Smurfit-Stone Container

Industry: Paper Products

Fortune Rank: 374

Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation operates in two major business segments: containerboard and corrugated containers, and consumer packaging. For the 6 months ended 6/30/2005, revenues rose 7% to $4.25B. Net loss appli to common fell 76% to $18M. Revenues reflect higher average sales prices and higher sales volume. Lower loss reflects a decrease in selling & administrative expenses and decrease in restructuring charges.

Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation (Smurfit-Stone) is an integrated manufacturer of paperboard and paper-based packaging in the United States. The Company has two reportable segments, the Containerboard and Corrugated Containers, and Consumer Packaging segment. The primary products of the Company's Containerboard and Corrugated Containers segment include corrugated containers, containerboard, kraft paper, SBS and market pulp. In addition, Smurfit-Stone manufactures and sells a variety of retail ready, point-of-purchase displays and a line of specialty products, including pizza boxes, corrugated clamshells for the food industry, Cordeck recyclable pallets and custom die-cut boxes to display packaged merchandise on the sales floor. The primary products of the Consumer Packaging segment include folding cartons, coated recycled boxboard, multiwall and consumer bags, flexible packaging, laminated products, and paper, foil and heat transfer labels.

Smurfit-Stone Container

Smurfit-Stone Container is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Smurfit-Stone Container was ranked number 374 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 374th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

Smurfit-Stone Container achieved revenue of $5,574.00 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $8.00 million.

Smurfit-Stone Container's rank changes

The company's ranking in 2010 was a decline from 2009 when it was ranked 356th on the Fortune 500. The Previous ranking was based on its 2009 revenue of $7,042 million (a change of -2 million compared to 2010) and profits of $-2,818 million (a change of 10 million compared to 2010).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Smurfit-Stone Container would be ranked 397th rather than 374th due to its profits of $8 in 2010.

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