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  • Previous Rank752
  • Revenues ($M)$2,887.70
  • Revenue Percent Change0.8%
  • Profits ($M)$231.4
  • Profits Percent Change0.1%
  • Assets ($M)$2,098.90
  • Employees6,563
  • Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$5,177.70
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Company Info

Erik Gershwind
CEO Title
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Wholesalers: Diversified
HQ Location
Melville, N.Y.
Years on Fortune 500 List-
Figures are for fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2017.

MSC Industrial Direct Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$2,887.700.8%
Profits ($M)$231.40.1%
Assets ($M)$2,098.90-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$1,225.10-
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$5,177.70-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues8%
Profits as % of Assets11%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity18.9%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)4.05
EPS % Change (from 2016)7.4%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-0.2%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)4.6%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2017)6.9%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)8%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)11.7%