Pfizer is a research-based biopharmaceutical global company, developing and manufacturing human and veterinary medicines, as well as consumer healthcare products. The Company applies science and its global resources to improve health and well-being at every stage of life. Pfizer's diversified global health care portfolio includes human and animal biologic and small molecule medicines and vaccines, as well as nutritional products and many consumer health care products. The Company operates in two business segments: biopharmaceutical and diversified. Biopharmaceutical includes the primary care, specialty care, established products, emerging markets and oncology customer-focused units. Diversified includes animal health products that prevent and treat diseases in livestock and companion animals, and consumer healthcare products. Pfizer develops and produces medicines and vaccines for a wide range of conditions including in the areas of immunology and inflammation, oncology, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, neuroscience and pain. The Company's products include Lipitor (atorvastatin, used to lower LDL blood cholesterol), Lyrica (pregabalin, for neuropathic pain/fibromyalgia), Diflucan (fluconazole, an oral antifungal medication), Zithromax (azithromycin, an antibiotic), Viagra (sildenafil, for erectile dysfunction) and Celebrex/Celebra (celecoxib, an anti-inflammatory drug).

Company Growth (employees)
New York, US
Size (employees)
96,500 (est)
Pfizer was founded in 1848 and is headquartered in New York, US

Key People/Management at Pfizer

Ian C. Read

Ian C. Read

Chairman & CEO
Frank A. D'Amelio

Frank A. D'Amelio

EVP, CFO & Business Operations
Laurie J. Olson

Laurie J. Olson

EVP of Strategy, Portfolio and Commercial Operations
Chuck Hill

Chuck Hill

Executive Vice President, Worldwide Human Resources
Rady Johnson

Rady Johnson

Executive VP, Chief Compliance And Risk Officer
Mikael Dolsten

Mikael Dolsten

President, Worldwide Research & Development
Doug Lankler

Doug Lankler

Executive VP, General Counsel
Freda C. Lewis-Hall

Freda C. Lewis-Hall

EVP & Chief Medical Officer

Pfizer Office Locations

Pfizer has offices in New York, Buenos Aires, Bentley, Shanghai and in 37 other locations
New York, US (HQ)
235 East 42nd Street
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Pfizer Financials and Metrics

Pfizer Financials

Pfizer's revenue was reported to be $52.8 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

12.9 b

Market capitalization (13-Nov-2017)

213.2 b
Pfizer's current market capitalization is $213.2 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


51.6 b49.6 b48.9 b52.8 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

9.6 b9.6 b9.6 b12.3 b

Gross profit

42 b40 b39.2 b40.5 b
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q2, 2017


12.6 b11.4 b12.8 b12.4 b10.9 b11.9 b12.1 b12.9 b

Cost of goods sold

2.3 b2 b2.5 b2.4 b1.8 b

Gross profit

10.4 b9.3 b10.3 b10 b9 b

Gross profit Margin, %

USDY, 2011Y, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


3.2 b10.1 b2.2 b3.3 b3.6 b


6.2 b5.7 b

Current Assets

56.2 b57.7 b43.8 b38.9 b


12.4 b11.8 b
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


2.1 b2.9 b3.4 b2.4 b3.6 b3.7 b3.1 b


6.5 b6.1 b6.2 b6.4 b5.8 b5.8 b7.6 b7.6 b

Current Assets

59.5 b57.8 b58.3 b57 b49.4 b51.7 b45 b38.5 b41.3 b43.8 b35.9 b36.4 b


12.4 b12.3 b12.2 b12 b11.5 b11.4 b13.7 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

22.1 b9.2 b

Accounts Receivable

940 m148 m21 m(134 m)


(538 m)175 m(199 m)365 m

Accounts Payable

382 m297 m254 m871 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Net Income

2.6 b2.3 b2.9 b2.7 b2.4 b

Depreciation and Amortization

3.1 b

Cash From Operating Activities

4.8 b

Purchases of PP&E

(806 m)
USDY, 2017


133.6 k

Financial Leverage

2.9 x
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Pfizer Operating Metrics

Y, 2014Y, 2015Y, 2016

Active Clinical Studies


Phase III Trials


Discovery Projects


Drugs Approved by FDA

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Pfizer Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
MedivationAugust 22, 2016$14 b
Anacor PharmaceuticalsJune 24, 2016$5.2 b
AllerganNovember 23, 2015$160 b

Pfizer Market Value History

Pfizer Revenue Breakdown

Pfizer Median Salaries

Source: 241 public H-1B filings from Pfizer

Pfizer's Web-traffic and Trends

Pfizer Online and Social Media Presence

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