Akorn, Inc. is a niche pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets generic and branded prescription pharmaceuticals as well as animal and consumer health products. It specializes in difficult-to-manufacture sterile and non-sterile dosage forms including: ophthalmics, injectables, oral liquids, otics, topicals, inhalants, and nasal sprays. Akorn markets its products to retail pharmacies, ophthalmologists, optometrists, physicians, veterinarians, hospitals, clinics, wholesalers, distributors, group purchasing organizations, and government agencies.
Akorn was acquired by Fresenius Kabi AG on April 24, 2017.

Parent Company
Fresenius Kabi
Lake Forest, US
Size (employees)
2,261 (est)
Akorn was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, US

Akorn Office Locations

Akorn has offices in Lake Forest, Ann Arbor, Gurugram, Jersey and in 3 other locations
Lake Forest, US (HQ)
300 1925 W Field Ct
Gurugram, IN
DLF Building Number 9B
Ann Arbor, US
2929 Plymouth Rd
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Akorn Financials and Metrics

Akorn Financials

Akorn's revenue was reported to be $253.4 m in Q1, 2017

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

253.4 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2017)

149.1 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2017), %


Net income (Q1, 2017)

41 m

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

74.8 m

Market capitalization (20-Oct-2017)

4.2 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

307.4 m
Akorn's current market capitalization is $4.2 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


317.7 m593.1 m985.1 m1.1 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

145.8 m295.5 m105.5 m442.6 m

Gross profit

171.9 m297.6 m879.5 m674.3 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


150.7 m132.7 m227.4 m220.9 m256.8 m268.3 m280.7 m284.1 m253.4 m

Cost of goods sold

74.1 m81 m97.2 m92.5 m93.8 m105.3 m109 m113.9 m104.3 m

Gross profit

76.7 m51.7 m130.2 m128.4 m163 m163 m171.8 m170.2 m149.1 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


34.2 m70.7 m346.3 m200.8 m

Accounts Receivable

283.2 m


5.8 m30.9 m20 m174.8 m

Current Assets

168.9 m494.3 m751.2 m685.8 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


107.9 m131.5 m123.5 m257.1 m314.5 m141 m156.3 m174.1 m307.4 m

Accounts Receivable

140 m145.2 m190.7 m130.8 m138.9 m172.2 m205 m263 m233.7 m


108.9 m132.8 m149.4 m156.3 m175.9 m190.9 m188 m179.7 m172.3 m

Current Assets

397.2 m494.1 m543.9 m607 m698.8 m530 m593.9 m644.2 m736 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

52.4 m35.3 m37.5 m184.2 m

Depreciation and Amortization

7.4 m44.1 m17.1 m65.7 m

Accounts Receivable

(14 m)


(3.8 m)(13 m)2.9 m(6.5 m)
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

8.5 m(11.7 m)37.5 m70 m118 m41.9 m62 m47.9 m41 m

Depreciation and Amortization

8.6 m14 m21.1 m44.7 m63.8 m16.5 m16.4 m16.5 m15.5 m

Accounts Payable

37.8 m36.7 m7.9 m(3.6 m)9.4 m45.9 m48.3 m55.2 m50.6 m

Cash From Operating Activities

45.3 m181 m252.1 m
USDY, 2017


112.1 k

Financial Leverage

2.3 x
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Akorn Market Value History

Akorn Median Salaries

Source: 75 public H-1B filings from Akorn

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