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  • Revenues ($M)
    $21,059
  • Revenue Percent Change
    -6.4%
  • Profits ($M)
    $379
  • Profits Percent Change
    181.9%
  • Assets ($M)
    $10,172
  • Employees
    58,963
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)
    $7,123
  • Previous Rank
    133
  • Morning Consult Brand Index
    A+

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

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Company Info

CEO
Shira Goodman
Sector
Retailing
Industry
Specialty Retailers: Other
HQ Location
Framingham, MA
Websitehttp://www.staples.com
Years on Fortune 500 List21
Employees58,963
Figures are for fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2016.

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$21,059-6.4%
Profits ($M)$379181.9%
Assets ($M)$10,172-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$5,376-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$7,123-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues1.8%
Profits as % of Assets3.7%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity7.1%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)0.59
EPS % Change (from 2014)181%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-13.4%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-6.2%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2015)-46.1%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)-13.4%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)-6.3%