Cliffs Natural Resources today announced its number seven ranking on the 2011 Barron’s 500 America’s top companies list. Cliffs is the only mining and natural resources company in the top ten.
Barron’s ranks publicly traded American and Canadian companies using cash flow return on investment and revenue growth criteria. The publication then grades companies a through f on their performances.
Cliffs achieved a grade of a and rated a perfect GPA score of 4.0.
Just last week, Cliffs made the 2011 edition of Fortune Magazine’s annual ranking of America’s largest companies by revenue.
Cliffs came in at # 477 on that list.