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Bayer is a multinational pharmaceutical and life sciences company. The Company operates through Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Health, Crop Science, Animal Health and Covestro segments. The Pharmaceuticals segment offers prescription products, specialty therapeutics and diagnostic imaging equipment and contrast agents. The Consumer Health segment provides nonprescription over-the-counter products in various categories. The Crop Science segment offers products in the areas of seeds and plant traits, crop protection, and nonagricultural pest control. The Animal Health segment provides prescription and nonprescription veterinary products. The Covestro segment provides raw materials for polyurethanes and polyether production. Bayer also has strategic partnerships and alliances with universities and research institutes.

TypePublic
Founded1863
HQLeverkusen, DE
Websitebayer.com

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)118,196(+19%)
Revenue (FY, 2017)€35 B(-25%)

Key People/Management at Bayer

Werner Baumann

Werner Baumann

Chairman
Johannes Dietsch

Johannes Dietsch

Finance
Kemal Malik

Kemal Malik

Innovation
Hartmut Klusik

Hartmut Klusik

Human Resources, Technology & Sustainability
Dieter Weinand

Dieter Weinand

Pharmaceuticals
Erica Mann

Erica Mann

Consumer Health
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Bayer Office Locations

Bayer has offices in Leverkusen, Pittsburgh, Chiyoda, Kempton Park and in 10 other locations
Leverkusen, DE (HQ)
50 Kaiser-Wilhelm-Allee
Pymble, AU
875 Pacific Hwy
São Paulo, BR
1100 R. Domingos Jorge
Mississauga, CA
2920 Matheson Blvd E
Shanghai, CN
Pudong 18-19/F, 23-26/F, Citigroup Tower
Havana, CU
Calle 3ra, E/ 76 y 78, Edif. Beijing, 1º Piso. Oficina 101 Playa
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Bayer Financials and Metrics

Bayer Revenue

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Bayer's revenue was reported to be €35.02 b in FY, 2017 which is a 25.1% decrease from the previous period.
EUR

Revenue (FY, 2017)

35.0b

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %

(25.1%)

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

23.6b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

67.5%

Net income (FY, 2017)

8.1b

EBIT (FY, 2017)

5.9b

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

7.6b

EV

104.2b
Annual
EURFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

40.2b41.3b46.3b46.8b35.0b

Revenue growth, %

3%12%1%(25%)

Cost of goods sold

19.5b19.9b21.2b20.3b11.4b

Gross profit

20.6b21.4b25.2b26.5b23.6b
Quarterly
EURQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Revenue

11.9b11.8b8.3b13.2b12.2b8.0b

Cost of goods sold

5.0b5.0b2.7b5.3b5.1b2.6b

Gross profit

6.8b6.8b5.5b7.9b7.1b5.5b

Gross profit Margin, %

57%58%67%60%58%68%
Annual
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

1.9b1.9b1.9b7.6b

Accounts Receivable

9.1b9.9b11.0b8.6b

Inventories

8.5b8.6b8.4b6.6b

Current Assets

22.2b23.8b30.4b30.1b
Quarterly
EURQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Cash

3.6b1.1b1.2b2.2b2.8b5.6b

Accounts Receivable

11.6b2.1b10.8b13.0b1.7b8.8b

Inventories

8.5b8.3b8.4b8.7b8.5b6.7b

Current Assets

26.7b24.7b25.2b33.4b32.7b30.8b
Annual
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

3.3b4.0b4.6b

Depreciation and Amortization

2.9b3.3b3.7b2.7b

Inventories

(748.0m)(191.0m)(3.0m)(293.0m)

Accounts Payable

485.0m400.0m452.0m265.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

1.5b1.4b957.0m2.2b1.3b773.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

1.0b814.0m599.0m730.0m832.0m581.0m

Inventories

(119.0m)190.0m(80.0m)(257.0m)(12.0m)(314.0m)

Accounts Payable

(893.0m)39.0m(178.0m)(694.0m)(290.0m)(25.0m)
EURY, 2017

EV/EBIT

17.7 x

EV/CFO

12.8 x

Revenue/Employee

350.8k

Debt/Equity

0.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

2 x
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Bayer Operating Metrics

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

Countries

147 151 152

Suppliers

112 k112.50 k110.90 k

Water Consumption, Mcm

361 450 346 330

Engineers And Scientists

15 k
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Bayer Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Monsanto CompanyMay 23, 2016$62 b
Adverio Pharma GmbH
AgrEvo Verwaltungsgesellschaft mbH
Alcafleu Management GmbH & Co. KG
Bayer 04 Immobilien GmbH
Bayer Altersversorgung GmbH
Bayer Animal Health GmbH
Bayer Beteiligungsverwaltung Goslar GmbH
Bayer Business Services GmbH
Bayer Chemicals Aktiengesellschaft
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Bayer Revenue Breakdown

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Bayer revenue breakdown by business segment: 16.7% from Consumer Health, 48.1% from Pharmaceuticals, 27.4% from CropScience and 7.8% from Other

Bayer revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 11.0% from Latin America, 21.8% from Asia / Pacific, 29.0% from North America and 38.2% from Europe / Middle East / Africa

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Bayer Online and Social Media Presence

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Bayer News and Updates

UPDATE 1-European stocks break 5-day rally; Bayer, BMW weigh on DAX

* Bayer falls after second jury ruled against its weed killer

Bayer shares slide after latest Roundup cancer ruling

* Bayer denies that glyphosate or Roundup cause cancer (Adds analyst comments, share price)

Bayer Shares Plummet Upon Verdict That Roundup Caused Man’s Cancer

The chemical giant's share price fell by more than 12%, spurred by fears over a trial determining Bayer's liability starting Wednesday.

European stocks dip after 5-day rally; Bayer fall weighs on DAX

European shares retreated from near six-month highs on Wednesday, with German stocks leading losses as chemicals producer Bayer headed for its biggest fall in 16 years following a U.S. court verdict on weed killer Roundup's link to cancer.

Bayer plunges after jury finds its Roundup weedkiller caused cancer

Bayer's shares dropped 12% after a jury found a customer developed cancer from using its Roundup weed-killer. The finding comes after another jury found Bayer's Monsanto unit failed to warn customers of the potential cancer risks of its weed-killers. Shares in Bayer plunged 12% in morning trading…

Bayer leads Europe markets down after U.S. court finds cancer link

Markets in Europe slumped modestly as pressure increased on Bayer AG over Roundup weedkiller
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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, Johannes Dietsch and Kemal Malik.

  • How many employees does Bayer have?

    Bayer has 118,196 employees.

  • What is Bayer revenue?

    Latest Bayer annual revenue is €35 b.

  • What is Bayer revenue per employee?

    Latest Bayer revenue per employee is €296.2 k.

  • Who are Bayer competitors?

    Competitors of Bayer include Edgewell Personal Care, Baxalta and Johnson & Johnson.

  • Where is Bayer headquarters?

    Bayer headquarters is located at 50 Kaiser-Wilhelm-Allee, Leverkusen.

  • Where are Bayer offices?

    Bayer has offices in Leverkusen, Pittsburgh, Chiyoda, Kempton Park and in 10 other locations.

  • How many offices does Bayer have?

    Bayer has 14 offices.