Motorola Inc

Industry: Communications Equipment

Fortune Rank: 110

Motorola, Inc. manufactures and sells a diverse line of electronic equipment and components. Products include communications systems, semiconductors, electronic engine controls and computer systems. For the 9 months ended 10/1/05, sales rose 17% to $26.41B. Net income from cont. ops. totaled $3.39B, up from $1.51B. Results reflect strong sales of new products, improved global market share and the growth of wireless and networking markets.

Motorola, Inc. (Motorola) is a provider of wireless, broadband and automotive communications technologies and embedded electronic products. It provides wireless handsets, which transmit and receive voice, text, images and other forms of information. It also provides mission-critical radio communications and information systems. Motorola develops and deploys end-to-end digital broadband entertainment, communication and information systems. It offers embedded telematics systems that enable automated roadside assistance, navigation and safety features for automobiles. Motorola has six segments: Personal Communications, Global Telecom Solutions, Commercial, Government and Industrial Solutions, Integrated Electronic Systems, Broadband Communications and Other Products. In August 2004, Motorola acquired Force Computers, which provides open, standards-based and custom embedded computing solutions. On December 2, 2004, Motorola completed the spin-off of Freescale Semiconductor Inc.

Motorola Inc

Motorola Inc achieved revenue of $22,063.00 million in 2010 but posted a loss of $-51.00 million.

Motorola Inc's rank changes

The company's ranking in 2010 was a decline from 2009 when it was ranked 78th on the Fortune 500. The Previous ranking was based on its 2009 revenue of $30,146 million (a change of -8 million compared to 2010) and profits of $-4,244 million (a change of -47 million compared to 2010).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than revenue a company earns, If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Motorola Inc would be ranked 413th rather than 110th due to the fact it made a loss of $-51 million in 2010.

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