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Mosaic

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The producer of phosphate and potash nutrients for the global agriculture industry is based in Plymouth, Minn.

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CEO

James C. O'Rourke

CEO Title

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director

Sector

Chemicals

Industry

Chemicals

HQ Location

Plymouth, Minn.

Years on Fortune 500 List

14

Employees

13,600

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$9,587.329.4%
Profits ($M)$470.0
Assets ($M)$20,119.2
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$10,397.3
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues4.9%
Profits as % of Assets2.3%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity4.5%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)1.22
EPS % Change (from 2017)-
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-22.7%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-12.6%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2018)14.2%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)-7.0%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)0.1%
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