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The Chicago-based commodities giant, which trades, processes, and transports agricultural products, is working to diversify its business at a time when crop surpluses and trade disputes weigh on ADM’s bottom line. ADM, which saw 5.8% revenue growth in 2018, continued its push into the flavor and nutrition businesses—including through its $1.8 billion acquisition of Neovia, a leading animal feed company based in France. CEO Juan Luciano dismissed rumors in January that the company was interested in purchasing one of its largest competitors, Bunge; he added it was not the time to make monster deals. Devastating floods in the Midwest earlier this year disrupted business and have dampened expectations for 2019.

Company Info

Juan R. Luciano
CEO Title
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Food, Beverages & Tobacco
Food Production
HQ Location
Chicago, Ill.
Years on Fortune 500 List65
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Archer Daniels Midland Rank History


Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$64,341.05.8%
Profits ($M)$1,810.013.5%
Assets ($M)$40,833.0-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$18,981.0-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues2.8%
Profits as % of Assets4.4%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity9.5%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)3.19
EPS % Change (from 2017)14.3%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)9.6%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)1.3%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2018)5.3%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)1.5%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)6.1%