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2020 Fortune 500/1000 List Features 30 Companies with Headquarters in Metro Atlanta

Metro ATL Chamber

By Metro Atlanta Chamber

Last week, Fortune released its annual 2020 Fortune 500/1000 list of America’s largest companies based on revenues. Thirty companies headquartered in metro Atlanta are among the 2020 Fortune 1000, of which 16 companies ranked in the elite Fortune 500. In fiscal year 2019, these 30 companies generated aggregate revenues of $438 billion.

The Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) team aggregates information from the 2020 Fortune List on the MAC Research page. Find additional research on the region here

Fortune 500 Notes:

  • New to metro Atlanta’s Fortune 500 list (one company): 
    • #316 Newell Brands – In 2019, Newell relocated its headquarters back to Atlanta from New Jersey. Newell’s headquarters is in Sandy Springs.
  • No longer on metro Atlanta’s Fortune 500 list: SunTrust. In 2019, SunTrust merged with BB&T and became Truist Financial headquartered in Charlotte.

Fortune 1000 Notes: 

  • New to metro Atlanta’s Fortune 1000 list (4 companies):
    • #962 Gray Television – Gray currently owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets. Gray Television’s headquarters is in Brookhaven (DeKalb County).
    • #980 Primerica – Primerica is the largest independent financial services marketing organization in North America, serving middle-income households. Primerica’s headquarters is in Duluth (Gwinnett County).
    • #983 Floor & Decor – Floor & Decor is a leading specialty retailer of hard surface flooring, offering the broadest in-stock selection of tile, wood, stone, related tools and flooring accessories. Floor & Decor’s headquarters is in Atlanta (Cumberland/Galleria area, Cobb County).
    • #993 Rollins – Rollins provides essential pest control services and protection against termite damage, rodents and insects to more than two million customers. Rollins’ headquarters is in Atlanta (Lindbergh area, Fulton County).
Metro Atlanta Fortune 500 Headquarters, 2020 (16 companies)
Rank Company Revenues ($ millions)
26 The Home Depot                   $110,225 
43 United Parcel Service (UPS)                    $74,094 
68 Delta Air Lines, Inc.                     $47,007 
88 The Coca-Cola Company                    $37,266 
153 The Southern Company                    $21,419 
171 Genuine Parts Company                    $19,392
177 WestRock                    $18,289
309 PulteGroup, Inc.                      $10,213 
316 Newell Brands Inc.                 $10,083
350 AGCO                      $9,041
412 Veritiv                      $7,659
428 Asbury Automotive Group, Inc.                      $7,210
439 NCR Corporation                      $6,915 
459 Intercontinental Exchange                      $6,547
477 Graphic Packaging Holding Company                      $6,160
478 HD Supply Holdings, Inc.                      $6,146
Note: 

-Norfolk Southern Corp., ranked #283 on the 2020 Fortune 500 list, is relocating its corporate headquarters from Norfolk, VA to Atlanta. The company broke ground on its new corporate headquarters in Midtown Atlanta on March 26, 2019. The new complex, expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2021, will have two towers totaling 750,000 square feet. Norfolk Southern’s relocation will bring approximately 850 jobs to Atlanta.

Metro Atlanta Fortune 1000 Headquarters, 2020 (14 companies)

Rank Company Revenues ($ millions)
553 Global Payments Inc.                      $4,912
649 Aaron’s, Inc.                      $3,948 
671 Acuity Brands, Inc.                      $3,673 
689 Carter’s, Inc.                      $3,519 
692 Equifax Inc.                     $3,508 
758 GMS Inc.                      $3,116
849 FleetCor Technologies, Inc.                      $2,649
852 BlueLinx Holdings Inc.                      $2,637
904 SiteOne Landscape Supply                      $2,357
962 Gray Television Inc. $2,122
965 Beazer Homes USA, Inc.                      $2,088
980 Primerica, Inc. $2,052
983 Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. $2,045
993 Rollins, Inc. $2,015

Source: The 2020 Fortune 500 List, Fortune, May 18, 2020

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