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Sysco

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Sysco continues to enjoy a firm hold over the wholesale food distribution market despite a failed $3.5 billion takeover of its biggest competitor, US Foods, in 2015. Sysco is up three spots on the Fortune 500 with a 9.9% revenue increase in fiscal year 2017 from the previous year. The Houston, Texas-based company came under new leadership on Jan. 1, 2018 with the promotion of its president and chief operating officer Tom Benz to CEO.

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CEO

Thomas L. Ben�

CEO Title

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director

Sector

Wholesalers

Industry

Wholesalers: Food and Grocery

HQ Location

Houston

Years on Fortune 500 List

24

Employees

66,500

Figures are for fiscal year ended June 30, 2017.
Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$55,3719.9%
Profits ($M)$1,142.520.3%
Assets ($M)$17,757
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$2,382
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$31,294
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues2.1%
Profits as % of Assets6.4%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity48.0%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)2.08
EPS % Change (from 2016)26.8%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)1.8%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)2.7%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2017)12.4%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)17.3%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)10.4%
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