SEALED AIR ONCE AGAIN AMONG FORTUNE 500 COMPANIES
Thursday, June 4, 2015
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE), was named as one of the top Fortune 500 Companies in the publication’s annual list, out today. This marks the eighteenth consecutive year the Company has made the list. Sealed Air is number 366 on this year’s Fortune 500 list, and shows a profit increase of 107% over last year’s reporting.
This year's Fortune 500 marks the 61st running of the list, according to Fortune Magazine. In total, the Fortune 500 companies account for $12.5 trillion in revenues, $945 billion in profits, $17 trillion in market value and employ 26.8 million people worldwide. The list is compiled by ranking companies based on their total revenue for the most recent fiscal year. Companies who are incorporated in the U.S., operate in the U.S., and file financial statements with a government agency are included in the listing. “Once again, we are proud to be a part of the Fortune 500,” stated Jerome A. Peribere, Sealed Air CEO. “This ranking is a very important marker in American business and around the world, as it demonstrates our strength, consistency, and ability to grow and return on our commitment to our shareholders.”
This year’s Fortune 500 Directory was prepared under the direction of list editor Scott DeCarlo. Income statement and balance sheet data provided by the companies were reviewed and verified against published earnings releases, 10-K filings, and annual reports.