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  • Revenues ($M)$5,363
  • Revenue Percent Change0.7%
  • Profits ($M)$-44
  • Profits Percent Change-137.2%
  • Assets ($M)$2,263
  • Employees6,400
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$1,191
  • Previous Rank489
  • Morning Consult Brand Index

The Deerfield, IL-based company formerly known as United Stationers is a leading wholesale distributor of business products and sells 160,000 items, from office furniture to writing implements to janitorial supplies, to customers in North America and the Middle East.

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Company Info

Robert B. Aiken Jr.
Wholesalers: Electronics and Office Equipment
HQ Location
Deerfield, IL
Years on Fortune 500 List18

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$5,3630.7%
Profits ($M)$-44-137.2%
Assets ($M)$2,263-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$724-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$1,191-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues-0.8%
Profits as % of Assets-2%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity-6.1%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)-1.18
EPS % Change (from 2014)-138.7%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2015)-21.8%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)1.9%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)3.7%