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Rank Company Fortune 1000 rank $ millions % change from 2007 $ millions % change from 2007
1 World Fuel Services 137 18,509.4 34.8 105.0 62.2
2 Genuine Parts 247 11,015.3 1.6 475.4 -6.1
3 Reliance Steel & Aluminum 298 8,718.8 20.0 482.8 18.3
4 W.W. Grainger 366 6,850.0 6.7 475.4 13.1
5 Anixter International 404 6,136.6 4.8 195.7 -22.8
6 Wesco International 406 6,110.8 1.8 212.7 -11.6
7 Graybar Electric 439 5,400.2 2.7 87.4 4.8
8 Airgas 553 4,017.0 25.3 223.3 44.6
9 VWR Funding 579 3,759.2 6.7 -334.6 N.A.
10 Andersons 617 3,489.5 46.7 32.9 -52.2
11 BlueLinx Holdings 722 2,779.7 -27.5 -31.7 N.A.
12 Metals USA Holdings 858 2,156.2 16.9 72.6 423.1
13 Applied Industrial Technologies 880 2,089.5 3.7 95.5 11.0
14 Beacon Roofing Supply 965 1,784.5 8.4 40.3 59.4
15 Pool 966 1,783.7 -7.5 57.0 -17.9
16 MSC Industrial Direct 969 1,779.8 5.4 196.2 12.8
17 KAR Holdings 973 1,771.4 N.A. -216.2 N.A.
Rank Company Revenues % Assets % Stockholders'
Equity %
1 World Fuel Services 0.6 7.5 17.3
2 Genuine Parts 4.3 9.9 20.5
3 Reliance Steel & Aluminum 5.5 9.3 19.9
4 W.W. Grainger 6.9 13.5 23.4
5 Anixter International 3.2 6.3 18.9
6 Wesco International 3.5 7.8 29.1
7 Graybar Electric 1.6 5.6 17.3
8 Airgas 5.6 5.6 15.8
9 VWR Funding -8.9 -6.6 -33.2
10 Andersons 0.9 2.5 9.3
11 BlueLinx Holdings -1.1 -4.3 -30.8
12 Metals USA Holdings 3.4 6.7 N.A.
13 Applied Industrial Technologies 4.6 12.0 19.0
14 Beacon Roofing Supply 2.3 3.8 11.0
15 Pool 3.2 6.9 23.6
16 MSC Industrial Direct 11.0 17.8 27.6
17 KAR Holdings -12.2 -5.2 -28.8
EARNINGS PER SHARE TOTAL RETURN TO INVESTORS EMPLOYEES
Rank Company 1998-2008 Annual growth (%) 1998-2008 Annual rate (%) 2008 (%) Number % change from 2007
1 World Fuel Services 19.0 22.8 28.3 1,164 27.1
2 Genuine Parts 4.0 4.9 -15.2 30,300 -5.3
3 Reliance Steel & Aluminum 22.8 8.9 -63.0 10,230 10.5
4 W.W. Grainger 9.5 8.3 -8.1 17,354 2.8
5 Anixter International 13.3 5.6 -51.6 8,645 8.1
6 Wesco International N.A. N.A. -51.5 7,200 -1.4
7 Graybar Electric 3.5 N.A. N.A. 8,100 -5.8
8 Airgas 16.7 16.4 -24.3 14,500 26.1
9 VWR Funding N.A. N.A. N.A. 6,860 3.2
10 Andersons 11.6 12.9 -62.9 2,331 7.1
11 BlueLinx Holdings N.A. N.A. -51.9 2,100 -25.0
12 Metals USA Holdings N.A. N.A. N.A. 2,325 -14.0
13 Applied Industrial Technologies 13.6 14.5 -33.2 4,805 3.7
14 Beacon Roofing Supply N.A. N.A. 64.8 2,464 -9.0
15 Pool 17.9 20.5 -7.0 3,500 0.0
16 MSC Industrial Direct 16.0 6.2 -7.3 4,181 8.0
17 KAR Holdings N.A. N.A. N.A. 12,253 N.A.
Issue date: May 4, 2009
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