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Chevron took the top spot in profit growth in the refining sector in 2018, with a sharp jump of more than 61% to $14.8 billion. Revenue was up to $166.3 billion. However, the company has also been hit hard by the economic crisis in Venezuela and U.S. sanctions there. The San Ramon-based company is the last major U.S. refiner to still have refining operations in Venezuela and has pledged to stay in the country. Like its competitors, Chevron will also expand in 2019: in January, it bought a Pasadena, Texas refinery system from Petrobras for $350 million.

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Company Info

Michael K. Wirth
CEO Title
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Petroleum Refining
HQ Location
San Ramon, Calif.
Years on Fortune 500 List65

Chevron Rank History


Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$166,339.023.6%
Profits ($M)$14,824.061.2%
Assets ($M)$253,863.0-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$154,554.0-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues8.9%
Profits as % of Assets5.8%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity9.6%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)7.74
EPS % Change (from 2017)59.6%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-6.9%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-4.0%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2018)-9.8%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)1.2%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)7.8%