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  • Previous Rank103
  • Revenues ($M)$33,695.50
  • Revenue Percent Change24.7%
  • Profits ($M)$-170.2
  • Profits Percent Change-234.5%
  • Assets ($M)$5,587.80
  • Employees5,000
  • Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$1,660.70

Though it posted revenues of $33.7 billion in 2017–not far behind American Express’ $35.6 billion–stock markets valued World Fuel Services at a mere fraction of its sales that year. While AmEx was valued at $86 billion, investors deemed World Fuel Services a $1.5 billion company. The aviation and marine fuel provider struggled to maintain profitability during the year. In 2017, the company posted losses of $170.3 million, attributing the downturn to lower demand for their maritime products as companies sent less cargo via sea. Severe weather conditions, including hurricanes in September, also pressed on jet fuel prices–pressuring the the company’s revenue.

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Company Info

Michael J. Kasbar
CEO Title
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
HQ Location
Years on Fortune 500 List14

World Fuel Services Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$33,695.5024.7%
Profits ($M)$-170.2-234.5%
Assets ($M)$5,587.80-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$1,721.90-
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$1,660.70-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues-0.5%
Profits as % of Assets-3%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity-9.9%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)-2.5
EPS % Change (from 2016)-238.1%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2017)-38.3%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)-6.9%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)7.4%