35 - Johnson & Johnson

URUMQI, XINJIANG UYGUR AUTONOMOUS REGION, CHINA - 2016/06/20: Johnson & Johnson shower lotion goods on supermarket shelves. Chinese consumer spending on fast moving consumer goods in the second quarter grew 4.6 percent from a year ago, up from 2 percent in the first quarter, according to a recent report. (Photo by Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images) Zhang Peng — LightRocket via Getty Images

As the world’s biggest health care products company, Johnson & Johnson has massive scope: a sampling of its products includes Benadryl, Band-Aids, Neutrogena, Tylenol, Motrin, and Listerine. How do you boost something that’s already big? Acquisitions and revenue growth (notably in beauty products). While domestic sales rose 6%, international sales decreased about 1% thanks to divestitures, currency issues, and upheaval in Venezuela. Even if the international climate gets more comfortable, the company long known for its pioneering innovation could face competition from generics that could eat into sales.

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Key Metrics & Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

Revenues ($M)$71890
Revenue Percent Change2.6%
Profits ($M)$16,540.0
Profits Percent Change7.3%
Assets ($M)$141208
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$337,642
Previous Rank39

Company Facts

SectorHealth Care
HQ LocationNew Brunswick, NJ
CEOAlex Gorsky
CEO Title-
Years on Fortune 500 List23

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