The top 10 most profitable pharma companies in 2021

While revenue reflects how well a pharma company’s products and services are selling, profit is an important metric that gives investors a look at the health of the business and how efficiently it has been managed.

Here, we rank the top 10 pharma companies by 2021 net income, also known as net earnings or the bottom line.

The six largest drugmakers by 2021 revenue—Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Roche, AbbVie, Novartis and Merck & Co.—all made the top profits list but in quite a different order. read more