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  • Previous Rank747
  • Revenues ($M)$2,864
  • Revenue Percent Change-1.6%
  • Profits ($M)$231.2
  • Profits Percent Change-
  • Assets ($M)$2,065
  • Employees6,462
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$5,826
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Company Info

Erik Gershwind
CEO Title
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Wholesalers: Diversified
HQ Location
Melville, NY
Years on Fortune 500 List-
Figures are for fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2016.

MSC Industrial Direct Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$2,864-1.6%
Profits ($M)$231.2-
Assets ($M)$2,065-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$1,098-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$5,826-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues8.1%
Profits as % of Assets11.2%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity21.1%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)3.77
EPS % Change (from 2015)0.8%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)1.9%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)6.5%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)68.1%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)8%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)11.5%