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Bayer is a global life science company specializing in healthcare and nutrition. It operates in three segments: Crop Science, Pharmaceuticals, and Consumer Health. The Crop Science segment engages in the development, production, and marketing of seeds, plant traits, crop protection, digital solutions, and customer services to promote sustainable agriculture. The Pharmaceuticals segment provides prescription products primarily for cardiology and women's health, specialty therapeutics in the areas of oncology, hematology, and ophthalmology, as well as diagnostic imaging equipment and contrast agents. The Consumer Health segment offers nonprescription over-the-counter medicines, medical products, cosmetics, and other self-care solutions in the categories of dermatology, nutritional supplements, pain and cardiovascular risk prevention, digestive health, allergy, and cough and cold.
TypePublic
Founded1863
HQLeverkusen, DE
Websitebayer.com
Employee Ratings4.3
Overall CultureD+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2021)99,637(-1%)
Job Openings2,075
Revenue (FY, 2021)€44.1 B(+4%)
Share Price (May 2022)€63.1(+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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Key People/Management at Bayer

Werner Baumann

Werner Baumann

Chairman of the Board of Management (CEO), Chief Sustainability Officer
Sarena Lin

Sarena Lin

Member of the Board of Management, Chief Transformation and Talent Officer
Heiko Schipper

Heiko Schipper

Member of the Board of Management, President of the Consumer Health Division
Rodrigo Santos

Rodrigo Santos

Member of the Board of Management, Head of the Crop Science Division
Stefan Oelrich

Stefan Oelrich

Member of the Board of Management, Head of the Pharmaceuticals Division
Wolfgang Nickl

Wolfgang Nickl

Member of the Board of Management, Chief Financial Officer
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Bayer Office Locations

Bayer has offices in Leverkusen, Bergkamen, Berlin, Bitterfeld-Wolfen and in 108 other locations
Leverkusen, DE (HQ)
Kaiser-Wilhelm-Allee 1
Bergkamen, DE
Ernst-Schering-Straße 14
Berlin, DE
Müllerstraße 7
Bitterfeld-Wolfen, DE
Salegaster Chaussee 1
Burscheid, DE
Versuchsgut Hoefchen
Darmstadt, DE
Havelstraße 5
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Bayer Financials and Metrics

Bayer Revenue

Bayer's revenue was reported to be €44.08 b in FY, 2021
EUR

Revenue (FY, 2021)

44.1b

Gross profit (FY, 2021)

33.6b

Net income (FY, 2021)

1.0b

EBITDA (FY, 2021)

8.3b

EBIT (FY, 2021)

3.4b

Market capitalization (16-May-2022)

62.7b

Closing stock price (16-May-2022)

63.1

Cash (31-Dec-2021)

4.6b

EV

98.9b
Bayer's current market capitalization is €62.7 b.
Annual
EURFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

39.6b46.3b42.6b44.1b

Cost of goods sold

(10.3b)(13.1b)(5.5b)(11.7b)

Gross profit

29.9b35.4b43.3b33.6b

R&D expense

(5.2b)(5.5b)(7.2b)(5.4b)
Quarterly
EURQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Revenue

13.0b11.5b10.5b12.8b10.1b9.7b12.3b10.9b9.8b

Cost of goods sold

(4.1b)(2.8b)(3.1b)(3.4b)(2.8b)3.2b(3.6b)(3.2b)(3.0b)

Gross profit

9.1b9.0b8.1b9.9b7.5b18.7b9.1b8.2b7.1b

R&D expense

(1.4b)(1.4b)(1.3b)(1.3b)(1.2b)(3.4b)(1.2b)(1.6b)(1.6b)
Annual
EURFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

4.1b3.2b4.2b4.6b

Accounts Receivable

11.8b11.7b9.6b10.0b

Prepaid Expenses

1.2b1.9b1.5b1.8b

Inventories

11.0b10.8b11.0b11.3b
Quarterly
EURQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Cash

4.1b3.3b4.4b2.3b3.1b5.1b5.6b3.4b5.1b

Accounts Receivable

14.3b14.2b11.9b14.3b13.1b10.2b13.0b13.1b10.2b

Prepaid Expenses

742.0m778.0m712.0m940.0m1.2b1.4b1.2b1.2b1.4b

Inventories

10.7b10.4b10.5b10.0b10.1b10.5b10.5b10.1b10.5b
Annual
EURFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Net Income

1.7b2.4b(15.6b)1.0b

Depreciation and Amortization

6.4b5.4b13.3b3.1b

Inventories

615.0m(103.0m)(900.0m)(173.0m)

