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  • Previous Rank84
  • Revenues ($M)$30,347
  • Revenue Percent Change-12.2%
  • Profits ($M)$424.2
  • Profits Percent Change-45.7%
  • Assets ($M)$17,318
  • Employees12,157
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)-

CHS is the largest farmer- and rancher-owned cooperative in the U.S. and provides the stuff farmers need to grow crops–fuel and farm supplies–and then buys growers’ harvests to either sell or process. In 2016 CHS saw its revenues drop 12% to $30.3 billion, the product of lower prices for the grain, fertilizer, and energy products that comprise the majority of its business. It’s keeping a tight fist on expenses and staffing as it invests in key areas, from a new coker at its refinery in Kansas to a replaced fuel pipeline that serves Minnesota and the Dakotas.

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Company Info

CEO
Jay D. Debertin
CEO Title
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Sector
Food, Beverages & Tobacco
Industry
Food Production
HQ Location
Inver Grove Heights, MN
Websitehttp://www.chsinc.com
Years on Fortune 500 List18
Employees12,157
A cooperative., Figures are for fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2016.

CHS Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$30,347-12.2%
Profits ($M)$424.2-45.7%
Assets ($M)$17,318-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$7,852-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)--

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues1.4%
Profits as % of Assets2.4%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity5.4%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)-
EPS % Change (from 2015)-
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)-
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)-
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)-