Published in Healthcare Mergers, Acquisitions and Ventures Week, May 15th, 2010
Each of the company's six business segments posted double-digit sales growth and 20 percent-plus operating income margins. Sales growth was strongest in emerging economies, where sales expanded by 47 percent versus the first quarter of 2009. Free cash flow © more than doubled to $925 million, a first-quarter record for the company, and free cash flow conversion was 99...
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