Rising consumer spending helped power Georgia companies to higher profits in the first half of 2016. Atlanta-based Home Depot’s profits rose 11 percent, to $4.2 billion. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, file)

Georgia companies' profits continue to soar

Georgia’s public companies continued to churn out revenue and profit growth in the first half of the year. But some companies did much better than others, reflecting the uneven economic recovery. Listed are the 51 companies with at least $250 million in revenue in the first half of 2016.

Company, Year-to-date revenue, % change, Year-to-date profit, % change

Home Depot, $49,234,000,000, 8% ,$4,244,000,000, 11%

United Parcel Service, $29,047,000,000, 3%, $2,400,000,000, 6%

Coca Cola, $21,821,000,000, -5%, $4,931,000,000, 6%

Delta Air Lines, $19,698,000,000, -2%, $2,492,000,000, 12%

Aflac, $10,888,000,000, 4%, $1,279,000,000, 3%

Genuine Parts, $7,617,905,000, -1%, $349,394,000, -2%

WestRock, $7,293,100,000, 46%, $149,200,000, -44%

Newell Brands, $5,173,500,000, 83%, $175,700,000, -13%

Novelis, $4,698,000,000, -13%, $53,000,000, NM

Mohawk Industries Inc $4,482,382,000 14% $426,736,000, 104%

Veritiv Corp $4,080,600,000 -5% $11,200,000, 433%

Suntrust Banks, $4,002,000,000, 2%, $939,000,000, $912,000,000, 3%

Agco Corp, $3,554,900,000, -6%, $59,600,000, -56%

ARRIS International, $3,344,750,000, 35%, -$118,345,000, NM

Asbury Automotive Group, $3,178,200,000, -2%, $67,700,000, -12%

NCR Corp, $3,064,000,000, -1%, $108,000,000, NM

Intercontinental Exchange, $3,058,000,000, 34%, $740,000,000, 21%

Invesco, $2,338,100,000, -10%, $394,300,000, -25%

Flowers Foods, $2,139,377,000, 5%, $110,518,000, -2%

Graphic Packaging Holding, $2,137,200,000, 3%, $135,300,000, 20%

SOUTHERN Co GAS, $1,905,000,000, -20%, $142,000,000, -43%

Total System Services, $1,890,965,000, 40%, $164,156,000, 1%

Aaron’s, $1,643,780,000, 3%, $88,188,000, -2%

Acuity Brands, $1,629,300,000, 25%, $139,500,000, 26%

Equifax, $1,539,600,000, 16%, $233,000,000, 17%

Axiall Corp, $1,475,300,000, -11%, -$81,400,000, NM

Global Payments, $1,427,004,000, 4%, $114,091,000, -18%

BlueLinx Holdings, $983,337,000, 1%, -$9,289,000, -53%

Fleetcor Technologies, $832,167,000, 1%, $224,157,000, 16%

Halyard Health, $784,800,000, 0%, $20,700,000, -30%

Beazer Homes, $845,544,000, 16%, $4,548,000, -55%

Rollins, $763,869,000, 6%, $79,711,000, 6%

RPC Inc, $332,093,000, -53%, -$81,197,000, -206%

Primerica, $742,206,000, 7%, $104,502,000, 13%

Oglethorpe Power, $727,504,000, 6%, $43,875,000, 67%

Bmc Stock Holdings, $1,524,965,000, 135%, $11,226,000, NM

Crawford & Co, $588,577,000, -7%, $17,790,000, 139%

Mueller Water Products, $593,700,000, 0%, $31,200,000, 8%

Cumulus Media, $555,723,000, -3%, -$13,363,000, NM

EarthLink Holdings, $494,619,000, -13%, $11,982,000, NM

Synovus, $554,605,000, 5%, $112,988,000, 3%

Interface, $470,761,000, -6%, $33,551,000, -1%

Blue Bird, $514,263,000, 15%, -$1,540,000, -274%

Neenah Paper, $488,100,000, 15%, $39,300,000, 19%

Carmike Cinemas, $410,862,000, 2%, $627,000, NM

Haverty Furniture, $389,285,000, 3%, $10,043,000, -8%

Schweitzer Mauduit Intl, $431,900,000, 17%, $47,100,000, 12%

Piedmont Office Realty, $273,319,000, -8%, $90,444,000, 84%

Columbia Property, $254,509,000, -14%, $19,983,000, 40%

Gray Television, $370,356,000, 34%, $26,652,000, 51%

Manhattan Associates, $304,752,000, 12%, $60,821,000, 24%

Total, $216,592,779,000, 5%, $20,632,649,000, 8%

Median, $1,524,965,000, 3%, $79,711,000, 3%

NM: Not meaningful due to a loss in the previous or current period.

Source: Calcbench, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, staff calculations

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