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45. Medco Health Solutions
Medco Health Solutions
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 45 (Previous rank: 51)
Compare tool: Medco Health Solutions vs. Top 10
CEO: David B. Snow Jr.
Address: 100 Parsons Pond Dr.
Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417
Phone: 201-269-3400
Website: www.medco.com
A down economy gave a lift last year to Medco, the country's largest stand-alone pharmacy-benefits manager, as consumers tried to save money by switching to generic drugs and ordering their prescriptions by mail.

Profits jumped 21% to $1.1 billion. Mail order prescriptions rose 11.6% over the year, helping Medco gain market share from competitors like CVS Caremark. - J.Y.

  $ millions % change from 2007
Revenues 51,258.0 15.2
Profits 1,102.9 20.9
Assets 17,010.9
Stockholders' equity 5,957.9
Market value (3/27/2009) 19,483.8
Profits as % of  
Revenues 2.2
Assets 6.5
Stockholders' equity 18.5
Earnings per share  
2008 $ 2.13
% change from 2007 30.7
1998-2008 annual growth rate % N.A.
Total return to investors %
2008 -17.3
1998-2008 annual rate N.A.
Rank Company 500
rank
Revenues
($ millions)
1 Medco Health Solutions 45 51,258.0
2 Express Scripts 115 22,022.7
3 Quest Diagnostics 341 7,249.4
4 Omnicare 392 6,310.6
5 Laboratory Corp. of America 510 4,505.2
6 US Oncology Holdings 646 3,304.2
7 Catalyst Health Solutions 767 2,543.4
8 IMS Health 817 2,329.5
9 PharMerica 912 1,947.3
Issue date: May 4, 2009
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