Ingram Micro

Industry: Computer Hardware

Fortune Rank: 80

Ingram Micro is a wholesale distributor of computer based technology products & services worldwide. IM markets micro computer hardware, networking equipment, and software products to nearly 170,000 resellers. For the 26 weeks ended 7/02/05, revenues rose 16% to $13.89B. Net income increased 33% to $84.1M. Revenues reflect the strengthening of European currencies and higher sales in North American region. Net income benefited from increase in margins.

Ingram Micro Inc. is a distributor of information technology (IT) products and services worldwide. It distributes and markets IT products from computer hardware suppliers, networking equipment suppliers and software publishers worldwide. The Company has four primary product categories: networking products, software, systems and peripherals. In addition, it offers a number of supply chain management services to its suppliers and resellers. Services related to its distribution business include sales and marketing, customer care, financial services, and logistics. Geographic areas in which the Company operated during 2004 include North America, Europe Asia-Pacific and Latin America. As of January 3, 2005, the Company had 70 distribution centers worldwide and sales offices and/or Ingram Micro sales representatives in 36 countries. The Company sells its products and services to resellers in more than 100 countries.

Ingram Micro

Ingram Micro is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Ingram Micro was ranked number 80 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 80th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

Ingram Micro achieved revenue of $29,515.40 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $202.10 million.

Ingram Micro's rank changes

The company's ranking in 2010 was a decline from 2009 when it was ranked 67th on the Fortune 500. The Previous ranking was based on its 2009 revenue of $34,362 million (a change of -5 million compared to 2010) and profits of $-395 million (a change of 597 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 Ingram Micro would be ranked 317th rather than 80th due to its profits of $202 in 2010.

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