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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.

Company Info

Figures are for fiscal year ended June 30, 2017.
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
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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%