Tyson Foods Inc (NYSE:TSN)

40.22
Data as of Dec 19
 +0.50 / +1.26%
Today’s Change
33.03
Today|||52-Week Range
44.24
+20.20%
Year-to-Date
SECTOR
Consumer Non-Durables
INDUSTRY
Food: Meat/Fish/Dairy
MARKET CAP
$15.1B

Company Description

Tyson Foods, Inc. is a meat protein and food production company. It produces a wide range of fresh, value-added, frozen and refrigerated food products. Its integrated operations consist of breeding stock, contract growers, feed production, processing, further-processing, marketing and transportation of chicken and related allied products, including animal and pet food ingredients. The company operates in four segments: Chicken, Beef, Pork and Prepared Foods. The Chicken segment's operations include breeding and raising chickens, as well as processing live chickens into fresh, frozen and value-added chicken products and logistics operations to move products through the supply chain. Products are marketed domestically to food retailers, foodservice distributors, restaurant operators, hotel chains and noncommercial foodservice establishments such as schools, healthcare facilities, the military and other food processors, as well as to international markets. The Beef segment's operations include processing live fed cattle and fabricating dressed beef carcasses into primal and sub-primal meat cuts and case-ready products. This segment also includes sales from allied products such as hides and variety meats, as well as logistics operations to move products through the supply chain. Products are marketed domestically to food retailers, foodservice distributors, restaurant operators, hotel chains and noncommercial foodservice establishments such as schools, healthcare facilities, the military and other food processors, as well as to international markets. The Pork segment's operations include processing live market hogs and fabricating pork carcasses into primal and sub-primal cuts and case-ready products. This segment also includes live swine group, related allied product processing activities and logistics operations to move products through the supply chain. Products are marketed domestically to food retailers, foodservice distributors, restaurant operators, hotel chains and noncommercial foodservice establishments such as schools, healthcare facilities, the military and other food processors, as well as to international markets. The Prepared Foods segment's operations include manufacturing and marketing frozen and refrigerated food products and logistics operations to move products through the supply chain. Products include pepperoni, bacon, beef and pork pizza toppings, pizza crusts, flour and corn tortilla products, appetizers, prepared meals, ethnic foods, soups, sauces, side dishes, meat dishes and processed meats. Products are marketed domestically to food retailers, foodservice distributors, restaurant operators, hotel chains and noncommercial foodservice establishments such as schools, healthcare facilities, the military and other food processors, as well as to international markets. Tyson Foods was founded by John W. Tyson in 1935 and is headquartered in Springdale, AR.

Contact Information

Tyson Foods, Inc.
2200 Don Tyson Parkway
Springdale Arkansas 72762-6999
P:(479) 290-4000
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Employees

Shareholders

Other institutional56.85%
Mutual fund holders41.63%
Individual stakeholders3.48%

Top Executives

Donald J. SmithPresident, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Dennis LeatherbyChief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
David L. Van BebberChief Legal Officer, EVP & General Counsel
Kenneth J. KimbroChief Human Resources Officer & Executive VP
Curt T. CalawayChief Accounting Officer, Senior VP & Controller

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