Industry: BioTech Healthcare Drugs

Fortune Rank: 458


Genzyme is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Genzyme was ranked number 458 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 458th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

Genzyme achieved revenue of $4,515.50 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $422.30 million.

Genzyme ' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 458th compared to 502nd in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $4,605 million (a change of 0 million compared to 2010) and profits of $421 million (a change of $1 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 Genzyme would be ranked 238th rather than 458th due to its profits of $422 in 2010.

Genzyme Revenue* Profit* Fortune Ranking

* US$ Million

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