Apple has topped Fortune Magazine's annual list of the World's Most Admired Companies for the 11th consecutive year.

Apple finished ahead of Amazon, the runner-up for a second consecutive year, while Google's parent Alphabet, Warren Buffett's holding company Berkshire Hathaway, and coffee chain Starbucks rounded off the top five.

Apple topped the list in every category, including innovation, quality of management, social responsibility, use of corporate assets, financial soundness, quality of products and services, and global competitiveness.

The rankings were determined by 3,900 executives, directors, and securities analysts who selected the 10 companies they admired most.

The top 25 are:

  1. Apple
  2. Amazon 
  3. Alphabet 
  4. Berkshire Hathaway 
  5. Starbucks 
  6. Walt Disney
  7. Microsoft 
  8. Southwest Airlines
  9. FedEx
  10. JPMorgan Chase
  11. Netflix
  12. Facebook  
  13. Costco  
  14. American Express 
  15. Salesforce
  16. Nike 
  17. Johnson & Johnson 
  18. Coca-Cola 
  19. BMW 
  20. USAA
  21. 3M 
  22. Home Depot 
  23. BlackRock 
  24. Marriott International 
  25. Boeing