Top biotech and pharma companies in the U.S. based on revenue 2019

This statistic shows the 2019 ranking of the top 10 U.S. biotech and pharmaceutical companies worldwide, based on revenue. The values were taken from the Financial Times' equity screener data base. Pharmaceutical company Cardinal Health Inc. was ranked first, with a total revenue of approximately 143.5 billion U.S. dollars. Cardinal Health Inc. also ranks among the top biotech companies by profit.

2019 ranking of the top 10 U.S. biotech and pharmaceutical companies based on revenue (in billion U.S. dollars)*

Revenue in billion U.S. dollars
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Release date

August 2019



Survey time period

as of August 2019

Supplementary notes

* Including only companies that have their headquarters in the United States. Revenues are global totals.
Date released is the date figures were accessed. The source gives no information if data is based on financial or calendar years nor about used exchange rates.
** FT classifies Cardinal Health as a pharmaceutical company, although it is more a diversified health services and (pharmaceutical) distribution company than a pharmaceutical manufacturer as the other ranked companies.

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