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The Melbourne, Florida-based company is a defense contractor and works with information technology services. It specializes in surveillence solutions, microwave weaponry, and electronic warfares. Wired Magazine ranked Harris, along with the U.S. Marshals service, as the number two threat to privacy and communications on the Internet. The company is known to help conceal information of law enforcement’s use of “the stingray,” which uses mobile phones to track locations.

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Company Info

William M. Brown
CEO Title
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Network and Other Communications Equipment
HQ Location
Melbourne, FL
Years on Fortune 500 List13
Figures are for fiscal year ended June 30, 2016.

Harris Rank History


Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$7,52748.1%
Profits ($M)$324-3%
Assets ($M)$11,996-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$3,056-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$13,849-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues4.3%
Profits as % of Assets2.7%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity10.6%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)2.59
EPS % Change (from 2015)-16.7%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-10.9%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)4.2%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)20.7%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)26.6%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)11.3%