MELVILLE, N.Y., June 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc., (Nasdaq: HSIC) the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, announced today that it has moved up to #268 in the ranking of the FORTUNE 500®, celebrating its 13th year as one of America's largest corporations. The Company was ranked #287 in last year's edition of the FORTUNE 500®.
Henry Schein had net sales in 2015 of $10.6 billion, up from $4.1 billion in 2004 when it first debuted on the FORTUNE 500 at #487. Since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995, the Company's sales have grown at a compound annual rate of 15 percent.
The FORTUNE 500 list is an annual ranking of America's largest corporations based on total revenues for their respective fiscal years. Included in the surveys are companies that are incorporated and operate in the U.S., and file financial statements with a government agency. To view the FORTUNE 500 list, visit http://fortune.com/fortune500/.
Henry Schein continues to rise in the FORTUNE 500 rankings in large part because of the nearly 19,000 Team Schein Members throughout the world who are dedicated to helping our customers build a better practice so they can provide quality care to patients," said Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein. "By remaining steadfast in our commitment to our customers, supplier partners, and investors, and by working together as Team Schein to give back to those in need throughout the world, we are confident that Henry Schein's best days are yet to come."
Henry Schein has also been a FORTUNE Most Admired Company for 15 consecutive years. In 2016, the Company ranked #1 in the Wholesalers: Health Care industry for the third year in a row. The Company also ranked first in its industry in all nine sub-categories that comprise the overall ranking: Management Quality; Quality of Products and Services; Innovativeness; Value as a Long-Term Investment; Soundness of Financial Position; Ability to Attract, Develop and Retain Talent; Community Responsibility; Wise Use of Corporate Assets; and Effectiveness in Conducting a Global Business.
About Henry Schein, Inc.
Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) is the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners. The Company also serves dental laboratories, government and institutional health care clinics, and other alternate care sites. A Fortune 500® Company and a member of the S&P 500® and the Nasdaq 100® indexes, Henry Schein employs nearly 19,000 Team Schein Members and serves more than one million customers.
The Company offers a comprehensive selection of products and services, including value-added solutions for operating efficient practices and delivering high-quality care. Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 110,000 branded products and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 150,000 additional products available as special-order items. The Company also offers its customers exclusive, innovative technology solutions, including practice management software and e-commerce solutions, as well as a broad range of financial services.
Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., Henry Schein has operations or affiliates in 33 countries. The Company's sales reached a record $10.6 billion in 2015, and have grown at a compound annual rate of approximately 15 percent since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995. For more information, visit Henry Schein at www.henryschein.com, Facebook.com/HenrySchein and @HenrySchein on Twitter.
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