Express Scripts

Industry: Drug Stores

Fortune Rank: 96

ESRX, an independent pharmacy benefit manager, provides integrated pharmacy benefit management services including network pharmacy claims processing, mail pharmacy services and more. For the 6 months ended 6/30/05, revenues rose 5% to $7.78B. Net income increased 38% to $187.3M. Revenues reflect an increase in the average revenue per network pharmacy claim. Earnings also reflect decreased interest expenses.

Express Scripts, Inc. is an independent pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) in North America that provides a full range of pharmacy benefit management services, including retail drug card programs, mail pharmacy services, drug formulary management programs and other clinical management programs for thousands of client groups that include health maintenance organizations (HMOs), health insurers, third-party administrators, employers, union-sponsored benefit plans and government health programs. The Company's PBM services include retail network pharmacy management; mail pharmacy services, including distribution of specialty drugs; benefit design consultation; drug utilization review; formulary management programs; disease management, and compliance and therapy management programs for its clients. In addition, the Company also provides some non-PBM services through the Pharma Business Solutions (PBS) segment.

Express Scripts

Express Scripts is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Express Scripts was ranked number 96 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 96th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

Express Scripts achieved revenue of $24,748.90 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $827.60 million.

Express Scripts' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 96th compared to 115th in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $22,023 million (a change of 2 million compared to 2010) and profits of $776 million (a change of $52 million compared to 2009).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Express Scripts would be ranked 161st rather than 96th due to its profits of $828 in 2010.

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