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  • Previous Rank40
  • Revenues ($M)$107,162
  • Revenue Percent Change-2.9%
  • Profits ($M)$12,313
  • Profits Percent Change12.4%
  • Assets ($M)$3,287,968
  • Employees7,000

Mortgage-finance giant Fannie Mae has been in conservatorship since the company nearly went bust and required a government takeover in late 2008. But since 2012, when real estate prices finally starting rising again nationwide, the firm has been a cash cow for the United States government. The fact that it is required now to send all of its profits to the Treasury rather than rebuilding its capital is controversial because the policy means that Fannie would have to tap the Treasury again if the market goes sour and it starts losing money once again. Fannie Mae, officially the Federal National Mortgage Association, was founded in 1938 and is based in Washington, D.C.

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Company Information

Timothy J. Mayopoulos
Diversified Financials
HQ Location
Washington, DC
Years on Global 500 List20
Company's senior preferred stock is owned by the U.S. Treasury, which also holds a warrant to purchase 79.9% of the common stock.

Fannie Mae Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

($ Millions)% change
Revenues ($M)$107,162-2.9%
Profits ($M)$12,31312.4%
Assets ($M)$3,287,968-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$6,071-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues11.5%
Profits as % of Assets0.4%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity202.8%