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By revenue, Pfizer is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies. It’s headquartered in New York City. It focuses on prescription and OTC drugs.
On February 3, 2015, Aetna reported its 4Q14 financial results. The company reported revenue of $14.7 billion in 4Q14—an increase of 12.1% YoY.
With a market capitalization of $35.1 billion, Aetna (AET) is one of the largest insurance providers in the US.
Johnson & Johnson is a leading pharmaceuticals and healthcare company in the US. It delivered returns of 13.4% from February 2010 to February 2015.
With a market capitalization of $107.1 billion, UnitedHealth Group is the largest insurance provider in the US. It registered revenue worth $130.5 billion in 2014.
Pharmaceutical companies either deal with patented drugs, generic drugs, or both. Most big pharma companies deal with both.
Humana’s pharmacy business covers about 9 million people, and 6 million of those are Medicare beneficiaries.
Humana (HUM) is the third-largest health insurance provider in the US, with over 13 million customers. Humana is also 73rd in Fortune 500 rankings.
The health insurance industry mainly gives individuals a risk management tool. People can’t predict the extent or timing of their their healthcare expenses.
The global pharmaceutical industry was worth an estimated $1 trillion in 2014. In 2013, global pharmaceutical markets generated revenues of $980.1 billion.
HCA Holdings went private in 1988 through a leveraged buyout, but it again became a public company in 1992.
Community Health Systems (CYH) owns, operates, or leases 207 hospitals across 29 states. It currently controls more hospitals in the US than any other operator.
Hospitals have always been one of the major cornerstones of the healthcare industry. In 2011, hospital care accounted for a total of $850 billion of the total $2.7 trillion of national health expenditures.
ICON plc (ICLR) is poised to benefit from an ongoing secular shift towards the outsourcing of clinical trials services. While this trend has already begun, it is likely only in the…
As one of the leading Medicaid-focused HMOs, MOH enjoys a strong foothold in one of the healthcare sector’s fastest-growing markets.