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 Novo Nordisk A/SMerck & Co., Inc.AbbViePfizerNovartis
SymbolNYSE:NVONYSE:MRKNYSE:ABBVNYSE:PFENYSE:NVS
Price Information
Current Price$70.77$76.43$108.22$37.16$86.61
52 Week RangeHoldBuyBuyHoldHold
MarketRank™
Overall Score1.42.42.82.32.2
Analysis Score1.13.41.42.14.2
Community Score2.12.52.92.92.3
Dividend Score2.52.55.03.32.5
Ownership Score0.01.71.71.70.0
Earnings & Valuation Score1.31.93.11.31.9
Analyst Ratings
Consensus RecommendationHoldBuyBuyHoldHold
Consensus Price Target$72.00$95.92$115.75$38.57$108.50
% Upside from Price Target1.74% upside25.50% upside6.96% upside3.80% upside25.27% upside
Trade Information
Market Cap$166.65 billion$193.40 billion$190.99 billion$207.26 billion$198.22 billion
Beta0.460.430.840.70.59
Average Volume1,010,82411,827,9727,453,05832,317,4321,979,751
Sales & Book Value
Annual Revenue$18.30 billion$46.84 billion$33.27 billion$51.75 billion$47.50 billion
Price / Sales9.114.135.744.014.17
Cashflow$2.82 per share$6.21 per share$10.11 per share$4.14 per share$7.33 per share
Price / Cash25.1012.3110.708.9711.82
Book Value$3.65 per share$10.21 per share($5.53) per share$11.46 per share$24.53 per share
Price / Book19.397.49-19.573.243.53
Profitability
Net Income$5.84 billion$9.84 billion$7.88 billion$16.27 billion$11.73 billion
EPS$2.46$5.19$8.94$2.95$5.24
Trailing P/E Ratio26.6116.9122.8823.9728.03
Forward P/E Ratio23.9112.598.8912.1413.28
P/E Growth2.211.891.542.791.76
Net Margins32.65%24.33%18.16%17.85%14.71%
Return on Equity (ROE)71.46%53.83%439.24%24.88%24.39%
Return on Assets (ROA)31.34%16.83%13.22%9.32%10.59%
Dividend
Annual Payout$1.33$2.60$5.20$1.56$2.08
Dividend Yield1.88%3.40%4.81%4.20%2.40%
Three-Year Dividend Growth13.65%31.22%84.37%-10.94%13.60%
Payout Ratio54.07%50.10%58.17%52.88%39.69%
Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth1 Years1 Years49 Years1 Years1 Years
Debt
Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.04%0.90%5.38%0.76%0.49%
Current Ratio1.04%1.30%0.95%1.40%0.91%
Quick Ratio0.78%1.00%0.81%1.13%0.69%
Ownership Information
Institutional Ownership Percentage5.91%72.86%67.49%67.36%9.86%
Insider Ownership Percentage0.07%0.28%0.09%0.08%0.01%
Miscellaneous
Employees44,72373,00047,00088,300105,794
Shares Outstanding2.35 billion2.53 billion1.76 billion5.58 billion2.29 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2021 (Estimated)4/29/2021 (Confirmed)4/30/2021 (Confirmed)5/4/2021 (Confirmed)4/27/2021 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionableOptionableOptionableOptionableOptionable
SourceHeadline
Gene therapies for neurodegenerative diseases: Pfizer, Novartis, Biogen and others seek more from FDA - Endpoints NewsGene therapies for neurodegenerative diseases: Pfizer, Novartis, Biogen and others seek more from FDA - Endpoints News
endpts.com - April 13 at 8:49 PM
FDA approves new self-injection administration for Xolair - PMLiVEFDA approves new self-injection administration for Xolair - PMLiVE
pmlive.com - April 13 at 3:49 PM
First Week of April 16th Options Trading For Novartis (NVS) - NasdaqFirst Week of April 16th Options Trading For Novartis (NVS) - Nasdaq
nasdaq.com - April 13 at 3:49 PM
Genentech and Novartis Win FDA Approval for Self-Injectable Form of Xolair - BioSpaceGenentech and Novartis Win FDA Approval for Self-Injectable Form of Xolair - BioSpace
biospace.com - April 13 at 3:49 PM
