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  • Previous Rank
    505
  • Revenues ($M)
    7527
  • Revenue Percent Change
    48.1
  • Profits ($M)
    324
  • Profits Percent Change
    -3
  • Assets ($M)
    11996
  • Employees
    21000
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)
    13849

The Melbourne, Florida-based company is a defense contractor and works with information technology services. It specializes in surveillence solutions, microwave weaponry, and electronic warfares. Wired Magazine ranked Harris, along with the U.S. Marshals service, as the number two threat to privacy and communications on the Internet. The company is known to help conceal information of law enforcement's use of "the stingray," which uses mobile phones to track locations.

Company Info

CEOWilliam M. Brown
CEO TitleChairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
SectorTechnology
IndustryNetwork and Other Communications Equipment
HQ LocationMelbourne, FL
Websitewww.harris.com
Years on Fortune 500 List13
Employees21,000

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

Revenues ($M)$7,527
Profits ($M)$324
Assets ($M)$11,996
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$3,056
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$13,849

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues4.3%
Profits as % of Assets2.7%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity10.6%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)3
EPS % Change (from 2015)-16.7%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-10.9%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)4.2%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)20.7%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)26.6%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)11.3%