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Last $34.08 USD
Change Today +0.15 / 0.44%
Volume 21.5M
As of 8:04 PM 05/1/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

pfizer inc (PFE) Key Developments

Pfizer Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 29, 2015; Revises Earnings Guidance for the Full Year 2015

Pfizer Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 29, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported revenues of USD 10,864 million against USD 11,353 million for the same quarter a year ago. Income from continuing operations before provision for taxes on income was USD 3,082 million against USD 2,847 million for the same quarter a year ago. Income from continuing operation was USD 2,376 million or USD 0.38 per basic and diluted share against USD 2,265 million or USD 0.35 per basic and diluted share for the same quarter a year ago. Net income attributable to company was USD 2,376 million or USD 0.38 per basic and diluted share against USD 2,329 million or USD 0.36 per basic and diluted share for the same quarter a year ago. Adjusted income from continuing operations before provision for taxes on income was USD 4,235 million against USD 4,901 million a year ago. Adjusted income from continuing operations was USD 3,201 million against USD 3,674 million a year ago. Adjusted net income attributable to company was USD 3,196 million or USD 0.51 per diluted share against USD 3,665 million or USD 0.57 per diluted share a year ago. The company revised earnings guidance for the year 2015. For the year, the company expects reported revenues to be in the range of USD 44.0 million to USD 46.0 million compared to previous guidance range of USD 44.5 million to USD 46.5 million, effective tax rate on adjusted income of approximately 25.0%, reported diluted EPS to be in the range of USD 1.32 to 1.47 compared to previous guidance range of USD 1.37 to USD 1.52 and adjusted diluted EPS to be in the range of USD 1.95 to 2.05 compared to previous guidance range of USD 2.00 to USD 2.10. The company expects adjusted income to be in the range of USD 12.2 billion to USD 12.8 billion and reported net income attributable to company to be in the range of USD 8.3 billion to USD 9.2 billion.

Pfizer Mulls Acquisitions

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) intends to make acquisitions. Ian Read Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the company said: “On the Consumer business, it actually had a very good quarter, very good growth. So, it's a business that we like to be in. I think it's a strategically important business for us. And we will continue to develop it. And if we have opportunities to do acquisitions to grow it, we'll also look at those. So, it's a good business to be in.”

Swedish Orphan Biovitrum Reportedly Open To Takeover Offers

Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (OM:SOBI) is open to potential takeover offers after its stock reached an all-time high, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The company, also known as Sobi, has held on and off talks with potential buyers since last year. Interested parties include Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE), which has an existing partnership with the company, and Biogen Inc. (NasdaqGS:BIIB), Bloomberg said, citing people familiar with the matter.

Pfizer Inc. Declares Dividend for Second-Quarter 2015, Payable on June 2, 2015

The board of directors of Pfizer Inc. declared a 28-cent second-quarter 2015 dividend on the company’s common stock, payable June 2, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 8, 2015.

Pfizer Inc. Presents at Milken Institute, Global Conference 2015, Apr-27-2015 03:45 PM

Pfizer Inc. Presents at Milken Institute, Global Conference 2015, Apr-27-2015 03:45 PM. Venue: 2025 Ave Of The Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067, California, United States. Speakers: Freda C. Lewis-Hall, Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President.

 

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