Campbell Soup Company

Industry: Food Processing

Fortune Rank: 299

For the fiscal year ended 31 July 2005, Campbell Soup Company's net sales for the period increased 6% to $7.55B. Net income for the period increased 9% to $707M. Revenues reflect increased sales in both the U.S. and International Soup, Sauces and Beverages segments. Earnings also reflect increased gross profit margins and the absence of a $32M restructuring charge related to severance costs.

Campbell Soup Company (Campbell), together with its consolidated subsidiaries, is a global manufacturer and marketer of branded convenience food products. During the fiscal year ended July 31, 2005 (fiscal 2005), Campbell operated in four segments: U.S. Soup, Sauces and Beverages; Baking and Snacking; International Soup and Sauces, and Other. The Company's largest customer, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and its affiliates, accounted for approximately 14% of consolidated net sales in fiscal 2005. All of the Company's segments sold products to Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. or its affiliates in fiscal 2005.

Campbell Soup Company

Campbell Soup Company is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Campbell Soup Company was ranked number 299 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 299th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

Campbell Soup Company achieved revenue of $7,586.00 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $736.00 million.

Campbell Soup Company' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 299th compared to 309th in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $8,391 million (a change of -1 million compared to 2010) and profits of $1,165 million (a change of $735 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 Campbell Soup Company would be ranked 172nd rather than 299th due to its profits of $736 in 2010.

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