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Emerson Electric


This St. Louis-based manufacturer of valves, analytical instruments, and process controls systems was founded in 1890.


David N. Farr




Electronics, Electrical Equip.

HQ Location

St. Louis, MO

Years on Fortune 500 List




Figures are for fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2015.
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Key Financials (last fiscal year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$22,304-9.1%
Profits ($M)$2,71026.2%
Assets ($M)$22,088
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$8,081
Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$34,973
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues12.2%
Profits as % of Assets12.3%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity33.5%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)3.99
EPS % Change (from 2014)31.7%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)7.0%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)8.9%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2015)-19.7%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)-0.5%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)5.5%
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Videos about Emerson Electric

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