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39. Archer Daniels Midland
Archer Daniels Midland
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 39 (Previous rank: 27)
CEO: Patricia A. Woertz
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The high price of commodities offers pros and cons for Archer Daniels Midland. As a leading producer of ethanol, ADM sees the rising price or corn -- a key ingredient -- take a toll on margins.

On the other hand, ADM's grain transport business has benefited from increased agricultural demand. In March, ADM announced plans to expand its grain storage facilities in northeast Missouri and western Illinois to handle increased production from farmers in the region. --S.D.

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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2009
Revenues 61,682.0 -10.9
Profits 1,930.0 13.1
Assets 31,548.0
Stockholders' equity 14,631.0
Market value (3/25/2011) 22,496.8
Profits as % of  
Revenues 3.1
Assets 6.1
Stockholders' equity 13.2
Earnings per share  
2010 $ 3.00
% change from 2009 13.2
2000-2010 annual growth rate % 21.5
Total return to investors %
2010 -1.9
2000-2010 annual rate 9.5
Industry: Food Production
Rank Company 500
rank
Revenues
($ millions)
1 Archer Daniels Midland 39 61,682.0
2 Tyson Foods 93 28,430.0
3 Smithfield Foods 216 11,202.6
4 Seaboard 500 4,385.7
Issue date: May 23, 2011
Figures are for fiscal year ended June 30, 2010.
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Archer Daniels Midland
4666 Faries Pkwy.
Decatur, IL 62525
217-424-5200
www.admworld.com
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