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85. Merck
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Rank: 85 (Previous rank: 103)
CEO: Richard T. Clark
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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2008
Revenues 27,428.3 15.0
Profits 12,901.3 65.2
Assets 112,089.7
Stockholders' equity 59,058.0
Market value (3/26/2010) 116,606.3
Profits as % of  
Revenues 47.0
Assets 11.5
Stockholders' equity 21.8
Earnings per share  
2009 $ 5.65
% change from 2008 55.2
1999-2009 annual growth rate % 8.7
Total return to investors %
2009 26.6
1999-2009 annual rate -2.2
Industry: Pharmaceuticals
Rank Company 500
rank
Revenues
($ millions)
1 Johnson & Johnson 33 61,897.0
2 Pfizer 40 50,009.0
3 Abbott Laboratories 75 30,764.7
4 Merck 85 27,428.3
5 Eli Lilly 112 21,836.0
6 Bristol-Myers Squibb 114 21,634.0
7 Amgen 159 14,642.0
8 Gilead Sciences 324 7,011.4
9 Mylan 412 5,092.8
10 Genzyme 458 4,515.5
11 Allergan 459 4,503.6
12 Biogen Idec 471 4,377.3
Issue date: May 3, 2010.
Acquired Schering-Plough (2008 rank: 138), Nov. 3, 2009.
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1 Merck Dr.
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
908-423-1000
www.merck.com
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