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235. Monsanto
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 235 (Previous rank: 305)
Compare tool: Monsanto vs. Top 10
CEO: Hugh Grant
Address: 800 N. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63167
Phone: 314-694-1000
Website: www.monsanto.com
  $ millions % change from 2007
Revenues 11,579.0 34.5
Profits 2,024.0 103.8
Assets 17,991.0
Stockholders' equity 9,374.0
Market value (3/27/2009) 47,254.1
Profits as % of  
Revenues 17.5
Assets 11.3
Stockholders' equity 21.6
Earnings per share  
2008 $ 3.62
% change from 2007 102.2
1998-2008 annual growth rate % N.A.
Total return to investors %
2008 -36.5
1998-2008 annual rate N.A.
Industry: Chemicals
Rank Company 500
rank
Revenues
($ millions)
1 Dow Chemical 38 57,514.0
2 DuPont 75 31,836.0
3 PPG Industries 161 15,849.0
4 Monsanto 235 11,579.0
5 Air Products & Chemicals 248 10,938.6
6 Praxair 249 10,796.0
7 Huntsman 262 10,215.0
8 Mosaic 276 9,812.6
9 Rohm & Haas 281 9,575.0
10 Ashland 310 8,381.0
11 Sherwin-Williams 322 7,979.7
12 Eastman Chemical 364 6,895.0
13 Celanese 368 6,823.0
14 Avery Dennison 376 6,710.4
15 Ecolab 403 6,137.5
16 Hexion Specialty Chemicals 407 6,093.0
17 Lubrizol 471 5,027.8
18 Nalco Holding 536 4,212.4
19 CF Industries Holdings 563 3,921.1
20 Solutia 565 3,890.0
21 Westlake Chemical 586 3,692.4
22 RPM International 594 3,643.8
23 Cytec Industries 596 3,639.9
24 Chemtura 606 3,546.0
25 Valspar 618 3,482.4
26 Rockwood Holdings 622 3,435.0
27 W.R. Grace 644 3,317.0
28 Cabot 658 3,191.0
29 FMC 672 3,115.3
30 Scotts Miracle-Gro 693 2,981.8
31 Georgia Gulf 703 2,916.5
32 Terra Industries 704 2,909.8
33 PolyOne 731 2,738.7
34 Albemarle 788 2,467.1
35 Intl. Flavors & Fragrances 805 2,389.4
36 Ferro 821 2,306.1
37 Sigma-Aldrich 842 2,200.7
38 A. Schulman 900 1,984.0
39 Olin 976 1,764.5
40 OM Group 992 1,736.8
Issue date: May 4, 2009
Revenues: Includes revenues from discontinued operations.
Figures are for fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2008.
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