Accounts Payable

(44.0m)759.0m(347.0m)854.0m
Quarterly
EURQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Net Income

1.2b1.6b2.5b1.4b(8.2b)(15.9b)2.1b(238.0m)(148.0m)

Depreciation and Amortization

1.2b2.7b3.8b1.3b2.5b12.8b1.1b2.5b3.3b

Inventories

456.0m588.0m296.0m396.0m219.0m(264.0m)533.0m841.0m427.0m

Accounts Payable

17.0m(438.0m)(18.0m)(1.1b)(1.3b)(697.0m)(617.0m)(680.0m)(343.0m)
EURFY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

366.9k
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Bayer Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Countries

147151152148153

Suppliers

112 k112.5 k110.9 k93.33 k101.19 k86.4 k

Patent Applications

68.2 k66.7 k50.8 k48.1 k

Patents Issued

8.3 k7.2 k5 k4.7 k
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Bayer Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Asklepios BioPharmaceuticalOctober 26, 2020$2 b
Care/ofAugust 31, 2020$225 m
KaNDy TherapeuticsAugust 14, 2020$450 m
BlueRock TherapeuticsAugust 08, 2019$1 b
Monsanto CompanyMay 23, 2016$62.5 b
Zoner.agFebruary 15, 2015
Dihon PharmaceuticalNovember 05, 2014€460 m
Merck-Consumer Care (MCC)October 01, 2014$14.2 b
AlgetaDecember 19, 2013$2.9 b
AgraQuest, Inc.July 01, 2012$425 m
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Bayer Revenue Breakdown

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Bayer revenue breakdown by business segment: 41.6% from PHARMACEUTICALS, 45.8% from CROP SCIENCE, 12.0% from CONSUMER HEALTH and 0.5% from Other

Human Capital Metrics

Bayer's employees are reported to be approximately 41% female and 59% male.
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Bayer Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

75/100

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Bayer Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Bayer Online and Social Media Presence

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Bayer Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D+

    64/100

  • CEO Rating

    C-

    66/100

  • Compensation

    B

    77/100

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Bayer News and Updates

Dow Jones Newswires: Bayer shares plunge after U.S. Justice Department asks Supreme Court to reject Roundup appeal

The opinion comes after the Supreme Court had requested Solicitor General Elizabeth Prelogar for the administration's view on whether Bayer's appeal should be heard.

Global Contrast Agent Market Report (2022 to 2027) - Featuring Guerbet, Bayer and GE Healthcare Among Others

DUBLIN, May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Contrast Agent Market - Forecasts from 2022 to 2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global contrast agent market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 6.76% over the forecast period to...

Ginkgo Bioworks to Expand Platform Capabilities in Agricultural Biologicals and Launch Flagship Partnership with Bayer

Planned transaction expands Ginkgo's horizontal platform capabilities to support agricultural biologicals R&D from discovery through formulation and early field trials and will offer services to customers of all sizes in the agriculture industry Under the proposed transaction, Ginkgo to...

Orion’s collaboration partner Bayer submits application for additional indication of darolutamide in China

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Global Chronic Disease Management Report, Featuring Profiles of Abbott, AbbVie, Amgen, Bayer, GlaxoSmithKline, Medtronic, Novartis, Sanofi, Pfizer and Takeda

Dublin, April 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Chronic Disease Management: Therapeutics, Device Technologies and Global Markets" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Global Botanical and Plant-Derived Drugs Market (2022 to 2026) - Featuring Bayer, GlaxoSmithKline and Merck Among Others

Dublin, April 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Botanical and Plant-Derived Drugs Market 2022-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The publisher has been monitoring the botanical and plant-derived drugs market and it is poised to grow by $15.89 billion during 20…
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Bayer Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Bayer founded?

    Bayer was founded in 1863.

  • Who are Bayer key executives?

    Bayer's key executives are Werner Baumann, Sarena Lin and Heiko Schipper.

  • How many employees does Bayer have?

    Bayer has 99,637 employees.

  • What is Bayer revenue?

    Latest Bayer annual revenue is €44.1 b.

  • What is Bayer revenue per employee?

    Latest Bayer revenue per employee is €442.4 k.

  • Who are Bayer competitors?

    Competitors of Bayer include Shionogi, Astellas Pharma and AstraZeneca.

  • Where is Bayer headquarters?

    Bayer headquarters is located at Kaiser-Wilhelm-Allee 1, Leverkusen.

  • Where are Bayer offices?

    Bayer has offices in Leverkusen, Bergkamen, Berlin, Bitterfeld-Wolfen and in 108 other locations.

  • How many offices does Bayer have?

    Bayer has 114 offices.