Just as in 1929, CHS is a farmer-owned cooperative working to help America’s farmers be more successful. Today, because of our belief in shared success and farmer-first values, we’ve grown into a Fortune 100 company that over the past five years has returned nearly $2 billion in cash to our farmer and member cooperative owners. Together, we’re making a difference around the world with our depth of energy, grain and food solutions—not to mention our full range of business services and our commitment to stewardship.
Our Vision
To be a globally integrated energy, grains and foods system innovatively linking producers with consumers.
Our Mission
To grow company profitability and stakeholder value.
Our Values
At CHS, our values include a tradition of partnership and shared success. We build lasting and mutually rewarding customer relations. We manage our business safely and with the highest integrity. We’re responsible stewards in our communities. Just as importantly, we value our people and their innovative spirit.
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Inver Grove Heights, US
Size (employees)
11,626 (est)-4%
CHS was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in Inver Grove Heights, US
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Key People/Management at CHS

Wayne T. Smith

Wayne T. Smith

President and Chief Executive Officer
Lisa Zell

Lisa Zell

Lynden Johnson

Lynden Johnson

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Shirley Cunningham

Shirley Cunningham

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Jim Zappa

Jim Zappa

Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Timothy Skidmore

Timothy Skidmore

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
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CHS Office Locations

CHS has offices in București, Lincoln, Sioux Falls, Inver Grove Heights and in 22 other locations
Inver Grove Heights, US (HQ)
5500 Cenex Dr
Calgary, CA
350 7 Ave SW
Winnipeg, CA
1180 201 Portage Ave
Budapest, HU
14 Fő u.
Orosháza, HU
Szeszfőzde u.
București, RO
Forum III 92-96 Strada Izvor
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CHS Financials and Metrics

CHS Financials

CHS's revenue was reported to be $31.93 b in FY, 2017 which is a 5.2% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (Q1, 2018)

8 b

Gross profit (Q1, 2018)

313.3 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2018), %


Net income (Q1, 2018)

179.6 m

EBIT (Q1, 2018)

176.9 m

Market capitalization (23-May-2018)

216.8 m

Closing share price (23-May-2018)


Cash (30-Nov-2017)

252.1 m


2 b
CHS's current market capitalization is $216.8 m.
usdFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


36.9 b40.6 b44.5 b42.7 b34.6 b30.3 b31.9 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

35.5 b38.6 b42.7 b41 b33.1 b29.4 b31 b

Gross profit

1.4 b2 b1.8 b1.6 b1.5 b959.3 m949.2 m
USDQ1, 2013Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018


11 b9.7 b12 b9.5 b8.4 b8.7 b7.7 b6.6 b7.8 b8 b7.3 b8.6 b8 b

Cost of goods sold

10.6 b9.2 b11.5 b8.9 b8.1 b8.4 b7.3 b6.6 b7.5 b7.7 b7.1 b8.4 b7.7 b

Gross profit

400.9 m441.4 m506.6 m590.7 m244.4 m310.7 m411.8 m89 m317.5 m352.7 m240.7 m247.1 m313.3 m

Gross profit Margin, %

usdY, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


394.7 m937.7 m314 m1.8 b2.1 b953.8 m279.3 m181.4 m


2.7 b2.8 b2.7 b2.4 b2.6 b

Current Assets

8.9 b9.4 b8 b6.9 b5.6 b

Total Assets

13.5 b15.1 b15.2 b17.3 b16 b
USDQ1, 2013Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018


2.1 b909.2 m1.5 b1.7 b1.3 b1.1 b1.3 b339.5 m346.4 m515.5 m249.8 m267.2 m252.1 m

Accounts Receivable

2.1 b


3 b3.4 b2.8 b3.7 b3.7 b3.1 b3.1 b3 b2.9 b3.1 b3.8 b2.7 b3 b

Current Assets

9.9 b9.3 b9.6 b10.6 b9.8 b9.1 b9.1 b7.7 b7.9 b8.1 b8.3 b7 b6.7 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

996.3 m1.1 b780.3 m424 m127.2 m


557.3 m(37.8 m)71.1 m338.7 m2.6 b

Accounts Payable

171.9 m(164.6 m)(558.1 m)(129.3 m)2 b

Cash From Operating Activities

2.5 b1.4 b570 m1.3 b933 m
USDQ1, 2013Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Net Income

243 m503.6 m883.5 m378.3 m471.2 m649.1 m266.2 m236 m425.7 m208.9 m223.9 m177.8 m179.6 m

Depreciation and Amortization

63.1 m127.2 m193.2 m73.3 m148.8 m227.3 m100.4 m207.3 m325 m121.4 m241.7 m362.1 m120.1 m


(373.6 m)(693.9 m)(150 m)(875.5 m)(913 m)(332.9 m)(466.6 m)(338 m)(164.7 m)(754.3 m)(1.4 b)(344.9 m)(472.2 m)

Accounts Payable

496.2 m(558.3 m)(211.1 m)511 m(666.4 m)(302 m)596.9 m24.7 m(72.2 m)743.4 m58.4 m152.1 m441.1 m
USDY, 2017


11.2 x


-14 x


692.3 k
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