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  • Revenues ($M)
    $5,363
  • Revenue Percent Change
    0.7%
  • Profits ($M)
    $-44
  • Profits Percent Change
    -137.2%
  • Assets ($M)
    $2,263
  • Employees
    6,400
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)
    $1,191
  • Previous Rank
    489
  • Morning Consult Brand Index
    F

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.

Company Info

CEO
Robert B. Aiken Jr.
Sector
Wholesalers
Industry
Wholesalers: Electronics and Office Equipment
HQ Location
Deerfield, IL
Websitehttp://www.essendant.com
Years on Fortune 500 List18
Employees6,400
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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%