UK: BRITAIN'S MOST ADMIRED COMPANIES - THE FULL 250.

UK: BRITAIN'S MOST ADMIRED COMPANIES - THE FULL 250. - 95 94 Company Score

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Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

95 94 Company Score

1 7 Cadbury Schweppes 7.92

2 5 Unilever 7.85

3 18 Smiths Industries 7.72

4 31 Tesco 7.70

5 25 Whitbread 7.67

6 12 Vodafone 7.57

7 3 Marks & Spencer 7.54

8 9 Shell Transport & Trading 7.48

9 16 J Sainsbury 7.44

10 6 Reuters Holdings 7.42

11 1 Rentokil 7.27

12 40 GKN 7.26

13 2 Glaxo Wellcome 7.16

14 4 SmithKline Beecham 7.08

15 68 Burford 7.06

16 13 Guinness 7.06

17 15 Land Securities 7.03

18 29 Wolseley 7.00

19 83 Rexam 7.00

20 24 British Land Co 6.99

21 42 BT 6.98

22 45 RMC Group 6.90

23 57 British Petroleum 6.88

24 17 EMAP 6.86

25 27 Boots 6.86

26 190 Capital Radio 6.86

27 201 Coats Viyella 6.83

28 102 BOC 6.81

29 56 BAA 6.81

30 11 Pearson 6.80

31 - Zeneca 6.73

32 166 Carlton Communications 6.71

33 107 Argos 6.71

34 99 Dorling Kindersley 6.70

35 22 Reed International 6.70

36 113 Lloyds 6.69

37 156 Thorn EMI 6.68

38 34 Next 6.67

39 38 Granada Group 6.65

40 23 Allied Colloids Group 6.63

41 39 BTR 6.62

42 21 Wessex Water 6.62

43 72 Caradon MB 6.59

44 52 British Airways 6.57

45 35 Siebe 6.56

46 36 De La Rue 6.56

47 28 Daily Mail & General Trust 6.54

48 94 Williams Holdings 6.54

49 84 Tomkins 6.54

50 70 Hays 6.53

51 87 Wassall 6.52

52 129 Tate & Lyle 6.51

53 144 Dewhirst Group 6.50

54 93 BPB Industries 6.49

55 136 St Ives 6.47

56 77 ICI 6.45

57 152 Bank Of Scotland 6.43

58 61 Euromoney Publications 6.43

59 20 Schroders 6.42

60 10 Bowthorpe 6.42

61 235 Claremont Garments 6.41

62 142 Southern Water 6.41

63 59 Rolls-Royce 6.38

64 - Securicor 6.38

65 46 PowerGen 6.37

66 32 Grand Metropolitan 6.37

67 65 GEC 6.37

68 104 Courtaulds Textiles 6.35

69 146 Smith & Nephew 6.35

70 55 Courtaulds 6.34

71 145 Royal Bank Of Scotland 6.33

72 98 Hanson 6.33

73 - Laird Group 6.27

74 89 HSBC 6.26

75 195 Hammerson 6.26

76 174 Arjo Wiggins Appleton 6.24

77 105 Prudential Corporation 6.23

78 97 BAT 6.22

79 63 RTZ 6.21

80 131 Morrison Wm 6.21

81 30 Amersham International 6.21

82 111 Northern Foods 6.20

83 103 Cookson Group 6.19

84 86 Commercial Union 6.18

85 110 First Leisure 6.17

86 8 Electrocomponents 6.17

87 76 Scottish & Newcastle 6.16

88 85 British Vita 6.16

89 47 M&G Group 6.15

90 163 Delta 6.08

91 157 Racal Electronics 6.07

92 125 Stakis 6.07

93 69 Severn Trent Water 6.07

94 60 MAI 6.06

95 101 Northumbrian Water 6.06

96 53 TI Group 6.05

97 116 Abbey National 6.02

98 - Farnell Electronics 6.02

99 100 National Power 5.99

100 226 D S Smith 5.99

101 14 Chubb Security 5.99

102 165 Rothmans 5.98

103 58 Allied Textiles 5.98

104 64 Rugby Group 5.95

105 62 Compass Group 5.95

106 - Danka Business Systems 5.94

107 183 BICC 5.94

108 109 P&O 5.94

109 92 Welsh Water 5.94

110 196 British Aerospace 5.94

111 126 Hepworth 5.93

112 184 Blue Circle Industries 5.93

113 - Weir 5.92

114 66 Caledonia Investments 5.91

115 159 Vickers 5.91

116 96 Scottish Power 5.89

117 82 Redland 5.89

118 158 Trinity International 5.89

119 - 3i 5.88

120 114 Brixton Estate 5.86

121 80 Burmah Castrol 5.85

122 139 Airtours 5.85

123 253 Provident Financial 5.84

124 134 Pilkington 5.83

125 - Stagecoach 5.82

126 128 Pentland Group 5.82

127 236 National Westminster 5.81

128 172 General Accident 5.80

129 147 T&N 5.80

130 161 FKI 5.80

131 179 Iceland 5.78

132 106 Laporte Industries 5.78

133 173 Associated British Foods 5.77

134 234 Scapa Group 5.77

135 207 Unigate 5.76

136 232 Lucas Industries 5.76

137 138 Reckitt & Colman 5.75

138 123 Argyll Group 5.75

