St. Louis Fortune 1000 Headquarters

by Tim Alexander | Jul 17, 2015
Every year Fortune magazine publishes the Fortune 1000 list, ranking publically traded U.S. companies by their total revenues. In 2015, the state of Missouri is home to 26 Fortune 1000 headquarters, and the St. Louis metro area is home to 19 of these. St. Louis added one company, Post Holdings, to the list of Fortune 1000 companies headquartered in St. Louis since 2014. Express Scripts, with revenues of $100.9 billion, remains at the top of the St. Louis listings with its overall ranking of 22, followed by Emerson Electric with revenues of $24.5 billion. Centene had the largest leap in revenues since 2014, a 49% increase, advancing a total of 65 ranks from 251 in 2014 to 186 in 2015.

St. Louis Fortune 1000 Headquarters
 Company  Rank  Revenues ($billions)

Express Scripts

22

$100.9

Emerson Electric

120

$24.5

Centene

186

$16.6

Monsanto

197

$15.9

Reinsurance Group of America

273

$10.9

Peabody Energy

398

$6.8

Jones Financial

426

$6.3

Ameren

438

$6.1

Graybar Electric

445

$6.0

Energizer Holdings

579

$4.4

Arch Coal

768

$2.9

Sigma-Aldrich

800

$2.8

Caleres

844

$2.6

Panera Bread

857

$2.5

SunEdison

869

$2.5

Post Holdings

892

$2.4

Belden

922

$2.3

Stifel Financial

936

$2.3

Olin

938

$2.2

  Source: “Fortune 500” Fortune, 2015.

Over the years, the number of Fortune 1000 companies with Greater St. Louis headquarters has largely remained consistent. While the companies in St. Louis differ over time as competition and mergers and acquisitions change rankings, major St. Louis companies continue to expand and grow within the metro area.