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  • Previous Rank71
  • Revenues ($M)43,386
  • Revenue Percent Change4.4%
  • Profits ($M)222
  • Profits Percent Change9.2%
  • Market Value (as of March 31, 2015)4,144

The global commodity market’s volatility can actually help fuel wholesalers like World Fuel Services, which buys and sells fuel to the aviation, marine, and land transportation industries. A model of steady, impressive revenue growth, the company again saw sales and profits rise in 2014, as massive movement in global fuel prices made clients eager to lock in cost savings by increasing orders. The company also acquired Colt International to expand its aviation fuel supply business.

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Company Info

Michael J. Kasbar
Wholesalers: Diversified
HQ Location
Miami, FL
Years on List11

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)43,3864.4%
Profits ($M)2229.2%
Total Stockholder Equity1,855-
Market Value (as of March 31, 2015)4,144-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues0.5%
Profits as % of Assets4.5%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity12%

Earnings Per Share (last fiscal year)

Earnings Per Share ($)3.11
EPS % Change (from 2013)9.9%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)9.7%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)17.7%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2014)9.1%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)12.3%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)14.7%