NYSE:PFE - Pfizer Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $42.54 +0.65 (+1.55 %) (As of 03/26/2019 01:19 PM ET)Previous Close$41.89Today's Range$42.1377 - $42.6952-Week Range$34.32 - $46.47Volume8.41 million shsAverage Volume26.22 million shsMarket Capitalization$253.24 billionP/E Ratio14.18Dividend Yield3.44%Beta0.76 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Pfizer Inc. discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells healthcare products worldwide. It offers medicines and vaccines in various therapeutic areas, including internal medicine, vaccines, oncology, inflammation and immunology, and rare diseases under the Lyrica, Chantix/Champix, Eliquis, Ibrance, Sutent, Xalkori, Inlyta, Xtandi, Enbrel, Xeljanz, Eucrisa, BeneFix, Genotropin, and Refacto AF/Xyntha brands. The company also provides consumer healthcare products that comprise over-the-counter medicines, including dietary supplement products under the Centrum, Caltrate, and Emergen-C names; pain management products under the Advil and ThermaCare names; gastrointestinal products under the Nexium 24HR/Nexium Control and Preparation H names; and respiratory and personal care products under the Robitussin, Advil Cold & Sinus, and ChapStick names. In addition, it offers products that would lose or have lost marketing patent protection; branded generic products; generic sterile injectable products; biosimilars; and anti-infectives under the Lipitor, Premarin family, Norvasc, Lyrica, Celebrex, Viagra, Inflectra/Remsima, Zyvox, Vfend, Revatio, Inspra, Medrol, Sulperazon, Fragmin, Tygacil, Nivestim, and Retacrit, Ixifi Infliximab BS names. Further, the company is also involved in the contract manufacturing business. It serves wholesalers, retailers, hospitals, clinics, government agencies, pharmacies, and individual provider offices, as well as disease control and prevention centers. The company has collaboration and/or co-promotion agreements with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Astellas Pharma US, Inc., and Merck KGaA; licensing agreement with BionTech AG; collaboration agreements with Merck & Co., Inc. and Eli Lilly & Company. Pfizer Inc. was founded in 1849 and is headquartered in New York, New York. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Pharmaceutical preparations Sub-IndustryPharmaceuticals SectorMedical Current SymbolNYSE:PFE Previous Symbol CUSIP71708110 CIK78003 Webwww.pfizer.com Phone212-733-2323Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.52 Current Ratio1.57 Quick Ratio1.33Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio14.18 Forward P/E Ratio14.87 P/E Growth2.4 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$53.65 billion Price / Sales4.72 Cash Flow$4.1584 per share Price / Cash Flow10.23 Book Value$10.71 per share Price / Book3.97Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.00 Net Income$11.15 billion Net Margins20.79% Return on Equity26.02% Return on Assets10.94%Miscellaneous Employees92,400 Outstanding Shares5,952,870,000Market Cap$253.24 billion Next Earnings Date5/7/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 14th. Investors of record on Friday, February 1st will be given a dividend of $0.36 per share on Friday, March 1st. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.39%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 31st. This is a positive change from Pfizer's previous quarterly dividend of $0.34. View Pfizer's Dividend History. How will Pfizer's stock buyback program work? Pfizer announced that its board has initiated a stock buyback program on Friday, December 14th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $10,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to buy up to 3.8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. How were Pfizer's earnings last quarter? Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January, 29th. The biopharmaceutical company reported $0.64 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.01. The biopharmaceutical company had revenue of $13.98 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $13.92 billion. Pfizer had a return on equity of 26.02% and a net margin of 20.79%. The company's revenue was up 2.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.62 EPS. View Pfizer's Earnings History. When is Pfizer's next earnings date? Pfizer is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Pfizer. What guidance has Pfizer issued on next quarter's earnings? Pfizer issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, January, 29th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.82-2.92 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.04. The company issued revenue guidance of $52-54 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $54.31 billion.Pfizer also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $2.82-2.92 EPS. What price target have analysts set for PFE? 21 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Pfizer's shares. Their forecasts range from $37.00 to $55.00. On average, they expect Pfizer's stock price to reach $45.1111 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Pfizer. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Pfizer? 21 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pfizer in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 13 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Pfizer. What are Wall Street analysts saying about Pfizer stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Pfizer stock: 1. