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  • Previous Rank
    197
  • Revenues ($M)
    15,855
  • Revenue Percent Change
    6.7%
  • Profits ($M)
    2,740
  • Profits Percent Change
    10.4%
  • Market Value (as of March 31, 2015)
    54,389

The St. Louis-based biotech agricultural company makes genetically modified seed and crop protection chemicals for farming and has 404 facilities in 66 countries.

Company Info

CEO
Hugh Grant
Industry
Chemicals
Sector
Chemicals
HQ Location
St. Louis, MO
Websitehttp://www.monsanto.com
Years on List12

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)15,8556.7%
Profits ($M)2,74010.4%
Total Stockholder Equity7,875-
Employees24,700-
Market Value (as of March 31, 2015)54,389-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues17.3%
Profits as % of Assets12.5%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity34.8%

Earnings Per Share (last fiscal year)

Earnings Per Share ($)5.22
EPS % Change (from 2013)13.5%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)6.6%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)26.6%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2014)4.1%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)9.6%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)17.2%