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  • Revenues ($M)$2,804
  • Revenue Percent Change1%
  • Profits ($M)$216
  • Profits Percent Change-13.3%
  • Assets ($M)$1,252
  • Employees12,264
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$2,036
  • Previous Rank803
  • Morning Consult Brand Index-
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Company Info

CEO
Joe F. Sanderson Jr.
Sector
Food, Beverages & Tobacco
Industry
Food Production
HQ Location
Laurel, MS
Websitehttp://www.sandersonfarms.com
Years on Fortune 500 List-
Employees12,264
Figures are for fiscal year ended Oct. 31, 2015.

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$2,8041%
Profits ($M)$216-13.3%
Assets ($M)$1,252-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$1,030-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$2,036-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues7.7%
Profits as % of Assets17.3%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity21%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)9.52
EPS % Change (from 2014)-11.9%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)9.4%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)10.5%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2015)-6%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)16.4%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)11.4%