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87. Tyson Foods
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 87 (Previous rank: 89)
CEO: Donnie Smith
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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2008
Revenues 27,165.0 -3.4
Profits -537.0 -724.4
Assets 10,595.0
Stockholders' equity 4,352.0
Market value (3/26/2010) 7,042.3
Profits as % of  
Revenues -2.0
Assets -5.1
Stockholders' equity -12.3
Earnings per share  
2009 $ -1.44
% change from 2008 -700.0
1999-2009 annual growth rate % N.A.
Total return to investors %
2009 42.0
1999-2009 annual rate -1.6
Industry: Food Production
Rank Company 500
rank
Revenues
($ millions)
1 Archer Daniels Midland 27 69,207.0
2 Tyson Foods 87 27,165.0
3 Smithfield Foods 163 14,190.5
4 Pilgrim's Pride 317 7,113.8
Issue date: May 3, 2010.
Revenues: Includes revenues from discontinued operations.
Figures are for fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2009.
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Headquarters
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Tyson Foods
2200 Don Tyson Pkwy.
Springdale, AR 72762
479-290-4000
www.tysonfoodsinc.com
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