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REVENUES PROFITS
Rank Company Global 500 rank $ millions % change from 2007 $ millions % change from 2007
1 Johnson & Johnson 103 63,747 4.3 12,949 22.4
2 Pfizer 152 48,296 -0.3 8,104 -0.5
3 GlaxoSmithKline 168 44,654 -1.7 8,439 -19.1
4 Roche Group 171 44,268 9.8 8,288 1.9
5 Sanofi-Aventis 181 42,179 5.5 5,637 -21.8
6 Novartis 183 41,459 4.2 8,195 -31.4
7 AstraZeneca 268 31,601 6.9 6,101 9.0
8 Abbott Laboratories 294 29,528 13.9 4,881 35.3
9 Merck 378 23,850 -1.4 7,808 138.4
10 Wyeth 401 22,834 1.9 4,418 -4.3
11 Bristol-Myers Squibb 435 21,366 7.0 5,247 142.4
12 Eli Lilly 455 20,378 9.4 -2,072 -170.2
Rank Company Revenues % Assets %
1 Johnson & Johnson 20.3 15.2
2 Pfizer 16.8 7.3
3 GlaxoSmithKline 18.9 14.9
4 Roche Group 18.7 11.6
5 Sanofi-Aventis 13.4 5.6
6 Novartis 19.8 10.5
7 AstraZeneca 19.3 13.0
8 Abbott Laboratories 16.5 11.5
9 Merck 32.7 16.5
10 Wyeth 19.3 10.0
11 Bristol-Myers Squibb 24.6 17.8
12 Eli Lilly -10.2 -7.1
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Rank # of Global 500 Companies
U.S. 140
Japan 68
France 40
Company 2008 Number of Employees
Wal-Mart Stores 2,100,000
China National Petroleum 1,618,393
State Grid 1,537,000
Company 2008 Profits
($ millions)
Exxon Mobil $45,220
Gazprom $29,864
Royal Dutch Shell $26,277
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