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Company Overview

Medtronic is the world’s largest medical technology company, offering an unprecedented breadth and depth of innovative therapies to fulfill our Mission of alleviating pain, restoring health, and extending life. Last year, more than 10 million people benefited from our medical therapies, which treat cardiac and vascular diseases, diabetes, and neurological and musculoskeletal conditions.

With a global reach that extends to more than 140 countries, we have a deep understanding of many universal healthcare challenges. We’re using our experience, extensive partnerships, and the passion of 46,000+ employees to help transform healthcare worldwide by improving outcomes, expanding access, and enhancing value.

Company Facts

Founded1949
World HeadquartersMinneapolis, Minnesota
Business UnitsCardiac & Vascular Group Restorative Therapies Group Diabetes Group
Employees46,000
Countries Served140
Stock ExchangeNew York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under symbol MDT
FY2013 Financials
  • Revenue: $16.6 billion
  • Net Earnings: $3.5 billion
  • Earnings Per Share (diluted): $3.37
  • R&D Investment: $1.6 billion
  • Dividend: 36 years of consecutive increases
Key RecognitionsAwards & Recognitions
Last updated: 23 Jul 2014

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