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Laboratory Corp. of America

LH

The medical testing company employs nearly 60,000 people worldwide and conducts clinical research for pharmaceutical companies.

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CEO

David P. King

CEO Title

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer

Sector

Health Care

Industry

Health Care: Pharmacy and Other Services

HQ Location

Burlington, N.C.

Years on Fortune 500 List

9

Employees

60,000

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$10,4418.3%
Profits ($M)$1,268.273.2%
Assets ($M)$16,568
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$6,830
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$16,482
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues12.1%
Profits as % of Assets7.7%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity18.6%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)12.21
EPS % Change (from 2016)73.9%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)15.3%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)12.0%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2017)24.2%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)13.0%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)7.8%
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