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15. McKesson
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Rank: 15 (Previous rank: 14)
CEO: John H. Hammergren
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The nation's largest health-care provider greatly expanded its already extensive cancer treatment business when it bought U.S. Oncology for $2.2 billion last December. Still, distribution remains McKesson's backbone: A full one-third of all medicines used in the U.S. run through its pipeline.

The company also is the dominant player in health care information systems. More than 70% of the nation's big market hospitals use its technology to digitize prescriptions and patient medical records. A class-action lawsuit over wholesale drug prices has cut into profits; still, its stock is up 23% over the past year. --P.N.

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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2009
Revenues 108,702.0 1.9
Profits 1,263.0 53.5
Assets 28,189.0
Stockholders' equity 7,532.0
Market value (3/25/2011) 20,236.6
Profits as % of  
Revenues 1.2
Assets 4.5
Stockholders' equity 16.8
Earnings per share  
2010 $ 4.62
% change from 2009 56.6
2000-2010 annual growth rate % 6.0
Total return to investors %
2010 13.7
2000-2010 annual rate 7.7
Rank Company 500
($ millions)
1 McKesson 15 108,702.0
2 Cardinal Health 19 98,601.9
3 AmerisourceBergen 27 77,954.0
4 Owens & Minor 295 8,123.6
5 Henry Schein 317 7,526.8
Issue date: May 23, 2011
Figures are for fiscal year ended March 31, 2010.
Figures do not include US Oncology Holdings (2009 rank: 565), acquired Dec. 30, 2010.
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