NYSE:PFE - Pfizer Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$36.51 +0.21 (+0.58 %)
(As of 06/25/2018 07:35 AM ET)
Previous Close$36.30
Today's Range$36.3950 - $36.6350
52-Week Range$32.32 - $39.43
Volume26.61 million shs
Average Volume19.96 million shs
Market Capitalization$217.34 billion
P/E Ratio13.78
Dividend Yield3.73%
Beta0.91
Pfizer logoPfizer Inc. discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells healthcare products worldwide. It operates in two segments, Pfizer Innovative Health (IH) and Pfizer Essential Health (EH). The IH segment focuses on the development and commercialization of medicines and vaccines, and consumer healthcare products in various therapeutic areas, including internal medicine, vaccines, oncology, inflammation and immunology, and rare diseases, as well as consumer healthcare, such as over-the-counter brands comprising dietary supplements, pain management, gastrointestinal, and respiratory and personal care. This segment offers products primarily under the Prevnar 13/Prevenar 13, Xeljanz, Eliquis, Lyrica, Enbrel, Ibrance, Xtandi, Advil, and Centrum brands. The EH segment offers products that would lose or have lost marketing patent protection; branded generic products; generic sterile injectable products; biosimilars; and anti-infectives. It provides products under the Lipitor, Premarin family, Norvasc, Lyrica, Celebrex, Viagra, Inflectra/Remsima, Pristiq, Zyvox, Vfend, Revatio, Inspra, Medrol, Sulperazon, Fragmin, Tygacil, Nivestim, and Retacrit brand names. This segment also engages in the research and development, as well as contract manufacturing activities. Pfizer Inc. has collaboration and/or co-promotion agreements with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company for the development of Eliquis; Astellas Pharma US, Inc. for developing Xtandi; Merck KGaA for the development of Bavencio; and Neofluidics, LLC to develop a microfluidics-based platform. It serves wholesalers, retailers, hospitals, clinics, government agencies, pharmacies, and individual provider offices, as well as centers for disease control and prevention. Pfizer Inc. was founded in 1849 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Sub-IndustryPharmaceuticals
SectorMedical
SymbolNYSE:PFE
CUSIP71708110
Phone212-733-2323

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.45
Current Ratio1.27
Quick Ratio0.98

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio13.78
Forward P/E Ratio12.33
P/E Growth1.81

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$52.55 billion
Price / Sales4.14
Cash Flow$3.7485 per share
Price / Cash9.74
Book Value$12.02 per share
Price / Book3.04

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.65
Net Income$21.31 billion
Net Margins41.29%
Return on Equity25.29%
Return on Assets9.78%

Miscellaneous

Employees90,200
Outstanding Shares5,952,870,000

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Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pfizer's stock symbol?

Pfizer trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "PFE."

How often does Pfizer pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Pfizer?

Pfizer declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 26th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 11th will be given a dividend of $0.34 per share on Friday, June 1st. This represents a $1.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.73%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 10th. View Pfizer's Dividend History.

How will Pfizer's stock buyback program work?

Pfizer announced that its board has authorized a share repurchase plan on Tuesday, December 19th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $10,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Pfizer's earnings last quarter?

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 1st. The biopharmaceutical company reported $0.77 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.03. The biopharmaceutical company earned $12.91 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $13.14 billion. Pfizer had a net margin of 41.29% and a return on equity of 25.29%. The business's revenue was up 1.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.69 earnings per share. View Pfizer's Earnings History.

When is Pfizer's next earnings date?

Pfizer is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July, 31st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Pfizer.

What guidance has Pfizer issued on next quarter's earnings?

Pfizer updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 1st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.90-3.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.95. The company issued revenue guidance of $53.5-55.5 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $54.45 billion.

What price target have analysts set for PFE?

21 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Pfizer's stock. Their forecasts range from $36.00 to $45.00. On average, they anticipate Pfizer's share price to reach $40.4167 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Pfizer.

Are investors shorting Pfizer?

Pfizer saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 61,705,171 shares, an increase of 3.1% from the May 15th total of 63,688,761 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 19,319,820 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.2 days. Currently, 1.1% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Pfizer's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Pfizer's key competitors?

Who are Pfizer's key executives?

Pfizer's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Ian C. Read, Chairman & CEO (Age 64)
  • Mr. Frank A. D'Amelio, Exec. VP of Bus. Operations & CFO (Age 60)
  • Mr. Albert Bourla D.V.M., DVM, Ph.D., COO & Director (Age 56)
  • Dr. Mikael Dolsten, Pres of Worldwide R&D (Age 59)
  • Mr. John D. Young, Group Pres of Pfizer Innovative Health (Age 53)

Has Pfizer been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about PFE stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Pfizer earned a coverage optimism score of 0.03 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the biopharmaceutical company an impact score of 45.41 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are Pfizer's major shareholders?

Pfizer's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.72%), Northern Trust Corp (1.31%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.04%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.79%), Franklin Resources Inc. (0.75%) and Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (0.69%). Company insiders that own Pfizer stock include Albert Bourla, Alexander R Mackenzie, Anthony J Maddaluna, Charles H Hill, Douglas M Lankler, Frank A Damelio, Ian C Read, Kirsten Lund-Jurgensen, Laurie J Olson, Mikael Dolsten, Rady A Johnson, Sally Susman and W Don Cornwell. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Pfizer.

Which institutional investors are selling Pfizer stock?

PFE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Natixis, Swiss National Bank, FIL Ltd, Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Levin Capital Strategies L.P., MUFG Securities EMEA plc and Legal & General Group Plc. Company insiders that have sold Pfizer company stock in the last year include Alexander R Mackenzie, Charles H Hill, Douglas M Lankler, Frank A Damelio, Ian C Read, Kirsten Lund-Jurgensen, Laurie J Olson, Mikael Dolsten, Rady A Johnson, Sally Susman and W Don Cornwell. View Insider Buying and Selling for Pfizer.

Which institutional investors are buying Pfizer stock?

PFE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Mackay Shields LLC, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, LSV Asset Management and Summit Trail Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Pfizer.

How do I buy shares of Pfizer?

Shares of PFE can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Pfizer's stock price today?

One share of PFE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.51.

How big of a company is Pfizer?

Pfizer has a market capitalization of $217.34 billion and generates $52.55 billion in revenue each year. The biopharmaceutical company earns $21.31 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.65 on an earnings per share basis. Pfizer employs 90,200 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Pfizer?

Pfizer's mailing address is 235 EAST 42ND STREET, NEW YORK NY, 10017. The biopharmaceutical company can be reached via phone at 212-733-2323.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Pfizer (PFE)

Community Ranking:  3.2 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  988 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  534 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,522
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This page was last updated on 6/25/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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