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  • Previous Rank
    101
  • Revenues ($M)
    $24,594
  • Revenue Percent Change
    -12%
  • Profits ($M)
    $2,513
  • Profits Percent Change
    28.7%
  • Assets ($M)
    $39,964
  • Employees
    46,000
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)
    $69,451

Founded in 1802 as a gunpowder mill, DuPont is now the fourth largest chemical company in the world based on market capitalization as of 2017.

Company Info

Spun off Chemours (2016 rank: 482) July 1, 2015.
CEO
Edward D. Breen
CEO Title
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Sector
Chemicals
Industry
Chemicals
HQ Location
Wilmington, DE
Websitehttp://www.dupont.com
Years on Fortune 500 List23
Employees46,000

DuPont Rank History

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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$24,594-12%
Profits ($M)$2,51328.7%
Assets ($M)$39,964-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$9,998-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$69,451-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues10.2%
Profits as % of Assets6.3%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity25.1%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)2.85
EPS % Change (from 2015)31.9%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-5%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-1.7%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)12.7%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)14.3%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)8.5%