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Relatively High Revenue Per Employee Detected in Shares of PDL BioPharma in the Biotechnology Industry (PDLI, GILD, LGND, UTHR, MDVN)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Biotechnology industry with the highest Revenue Per Employee (RPE). Analysts use RPE as a measure to compare the productivity of companies in the same industry.

PDL BioPharma ranks highest with a an RPE of $52.9 million. Gilead Sciences is next with a an RPE of $4.5 million. Ligand Pharmaceuticals ranks third highest with a an RPE of $3.9 million.

United Therapeutics follows with a an RPE of $1.9 million, and Medivation rounds out the top five with a an RPE of $1.7 million.

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