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14. McKesson
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Rank: 14 (Previous rank: 15)
CEO: John H. Hammergren
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The nation's largest health-care provider continued to dominate, growing 2011 sales to more than $112 billion. 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.

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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2010
Revenues 112,084.0 3.1
Profits 1,202.0 -4.8
Assets 30,886.0
Stockholders' equity 7,220.0
Market value (3/29/2012) 21,802.4
Profits as % of  
Revenues 1.1
Assets 3.9
Stockholders' equity 16.6
Earnings per share  
2011 $ 4.57
% change from 2010 -1.1
2001-2011 annual growth rate % N.A.
Total return to investors %
2011 11.8
2001-2011 annual rate 8.4
Rank Company 500
($ millions)
1 McKesson 14 112,084.0
2 Cardinal Health 21 102,644.2
3 AmerisourceBergen 29 80,217.6
4 Owens & Minor 298 8,627.9
5 Henry Schein 303 8,530.2
Issue date: May 21, 2012
Figures are for fiscal year ended March 31, 2011.
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