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32. 1997 Economic Census





896. 1,000 Largest Industrial Corporations--Selected Financial Items, by Industry: 1997

[Data are medians. For explanation of terms see source. Minus sign (-) indicates decrease. For definition of median, see Guide to Tabular Presentation]

 
Revenues Profits Earnings Total returns Employees
Revenue, - per to investors
percent Percent As percent As percent As percent share
            Industry change change of of of 1987-97 1987-97 Number Percent
from from revenue assets stockholders' ann. rate Ann.rate 1997 change
Total 1996 Total 1996 equity from
 
Aerospace 4,062 13 243 18 5 6 21 7 21 20 29,000 12
Airlines 7,863 7 491 78 5 6 16 11 14 61 40,900 4
Apparel 2,003 7 128 24 7 9 19 6 12 -1 17,524 4
Beverages 7,158 4 170 17 6 8 17 9 21 32 15,650
Building materials, glass 3,502 9 159 66 7 8 23 -2 14 3 16,750 4
 
Chemicals 2,325 2 155 3 6 6 17 7 14 19 6,775 1
Commercial banks 3,428 11 401 17 14 1.2 16 12 25 60 11,000 9
Computer and data services 2,126 11 160 15 5 7 14 14 17 35 10,500 9
Computer peripherals 2,716 13 190 70 7 12 22 13 22 33 8,144 25
Computers, office equipment 7,840 12 333 21 5 5 16 10 12 24 25,700 4
 
Diversified financials 4,644 18 417 16 11 2 17 18 27 52 8,300 9
Diversified outsourcing services 1,649 15 29 21 2 6 21 14 19 64 53,250 7
Electronics, electrical equip 1,955 10 130 11 5 7 15 9 17 20 13,800 11
Electronics, network communications 2,620 33 298 25 14 17 22 27 21 -15 6,858 24
Electronics, semiconductors 2,507 4 178 6 12 10 16 23 15 7 12,759 9
 
Engineering, construction 1,828 9 50 12 3 4 10 11 19 51 7,989 13
Entertainment 13,339 13 671 62 6 3 6 1 13 46 48,521 -12
Food 3,369 4 117 18 3 7 17 10 18 43 14,800 1
Food services 1,686 7 27 12 2 4 12 15 18 19 28,250 -4
Food and drug stores 3,014 4 39 -4 2 4 10 6 17 45 19,025 5
 
Forest and paper products 3,439 1 51 -59 2 2 4 -4 10 6 15,800 0
Furniture 1,652 17 81 46 6 10 22 14 22 64 15,195 10
General merchandisers 3,144 8 141 19 3 4 12 8 17 26 23,000 2
Health care 1,805 24 26 13 2 3 7 17 22 10 18,500 7
Hotels, casinos, resorts 1,419 11 99 5 5 3 9 3 15 10 23,400 2
 
Industrial and farm equipment 2,247 10 101 17 5 6 16 9 15 31 14,096 6
Insurance: Life, health (mutual) 4,225 5 221 31 4 1 13 4,170 4
Insurance: Life, health (stock) 3,815 9 375 36 8 1 11 12 23 42 4,558 4
Insurance: property and casualty (mutual) 1,557 4 147 47 9 3 10 3,010 1
Insurance: property and casualty (stock) 3,404 7 298 28 9 3 12 9 20 41 6,773 4
 
Mail, package, freight delivery 3,153 11 115 12 3 6 15 13 26 40 23,621 10
Metal products 2,401 8 157 20 8 7 17 12 17 36 14,600 5
Metals 2,931 3 93 19 4 5 13 8 14 -5 12,000 0
Mining, crude-oil production 1,802 12 190 10 12 6 16 3 12 -9 4,685 1
Motor vehicles and parts 6,567 6 152 36 4 4 17 6 14 37 25,150 9
 
Oilfield services
Petroleum refining 9,653 0 263 6 5 6 14 7 14 22 17,100 1
Pharmaceuticals 8,349 8 1,157 12 14 13 27 14 23 34 35,600 4
Pipelines 4,175 37 78 -19 3 2 8 6 20 16 2,134 14
Publishing, printing 2,172 8 134 0 7 7 15 8 14 38 12,309 8
 
Railroads 8,412 8 721 -7 8 4 13 11 17 9 43,500 -1
Rubber and plastics products 1,691 4 76 17 5 7 14 6 15 15 9,905 6
Savings institutions 2,466 10 314 20 10 1 11 5 22 61 5,235 48
Scientific, photo, and control equip 1,916 8 116 0 7 7 14 10 14 13 12,150 4
Securities 6,657 22 613 25 10 1 19 15 29 81 12,700 10
 
Soaps, cosmetics 2,533 6 218 17 7 10 27 13 23 32 14,700 3
Specialist retailers 2,567 13 55 3 2 5 11 9 13 32 18,200 11
Telecommunications 4,253 10 165 -26 6 2 6 3 17 36 17,600 9
Temporary help 1,608 28 81 53 3 8 14 17 24 14 6,300 11
Textiles 1,901 6 68 39 3 5 11 3 17 28 16,100 -1
 
Tobacco 2,513 3 101 40 3 5 21 10 19 20 15,630 -1
Toys, sporting goods
Transportation equipment 2,202 10 144 5 6 11 19 19 15 30 9,350 -3
Truck leasing
Trucking 1,986 8 31 69 1 5 13 1 7 45 19,300 2
 
Utilities, gas and electric 2,734 6 188 0 8 3 11 1 14 27 6,290 0
Waste management
Wholesalers 2,746 11 40 14 1 3 11 9 15 18 4,878 6


NA Not available.
3 Includes both price appreciation and dividend yield, i.e., to an investor in the company's stock.
4 Excludes motor vehicles and aircraft. Source: Time Warner, New York, NY, The Fortune Directories (copyright). http://www.1jump.com/content/0-148548.html



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