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  • Previous Rank
    124
  • Revenues ($M)
    $65,665
  • Revenue Percent Change
    3.4%
  • Profits ($M)
    $7,815
  • Profits Percent Change
    22.6%
  • Assets ($M)
    $2,023,376
  • Employees
    5,982

Along with Fannie Mae, this mortgage finance giant was virtually nationalized in 2012. But since the tumultuous years of the global financial crisis of 2008-9, the company has found more stable footing. In 2016 it saw revenue increases thanks to a stable housing market and guarantee fees, paying billions back to taxpayers. (In fact, Fannie and Freddie have now paid back Uncle Sam back billions more than it cost to bail them out.) Going forward, the Trump administration has said it wants to liberate the companies from government control, but exactly how that complicated process would play out is still far from clear.

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Company Information

CEO
Donald H. Layton
Sector
Financials
Industry
Diversified Financials
HQ Location
McLean, VA
Websitehttp://www.freddiemac.com
Years on Global 500 List21
Employees5,982
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.

Freddie Mac Rank History

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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

($ Millions)% change
Revenues ($M)$65,6653.4%
Profits ($M)$7,81522.6%
Assets ($M)$2,023,376-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$5,075-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues11.9%
Profits as % of Assets0.4%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity154%