Meet 5 Nashville companies on the Fortune 500 list

In 2021, 5 Nashville-based companies made the Fortune 500 list. | Photo by Pexels

If your company made over $5.4 billion last fiscal year, then you’re part of quite an exclusive club: The Fortune 500 – made up of the largest revenue generating companies from across the nation who account for $13.8 trillion in total revenue, $859 billion in total profits + employ 29.1 million people worldwide (0.36% of the Earth’s total population).

This year, 5 Nashville-area companies in the healthcare, retail, and energy sectors are featured in the rankings. Altogether, the corporations totaled more than $115 billion in revenue and $7 billion in profits + employ nearly 500,000 people. 
Here’s who made the list in 2021, which is ranked by revenue for the 2020 fiscal year.

HCA HealthcareNo. 62

Industry: Healthcare
CEO: Samuel N. Hazen
Employees: 235,000
Revenues: $52 billion
Profit: $3.7 billion

Dollar GeneralNo. 91

Industry: Retail
CEO: Todd J. Vasos
Employees: 158,000
Revenues: $33.7 billion
Profit: $2.7 billion

Community Health SystemsNo. 259

Industry: Healthcare
CEO: Tim L. Hingtgen
Employees: 62,500
Revenues: $11.8 billion
Profit: $511 million

Tractor SupplyNo. 291

Industry: Retail
CEO: Harry A. Lawton III
Employees: 32,000
Revenues: $10.6 billion
Profit: $749 million

Delek US HoldingsNo. 397

Industry: Petroleum refining
CEO: Ezra Uzi Yemin
Employees: 3,532
Revenues: $7.3 billion
Profit: -$608 million

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