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34. Medco Health Solutions
Medco Health Solutions
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 34 (Previous rank: 35)
CEO: David B. Snow Jr.
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Medco is the top pharmacy benefits manager in the country, and getting bigger all the time. In 2010, the company filled 957 million prescriptions, up 6.5% from the previous year.

The company lost a big client in March when the California Public Employee’s Retirement System (CalPERS) declined to renew its prescription drug contract for 2012. That loss may sting, but Medco should get a financial boost next year: The patents on several blockbuster drugs are expiring, with generic versions sure to follow. Generic drugs tend to be more profitable than brand names for Medco’s mail-order pharmacy service. --S.D.

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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2009
Revenues 65,968.3 10.3
Profits 1,427.3 11.5
Assets 17,097.3
Stockholders' equity 3,986.8
Market value (3/25/2011) 21,727.4
Profits as % of  
Revenues 2.2
Assets 8.3
Stockholders' equity 35.8
Earnings per share  
2010 $ 3.16
% change from 2009 21.1
2000-2010 annual growth rate % N.A.
Total return to investors %
2010 -4.1
2000-2010 annual rate N.A.
Rank Company 500
($ millions)
1 Medco Health Solutions 34 65,968.3
2 Express Scripts 55 44,989.7
3 Quest Diagnostics 320 7,368.9
4 Omnicare 371 6,199.5
5 Laboratory Corp. of America 447 5,003.9
Issue date: May 23, 2011
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