Novartis in Canada named a Top 50 Best Workplace™ in the country - Yahoo FinanceNovartis in Canada named a Top 50 Best Workplace™ in the country - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 3:49 PM
NVS Named Top 10 SAFE International Dividend StockNVS Named Top 10 SAFE International Dividend Stock
nasdaq.com - April 13 at 9:19 AM
Delhi HC Restrains Eris Lifesciences from Infringing Novartis Sacubitril, Valsartan FDC - Medical DialoguesDelhi HC Restrains Eris Lifesciences from Infringing Novartis Sacubitril, Valsartan FDC - Medical Dialogues
medicaldialogues.in - April 12 at 5:57 PM
AACR: BeiGene details Novartis-partnered PD-1s first global pivotal win in lung cancer. Should Opdivo maker BMS be concerned? - FiercePharmaAACR: BeiGene details Novartis-partnered PD-1's first global pivotal win in lung cancer. Should Opdivo maker BMS be concerned? - FiercePharma
fiercepharma.com - April 12 at 5:57 PM
Novartis receives FDA approval of Xolair® (omalizumab) self-injection with prefilled syringe across all indications for appropriate patients - PRNewswireNovartis receives FDA approval of Xolair® (omalizumab) self-injection with prefilled syringe across all indications for appropriate patients - PRNewswire
prnewswire.com - April 12 at 5:57 PM
Novartis wins injunction to stop generic version of blockbuster MS drug, for now - LawyerlyNovartis wins injunction to stop generic version of blockbuster MS drug, for now - Lawyerly
lawyerly.com.au - April 12 at 7:56 AM
Insights on the Myasthenia Gravis Drugs Global Market to 2027 - Featuring Novartis International, Pfizer & Shire Among Others - PRNewswireInsights on the Myasthenia Gravis Drugs Global Market to 2027 - Featuring Novartis International, Pfizer & Shire Among Others - PRNewswire
prnewswire.com - April 9 at 9:59 PM
Insights on the Myasthenia Gravis Drugs Global Market to 2027 - Featuring Novartis International, Pfizer & Shire Among Others - Yahoo FinanceInsights on the Myasthenia Gravis Drugs Global Market to 2027 - Featuring Novartis International, Pfizer & Shire Among Others - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - April 9 at 4:58 PM
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals : Statement on Novartis Withdrawing Anti-VEGF Pre-Filled Syringe Case in the International Trade Commission - Marketscreener.comRegeneron Pharmaceuticals : Statement on Novartis Withdrawing Anti-VEGF Pre-Filled Syringe Case in the International Trade Commission - Marketscreener.com
marketscreener.com - April 9 at 4:58 PM
NOVARTIS AG : Receives a Sell rating from JP Morgan - marketscreener.comNOVARTIS AG : Receives a Sell rating from JP Morgan - marketscreener.com
marketscreener.com - April 9 at 6:57 AM
Novartis AG - Consensus Indicates Potential 21.3% Upside - DirectorsTalk InterviewsNovartis AG - Consensus Indicates Potential 21.3% Upside - DirectorsTalk Interviews
directorstalkinterviews.com - April 9 at 6:57 AM
Novartis (NVS) Teams Up With Artios for Radioligand Therapies - Yahoo FinanceNovartis (NVS) Teams Up With Artios for Radioligand Therapies - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - April 8 at 10:45 PM
Novartis (NVS) Teams Up With Artios for Radioligand TherapiesNovartis (NVS) Teams Up With Artios for Radioligand Therapies
finance.yahoo.com - April 8 at 5:44 PM
Novartis now bags UK license for Kesimpta - The Pharma LetterNovartis now bags UK license for Kesimpta - The Pharma Letter
thepharmaletter.com - April 8 at 12:43 PM
