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Shire's top competitors include Pfizer, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Biogen and Gilead Sciences.
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Shire
Shire
Shire is a specialty biopharmaceutical company.
Pfizer
Pfizer
Pfizer is a research-based biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery, development, manufacture, and distribution of healthcare products.
Alexion Pharmaceuticals
Alexion Pharmaceuticals
Alexion is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and delivering life-transforming therapies for patients with devastating and rare diseases.
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures, and markets medicines.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Vertex Pharmaceuticals is a biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation to create medicines for people with cystic fibrosis.
Biogen
Biogen
Biogen is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, and delivers innovative therapies for people living with serious neurological and neurodegenerative diseases.
Gilead Sciences
Gilead Sciences
Gilead Sciences is a research-based biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of medicines.
Founding Date
Founding Date
1986
Founding Date
1849
Founding Date
1992
Founding Date
1988
Founding Date
1989
Founding Date
1978
Founding Date
1987
Type
Type
Subsidiary
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Public
Tags
Locations
Locations
Dublin, IE HQ
The Rocks, AU
Wien, AT
Bruxelles, BE
Sofia, BG
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Locations
New York, US HQ
Villa Adelina, AR
Bentley, AU
Melbourne, AU
Mulgrave, AU
Sydney, AU
Thebarton, AU
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Locations
Boston, US HQ
Frenchs Forest, AU
Elsene, BE
São Paulo, BR
Vaughan, CA
Shanghai, CN
Bogotá, CO
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Locations
Tarrytown, US HQ
Dublin, IE
Limerick, IE
Uxbridge, GB
Bernards, US
Rensselaer, US
Sleepy Hollow, US
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Locations
Boston, US HQ
St Leonards, AU
Wien, AT
Toronto, CA
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Locations
Cambridge, US HQ
Vicente López, AR
Macquarie Park, AU
Wien, AT
Machelen, BE
Mississauga, CA
Las Condes, CL
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Locations
Foster City, US HQ
Buenos Aires, AR
Melbourne, AU
Wien, AT
Machelen, BE
São Paulo, BR
Edmonton, CA
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Employees
Employees
7,80441% increase
Employees
88,3004% decrease
Employees
3,08216% increase
Employees
9,12313% increase
Employees
3,40013% increase
Employees
7,4005% decrease
Employees
13,60015% increase
Valuation ($)
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
243.7 b
Valuation ($)
40.3 b
Valuation ($)
64.6 b
Valuation ($)
47.3 b
Valuation ($)
42.9 b
Valuation ($)
87.8 b
Twitter followers
Twitter followers
7.7 k
Twitter followers
28.7 k
Twitter followers
12.8 k
Twitter followers
30.2 k
Twitter followers
66.8 k
Twitter followers
41.2 k
Twitter followers
68.8 k
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
N/A
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
14
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
12
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
26
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
14
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
46
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
15
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
N/A
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
13.7
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
2.2
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
11.5
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
11.8
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
10.5
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
18.5
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
N/A
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
100%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
91.67%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
100%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
78.57%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
100%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
100%
Alexa Website Rank
Alexa Website Rank
N/A
Alexa Website Rank
30312
Alexa Website Rank
305881
Alexa Website Rank
183060
Alexa Website Rank
189287
Alexa Website Rank
252167
Alexa Website Rank
138959
Employee Rating
Employee Rating
3
Employee Rating
4.2
Employee Rating
3.9
Employee Rating
3.9
Employee Rating
3.7
Employee Rating
4.1
Employee Rating
3.8

Financial

Revenue (est.)
Revenue (est.)
£43m (FY, 2018)
Revenue (est.)
$41.9b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
$6.1b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
$8.5b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
$6.2b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
$13.4b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
$24.7b (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
$8.7b (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
$553.5m (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
$1.1b (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
$736.3m (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
$1.8b (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
$4.6b (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
$33.2b (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
$5.5b (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
$7.4b (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
$5.5b (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
$11.6b (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
$20.1b (FY, 2020)
Net income
Net income
£3.4m (FY, 2018)
Net income
$9.7b (FY, 2020)
Net income
$603.4m (FY, 2020)
Net income
$3.5b (FY, 2020)
Net income
$2.7b (FY, 2020)
Net income
$4.1b (FY, 2020)
Net income
$89m (FY, 2020)

Operating

Countries
Countries
100 (FY, 2017)
Countries
125 (FY, 2019)
Countries
N/A
Countries
N/A
Countries
N/A
Countries
N/A
Countries
35 (FY, 2020)
Manufacturing Sites
Manufacturing Sites
14 (FY, 2017)
Manufacturing Sites
49 (FY, 2019)
Manufacturing Sites
N/A
Manufacturing Sites
N/A
Manufacturing Sites
N/A
Manufacturing Sites
N/A
Manufacturing Sites
N/A
Patents (US)
Patents (US)
N/A
Patents (US)
N/A
Patents (US)
N/A
Patents (US)
31 (FY, 2020)
Patents (US)
N/A
Patents (US)
21 (FY, 2019)
Patents (US)
650 (Dec, 2020)
Phase I Trials Products
Phase I Trials Products
7 (FY, 2017)
Phase I Trials Products
26 (FY, 2019)
Phase I Trials Products
N/A
Phase I Trials Products
N/A
Phase I Trials Products
N/A
Phase I Trials Products
13 (Q3, 2020)
Phase I Trials Products
N/A
Phase II Trials Products
Phase II Trials Products
10 (FY, 2017)
Phase II Trials Products
37 (FY, 2019)
Phase II Trials Products
N/A
Phase II Trials Products
N/A
Phase II Trials Products
N/A
Phase II Trials Products
9 (Q3, 2020)
Phase II Trials Products
N/A
Phase III Trials Products
Phase III Trials Products
15 (FY, 2017)
Phase III Trials Products
23 (FY, 2019)
Phase III Trials Products
N/A
Phase III Trials Products
N/A
Phase III Trials Products
N/A
Phase III Trials Products
6 (Q3, 2020)
Phase III Trials Products
8 (FY, 2020)
Products
Products
N/A
Products
N/A
Products
5 (Q1, 2021)
Products
7 (FY, 2020)
Products
6 (FY, 2020)
Products
N/A
Products
20 (FY, 2020)

Funding

Total funding raised
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
$ 8.9m
Total funding raised
$ 2.4m
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
N/A
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Pfizer
HQ
New York, US
Employees
88,300↓ 4% decrease

Pfizer is a research-based biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery, development, manufacture, and distribution of healthcare products.

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Alexion Pharmaceuticals
HQ
Boston, US
Employees
3,082↑ 16% increase

Alexion is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and delivering life-transforming therapies for patients with devastating and rare diseases.

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Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
HQ
Tarrytown, US
Employees
9,123↑ 13% increase

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures, and markets medicines.

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Vertex Pharmaceuticals
HQ
Boston, US
Employees
3,400↑ 13% increase

Vertex Pharmaceuticals is a biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation to create medicines for people with cystic fibrosis.

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