Publix Super Markets, Inc. is engaged in the business of operating retail food supermarkets in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Tennessee and North Carolina. The Company sells grocery (including dairy, produce, deli, bakery, meat and seafood), health and beauty care, general merchandise, pharmacy, floral, and other products and services. The Company's lines of merchandise include a variety of nationally advertised and private label brands, as well as unbranded merchandise, such as produce, meat and seafood. The Company receives the food and nonfood products it distributes from a range of sources. These products are delivered to the supermarkets through Company distribution centers or directly from the suppliers. Private label items are produced in the Company's dairy, bakery and deli manufacturing facilities or are manufactured for the Company by suppliers. The Company operates approximately 1,110 supermarkets.

Lakeland, US
Size (employees)
180,000 (est)
Publix was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Lakeland, US

Key People at Publix

David Phillips

David Phillips

Chief Financial Officer
Randall Jones

Randall Jones

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Jeffrey Chamberlain

Jeffrey Chamberlain

Senior Vice President
Charles Roskovich

Charles Roskovich

Senior Vice President
David Bornmann

David Bornmann

Senior Vice President
Kevin Murphy

Kevin Murphy

Senior Vice President
John Hrabusa

John Hrabusa

Senior Vice President
Laurie Douglas

Laurie Douglas

Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President

Publix Office Locations

Publix has an office in Lakeland

Publix Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Publix Financial Metrics

Publix's revenue was reported to be $34.3 b in FY, 2016 which is a 5% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

34.3 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

9.5 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

2 b

EBIT (FY, 2016)

2.8 b

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

438.3 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


29.1 b30.8 b32.6 b34.3 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

20.9 b22.2 b23.5 b24.7 b

Gross profit

8.2 b8.6 b9.2 b9.5 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

26.8 b28.4 b29.9 b31.5 b


2.3 b2.4 b2.7 b2.8 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest income

127.3 m143.9 m156 m133.1 m

Income tax expense

811.7 m834.8 m904.2 m914.7 m

Net Income

1.7 b1.7 b2 b2 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


301.9 m407.5 m352.2 m438.3 m

Accounts Receivable

540.2 m549.4 m723.7 m715.3 m


1.5 b1.6 b1.7 b1.7 b

Current Assets

3.3 b3.7 b4.3 b4.6 b


4.8 b5.7 b10.7 b12 b

Total Assets

13.5 b15.1 b16.4 b17.5 b

Accounts Payable

1.4 b1.5 b1.7 b1.6 b

Total Debt

162.2 m217.6 m236.4 m250.6 m

Current Liabilities

2.4 b2.7 b2.9 b2.9 b

Common Stock

776.7 m774.5 m770.2 m763.2 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

1.9 b2.2 b2.6 b2.8 b

Retained Earnings

7.5 b8.2 b9 b9.8 b

Total Equity

10.3 b11.3 b9.4 b10.4 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

0 x0 x0 x0 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0 x0 x0 x0 x

Financial Leverage

1.3 x1.3 x1.7 x1.7 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

1.7 b1.7 b2 b2 b

Accounts Receivable

(21.1 m)(8.8 m)(174.6 m)8.3 m


(112.4 m)(121.4 m)(168.8 m)22.8 m

Accounts Payable

76.1 m268.5 m114.8 m(74.9 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

2.6 b2.8 b2.9 b3.3 b

Capital Expenditures

(668.5 m)(1.4 b)(1.2 b)(1.4 b)

Cash From Investing Activities

(1.7 b)(1.6 b)(1.8 b)(1.8 b)

Long-term Borrowings

(16.8 m)(57.4 m)(30.2 m)(49.8 m)

Dividends Paid

(547.3 m)(577.2 m)(612.8 m)(667.9 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(881.3 m)(1 b)(1.2 b)(1.4 b)

Income Taxes Paid

(789.7 m)(895.8 m)(721.2 m)(683.5 m)

Free Cash Flow

3.2 b4.2 b4.2 b4.7 b
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

1.7 x

Publix Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
AlbertsonsJune 09, 2008

Publix Median Salaries

Source: 99 public H-1B filings from Publix

Publix Online and Social Media Presence

Publix Company Life and Culture

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