Dover Corporation

Industry: Conglomerates

Fortune Rank: 367

DOV is a diversified manufacturing corporation encompassing over 50 operating companies that manufacture a broad range of specialized industrial products & equipment. For the nine months ended 9/30/05, net sales totaled $4.49B. Net income from cont. ops. totaled $350.9M. Results reflect growth across all six market segments, with exceptional strength in the Oil and Gas and Fluid Solutions groups, foreign exchange gains, and a favorable tax ruling.

Dover Corporation is a diversified industrial manufacturing company that manufactures a broad range of specialized industrial products and sophisticated manufacturing equipment. Diversified builds packaging and printing machinery, heat transfer equipment, food refrigeration and display cases, specialized bearings, construction and agricultural cabs, as well as sophisticated products for use in the defense, aerospace and automotive industries. Industries makes products for use in the waste handling, bulk transport, automotive service, commercial food service and packaging, welding, cash dispenser and construction industries. Resources manufacture products primarily for the automotive, fluid handling, petroleum, original equipment manufacturers, engineered components and chemical equipment industries. Technologies build sophisticated automated assembly and testing equipment and specialized electronic components for the electronics industry, and industrial printers for coding and marking.

Dover Corporation

Dover Corporation is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Dover Corporation was ranked number 367 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 367th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

Dover Corporation achieved revenue of $5,831.00 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $356.40 million.

Dover Corporation's rank changes

The company's ranking in 2010 was a decline from 2009 when it was ranked 333rd on the Fortune 500. The Previous ranking was based on its 2009 revenue of $7,653 million (a change of -2 million compared to 2010) and profits of $591 million (a change of -235 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 Dover Corporation would be ranked 259th rather than 367th due to its profits of $356 in 2010.

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