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Money to Burn
Our cash management scorecard shows the companies in 37 industries with the least and most excess cash per sales.
CFO Staff, CFO Magazine

For a fuller discussion, return to the article "Too Much Cash."


Cash Management in 37 Industry Sectors



MEDICAL DEVICES & SUPPLIES
COMPANY Cash/Annual Sales Impact of Paying down Capital Employed with Excess Cash
2003 2001 to 2003 Increase,
% pts.
Industry Benchmark Excess
Cash, %
Excess Cash,
$millions
ROCE
2003
Adjusted ROCE
Owens and Minor 0.4% 0.4% 3.7% 0.0% 0 18.7% 18.7%
Invacare 1.3% -0.4% 3.7% 0.0% 0 13.3% 13.3%
Stryker 1.8% -0.1% 3.7% 0.0% 0 32.9% 32.9%
Fisher Scientific International 2.4% -0.3% 3.7% 0.0% 0 13.1% 13.1%
Bausch and Lomb 27.9% -5.8% 3.7% 24.1% 487 11.1% 14.5%
C R Bard 29.4% 6.5% 3.7% 25.7% 368 23.7% 34.1%
Varian Medical Systems 31.0% 2.7% 3.7% 27.2% 284 31.9% 58.6%
Guidant 39.7% 23.2% 3.7% 35.9% 1,330 26.9% 42.3%
Sector Average 11.8% 3.6% 3.7% 8.1% 18.0% 19.6%
Total Average 11.5% 3.0% 5.7% 5.8% 14.5% 15.7%


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