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									ConAgra Foods, Inc.

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ConAgra Foods, Inc.                                                            Financial Snapshot

                                                                               Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                      One ConAgra Drive, Omaha, 68102,United   The company reported revenue of US$12,303.10
Headquarters Address
                                      States of America                        million during the fiscal year 2011 (2011). The
                                                                               company's revenue grew at a CAGR of 4.07% during
Telephone                             + 1 402 5954000
                                                                               2007–2011, with an annual growth of 2.40% over
                                                                               2010. In 2011, the company recorded an operating
Fax                                   + 1 402 5954709                          margin of 9.96%, as against 9.00% in 2010.

Website                               www.conagrafoods.com
                                                                               Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange         CAG, New York Stock Exchange

Number of Employees                   23,200

Fiscal Year End                       May

Revenue (in US$ million)              12,303.10




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                             Weaknesses

Increase in revenues and profits      Decrease in liquidity position

Strong brand and product portfolio    Overdependence on limited customers

Strong manufacturing capabilities

Opportunities                         Threats
Growing potential in the restaurant
                                      Effective pricing
industry

New processing plant in Louisiana     Foreign exchange risks

Strategic acquisition of brand
                                      Government regulations
trademarks




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ConAgra Foods, Inc. - SWOT Profile                                                                                Page 1
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1     Company Overview .................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2     Business Description ...............................................................................................................................................5
    1.3     Major Products and Services ...................................................................................................................................6
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 8
    2.1     Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ...........................................8
    2.2     Key Financial Performance Indicators ...................................................................................................................11
      2.2.1        Revenue and Operating Profit .......................................................................................................................11
      2.2.2        Asset, Liabilities and Capex ..........................................................................................................................12
      2.2.3        Net Debt vs. Gearing Ratio ............................................................................................................................13
      2.2.4        Operational Efficiency ....................................................................................................................................14
      2.2.5        Solvency ........................................................................................................................................................15
      2.2.6        Valuation ........................................................................................................................................................16
    2.3     Key Competitors ....................................................................................................................................................17
3     Mergers & Acquisitions and Partnerships ........................................................................................... 18
    3.1     M&A and Partnerships Strategy ............................................................................................................................18
4     Recent Developments ........................................................................................................................... 19
5     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 21
    5.1     SWOT Analysis - Overview ...................................................................................................................................21
    5.2     Strengths ...............................................................................................................................................................21
    5.3     Weaknesses ..........................................................................................................................................................21
    5.4     Opportunities .........................................................................................................................................................22
    5.5     Threats ...................................................................................................................................................................22
6     ConAgra Foods, Inc. - Company Statement ........................................................................................ 24
7     History .................................................................................................................................................... 27
8     ConAgra Foods, Inc. - Key Employees ................................................................................................ 29
9     Key Employee Biographies................................................................................................................... 31
10    Locations and Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................. 32
    10.1    Head Office ............................................................................................................................................................32
    10.2    Other Locations and Subsidiaries ..........................................................................................................................32
11    Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 33
    11.1    Methodology ..........................................................................................................................................................33
    11.2    Ratio Definitions .....................................................................................................................................................33
    11.3    Disclaimer ..............................................................................................................................................................37




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ConAgra Foods, Inc. - SWOT Profile                                                                                                                                          Page 2
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List of Tables

Table 1: Major Products and Services....................................................................................................................................6
Table 2: Key Ratios - Annual ..................................................................................................................................................8
Table 3: Key Ratios - Interim ........................................................
								
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