 Analysts Expect Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS) Will Post Earnings of $1.64 Per Share Analysts Expect Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS) Will Post Earnings of $1.64 Per Share
americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 8:10 AM
Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS) Expected to Post Earnings of $1.64 Per ShareNovartis AG (NYSE:NVS) Expected to Post Earnings of $1.64 Per Share
americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 8:10 AM
Novartis receives European and UK licence for Kesimpta® (ofatumumab), the first self-administered B-cell therapy for patients with relapsing forms of MS - PharmiWeb.comNovartis receives European and UK licence for Kesimpta® (ofatumumab), the first self-administered B-cell therapy for patients with relapsing forms of MS - PharmiWeb.com
pharmiweb.com - April 8 at 7:42 AM
Artios Pharma to collaborate with Novartis on DDR cancer therapies - EPM MagazineArtios Pharma to collaborate with Novartis on DDR cancer therapies - EPM Magazine
epmmagazine.com - April 8 at 7:42 AM
Novartis Taps Artios In Discovery Pact To Enhance Radioligand PortfolioNovartis Taps Artios In Discovery Pact To Enhance Radioligand Portfolio
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 2:40 PM
Videos | MedShr launches Global Health Programme backed by Novartis - Healthcare Global - Healthcare News, Magazine and WebsiteVideos | MedShr launches Global Health Programme backed by Novartis - Healthcare Global - Healthcare News, Magazine and Website
healthcareglobal.com - April 7 at 9:39 AM
Novartis UK announces further HRT patch stock issues - PharmaTimesNovartis UK announces further HRT patch stock issues - PharmaTimes
pharmatimes.com - April 7 at 9:39 AM
DateCompanyBrokerageAction
2/11/2021Novo Nordisk A/SUBS GroupReiterated Rating
2/4/2021Novo Nordisk A/SBarclaysReiterated Rating
1/20/2021Novo Nordisk A/SCredit Suisse GroupDowngrade
1/15/2021Novo Nordisk A/SDeutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated Coverage
11/12/2020Novo Nordisk A/SJPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated Rating
11/6/2020Novo Nordisk A/SMorgan StanleyDowngrade
11/3/2020Novo Nordisk A/SSociete GeneraleReiterated Rating
9/29/2020Novo Nordisk A/SBerenberg BankInitiated Coverage
7/6/2020Novo Nordisk A/SBank of AmericaDowngrade
5/4/2020Novo Nordisk A/SCowenInitiated Coverage
1/3/2020Novo Nordisk A/SGuggenheimDowngrade
11/22/2019Novo Nordisk A/SPareto SecuritiesDowngrade
9/17/2019Novo Nordisk A/SCitigroupUpgrade
2/5/2021Merck & Co., Inc.Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated Rating
12/6/2020Merck & Co., Inc.MizuhoReiterated Rating
11/10/2020Merck & Co., Inc.Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated Rating
10/29/2020Merck & Co., Inc.SVB LeerinkBoost Price Target
10/23/2020Merck & Co., Inc.TruistInitiated Coverage
8/4/2020Merck & Co., Inc.Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated Rating
8/3/2020Merck & Co., Inc.The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgrade
6/12/2020Merck & Co., Inc.Wolfe ResearchDowngrade
3/24/2020Merck & Co., Inc.ArgusLower Price Target
11/18/2020AbbVieBMO Capital MarketsInitiated Coverage
6/23/2020AbbVieAtlantic SecuritiesUpgrade
2/3/2021PfizerDZ BankReiterated Rating
9/23/2020NovartisOddo BhfDowngrade
(Data available from 4/13/2018 forward. View 10+ years of historical ratings with our analyst ratings screener.)
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