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  • Previous Rank
    297
  • Revenues ($M)
    $40,052.00
  • Revenue Percent Change
    4.7%
  • Profits ($M)
    $3,024.00
  • Profits Percent Change
    70.5%
  • Assets ($M)
    $29,109.00
  • Employees
    121,000

Tyson, the biggest meat maker in the U.S. with $40 billion in revenue, has been battling a trade war and a glut of meat and poultry supply. To counter the market dynamics, the Arkansas-based food giant continued to expand beyond commodity goods and into branded and higher-margin products, striking deals to acquire McDonald’s supplier Keystone Foods for $2.16 billion and organic chicken brand Smart Chicken. Tyson also became yet another Big Food enterprise with a change in the corner office: CEO Tom Hayes stepped down in September, replaced by longtime company veteran Noel White, who says part of his plan is to push the company to expand internationally.

Company Information

Figures are for fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2018.
CEO
Noel White
Sector
Food, Beverages & Tobacco
Industry
Food Production
HQ Location
Springdale, Ark.
Websitehttps://www.tysonfoods.com
Years on Global 500 List18
Employees121,000
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Tyson Foods Rank History

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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

($ Millions)% change
Revenues ($M)$40,052.004.7%
Profits ($M)$3,024.0070.5%
Assets ($M)$29,109.00-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$12,803.00-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues7.6%
Profits as % of Assets10.4%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity23.6%