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317. Pilgrim's Pride
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Rank: 317 (Previous rank: 304)
CEO: Don Jackson
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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2008
Revenues 7,113.8 -17.4
Profits -151.6 N.A.
Assets 3,060.5
Stockholders' equity 150.9
Market value (3/26/2010) 2,273.5
Profits as % of  
Revenues -2.1
Assets -5.0
Stockholders' equity -100.4
Earnings per share  
2009 $ -2.05
% change from 2008 N.A.
1999-2009 annual growth rate % N.A.
Total return to investors %
2009 N.A.
1999-2009 annual rate N.A.
Industry: Food Production
Rank Company 500
($ 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.
Acquired by JBS, Brazil, and emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy, Dec. 28, 2009.
Figures are for fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2009.
Revenues: Includes revenues from discontinued operations.
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Pilgrim's Pride
4845 U.S. Highway 271 N.
Pittsburg, TX 75686
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