing regulated substances, such as medical waste and sharps, pharmaceuticals, hazardous waste, and providing services for recalled and expired goods. It also provides related education and training services, and patient communication services. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois, with many more bases of operation around the world, including toxic waste incinerators in Utah and North Carolina.
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Cimarex Energy Co. is a petroleum and natural gas exploration and production company headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with operations primarily in Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. The company was founded in 2002.
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Garmin Ltd. is an American multinational technology company founded by Gary Burrell and Min Kao in 1989 from Lenexa, Kansas and is based in Schaffhausen, Switzerland. The company is known for its specialization in GPS technology development for its use in automotive, aviation, marine, outdoor, and sport activities and utilities.
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Omnicom Group Inc. is an American-based global marketing and corporate communications holding company, headquartered in New York City. Founded in 1986. Omnicom's branded networks and specialty firms provide services in four disciplines: advertising, customer relationship management (CRM), public relations and specialty services. The services included in these disciplines are media planning and buying, digital and interactive marketing, sports and events marketing, field marketing and brand consultancy.
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Molson Coors Brewing Company is a multinational brewing company, formed in 2005 by the merger of Molson of Canada, and Coors of the United States. It is the world's seventh largest brewer by volume. While the company is incorporated in the United States, it is traded on stock exchanges in both the United States and Canada, and control is equally shared between the Molson and Coors families.
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Te Connectivity Ltd. formerly Tyco Electronics Ltd, designs and manufactures connectivity and sensor solutions for a variety of industries including automotive, industrial equipment, data communication systems, aerospace, defense, medical, oil and gas, consumer electronics, energy and subsea communications. The company serves customers in more than 150 countries.
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Expeditors International of Washington is a global logistics and freight forwarding company headquartered in Seattle, Washington. Expeditors became a publicly traded company in 1984 with the listing of its shares on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol EXPD (NASDAQ: EXPD) and were named to the NASDAQ-100 in 2002. During their first year as a public company, Expeditors reported more than $50 million in gross revenues and $2.1 million in net earnings. Expeditors is currently #390 on the Fortune 500. Total revenues exceeded 6 billion ($6.6 billion) in 2015.
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Henry Schein is a distributor of health care products and services with a presence in 33 countries. The company is a Fortune World’s Most Admired Company and is ranked number one in its industry for social responsibility. Henry Schein has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as the World's Most Ethical Company five times as of 2016. Founded in 1932 in NY.
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Eog Resources is a petroleum and natural gas exploration company headquartered in the Heritage Plaza building in Houston, Texas. The company is ranked #167 on the Fortune 500 and has reserves in the United States, Canada, Trinidad, the United Kingdom, and China.
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Range Resources Corp. is a petroleum and natural gas exploration and production company headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. Founded in 1976. In 2014, the company was the 3rd largest producer in the Marcellus Formation. In 2015, the company's total production was 1.395 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent.
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Unumprovident Corp. was created by the 1999 merger of Unum Corporation and The Provident Companies and comprises three distinct businesses – Unum US, Unum UK, and Colonial Life. Its underwriting insurers include The Paul Revere Life Insurance Company and Provident Life and Accident Insurance Company. Unum is the top disability insurer in both the United States and United Kingdom and also offers other insurance products including accident, critical illness and life insurance.
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Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. usually known as The Hartford, is a United States-based investment and insurance company that is part of the Fortune 500 list. Headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, The Hartford's 2013 revenues were $26.2 billion. The company’s earnings are divided between property-and-casualty operations, group benefits and mutual funds. Founded in 1810.
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Realty Income Corp. was founded by William and Joan Clark in 1969. Realty Income is a real estate investment trust. It is chartered in the state of Maryland and has its headquarters in San Diego, California. As of December 31, 2015, the company owns over 4,500 commercial real estate properties in 49 states, with a total market capitalization of approximately $18.2 billion.
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Norfolk Southern Corp. is a Class I railroad in the United States. Founded in 1982 with headquarters in Norfolk, Virginia, the company operates 36,200 route miles in 22 eastern states, the District of Columbia, and has rights in Canada from Buffalo to Toronto and over the Albany to Montreal route. NS is responsible for maintaining 29,000 miles, with the remainder being operated under trackage rights from other parties responsible for maintenance. The common commodity hauled on the railroad is coal from mines in Indiana, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. The railroad also offers the largest intermodal network in eastern North America.
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Whiting Petroleum Corp. is an independent exploration and production company with an oil focused asset base. It’s a top crude oil producer in North Dakota and operates substantial assets in northern Colorado. Founded in 1980.
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Zoetis Inc. Class A is the world's largest producer of medicine and vaccinations for pets and livestock. The company was a subsidiary of Pfizer, the world's largest drug maker, but with Pfizer's spinoff of its 83% interest in the firm it is now a completely independent company. The company operates in 70 countries worldwide.
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Clean Energy Fuels Corp. is the leading provider of natural gas fuel for transportation in North America. It builds and operates compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueling stations; manufactures CNG and LNG equipment and technologies, develops renewable natural gas (RNG) production facilities and delivers more CNG, LNG and Redeem™ RNG fuel than any other company in the U.S.
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Petróleo Brasileiro S.A., more commonly known as Petrobras, is a semi-public Brazilian multinational corporation in the petroleum industry headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Founded in 1953.
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Endocyte Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company established in 1996 seeking to maximize the potential of small molecule drug conjugates (SMDCs) with companion imaging agents. The goal of the Endocyte process is to identify patients who can benefit from treatment, enabling physicians and patients to make accurate, timely treatment decisions.
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Capital City bank Group Inc. provides a full range of financial services at 66 banking offices and 71 ATMs in Florida, Georgia, and Alabama. None of this would be possible without the vision and dedication of George W. Saxon, the dry goods store owner who founded Capital City Bank more than a century ago.
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Danske Bank A/S is a Nordic universal bank, and they core markets are Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland. In these countries, they serve all types of customer, from personal customers and businesses to large institutional clients.
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Under Armour Inc. Founded in 1996 by former University of Maryland football player Kevin Plank, Under Armour is the originator of performance apparel - gear engineered to keep athletes cool, dry and light throughout the course of a game, practice or workout