Pilgrim's Pride Corp

Industry: Consumer Products Food Processing

Fortune Rank: 317

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation operates as a poultry producer in the United States, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. It provides prepared chicken products, such as portion-controlled breast fillets, tenderloins and strips, delicatessen products, salads, formed nuggets and patties, and bone-in chicken parts, as well as fresh, export, and other chicken products. The company offers prepared turkey products, such as turkey sausages, ground turkey, turkey hams and roasts, ground turkey breast products, salads, and flavored turkey burgers, as well as fresh turkey products, such as turkey burgers, fresh and frozen whole birds, and semi-boneless whole turkey. It sells its products to chain restaurants, food processors, foodservice distributors, grocery store chains, wholesale clubs, and other retail distributors. The company distributes its products through retailers, foodservice distributors, and restaurants. It has operations in Texas, Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. The company was founded in 1946 and is based in Pittsburg, Texas

Pilgrim's Pride Corp

Pilgrim's Pride Corp achieved revenue of $7,113.80 million in 2010 but posted a loss of $-151.60 million.

Pilgrim's Pride Corp's rank changes

The company's ranking in 2010 was a decline from 2009 when it was ranked 304th on the Fortune 500. The Previous ranking was based on its 2009 revenue of $8,525 million (a change of -1 million compared to 2010) and profits of $-999 million (a change of 847 million compared to 2010).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than revenue a company earns, If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Pilgrim's Pride Corp would be ranked 429th rather than 317th due to the fact it made a loss of $-152 million in 2010.

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