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8. Female Health

8. Female Health
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 8 (Previous rank: N.A.)
CEO: O.B. Parrish
Headquarters: Chicago, IL
Employees: 168
Industry: Health Care
Revenue: $25.2 million
(four quarters to 12/31/08)
Return to investors: 27.31%
(three years to 12/81/08, annualized rate)

The Female Health Company's business is devoted to one product: the female condom, which is now distributed in 116 countries as a woman-controlled means of preventing pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. The "FC2," a second-generation female condom made from a less expensive nitrile polymer instead of polyurethane, was approved by the FDA on March 9, and is now available in the U.S.
From the July/August 2009 issue of Fortune Small Business magazine
Source: Zacks
Revenue is for the most recent four quarters ended on or before 12/31/08.

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