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Top 50 Pharmaceutical Companies

The following is a list of the top 50 pharmaceutical and biotech companies ranked by healthcare revenue.

 

Rank 2004

Company

Country

Healthcare Revenue 2004 (USD millions)

Healthcare R&D 2004 (USD millions)

Net Income/ (Loss) 2004 (USD millions)

Employees 2004

1

Pfizer

USA

52,516

7,684

11,361

115,000

2

Johnson & Johnson

USA

47,348

5,203

8,509

109,900

3

GlaxoSmithKline

UK

37,318

5,204

7,886

100,619

4

Sanofi-Aventis

France

31,615

4,927

6,526

96,439

5

Novartis

Switzerland

28,247

4,207

5,767

81,392

6

Hoffmann-La Roche

Switzerland

25,163

4,098

5,344

64,703

7

Merck & Co.

USA

22,939

4,010

5,813

62,600

8

AstraZeneca

UK

21,427

3,803

3,813

64,200

9

Abbott Laboratories

USA

19,680

1,697

3,236

50,600

10

Bristol-Myers Squibb

USA

19,380

2,500

2,388

43,000

11

Wyeth

USA

17,358

2,461

1,234

51,401

12

Eli Lilly and Company

USA

13,858

2,591

1,810

44,500

13

Bayer

Germany

10,554

1,299

750

113,060

14

Amgen

USA

10,550

2,028

2,363

14,400

15

Boehringer Ingelheim

Germany

10,146

1,532

1,104

35,529

16

Baxter International

USA

9,509

517

388

48,000

17

Takeda Pharmaceutical Co.

Japan

9,330

1,285

2,636

14,510

18

Schering-Plough

USA

8,272

1,607

-981

30,500

19

Astellas Pharma

Japan

7,904

1,213

566

15,500

20

Procter & Gamble

USA

7,786

n/a

7,257

110,000

21

Schering

Germany

5,103

1,143

622

26,131

22

Merck KGaA

Germany

5,018

611

836

28,877

23

Eisai Co.

Japan

4,857

744

527

8,295

24

Novo Nordisk

Denmark

4,847

727

837

20,285

25

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries

Israel

4,799

338

332

13,813

26

Genentech

USA

4,621

948

785

7,646

27

Sankyo Co.

Japan

4,329

822

459

11,444

28

Akzo Nobel

The Netherlands

4,037

644

1,065

61,400

29

Alcon

Switzerland

3,914

390

872

12,200

30

Forest Laboratories

USA

3,160

294

839

5,136

31

Daiichi Pharmaceutical Co.

Japan

2,964

546

353

7,333

32

Chugai Pharmaceutical Co.

Japan

2,833

463

328

5,327

33

Taisho Pharmaceutical

Japan

2,655

221

337

5,378

34

Altana

Germany

2,623

506

486

10,783

35

Serono

Switzerland

2,458

595

494

4,902

36

Bausch & Lomb

USA

2,232

163

160

12,400

37

Mitsubishi Pharma

Japan

2,226

480

125

5,917

38

Biogen Idec

USA

2,210

684

518

4,266

39

Genzyme

USA

2,201

392

87

7,100

40

Solvay

Belgium

2,170

366

673

29,300

41

UCB

Belgium

2,088

404

451

11,403

42

Allergan

USA

2,046

346

377

5,030

43

Kyowa Hakko Kogyo Co.

Japan

2,035

230

170

5,960

44

Shionogi & Co.

Japan

1,862

279

180

5,522

45

Ivax

USA

1,837

142

198

10,100

46

Chiron Corporation

USA

1,723

431

79

5,400

47

Watson Pharmaceuticals

USA

1,641

134

151

3,851

48

H. Lundbeck

Denmark

1,625

296

288

5,155

49

Sumitomo Chemical Co.

Japan

1,622

239

612

20,195

50

Tanabe Seiyaku Co.

Japan

1,509

264

151

4,517

 

 

Source: Top 50 pharmaceutical companies, MedAdNews, September 2005

 

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