World Fuel Services Corp.

Industry: Gas

Fortune Rank: 205

World Fuel Services Corporation provides marine fuel services and aviation fuel services worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Marine Fuel Services and Aviation Fuel Services. The Marine Fuel Services segment markets marine fuel and related services to various customers, including international container and tanker fleets, and time charter operators, as well as to the United States and foreign governments. The Aviation Fuel Services segment markets aviation fuel and related services to passenger, cargo, and charter airlines, as well as corporate customers and the United States and foreign governments. Its aviation-related services include fuel management, price risk management, flight plans, weather reports, ground handling, and flight permits. World Fuel Services Corporation was incorporated in 1984 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida.

World Fuel Services Corp.

World Fuel Services Corp. is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 World Fuel Services Corp. was ranked number 205 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 205th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

World Fuel Services Corp. achieved revenue of $11,295.20 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $117.10 million.

World Fuel Services Corp.'s rank changes

The company's ranking in 2010 was a decline from 2009 when it was ranked 137th on the Fortune 500. The Previous ranking was based on its 2009 revenue of $18,509 million (a change of -7 million compared to 2010) and profits of $105 million (a change of 12 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 World Fuel Services Corp. would be ranked 349th rather than 205th due to its profits of $117 in 2010.

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