139 33 Eastern Group 5.74

140 67 Allied Domecq 5.72

141 133 North West Water 5.72

142 - Cowie Group 5.71

143 213 Barclays 5.71

144 - Johnson Matthey 5.71

145 95 Highland Distilleries 5.70

146 44 IMI 5.66

147 74 United Biscuits 5.66

148 211 Bunzl 5.63

149 73 Croda International 5.63

150 49 Bass 5.63

151 - Low & Bonar 5.62

152 169 Great Universal Stores 5.62

153 231 Watmoughs 5.61

154 168 Storehouse 5.61

155 187 HTV 5.57

156 170 United Newspapers 5.56

157 91 BTP 5.56

158 - Frogmore Estates 5.54

159 - Boddingtons 5.54

160 - Allied Irish 5.51

161 160 Greenalls Group 5.49

162 75 Scottish Hydro 5.49

163 54 British Steel 5.49

164 180 W H Smith 5.49

165 135 Tibbett & Britten 5.48

166 81 Southern Electric 5.47

167 50 Midlands Electricity 5.47

168 186 Legal & General Group 5.45

169 178 Sedgwick Group 5.44

170 - Macfarlane 5.43

171 121 UniChem 5.42

172 41 Cable & Wireless 5.42

173 198 Asda Group 5.40

174 164 Anglian Water 5.40

175 118 Flextech 5.40

176 148 London Electricity 5.39

177 149 Dalgety 5.36

178 122 Yorkshire Water 5.35

179 214 Invesco 5.35

180 79 Morgan Crucible 5.33

181 90 Kleinwort Benson 5.31

182 119 Charter 5.30

183 177 BBA 5.29

184 200 Royal Insurance Holdings 5.28

185 112 Thames Water 5.28

186 216 Associated British Ports 5.28

187 155 Lloyds Abbey Life 5.27

188 117 East Midlands Electricity 5.27

189 242 Hillsdown Holdings 5.26

190 202 Readicut International 5.25

191 199 Sears 5.25

192 176 Sun Alliance 5.24

193 185 Standard Chartered 5.22

194 246 Mersey Docks 5.20

195 218 Salvesen 5.15

196 43 Glynwed 5.14

197 162 Bradford Property 5.13

198 254 Waddington J 5.12

199 132 Yorkshire Electricity 5.12

200 88 Inchcape 5.11

201 191 Scottish TV 5.10

202 215 WPP Group 5.10

203 251 Yorkshire Tyne Tees 5.09

204 154 Calor Group 5.08

205 217 Baird Wm 5.07

206 120 Wolverhampton & Dudley 5.05

207 143 NFC 5.05

208 249 Guardian Royal Exchange 5.02

209 189 Aegis 5.00

210 210 Forte 4.99

211 192 The Rank Organisation 4.97

212 - Lamont Holdings 4.96

213 240 TSB Group 4.95

214 130 Hambros 4.93

215 182 Tarmac 4.93

216 127 British Gas 4.91

217 71 English China Clays 4.91

218 124 Great Portland Estates 4.88

219 208 Ladbroke Group 4.88

220 220 Park Food Group 4.82

221 - Britannic Assurance 4.80

222 115 MEPC 4.75

223 257 Ocean Group 4.73

224 228 Booker 4.71

225 256 Blenheim Group 4.69

226 239 Savoy Hotel 4.66

227 - Burton 4.64

228 244 BET 4.63

229 205 Slough Estates 4.63

230 222 Enterprise Oil 4.62

231 247 Brake Bros 4.61

232 219 Mirror Group 4.58

233 203 South West Water 4.55

234 229 Harrisons & Crosfield 4.45

235 151 Kingfisher 4.39

236 19 Warburg S G 4.38

237 248 ADT Group 4.30

238 171 Kwik Save 4.22

239 227 AAH 4.19

240 252 Fisons 4.19

241 230 Lasmo 4.16

242 237 Hickson International 4.16

243 - London International 4.10

244 221 Cordiant 4.05

245 212 Dawson International 4.02

246 - RJB 3.87

247 259 Lonrho 3.79

248 233 Nurdin & Peacock 3.67

249 258 Eurotunnel 3.66

250 245 Trafalgar House 3.58

Index

AAH 239

Abbey National 97

ADT Group 237

Aegis 209

Airtours 122

Allied Colloids Group 40

Allied Domecq 140

Allied Irish 160

Allied Textiles 103

Amersham International 81

Anglian Water 174

Argos 33

Argyll Group 138

Arjo Wiggins Appleton 76

Asda Group 173

Associated British Food 133

Associated British Ports 186

BAA 29

Baird (Wm) 205

Bank Of Scotland.57 Barclays 143

Bass 150

BAT 78

BBA 183

BET 228

BICC 107

Blenheim Group 225

Blue Circle Industries 112

BOC 28

Boddingtons 159

Booker 224

Boots 25

Bowthorpe 60

BPB Industries 54

Bradford Property 197

Brake Bros 231

Britannic Assurance 221

BT 21

British Aerospace 110

British Airways 44

British Gas 216

British Land Co 20

