FORTUNE 500 2006
Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations
Industry: Pharmaceuticals
 
EARNINGS PER SHARE TOTAL RETURN TO INVESTORS EMPLOYEES
1 Pfizer 10 10 -11 106,000 -8
2 Johnson & Johnson 14 13 -3 115,600 5
3 Abbott Laboratories 7 9 -14 59,735 -1
4 Merck 5 3 4 61,500 -2
5 Bristol-Myers Squibb 5 4 -6 43,000 0
6 Wyeth 7 9 11 49,732 -3
7 Eli Lilly -1 9 3 42,600 -4
8 Amgen 20 18 23 16,450 15
9 Schering-Plough -15 6 1 32,600 7
10 Forest Laboratories 24 22 -9 5,136 3
11 Genzyme 16 17 22 8,200 15
12 Hospira N.A. N.A. 28 13,000 N.A.
13 Biogen Idec N.A. 30 -32 3,340 -22
14 Allergan 18 22 34 5,055 1
15 Gilead Sciences N.A. 29 50 1,900 15
16 Chiron N.A. 5 33 5,500 2
17 King Pharmaceuticals N.A. N.A. 37 2,797 2
18 NBTY 29 26 -32 11,200 12
19 Watson Pharmaceuticals 7 3 -1 3,844 0
From the April 17th, 2006 issue
Footnote:
Due to slight differences in rounding, industry data online may not exactly match the FORTUNE 500 magazine version.
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