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143. Manpower
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Rank: 143 (Previous rank: 119)
CEO: Jeffrey A. Joerres
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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2008
Revenues 16,038.7 -25.6
Profits -9.2 -104.2
Assets 6,213.8
Stockholders' equity 2,536.5
Market value (3/26/2010) 4,542.3
Profits as % of  
Revenues -0.1
Assets -0.1
Stockholders' equity -0.4
Earnings per share  
2009 $ -0.12
% change from 2008 -104.4
1999-2009 annual growth rate % N.A.
Total return to investors %
2009 63.0
1999-2009 annual rate 4.7
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Rank Company 500
($ millions)
1 Manpower 143 16,038.7
2 Kelly Services 479 4,314.8
Issue date: May 3, 2010.
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