ConAgra Foods, Inc.

Industry: Food Processing

Fortune Rank: 178

For the thirteen weeks ended 28 August 2005, ConAgra Foods, Inc.'s revenues decreased 1% to $3.36B. Net income from continuing operations for the period totaled $347.3M, up from $132.4M. Revenues reflect a decrease in sales in the Retail Products segment. Higher income for the period reflects improved gross margins and a $329.4M gain on the sale of Pilgrim's Pride Corporation common stock.

ConAgra Foods, Inc. (ConAgra Foods) is a packaged food company serving a wide variety of food customers. It serves grocery retailers, restaurants and other foodservice establishments, as well as food processors. The Company has acquired several brands, such as Chef Boyardee, Egg Beaters, Gulden's, Libby's, PAM and Slim Jim. ConAgra Foods's operations are organized into three segments: Retail Products, Foodservice Products and Food Ingredients. The Company completed the divestitures of the company's chicken business, its United States and Canadian crop inputs businesses (UAP North America); its international crop inputs businesses (UAP International), a Spanish feed business and Portuguese poultry business, its fresh beef and pork business; its specialty meats foodservice business; its canned seafood operations, and its processed cheese operations.

ConAgra Foods, Inc.

ConAgra Foods, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 ConAgra Foods, Inc. was ranked number 178 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 178th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

ConAgra Foods, Inc. achieved revenue of $12,980.80 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $978.40 million.

ConAgra Foods, Inc.' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 178th compared to 188th in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $13,809 million (a change of -1 million compared to 2010) and profits of $931 million (a change of $47 million compared to 2009).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then ConAgra Foods, Inc. would be ranked 136th rather than 178th due to its profits of $978 in 2010.

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