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  • Previous Rank770
  • Revenues ($M)$2,816
  • Revenue Percent Change0.4%
  • Profits ($M)$189
  • Profits Percent Change-12.5%
  • Assets ($M)$1,423
  • Employees13,232
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$2,361
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Company Info

CEO
Joe F. Sanderson Jr.
CEO Title
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Sector
Food, Beverages & Tobacco
Industry
Food Production
HQ Location
Laurel, MS
Websitehttp://www.sandersonfarms.com
Years on Fortune 500 List-
Employees13,232
Figures are for fiscal year ended Oct. 31, 2016.

Sanderson Farms Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$2,8160.4%
Profits ($M)$189-12.5%
Assets ($M)$1,423-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$1,190-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$2,361-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues6.7%
Profits as % of Assets13.3%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity15.9%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)8.37
EPS % Change (from 2015)-12.1%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)24.1%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)15.3%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)13.8%