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Hormel Foods

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The food company based in Austin, Minn. has a portfolio of brands that includes Spam, Muscle Milk, and Dinty Moore.

CEO

Jeffrey M. Ettinger

Sector

Food, Beverages & Tobacco

Industry

Food Consumer Products

HQ Location

Austin, MN

Years on Fortune 500 List

22

Employees

20,700

Figures are for fiscal year ended Oct. 31, 2015.
Key Financials (last fiscal year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$9,264-0.6%
Profits ($M)$68613.8%
Assets ($M)$6,140
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$3,998
Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$22,914
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues7.4%
Profits as % of Assets11.2%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity17.2%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)1.27
EPS % Change (from 2014)13.9%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)11.7%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)10.8%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2015)54.3%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)27.4%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)19.2%
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