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21. CVS Caremark
CVS Caremark
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Rank: 21 (Previous rank: 18)
CEO: Larry J. Merlo
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After 36 years at CVS -- including 16 at the top -- longtime CEO Thomas Ryan stepped down in March. His successor: Larry Merlo, a 20-year company veteran best known for integrating many of the company's recent acquisitions, including the Revco and Eckerd chains.

Merlo inherits the largest pharmacy health care provider in the U.S., with more than 7,100 CVS retail outlets, a leading pharmacy benefits manager, and a health clinic group that includes the fast-growing MinuteClinic chain. His first order of business: breathing new life into CVS stock, which still trades 17% below its 2008 high. --P.N.

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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2009
Revenues 96,413.0 -2.3
Profits 3,427.0 -7.3
Assets 62,169.0
Stockholders' equity 37,700.0
Market value (3/25/2011) 46,367.4
Profits as % of  
Revenues 3.6
Assets 5.5
Stockholders' equity 9.1
Earnings per share  
2010 $ 2.49
% change from 2009 -2.4
2000-2010 annual growth rate % 10.5
Total return to investors %
2010 9.1
2000-2010 annual rate 2.2
Rank Company 500
($ millions)
1 CVS Caremark 21 96,413.0
2 Kroger 25 82,189.4
3 Walgreen 32 67,420.0
4 Safeway 60 41,050.0
5 Supervalu 61 40,597.0
6 Rite Aid 100 25,669.1
7 Publix Super Markets 102 25,328.1
8 Whole Foods Market 273 9,005.8
9 Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea 278 8,813.6
10 Winn-Dixie Stores 324 7,247.8
11 Ruddick 498 4,400.5
Issue date: May 23, 2011
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