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  • Previous Rank127
  • Revenues ($M)22,492
  • Revenue Percent Change-3.5%
  • Profits ($M)135
  • Profits Percent Change-78.3%
  • Market Value (as of March 31, 2015)10,430

The office supplies retailer has more than 1,900 stores worldwide.

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Company Info

CEO
Ronald L. Sargent
Industry
Specialty Retailers: Other
Sector
Retailing
HQ Location
Framingham, MA
Websitehttp://www.staples.com
Years on List20

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)22,492-3.5%
Profits ($M)135-78.3%
Total Stockholder Equity5,305-
Employees61,738-
Market Value (as of March 31, 2015)10,430-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues0.6%
Profits as % of Assets1.3%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity2.5%

Earnings Per Share (last fiscal year)

Earnings Per Share ($)0.21
EPS % Change (from 2013)-77.7%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-27.1%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-13.9%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2014)18.6%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)-3.2%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)-0.2%