Norfolk Southern
1996 rank: 283
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FORTUNE 500 appearances:
Revenues 4,668.0 1.9 283 253
Profits 712.7 6.7 108 90
Assets 10,904.8 ó 189 186
Stockholders' Equity 4,829.0 ó 104 85
Market Value 11,014.1 ó 106 ó
Employees* 26,944 ó 220 ó
Revenues 15.3 23 N.A.
Assets 6.5 N.A. ó
Stockholders' equity 14.8 N.A. ó
1995 ($) 5.44
1994 ($) 4.90
% change 11.0
10-year growth rate (%) 7.5
1995 34.8 N.A.
10-year annual rate 15.3 N.A.
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*Employee data is total number, not in $ millions.
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