Newell Rubbermaid Inc.

Industry: Personal Household Products

Fortune Rank: 373

Newell Rubbermaid, Inc. is a manufacturer of name- brand consumer products in five segments: Rubbermaid; Parker/Eldon; Levolor/Hardware; Calphalon/WearEver and Little Tikes/Graco. For the 6 months ended 6/30/05, net sales fell 4% to $3.02B. Net income from cont. ops. totaled $188.3M, up from $90.6M. Net sales reflect a decline in core sales. Higher net income reflects the absence of impairment charges.

Newell Rubbermaid Inc. is a global manufacturer and full-service marketer of name-brand consumer products serving the needs of volume purchasers, including department/specialty stores and warehouse clubs, home centers and hardware stores, and office superstores and contract stationers. The Company is organized into five business segments: Cleaning and Organization; Office Products; Tools and Hardware; Home Fashions, and Other, which contributed approximately 27.5%, 25%, 18.1%, 13.4% and 16%, respectively, to the Company's total net sales for the year ended December 31, 2004. On July 1, 2004, the Company completed the sale of its Little Tikes Commercial Playground Systems Inc. (LTCPS) business. In April 2004, the Company sold Burnes Picture Frame, Anchor Glass and Mirro Cookware to Global Home Products, LLC, an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management L.P.

Newell Rubbermaid Inc.

Newell Rubbermaid Inc. is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Newell Rubbermaid Inc. was ranked number 373 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 373rd largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

Newell Rubbermaid Inc. achieved revenue of $5,577.60 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $285.50 million.

Newell Rubbermaid Inc.' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 373rd compared to 387th in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $6,471 million (a change of -1 million compared to 2010) and profits of $-52 million (a change of $338 million compared to 2009).

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 Newell Rubbermaid Inc. would be ranked 286th rather than 373rd due to its profits of $286 in 2010.

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