Avnet, Inc.

Avnet, Inc. is one of the world’s largest distributors of electronic components and embedded solutions and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. Although the corporation’s products have been an important part of computer networking, the corporate name is neither an acronym nor a coined word, and dates from nearly a century ago, when it was founded by Charles Avnet in 1921. After its start on Manhattan’s Radio Row, the company became incorporated in 1955 and began trading on the New York Stock Exchange in 1961. On May 8, 2108 Avnet officially changed stock markets to Nasdaq[4], trading under the same ticker, $AVT. Avnet currently ranks #128[5] on the Fortune 500 and #414[6] on the Fortune Global 500, reporting FY 2017 revenues of $17.4 billion.[7]

Bank Name Avnet, Inc.
Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Symbol AVT
Sector Technology
Industry Electronic Components
Country United States
World Region Amarica
Chairman
CEO Mr. William Joseph Amelio
Employees 15700
Website www.avnet.com
Registered Year 1921

 

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