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  • Previous Rank468
  • Revenues ($M)$5,423
  • Revenue Percent Change-1.1%
  • Profits ($M)$253.2
  • Profits Percent Change-69.8%
  • Assets ($M)$9,420
  • Employees10,700
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$9,691

The 166-year old money transfer company provides service to customers in 200-plus countries.

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Company Info

Hikmet Ersek
CEO Title
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Business Services
Financial Data Services
HQ Location
Englewood, CO
Years on Fortune 500 List11

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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$5,423-1.1%
Profits ($M)$253.2-69.8%
Assets ($M)$9,420-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$902-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$9,691-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues4.7%
Profits as % of Assets2.7%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity28.1%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)0.51
EPS % Change (from 2015)-68.5%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-22.6%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-8.1%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)25.2%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)6.7%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)1.6%