Stericycle is a global services company. We provide highly specialized solutions serving healthcare organizations and commercial businesses of every size and shape. Throughout the last 25 years, we have grown from a small start-up in medical waste management into a leader across a range of increasingly complex and highly regulated arenas, such as:

• Brand protection solutions

• Environmental & sustainable solutions

• Patient & customer communication solutions

• Regulated waste management & compliance solutions From the start we have challenged the status quo of what a business solution can be.

By identifying unmet needs, we have redefined and transformed multiple industries from a narrowly defined service category to a robust suite of solutions that customers need and want. Our success with this strategy has landed Stericycle among the Fortune 1000 list and Forbes 25 Most Innovative Companies. A publicly-traded company with $2.5 billion in 2014 revenue, our core purpose is to help customers fulfill their promise by providing solutions that protect people and brands, promote health and safeguard the environment. We offer:

• Regulated Medical Waste Disposal

• Industrial & Retail Hazardous Waste Management

• Pharmaceutical Returns & Disposal

• OSHA & HIPAA Compliance Training

• Product Returns, Recalls & Retrieval Services

• Patient Communication Services

• After Hours Answering

• Sharps Management Service

• Sustainability Solutions for Underperforming Assets

• Emergency Reponses for Spills & Hazardous Waste Contaminations

• Infection Control Products

• Mailback Kits for Specialty Wastes With more than 19,000 employees globally, Stericycle now conducts business in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Ireland, Japan, Mexico, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Romania, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States. We continue exploring new opportunities that enhance and complement our compliance-based services around the globe.

Lake Forest, US
Size (employees)
25,472 (est)
Stericycle was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, US

Stericycle Office Locations

Stericycle has offices in Lake Forest, Pensacola, Orlando, Richmond and in 176 other locations
Lake Forest, US
Springfield, US
Greenville, US
Carson, US
Arlington County, US
Dublin, IE
Dayton, US
Peoria, US
Moncton, CA
Duluth, US
Aurora, US
Thousand Oaks, US
Roswell, US
Naples, US
New Haven, US
Coppell, US
Herndon, US
Bowling Green, US
Fort Lauderdale, US
Bloomington, US

Stericycle Metrics

Stericycle Summary

Market capitalization

$7.1 b

Closing share price

Stericycle's current market capitalization is $7.1 b.

Stericycle Financials

We estimate that Stericycle's revenue is $3.6 b in 2016
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015Y, 2016


$2.1 b$2.6 b$3 b$3.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$1.1 b$1.4 b$1.7 b$2 b

Gross profit

$964.6 m$1.1 b$1.3 b

Operating expense total

($1.5 b)($1.7 b)($1.8 b)$3.1 b


$535.6 m$556.3 m$487.6 m$433.8 m

Interest expense

($55.2 m)($66.1 m)($77.5 m)($97.8 m)

Interest income

$294 k$120 k$224 k$78 k

Income tax expense

$164.7 m$159.4 m$142.9 m$120.2 m

Pre tax profit

$477.7 m$487.6 m$410.9 m$328.1 m

Net Income

$313.1 m$328.1 m$268 m$207.9 m

Operating cash flow

$30.7 m($44.9 m)$33.4 m

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