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Aug 28, 2012

Top 25 Biotech Companies

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Top 25 Biotech Companies

These firms are currently doing the best in the business, based on market capitalization at the end of Q2 2012, and Q2 2011. [© Lane Erickson - Fotolia.com]

  • #15. Elan

    2012 Market Cap: $8.63 billion (6/30: 591.3 million shares *price $14.59)

    2011 Market Cap: $6.67 billion (6/30: 586.4 million shares *price $11.37)

    % Change: 29.4%

  • #14. UCB

    2012 Market Cap: $8.77 billion (6/30: 179.1 million shares * price €39.84)

    2011 Market Cap: $6.84 billion (6/30: 179.5 million shares * price €30.99)

    % Change: 28.2%

  • #13. Forest Laboratories

    2012 Market Cap: $8.87 billion (8/8: 265,693,834 shares * price $33.40)

    2011 Market Cap: $9.09 billion (8/8: 274,555,930 shares * price $33.12)

    % Change: -2.4%

  • #12. Regeneron

    2012 Market Cap: $11.30 billion (7/13: 96,044,622 shares * price $117.64)

    2011 Market Cap: $5.09 billion (7/15: 91,626,617 shares * price $55.59)

    % Change: 122.0%

  • #11. Vertex Pharmaceuticals

    2012 Market Cap: $10.64 billion (7/27: 215,807,482 shares * price $49.32)

    2011 Market Cap: $10.79 billion (7/29: 208,087,899 shares * price $51.86)

    % Change: -1.4%

  • #10. Alexion

    2012 Market Cap: $18.85 billion (7/24: 193,059,462 shares * price $97.62)

    2011 Market Cap: $10.48 billion (7/29: 184,530,093 shares * price $56.80)

    % Change: 79.9%

  • #9. CSL

    2012 Market Cap: $21.11 billion (A$20.099 billion)

    2011 Market Cap: $18.33 billion (A$17.454 billion)

    % Change: 15.2%

  • #8. Merck KGaA

    2012 Market Cap: $21.16 billion (6/30: 217,388,939 shares * price €78.72)

    2011 Market Cap: $20.14 billion (6/30: 217,388,939 shares * price €74.94)

    % Change: 5.1%

  • #7. Celgene

    2012 Market Cap: $28.38 billion (7/23: 431,423,976 shares * price $65.78)

    2011 Market Cap: $27.52 billion (7/26: 458,805,956 shares * price $59.99)

    % Change: 3.1%

  • #6. Baxter

    2012 Market Cap: $32.27 billion (7/30: 547,231,164 shares * price $58.97)

    2011 Market Cap: $33.36 billion (7/28: 568,256,444 shares * price $58.70)

    % Change: -3.3%

  • #5. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries

    2012 Market Cap: $34.23 billion (6/30: 868,000,000 shares * price $39.44)

    2011 Market Cap: $42.96 billion (6/30: 891,000,000 shares * price $48.22)

    % Change: -20.3%

  • #4. Biogen Idec

    2012 Market Cap: $34.26 billion (7/18: 236,346,955 shares * price $144.96)

    2011 Market Cap: $25.60 billion (7/22: 242,545,771 shares * price $105.56)

    % Change: 33.8%

  • #3. Gilead Sciences

    2012 Market Cap: $40.16 billion (7/20: 756,568,507 shares * price $53.08)

    2011 Market Cap: $32.68 billion (7/29: 771,455,146 shares * price $42.36)

    % Change: 28.5%

  • #2. Amgen

    2012 Market Cap: $60.09 billion (7/25: 770,768,879 shares * price $77.96)

    2011 Market Cap: $49.72 billion (7/27: 924,091,356 shares * price $53.80)

    % Change: 20.9%

  • #1. Novo Nordisk

    2012 Market Cap: $76.92 billion (6/30: DKK 549.1 million * price DKK 848.50)

    2011 Market Cap: $60.09 billion (6/30: DKK 569.1 million * price DKK 639.50)

    % Change: 28.0%

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