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "We reiterate our OW rating and think respectable earnings growth, driven by Innovative Medicines, pipeline advancements, and return of capital to PFE’s shareholders — above the industry average — are all underappreciated. Therefore, we believe multiple expansion and upward earnings revisions should drive PFE shares higher. Valuation Summary We use a blend of DCF and multiples (EV/EBITDA) analysis to get to our 12-month price target of $53." (2/19/2019) 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Pfizer is working on strengthening its product portfolio as well as pipeline through acquisitions and licensing deals. However, many key drugs in Pfizer’s portfolio are facing declining sales due to generic competition. Pfizer revenues are also being affected by lower sales in the EH segment, pricing pressure and rising competition. EH revenues are being hurt by generic competition for some key products, lower revenues from sterile injectables portfolio due to continued legacy Hospira product shortages in the United States and lower sales of legacy Established Products in developed markets. Additionally, Pfizer’s shares have underperformed the industry this year so far. Estimates have gone down slightly ahead of Q4 earnings release. Pfizer has a positive record of earnings surprises in recent quarters." (1/25/2019) Has Pfizer been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about PFE stock have trended somewhat negative on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Pfizer earned a news sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the biopharmaceutical company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. Are investors shorting Pfizer? Pfizer saw a decline in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 138,180,124 shares, a decline of 11.4% from the February 15th total of 155,954,614 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 22,945,995 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 6.0 days. Currently, 2.4% of the company's shares are sold short. View Pfizer's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Pfizer's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Pfizer include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Roche Holdings AG Basel (RHHBY), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), Novartis (NVS), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Eli Lilly And Co (LLY), Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO), AbbVie (ABBV), Sanofi (SNY), AstraZeneca (AZN), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Celgene (CELG), Bayer (BAYRY) and Shire (SHPG). What other stocks do shareholders of Pfizer own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Pfizer investors own include AT&T (T), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), General Electric (GE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC), Verizon Communications (VZ), Bank of America (BAC), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM). Who are Pfizer's key executives? Pfizer's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Ian C. Read, Exec. Chairman (Age 65)Mr. Albert Bourla D.V.M., DVM, Ph.D., CEO & Director (Age 57)Mr. Frank A. D'Amelio, CFO & EVP of Global Supply & Bus. Operations (Age 61)Dr. Mikael Dolsten, Chief Scientific Officer & Pres of Worldwide Research, Devel. and Medical (Age 60)Mr. John D. Young, Group Pres & Chief Bus. Officer (Age 54) Who are Pfizer's major shareholders? Pfizer's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.78%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (1.68%), Northern Trust Corp (1.31%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.26%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.10%) and Norges Bank (0.97%). Company insiders that own Pfizer stock include Alexander R Mackenzie, Charles H Hill, Dawn Rogers, Douglas M Lankler, Frank A Damelio, Ian C Read, Kirsten Lund-Jurgensen, Laurie J Olson, Loretta V Cangialosi, Mikael Dolsten, Pfizer Inc, Rady A Johnson, Sally Susman and W Don Cornwell. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Pfizer. Which major investors are selling Pfizer stock? PFE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Longview Partners Guernsey LTD, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Nordea Investment Management AB, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, FMR LLC, American International Group Inc. and American Century Companies Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Pfizer company stock in the last year include Alexander R Mackenzie, Dawn Rogers, Douglas M Lankler, Frank A Damelio, Ian C Read, Kirsten Lund-Jurgensen, Laurie J Olson, Loretta V Cangialosi, Mikael Dolsten, Rady A Johnson, Sally Susman and W Don Cornwell. View Insider Buying and Selling for Pfizer. Which major investors are buying Pfizer stock? PFE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Norges Bank, BlackRock Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC, Northern Trust Corp, California Public Employees Retirement System, Railway Pension Investments Ltd and Bessemer Group Inc.. 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 $42.54. How big of a company is Pfizer? Pfizer has a market capitalization of $253.24 billion and generates $53.65 billion in revenue each year. The biopharmaceutical company earns $11.15 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.00 on an earnings per share basis. Pfizer employs 92,400 workers across the globe. What is Pfizer's official website? The official website for Pfizer is http://www.pfizer.com. 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 (NYSE PFE)Community Ranking: 3.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,254 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 756 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 2,010MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Pfizer and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PFE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PFE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Is it Safe to Invest in Commodities?