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  • Previous Rank695
  • Revenues ($M)$3,236.0
  • Revenue Percent Change-3.2%
  • Profits ($M)$61.4
  • Profits Percent Change-78.0%
  • Assets ($M)$1,659.4
  • Employees15,104
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Company Info

Joe F. Sanderson Jr.
CEO Title
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Food, Beverages & Tobacco
Food Production
HQ Location
Laurel, Miss.
Years on Fortune 500 List-
Figures are for fiscal year ended Oct. 31, 2018.

Sanderson Farms Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$3,236.0-3.2%
Profits ($M)$61.4-78.0%
Assets ($M)$1,659.4-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$1,387.9-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues1.9%
Profits as % of Assets3.7%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity4.4%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)2.7
EPS % Change (from 2017)-78.0%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-13.8%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2018)-27.6%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)8.3%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)12.8%