Apple remains number one in the Fortune 2017 ranking of the most admired companies in the world. Sidereal competitors Alphabet (Google) is now only in 6th place, Microsoft and Facebook are just in the top 10 and Samsung is not even in the top 50. This ranking is established by 3800 business leaders And selected analysts, invited to note various precise criteria of each company. Apple still keeps an intense aura on the industry. The new Fortune ranking of the 50 most admired companies in the world still puts Apple this year in the spotlight . This ranking rewards only the best companies in the world among the 680 generating an income of more than $ 10 billion. It is the executives of these companies, their managers, but also selected analysts who have been invited to select the 10 companies according to criteria such as innovation, management, use of assets and resources Firm, market credibility, social responsibility, long-term value, product quality, and the competitiveness of their products globally. Everyone had apparently Apple on the tip of the tongue, which is not surprising given the latest results of the company. The iPhone 7 is selling very well , and the next flagship of the brand, the iPhone 8, already arouses a strong interest . Especially as we expect an extremely innovative product compared to the competition. And that Apple is one of the few companies that can afford such comfortable margins. In addition, Apple has received several awards this year, including that of the most innovative company, and its CEO Tim Cook, whose fans doubted a time, seems to manage the ship well, and is among the 100 most influential people In the world according to Time. At the moment, Apple's stock is breaking records, and it is estimated that the company already valued at more than 700 billion dollars, could be the first to exceed 1000 billion valuation. Apple keeps its high tech competitors at a distance in the ranking of the most admired firms This ranking is also interesting from the point of view of the competition which is struggling to reach the podium but which is progressing on the whole. Thus, the only other high-tech company at the top is Amazon, in the 3rd place, followed by Alphabet, the parent company of Google in 6th place. A real downturn, since Google was in 3rd place in 2014, and 2nd in 2015 and 2016. Facebook and Microsoft are in the top 10, tied for 9th place. They made an impressive comeback in the ranking as Facebook was 38th in 2014, 26th in 2015 and 14th in 2016 when Microsoft was 24th in 2014, 20th in 2015 and 17th in 2016. It seems that the arrival of Satya Nadella at the head of The company and the ultra innovative products like the Surface Studio are not foreign to this progression in the classification. This ranking also has a great absence, Samsung, however 21st in 2014 and 30th in 2015. The Galaxy Note 7 fiasco seems to have given a very bad image of the group among the executives and analysts behind this ranking. One can imagine that things should not improve next year, since it has just been learned that the group's CEO has been arrested in a dark corruption case.