Courtesy of Staples
  • Previous Rank
    132
  • Revenues ($M)
    20217
  • Revenue Percent Change
    -4
  • Profits ($M)
    -1497
  • Profits Percent Change
    -494.8
  • Assets ($M)
    8271
  • Employees
    61503
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)
    5723

The office supply retailer has been having a hard time recently. Closing multiple stores, the company finally decided to sell itself to Sycamore Partners for $6.9 billion.

Company Info

CEOShira D. Goodman
CEO TitlePresident, Chief Executive Officer & Director
SectorRetailing
IndustrySpecialty Retailers: Other
HQ LocationFramingham, MA
Websitewww.staples.com
Years on Fortune 500 List22
Employees61,503

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

Revenues ($M)$20,217
Profits ($M)$-1,497
Assets ($M)$8,271
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$3,688
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$5,723

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues-7.4%
Profits as % of Assets-18.1%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity-40.6%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)-2
EPS % Change (from 2015)-491.5%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)0.7%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)-4.7%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)-7.9%