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37. Lehman Brothers Holdings
Lehman Brothers Holdings
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 37 (Previous rank: 47)
Compare tool: Lehman Brothers Holdings vs. Top 10
CEO: Richard S. Fuld Jr.
Address: 745 Seventh Ave.
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-526-7000
After the announcement that J.P. Morgan Chase would bail out Bear Stearns, Wall Street worried that Lehman, the nation's largest underwriter of mortgage-backed bonds - and its fourth-largest securities firm - would be banking's next disaster.

To dodge that bullet, Lehman raised capital by liquidating three funds worth $1 billion after their assets declined in value during the credit crisis. It also repackaged $2.8 billion of unsold debt into an investment vehicle it named "Freedom," then pledged some of those securities as collateral for a short-term loan from the Fed. Lehman recently raised $4 billion from a stock sale.

Revenues 59,003.0 26.3
Profits 4,192.0 4.6
Assets 691,063.0
Stockholders' equity 22,490.0
Market value (3/28/2008) 20,931.2
Revenues 7.1
Assets 0.6
Stockholders' equity 18.6
2007 $ 7.26
% change from 2006 6.6
1997-2007 annual growth rate % 19.9
2007 -15.5
1997-2007 annual rate 18.5
Industry: Securities
1 Goldman Sachs Group 20 87,968.0
2 Morgan Stanley 21 87,879.0
3 Merrill Lynch 30 64,217.0
4 Lehman Brothers Holdings 37 59,003.0
5 Bear Stearns 156 16,151.0
6 Franklin Resources 389 6,205.8
7 Charles Schwab 402 6,063.0
8 BlackRock 475 4,844.7
9 International Assets Holding 512 4,460.3
10 Legg Mason 524 4,343.7
11 NYSE Euronext 542 4,158.0
12 A.G. Edwards 655 3,126.1
13 Raymond James Financial 658 3,109.6
14 Jefferies Group 726 2,718.9
15 TD Ameritrade 746 2,632.4
16 Nasdaq OMX Group 786 2,436.6
17 T. Rowe Price 831 2,233.1
18 E*Trade Financial 833 2,222.6
19 Interactive Brokers Group 890 2,023.4
20 CME Group 959 1,756.1
From the May 5, 2008 issue
Figures are for fiscal year ended Nov. 30, 2007.
Lehman Brothers Holdings filed for bankruptcy, Sept. 15, 2008.
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