Forbes Lists Texas’ Largest Private Companies

Forbes lists the largest private American companies. See which Texas companies are on the list and where they rank.

Texas’ Largest Private Companies
Company Rank Industry Revenue
(billions)
Employees
HE Butt Grocery 12 Food Markets $15.60 * 76,000
Energy Future Holdings 35 Utilities $8.24 9,200
Gulf States Toyota 60 Consumer Durables $5.10 * 2,000
Republic National Distributing Company 74 Food, Drink & Tobacco $4.58 * 6,000
Michaels Stores 87 Retailing $4.03 40,500
Neiman Marcus Group 89 Retailing $4.00 14,900
Hunt Consolidated/ Hunt Oil 90 Oil & Gas Operations $4.00 * 4,700
McJunkin Red Man 92 Capital Goods $3.85 3,885
Grocers Supply 120 Food, Drink & Tobacco $3.30 * 10,000
Sammons Enterprises 121 Multicompany $3.30 3,800
Glazer's 126 Food, Drink & Tobacco $3.20 (2) 5,500
Sabre Holdings 139 Business Services & Supplies $3.00 * 10,000
Ben E Keith 144 Food, Drink & Tobacco $2.90 * 3,690
Academy Sports & Outdoors 157 Retailing $2.70 (2) 17,000
Truman Arnold Cos 167 Oil & Gas Operations $2.60 * 450
Hostess Brands 170 Food, Drink & Tobacco $2.50 * 20,000
Mary Kay 171 Household & Personal Products $2.50 5,000
Brookshire Grocery 191 Food Markets $2.30 * 12,000

Revenues exclude excise taxes where applicable, public subsidiaries and sales from discontinued operations. Revenues are worldwide figures.

* Forbes estimate
1. Pro forma figure.
2. Company provided estimate.

Source: Forbes