Leidos rose into the top 300 on the annual Fortune 500 list, coming in at 292 in the 2018 rankings of U.S.-based firms by revenue.
Leidos improved 89 spots from its 2017 ranking – the fourth largest jump among companies this year.
Leidos continues to be recognized for its financial and ethical performance, as well as its commitment to creating a top-tier work environment. This year, alone, the company was named one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; a World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere; one of America’s Best Employers by Forbes; and a Military Times Best for Vets employer for the fifth consecutive year.
“Having the fourth largest jump on the list, up 89 spots this year, is a recognition of our team’s effort and focus on the right kind of growth,” said Leidos Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Roger Krone. “We will continue to grow by attracting a highly-skilled, talented and diverse workforce that is passionate about making the world safer, healthier and more efficient.”
According to Fortune, the 500 companies combined for $12.8 trillion in revenue — two-thirds of U.S. GDP — and 28.2 million employees worldwide. The complete listing is available on the Fortune website.