Biogen Idec

Industry: Healthcare Facilities

Fortune Rank: 471

Biogen Idec

Biogen Idec is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Biogen Idec was ranked number 471 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 471st largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

Biogen Idec achieved revenue of $4,377.30 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $970.10 million.

Biogen Idec ' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 471st compared to 546th in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $4,098 million (a change of 0 million compared to 2010) and profits of $783 million (a change of $187 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 Biogen Idec would be ranked 137th rather than 471st due to its profits of $970 in 2010.

Biogen Idec Revenue* Profit* Fortune Ranking

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