Top pharmaceutical manufacturer vs. top pharmaceutical distributor U.S. 2018

Comparison of the top U.S. pharmaceutical manufacturer vs. the top U.S. pharmaceutical distributor as of 2018

Top pharmaceutical manufacturer vs. top pharmaceutical distributor U.S. 2018 This statistic shows a comparison of the top U.S. pharmaceutical manufacturer vs. the top U.S. pharmaceutical distributor as of 2018. In general, pharmaceutical distributors generate much higher revenues than manufacturers, as it can be seen clearly comparing top distributor McKesson and top manufacturer Pfizer. On the other hand, manufacturers' return on sales are much higher. During 2017, a large controversy was started about who is responsible for increasing drug prices whereby pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors were especially in focus, passing the responsibility for high pricing to each other.
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Comparison of the top U.S. pharmaceutical manufacturer vs. the top U.S. pharmaceutical distributor as of 2018

McKessonPfizer
Revenue (billion US$)198.552.5
Market value (billion US$)29.1211.1
Revenue per employee (million US$)3.10.6
Profit as % of revenue2.640.6
Profit as % of assets8.312.4
Annualized return to investors (2007-2017, %)109.3
Fortune 500 ranking657
McKessonPfizer
Revenue (billion US$)198.552.5
Market value (billion US$)29.1211.1
Revenue per employee (million US$)3.10.6
Profit as % of revenue2.640.6
Profit as % of assets8.312.4
Annualized return to investors (2007-2017, %)109.3
Fortune 500 ranking657
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This statistic shows a comparison of the top U.S. pharmaceutical manufacturer vs. the top U.S. pharmaceutical distributor as of 2018. In general, pharmaceutical distributors generate much higher revenues than manufacturers, as it can be seen clearly comparing top distributor McKesson and top manufacturer Pfizer. On the other hand, manufacturers' return on sales are much higher. During 2017, a large controversy was started about who is responsible for increasing drug prices whereby pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors were especially in focus, passing the responsibility for high pricing to each other.
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