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The global medical tech company makes medical devices and instruments that are used by healthcare professionals and researchers.

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Company Info

Vincent A. Forlenza
CEO Title
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Health Care
Medical Products and Equipment
HQ Location
Franklin Lakes, N.J.
Years on Fortune 500 List24
Figures are for fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2017., Acquired C.R. Bard (2016 rank: 617), Dec. 29, 2017.

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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$12,093.00-3.1%
Profits ($M)$1,100.0012.7%
Assets ($M)$37,734.00-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$12,946.00-
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$57,694.70-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues9.1%
Profits as % of Assets2.9%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity8.5%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)4.6
EPS % Change (from 2016)2.4%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-3.8%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)2.8%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2017)31.2%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)24.5%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)12%