Soup's On

The Outlook

Past and projected sales and earnings:

1996
Revenues ($M):
$6,352
Net Income ($M):
$719
Earnings per share:
$1.44

1997
Revenues ($M):
$6,605
Net Income ($M):
$788
Earnings per share:
$1.67

1998 (estimated)
Revenues ($M):
$8,321
Net Income ($M):
$953
Earnings per share:
$2.10

1999 (estimated)
Revenues ($M):
$8,790
Net Income ($M):
$1,061
Earnings per share:
$2.39

Figures are as of April 3, 1998 (numbers don't account for recent spinoffs or any division sale pending at press time).

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This article was originally published in the June 1998 print edition of Entrepreneur with the headline: Soup's On.

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