Nash Finch Company

Industry: Grocery Stores

Fortune Rank: 400

Nash Finch Company is a food wholesaler engaged in the supply of food and non-food items to grocery stores and institutional customers. NAFC also operates retail grocery stores and supplies food & related products to military commissaries. For the 24 weeks ended 6/18/05, sales rose 10% to $1.97B. Net income totaled $16.7M vs. a loss of $10.9M. Results reflect higher sales from the food segment due to new accounts, and lower sell., gen. & admin. exp.

Nash-Finch Company (Nash Finch) is a food distribution and retail company in the United States. The Company's business consists of three operating segments, such as food distribution, military food distribution and food retailing. Nash Finch's food distribution segment sells and distributes a variety of nationally branded and private-label grocery products from 15 distribution centers to more than 1,500 grocery stores, and other customers located in 26 states across the United States. The Company's MDV division distributes grocery products to the United States military commissaries. The MDV division serves over 300 military commissaries and exchanges located in the continental United States, Europe, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Iceland the Azores and Honduras. Its food retailing segment is made up of 85 corporate-owned stores located primarily in the upper Midwest states of Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

Nash Finch Company

Nash Finch Company is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Nash Finch Company was ranked number 400 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 400th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

Nash Finch Company achieved revenue of $5,212.70 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $2.80 million.

Nash Finch Company' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 400th compared to 492nd in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $4,704 million (a change of 1 million compared to 2010) and profits of $36 million (a change of $-33 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 Nash Finch Company would be ranked 399th rather than 400th due to its profits of $3 in 2010.

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