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AmerisourceBergen is the second-largest distributor of pharmaceuticals in the U.S. As such, it’s subject to many of the same forces affecting McKesson, its top competitor. Generic drug price deflation and fewer expected generic-drug launches will put pressure on overall industry profits this year and next. AmerisourceBergen has been working to counter those effects by entering new markets through strategic acquisitions. This includes getting into animal health distribution with MWI Veterinary Supply, compounding with PharMEDium, and clinical trial logistics with World Courier. AmerisourceBergen also could face a windfall of new revenue in coming years after its partner Walgreens absorbs Rite Aid and its more than 4,500 pharmacists.


Steven H. Collis


Health Care


Wholesalers: Health Care

HQ Location

Chesterbrook, PA

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Figures are for fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2015.
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Key Financials (last fiscal year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$135,96213.7%
Profits ($M)$-135-148.8%
Assets ($M)$27,736
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$634
Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$19,511
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues-0.1%
Profits as % of Assets-0.5%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity-21.3%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)-0.62
EPS % Change (from 2014)-153.0%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2015)16.4%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)26.6%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)19.1%
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