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46. Pfizer
Pfizer
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 46 (Previous rank: 47)
Compare tool: Pfizer vs. Top 10
CEO: Jeffrey B. Kindler
Address: 235 E. 42nd St.
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-573-2323
Website: www.pfizer.com
It's already the world's largest drug maker, but Pfizer's $68 billion acquisition of Wyeth makes it a true giant, with annual revenues that are expected to be 55% higher than No. 2 GlaxoSmithKline. Pfizer's bane continues to be impending patent expirations for blockbuster drugs - especially Lipitor in 2011 - without anything to fill the gaps.

Last summer Pfizer stopped its practice of funding medical-education courses taught by third parties, as a response to critics who say drugmakers exert unethical influence on physicians. - J.Y.

  $ millions % change from 2007
Revenues 48,296.0 -0.3
Profits 8,104.0 -0.5
Assets 111,148.0
Stockholders' equity 57,556.0
Market value (3/27/2009) 94,703.6
Profits as % of  
Revenues 16.8
Assets 7.3
Stockholders' equity 14.1
Earnings per share  
2008 $ 1.20
% change from 2007 2.6
1998-2008 annual growth rate % 3.5
Total return to investors %
2008 -16.7
1998-2008 annual rate -5.7
Industry: Pharmaceuticals
Rank Company 500
rank
Revenues
($ millions)
1 Johnson & Johnson 29 63,747.0
2 Pfizer 46 48,296.0
3 Abbott Laboratories 80 29,527.6
4 Merck 103 23,850.3
5 Wyeth 110 22,833.9
6 Bristol-Myers Squibb 120 21,366.0
7 Eli Lilly 122 20,378.0
8 Schering-Plough 138 18,502.0
9 Amgen 168 15,003.0
10 Gilead Sciences 444 5,335.8
11 Mylan 462 5,137.6
12 Genzyme 502 4,605.0
13 Allergan 517 4,403.4
14 Biogen Idec 546 4,097.5
15 Forest Laboratories 569 3,836.3
16 Hospira 597 3,629.5
17 Watson Pharmaceuticals 769 2,535.5
18 Celgene 830 2,254.8
19 NBTY 852 2,179.5
20 Cephalon 903 1,974.6
21 Perrigo 958 1,822.1
Issue date: May 4, 2009
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