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  • Previous Rank3
  • Revenues ($M)203,784
  • Revenue Percent Change-7.5%
  • Profits ($M)19,241
  • Profits Percent Change-10.2%
  • Market Value (as of March 31, 2015)197,381

The second-largest oil company in the U.S. held on to the third spot on this list despite another year of falling revenue and slipping profits. Crashing crude prices did nothing to help Chevron in 2014, leading to a 13% cut in capital and exploratory spending this year. The company did hit on exploration success last year, though, adding the equivalent of more than a billion barrels of oil through discoveries in the Gulf of Mexico as well as Australia, Canada and the U.S.’s Permian basin. Chevron is also counting on future gains from a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project kicking off in Western Australia…

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Company Info

John S. Watson
Petroleum Refining
HQ Location
San Ramon, CA
Years on List21

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)203,784-7.5%
Profits ($M)19,241-10.2%
Total Stockholder Equity155,028-
Market Value (as of March 31, 2015)197,381-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues9.4%
Profits as % of Assets7.2%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity12.4%

Earnings Per Share (last fiscal year)

Earnings Per Share ($)10.14
EPS % Change (from 2013)-8.6%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)14.1%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)4.9%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2014)-6.9%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)11.5%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)11.4%