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  • Previous Rank35
  • Revenues ($M)$129,976
  • Revenue Percent Change6.9%
  • Profits ($M)$1,288.00
  • Profits Percent Change-9.7%
  • Assets ($M)$40,112.00
  • Employees40,400

A distributor of pharmaceutical and medical products, Cardinal saw a 7% jump in sales. While business was brisk, weak pricing of generic drugs and the loss of a contract with Safeway led to a 10% loss in profits in 2017. Like its competitors, Cardinal has come under fire—and faces a bevy of lawsuits—for its alleged role in the nation’s opioid epidemic.

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Company Information

Michael C. Kaufmann
Wholesalers: Health Care
HQ Location
Dublin, Ohio
Years on Global 500 List21
Figures are for fiscal year ended June 30, 2017.

Cardinal Health Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

($ Millions)% change
Revenues ($M)$129,9766.9%
Profits ($M)$1,288.00-9.7%
Assets ($M)$40,112.00-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$6,808.00-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues1%
Profits as % of Assets3.2%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity18.9%