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Sysco

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  • Previous Rank54
  • Revenues ($M)$58,727.3
  • Revenue Percent Change6.1%
  • Profits ($M)$1,430.8
  • Profits Percent Change25.2%
  • Assets ($M)$18,070.4
  • Employees67,000

Sysco ended its 2018 fiscal year with more than $1.4 billion in profits, up a whopping 25.2% last year, despite rising national operational costs. Although the food distributor only jumped one spot on the Fortune 500, the Houston, Texas-based company is anticipating further growth in 2019. In April, Sysco announced that it acquired California-based sister companies J&M Wholesale Meats and Imperio Foods, both of which focus on the Hispanic customer segment and had a combined $44 million in sales last year. Sysco had $58.7 billion in sales across 600,000 customer locations in 2018.

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Company Info

CEO
Thomas L. Ben�
CEO Title
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Sector
Wholesalers
Industry
Wholesalers: Food and Grocery
HQ Location
Houston, Texas
Websitehttp://www.sysco.com
Years on Fortune 500 List25
Employees67,000
Figures are for fiscal year ended June 30, 2018.

Sysco Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$58,727.36.1%
Profits ($M)$1,430.825.2%
Assets ($M)$18,070.4-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$2,507.0-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues2.4%
Profits as % of Assets7.9%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity57.1%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)2.7
EPS % Change (from 2017)29.8%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)10.1%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)4.1%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2018)5.4%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)14.7%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)14.1%