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Rank: 500 (Previous rank: 552)
CEO: Steven J. Bresky
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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2009
Revenues 4,385.7 21.8
Profits 283.6 206.7
Assets 2,734.1
Stockholders' equity 1,775.2
Market value (3/25/2011) 2,815.0
Profits as % of  
Revenues 6.5
Assets 10.4
Stockholders' equity 16.0
Earnings per share  
2010 $ 231.69
% change from 2009 210.0
2000-2010 annual growth rate % 13.3
Total return to investors %
2010 48.3
2000-2010 annual rate 29.6
Industry: Food Production
Rank Company 500
($ 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
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