British Petroleum Co 23

British Steel 163

British Vita 88

Brixton Estate 120

BTP 157

BTR 41

Bunzl 148

Burford 15

Burmah Castrol 121

Burton 227

Cable & Wireless 172

Cadbury Schweppes 1

Caledonia Investments 114

Calor Group 204

Capital Radio 26

Caradon MB 43

Carlton Communications 32

Charter 182

Chubb Security 101

Claremont Garments 61

Coats Viyella 27

Commercial Union 84

Compass Group 105

Cookson Group 83

Cordiant 244

Courtaulds 70

Courtaulds Textiles 68

Cowie Group 142

Croda International 149

Daily Mail & General Trust 47

Dalgety 177

Danka Business Systems 106

Dawson International 245

De La Rue 46

Delta 90

Dewhirst Group 53

Dorling Kindersley 34

East Midlands Electricity 188

Eastern Group 139

Electrocomponents 86

EMAP 24

English China Clays 217

Enterprise Oil 230

Euromoney Publications 58

Eurotunnel 249

Farnell Electronics 98

First Leisure 85

Fisons 240

FKI 130

Flextech 175

Forte 210

Frogmore Estates 158

General Accident 128

GEC 67

GKN 12

Glaxo Wellcome 13

Glynwed 196

Granada Group 39

Grand Metropolitan 66

Great Portland Estates 218

Great Universal Stores 152

Greenalls Group 161

Guardian Royal Exchange 208

Guinness 16

Hambros 214

Hammerson 75

Hanson 72

Harrisons & Crosfield 234

Hays 50

Hepworth 111

Hickson International 242

Highland Distilleries 145

Hillsdown Holdings 189

HSBC 74

HTV 155

Iceland 131

ICI 56

IMI 146

Inchcape 200

Invesco 179

Johnson Matthey 144

Kingfisher 235

Kleinwort Benson 181

Kwik Save 238

Ladbroke Group 219

Laird Group 73

Lamont Holdings 212

Land Securities 17

Laporte Industries 132

Lasmo 241

Legal & General Group 168

Lloyds 36

Lloyds Abbey Life 187

London International 243

London Electricity 176

Lonrho 247

Low & Bonar 151

Lucas Industries 136

M&G Group 89

Macfarlane 170

MAI 94

Marks & Spencer 7

MEPC 222

Mersey Docks 194

Midlands Electricity 167

Mirror Group 232

Morgan Crucible 180

Morrison Wm 80

National Westminster 127

National Power 99

Next 38

NFC 207

North West Water 141

Northern Foods 82

Northumbrian Water 95

Nurdin & Peacock 248

Ocean Group 223

P&O 108

Park Food Group 220

Pearson 30

Pentland Group 126

Pilkington 124

PowerGen 65

Provident Financial 123

Prudential Corporation 77

Racal Electronics 91

Rank Organisation (The) 211

Readicut International 190

Reckitt & Colman 137

Redland 117

Reed International 35

Rentokil 11

Reuters Holdings 10

Rexam 19

RJB 246

RMC Group 22

Rolls-Royce 63

Rothmans 102

Royal Bank Of Scotland 71

Royal Insurance Holdings 184

RTZ 79

Rugby Group 104

Sainsbury J 9

Salvesen 195

Savoy Hotel 226

Scapa Group 134

Schroders 59

Scottish & Newcastle 87

Scottish Hydro 162

Scottish Power 116

Scottish TV 201

Sears 191

Securicor 64

Sedgwick Group 169

Severn Trent Water 93

Shell Transport & Trading 8

Siebe 45

Slough Estates 229

Smith & Nephew 69

Smith DS 100

Smith W H 164

SmithKline Beecham 14

Smiths Industries 3

South West Water 233

Southern Electric 166

Southern Water 62

St Ives 55

Stagecoach 125

Stakis 92

Standard Chartered 193

Storehouse 154

Sun Alliance 192

T&N 129

Tarmac 215

Tate & Lyle 52

Tesco 4

Thames Water 185

Thorn EMI 37

3i 119

TI Group 96

Tibbett & Britten 165

Tomkins 49

Trafalgar House 250

Trinity International 118

TSB Group 213

UniChem 171

Unigate 135

Unilever 2

United Biscuits 147

United Newspapers 156

Vickers 115

Vodafone 6

Waddington J 198

Warburg S G 236

Wassall 51

Watmoughs 153

Weir 113

Welsh Water 109

Wessex Water 42

Whitbread 5

Williams Holdings 48

Wolseley 18

Wolverhampton & Dudley 206

WPP Group 202

Yorkshire Electricity 199

Yorkshire Water 178

Yorkshire Tyne Tees 203

Zeneca 31.

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