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  • Previous Rank290
  • Revenues ($M)$10,441.40
  • Revenue Percent Change8.3%
  • Profits ($M)$1,268.20
  • Profits Percent Change73.2%
  • Assets ($M)$16,568.00
  • Employees60,000
  • Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$16,482.30

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

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Company Info

David P. King
CEO Title
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Health Care
Health Care: Pharmacy and Other Services
HQ Location
Burlington, N.C.
Years on Fortune 500 List9

Laboratory Corp. of America Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$10,441.408.3%
Profits ($M)$1,268.2073.2%
Assets ($M)$16,568.00-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$6,830.00-
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$16,482.30-

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%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2017)24.2%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)13%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)7.8%