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Lowe's is ranked No. 42 on the latest Fortune 500 list.

Forbes released its latest installment of its Fortune 500 list May 17. Of the 12 companies that made the prestigious business list from North Carolina, six are the Charlotte metro area and only one – Lowe’s – calls Lake Norman home. Here are the state’s highest revenue-earners from their respective fiscal years.

25 – Bank of America

Previous rank: 24

Headquarters: Charlotte

Last-year revenues: $110.6 Billion

42 – Lowe’s Companies

Previous rank : 40

Headquarters: Mooresville

Last-year revenues: $71.3 Billon

120 – Nucor

Previous rank: 151

Headquarters: Charlotte

Last-year revenues: $25.1 Billion

126 – Duke Energy

Previous rank: 125

Headquarters: Charlotte

Last-year revenues: $24.1 Billion

246 – BB&T

Previous rank: 250

Headquarters: Winston-Salem

Last-year revenues: $13 Billion

252 – VF

Previous Rank: 242

Headquarters: Greensboro

Last-year revenues: $12.9 billion

278 – Laboratory Corp. of America

Previous Rank: 286

Headquarters: Burlington

Last-year revenues: $11.3 billion

305 – IQVIA Holdings

Previous rank: 304

Headquarters: Durham

Last-year revenues: $10.4 billion

316 – Sonic Automotive

Previous rank: 298

Headquarters: Charlotte

Last-year revenues: $10 billion

326 – Advance Auto Parts

Previous rank: 317

Headquarters: Raleigh

Last-year revenues: $9.6 billion

342 – Brighthouse Financial

Previous rank: n/a

Headquarters: Charlotte

Last-year revenues: $9 billion

444 – Hanesbrands

Previous rank: 433

Headquarters: Winston-Salem

Last-year revenues: $6.8 billion


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