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  • Previous Rank496
  • Revenues ($M)5,052
  • Revenue Percent Change1.6%
  • Profits ($M)1,187
  • Profits Percent Change0.6%
  • Market Value (as of March 31, 2015)23,529

*Acquired by Reynolds American (2014 rank: 337), June 12, 2015.

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Company Info

Murray S. Kessler
Food, Beverages & Tobacco
HQ Location
Greensboro, NC
Years on List-

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)5,0521.6%
Profits ($M)1,1870.6%
Total Stockholder Equity-2,182-
Market Value (as of March 31, 2015)23,529-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues23.5%
Profits as % of Assets33.8%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity-

Earnings Per Share (last fiscal year)

Earnings Per Share ($)3.28
EPS % Change (from 2013)4.1%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)11.3%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2014)29.5%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)24.7%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)-