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  • Revenues ($M)
    $15,001
  • Revenue Percent Change
    -5.4%
  • Profits ($M)
    $2,314
  • Profits Percent Change
    -15.5%
  • Assets ($M)
    $21,920
  • Employees
    24,000
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)
    $38,637
  • Previous Rank
    197
  • Morning Consult Brand Index
    B-

The St. Louis-based biotech agricultural company makes genetically modified seed and crop protection chemicals for farming and has 404 facilities in 66 countries. Also read: Can Monsanto Save the Planet?

Company Info

Figures are for fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2015.
CEO
Hugh Grant
Sector
Chemicals
Industry
Chemicals
HQ Location
St. Louis, MO
Websitehttp://www.monsanto.com
Years on Fortune 500 List13
Employees24,000

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$15,001-5.4%
Profits ($M)$2,314-15.5%
Assets ($M)$21,920-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$6,990-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$38,637-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues15.4%
Profits as % of Assets10.6%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity33.1%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)4.81
EPS % Change (from 2014)-7.9%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)19.3%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)26.2%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2015)-16%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)8.9%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)11.3%