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These are the companies with the worst reputations, as voted on by the Ranker community. Anyone can add to this real-time ranking of hated companies known, not for getting it right, but for getting it wrong. Some of these are brands we love to hate because their products are questionable, and some are hated because they do loathsome things... but they have one thing in common: you don't think good things when you see them.

These are companies with the worst reputations across many different industries including financial, tech, and retail. They come from the US, the UK, and beyond. These are all brands with bad reputations because of the way they treat their workers, harm the environment or provide bad customer service. You probably would not want to work for these companies. Vote on the companies with the worst reputations and leave a not in the comments explaining why you feel that way.

What companies have the worst reputations? There are some pretty big companies on this list that don't have great reps. Throughout history, which kinds of companies and industries have the worst reputations has evolved. Once it might have been tobacco companies, in other times, oil companies, and today fast food chains and those evil cable companies. Regardless of what these companies sell and do, they are known for not treating their customers well, and generally being just the worst.
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1
370 23
Morgan Stanley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
Morgan Stanley Investment banking, Financial Services, Security Brokers

2
331 15
Starwood Hotels and Resorts Wo... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
srini added Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Tourism, Hospitality, Hotels and Motels

3
326 13
Automatic Data Processing is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
gmellon added Automatic Data Processing Business process outsourcing

4
350 33
CNN is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
CNN Radio Broadcasting Stations (networks)

5
453 126
United States Postal Service is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations

6
314 28
Standard & Poor's is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
Standard & Poor's Financial Services

7
133 5
KPMG is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
jbrowning added KPMG Accounting, Auditing, and Bookkeeping Services (auditing accountants)

8
198 10
Cisco Systems, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
gmellon added Cisco Systems, Inc. Telecommunications equipment, Optical Networks Equipment, Networking hardware

9
162 8
Red Hat is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
captg added Red Hat

10
214 6
Westcon-comstor is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
gmellon added Westcon-comstor

11
268 53
Verizon Communications is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
Verizon Communications Telephone Communications, Except Radiotelephone, Telecommunications

12
214 60
Deutsche Bank is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
Deutsche Bank Investment banking, Financial Services, Commercial Banking

13
414 106
Halliburton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
Halliburton Oil and Gas Field Services, NEC, Energy industry

14
273 85
JPMorgan Chase is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
JPMorgan Chase Investment banking, Financial Services, National Commercial Banks

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15
231 36
The ADT Corporation is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
jamesandrewmc added The ADT Corporation Telecommunications, Access control

16
430 134
Monsanto is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
Monsanto Agriculture, Chemical industry, Agrochemical

17
345 72
Time Warner is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
film snob added Time Warner Music industry, Mass media, Media

18
111 8
3M is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
bjeffr added 3M Surgical and Medical Instruments and Apparatus, Biotechnology, Manufacturing - Hillbillies and ignoramuses worse than Washington D.C.

19
363 123
BP is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
BP Petroleum industry, Petroleum Refineries

20
308 115
Bank of America Corporation is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
Bank of America Corporation Bank, Financial Services, National Commercial Banks

21
140 19
CVS Pharmacy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
kmorgan added CVS Pharmacy Pharmacies and Drug Stores

The Best Affordable Cosmetics Brands

22
461 192
Walmart is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
Walmart Department store, Retail, Variety Stores

23
82 2
International Business Machine... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
ig771 added International Business Machines

24
113 31
Capital One is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
jeffrey99 added Capital One State Commercial Banks, Financial Services

25
316 99
Comcast is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
Comcast Mass media, Telecommunications, Cable television

26
232 123
Exxon Mobil is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
Exxon Mobil Petroleum industry, Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas Extraction, Natural gas

27
193 70
American International Group is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
American International Group Financial Services, Fire, Marine

28
202 97
Citigroup is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
Citigroup Investment banking, Financial Services, National Commercial Banks

List of Companies That Hire Felons

29
251 103
Philip Morris International is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations

30
271 137
Facebook is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
Facebook Social Network

31
162 76
Academi is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations

32
159 79
Bank of America Home Loans is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
Bank of America Home Loans Finance, Mortgage Bankers and Loan Correspondents

33
75 45
Walgreens is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
Walgreens Retail

34
249 257
Goldman Sachs is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
Goldman Sachs Private equity, Investment banking, Financial Services

35
153 85
Wells Fargo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
Wells Fargo Investment banking, Financial Services, National Commercial Banks

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36
160 113
General Motors is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
General Motors Motor Vehicles and Passenger Car Bodies, Automotive industry

37
189 121
Starbucks is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
Starbucks Coffee and Tea Manufacturing, Coffeehouse, Limited-Service Restaurants

38
116 112
Google is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
Google Search Engine Marketing, Advertising, Software

39
38 19
Samsung is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
Nicholas8 added Samsung

40
97 49
MSNBC is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations

41
102 96
Union Carbide is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
Union Carbide Manufacturing

42
85 66
Dow Chemical Company is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
Dow Chemical Company Manufacturing, Chemical industry, Plastics Material and Resin Manufacturing

The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now

43
117 114
General Electric is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
General Electric Motion Picture and Video Production, Electrical and electronic equipment, Home appliance

44
128 90
Delta Air Lines is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
Delta Air Lines Airline, Transportation, Air Transportation

45
208 209
Fox News Channel is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
WarrenMitchell added Fox News Channel

46
102 71
Chrysler is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations

47
74 55
Carnival Cruise Lines is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
gamedemon24 added Carnival Cruise Lines

48
78 47
CBS is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
TommyWimmer added CBS Television Broadcasting

49
95 67
Shell Oil Company is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
Shell Oil Company Petroleum industry, Other Gasoline Stations, Gasoline Service Stations

50
88 67
Chevron Corporation is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Companies with the Worst Reputations
Chevron Corporation Mining, Petroleum industry, Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas Extraction