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  • Previous Rank349
  • Revenues ($M)$8,632.5
  • Revenue Percent Change4.6%
  • Profits ($M)$172.3
  • Profits Percent Change43.8%
  • Assets ($M)$5,272.4
  • Employees8,500

The chemical and ingredient distributor founded in 1924 is now based out of Illinois.

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Company Info

David C. Jukes
CEO Title
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Wholesalers: Diversified
HQ Location
Downers Grove, Ill.
Years on Fortune 500 List4
Acquired Nexeo Solutions (2018 rank: 625), March 1, 2019.

Univar Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$8,632.54.6%
Profits ($M)$172.343.8%
Assets ($M)$5,272.4-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$1,191.7-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues2.0%
Profits as % of Assets3.3%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity14.5%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)1.21
EPS % Change (from 2017)42.4%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2018)-42.7%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)-
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)-