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Merck
Rank: 308 (Previous rank: 289)
Get quote: MRK
Financials: Latest quarterly results
CEO: Richard T. Clark
Employees: 60,000
Address: 1 Merck Dr., Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
U.S.
Phone: 908-423-1000
Website: www.merck.com
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Revenues 22,636.0 2.8
Profits 4,433.8 -4.3
Assets 44,569.8 --
Stockholders' Equity 17,559.7 --
Industry: Pharmaceuticals
1 Johnson & Johnson 112 53,324.0
2 Pfizer 115 52,415.0
3 GlaxoSmithKline 147 42,730.6
4 Novartis 168 37,020.0
5 Sanofi-Aventis 169 36,998.4
6 Roche Group 188 34,702.8
7 AstraZeneca 252 26,475.0
8 Merck 308 22,636.0
9 Abbott Laboratories 312 22,476.3
10 Wyeth 346 20,350.7
11 Bristol-Myers Squibb 406 17,914.0
12 Eli Lilly 481 15,691.0
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How the Countries Stack Up
United States 162
Japan 67
France 38
Biggest employers
Wal-Mart Stores 1,900,000
State Grid 1,504,000
China National Petroleum 1,086,966
Most profitable companies
Exxon Mobil 39,500.0
Royal Dutch Shell 25,442.0
UAL 22,876.0
Top 5 in Asia
Toyota Motor 204,746.4
Sinopec 131,636.0
China National Petroleum 110,520.2
State Grid 107,185.5
Honda Motor 94,790.5
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