financial highlights

2016 financial highlights

(Note: Reflects amounts attributable to continuing operations.)

Sales in millions
2016 Growth: -5.8% (a) Five-year CAGR: 0.3%
2012 $73,301
2013 $71,279
2014 $72,618
2015 $73,785
2016 $69,495
EBIT (Earnings before interest expense and income taxes) in millions
2016 Growth: -10.1% Five-year CAGR: -1.8%
2012 $5,740
2013 $5,170
2014 $4,535
2015 $5,530
2016 $4,969
Net earnings in millions
2016 Growth: -19.6% Five-year CAGR: -2.6%
2012 $3,315
2013 $2,694
2014 $2,449
2015 $3,321
2016 $2,669
Diluted EPS
2016 Growth: -12.7% Five-year CAGR: 0.5%
2012 $5.00
2013 $4.20
2014 $3.83
2015 $5.25
2016 $4.58

sales by product category

Total segment sales: $69,495 Million

household essentials

22%

food, beverage & pet supplies

22%

apparel & accessories

20%

home furnishings & decor

19%

hardlines

17%

 

(a) The 2016 sales decline is primarily due to the December 2015 sale of our pharmacy and clinic businesses (Pharmacy Transaction) to CVS Pharmacy, Inc. 2015 sales includes $3,815 million related to our former pharmacy and clinic businesses.