FORTUNE 500 2006
Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations
Airgas
Rank: 709 (Previous rank: 787)
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CEO: Peter McCausland
Address: 259 N. Radnor-Chester Rd., Radnor, PA 19087
Phone: 610-687-5253
Website: http://www.airgas.com
Revenues 2,411.4 27.2
Profits 92.0 14.8
Assets 2,291.9 ó
Stockholders' Equity 814.2 ó
Market Value 3/17/2006 3,036.7 ó
Revenues 3.8
Assets 4.0
Stockholders' equity 11.3
2005 $ 1.20
% change from 2004 12.1
1995-2005 annual growth rate % 9.6
2005 25.1
1995-2005 annual rate 7.3
Industry: Wholesalers: Diversified
1 Genuine Parts 245 9,783.1
2 World Fuel Services 264 8,733.9
3 Ryerson 371 5,782.0
4 BlueLinx Holdings 387 5,622.1
5 Fisher Scientific Intl. 389 5,589.8
6 W.W. Grainger 391 5,526.6
7 Hughes Supply 400 5,437.7
8 Wesco International 466 4,421.1
9 Graybar Electric 476 4,288.0
10 Anixter International 509 3,847.4
11 Reliance Steel & Alum. 559 3,370.7
12 Airgas 709 2,411.4
13 Builders FirstSource 730 2,337.8
14 True Value 798 2,043.0
15 Applied Ind. Technologies 888 1,717.1
16 Watsco 903 1,682.7
17 Earle M. Jorgensen 927 1,608.9
18 SCP Pool 945 1,552.7
From the April 17th, 2006 issue
Footnote:
Figures are for fiscal year ended March 31, 2005.
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