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  • Revenues ($M)$9,264
  • Revenue Percent Change-0.6%
  • Profits ($M)$686
  • Profits Percent Change13.8%
  • Assets ($M)$6,140
  • Employees20,700
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$22,914
  • Previous Rank310
  • Morning Consult Brand Index

The food company based in Austin, Minn. has a portfolio of brands that includes Spam, Muscle Milk, and Dinty Moore. For more on Hormel, read Hormel Finds a New Recipe for Success.

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Company Info

James P. Snee
Food, Beverages & Tobacco
Food Consumer Products
HQ Location
Austin, MN
Years on Fortune 500 List22
Figures are for fiscal year ended Oct. 31, 2015.

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$9,264-0.6%
Profits ($M)$68613.8%
Assets ($M)$6,140-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$3,998-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$22,914-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues7.4%
Profits as % of Assets11.2%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity17.2%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)1.27
EPS % Change (from 2014)13.9%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)11.7%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)10.8%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2015)54.3%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)27.4%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)19.2%