Cardinal Health

Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a $91 billion health care services company that improves the cost-effectiveness of health care. As the business behind health care, Cardinal Health helps pharmacies, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories and physician offices focus on patient care while reducing costs, enhancing efficiency and improving quality. Cardinal Health is an essential link in the health care supply chain, providing pharmaceuticals and medical products and services to more than 100,000 locations each day and is also the industry-leading direct-to-home medical supplies distributor. The company is a leading manufacturer of medical and surgical products, including gloves, surgical apparel and fluid management products. In addition, the company operates the nation's largest network of radiopharmacies that dispense products to aid in the early diagnosis and treatment of disease. Ranked #19 on the Fortune 500, Cardinal Health employs 34,000 people worldwide. 

Dublin, US
34,500 (est)

Key People at Cardinal Health

Tony Caprio

Tony Caprio

Executive Vice President of Sales, Officer of Customer Experience
Shelley Bird

Shelley Bird

Executive Vice President, Public Affairs
Nick Augustinos

Nick Augustinos

SVP, Health Information Services and Strategy
Bruce Downey

Bruce Downey

Michael B. Petras

Michael B. Petras

President, Cardinal Health at Home
George S. Barrett

George S. Barrett

Chairman and CEO

Cardinal Health Locations

Dublin, US

Cardinal Health Metrics

Cardinal Health Summary

Founding Date


Market capitalization

$22.7 B

Closing share price


Cardinal Health Financials

FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$103 B$108 B$101 B$91.1 B$103 B$122 B

Cost of goods sold

$98.5 B$103 B$96.2 B$85.9 B$96.8 B$115 B

Gross profit

$4.16 B$4.54 B$4.92 B$5.16 B$5.71 B$6.54 B

Gross profit Margin, %


Interest expense

$93 M$95 M$123 M$133 M$141 M$178 M

Income tax expense

$552 M$628 M$553 M$635 M$755 M$845 M

Cardinal Health Market Value History

Market Position – Health, hospitals, pharma, clinics, pharmacy, supplier, medical devices, manufacturer

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