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  • Previous Rank204
  • Revenues ($M)$14,640.00
  • Revenue Percent Change8.4%
  • Profits ($M)$2,260.00
  • Profits Percent Change69.2%
  • Assets ($M)$21,333.00
  • Employees21,900
  • Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$51,443.70

Bayer agreed to buy St. Louis-based biotech agricultural company Monsanto in 2017, a deal worth an estimated $60 billion. Together the conglomerate looks to corner the market on farm data and software.

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Company Info

Hugh Grant
CEO Title
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
HQ Location
St. Louis
Years on Fortune 500 List15
Figures are for fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2017.

Monsanto Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$14,640.008.4%
Profits ($M)$2,260.0069.2%
Assets ($M)$21,333.00-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$6,438.00-
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$51,443.70-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues15.4%
Profits as % of Assets10.6%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity35.1%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)5.09
EPS % Change (from 2016)70.2%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)6.1%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)11%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2017)13.1%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)6.2%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)2.1%