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  • Previous Rank
    57
  • Revenues ($M)
    $55,371.10
  • Revenue Percent Change
    9.9%
  • Profits ($M)
    $1,142.50
  • Profits Percent Change
    20.3%
  • Assets ($M)
    $17,756.70
  • Employees
    66,500
  • Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)
    $31,294.20

Sysco continues to enjoy a firm hold over the wholesale food distribution market despite a failed $3.5 billion takeover of its biggest competitor, US Foods, in 2015. Sysco is up three spots on the Fortune 500 with a 9.9% revenue increase in fiscal year 2017 from the previous year. The Houston, Texas-based company came under new leadership on Jan. 1, 2018 with the promotion of its president and chief operating officer Tom Bené to CEO.

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Company Info

CEO-
CEO Title
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Sector
Wholesalers
Industry
Wholesalers: Food and Grocery
HQ Location
Houston
Websitehttp://www.sysco.com
Years on Fortune 500 List24
Employees66,500
Figures are for fiscal year ended June 30, 2017.

Sysco Rank History

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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$55,371.109.9%
Profits ($M)$1,142.5020.3%
Assets ($M)$17,756.70-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$2,381.50-
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$31,294.20-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues2.1%
Profits as % of Assets6.4%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity48%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)2.08
EPS % Change (from 2016)26.8%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)1.8%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)2.7%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2017)12.4%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)17.3%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)10.4%