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  • Previous Rank178
  • Revenues ($M)$17,408.0
  • Revenue Percent Change6.8%
  • Profits ($M)$2,203.0
  • Profits Percent Change45.1%
  • Assets ($M)$20,390.0
  • Employees87,500

This St. Louis-based manufacturer of valves, analytical instruments, and process controls systems was founded in 1890.

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Company Info

David N. Farr
CEO Title
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Industrial Machinery
HQ Location
St. Louis, Mo.
Years on Fortune 500 List62
Figures are for fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2018.

Emerson Electric Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$17,408.06.8%
Profits ($M)$2,203.045.1%
Assets ($M)$20,390.0-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$8,947.0-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues12.7%
Profits as % of Assets10.8%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity24.6%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)3.46
EPS % Change (from 2017)47.2%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)4.6%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)1.2%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2018)-11.9%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)-0.1%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)8.3%