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Pfizer Stock Forecast, Price & News

$36.63
-0.19 (-0.52 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 09:21 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$36.57
Now: $36.63
$37.07
50-Day Range
$35.65
MA: $37.68
$38.88
52-Week Range
$27.88
Now: $36.63
$40.97
Volume30.07 million shs
Average Volume29.37 million shs
Market Capitalization$203.55 billion
P/E Ratio14.54
Dividend Yield4.15%
Beta0.67
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; and collaboration agreements with Merck & Co., Inc. and Eli Lilly & Company, as well as with Merck KGaA and Nektar Therapeutics to develop a therapy for treating pancreatic cancer. Pfizer Inc. was founded in 1849 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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2.73 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Pharmaceutical preparations
Sub-IndustryPharmaceuticals
SectorMedical
CUSIP71708110
Phone212-733-2323

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$51.75 billion
Cash Flow$4.17 per share
Book Value$11.46 per share

Profitability

Net Income$16.27 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees88,300
Outstanding Shares5,556,880,000
Market Cap$203.55 billion
Next Earnings Date11/3/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$36.63
-0.19 (-0.52 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 09:21 PM ET)
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Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Pfizer's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Pfizer's stock was trading at $32.17 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, PFE shares have increased by 13.9% and is now trading at $36.63.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Pfizer?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pfizer in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Pfizer's next earnings date?

Pfizer is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 3rd 2020.
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How were Pfizer's earnings last quarter?

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 28th. The biopharmaceutical company reported $0.78 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.14. The biopharmaceutical company earned $11.80 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $11.55 billion. Pfizer had a return on equity of 25.11% and a net margin of 28.80%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 11.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.80 earnings per share.
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How often does Pfizer pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Pfizer?

Pfizer declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, June 25th. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 31st will be given a dividend of $0.38 per share on Tuesday, September 1st. This represents a $1.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.15%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 30th.
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How will Pfizer's stock buyback program work?

Pfizer declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program on Friday, December 14th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $10,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 3.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Pfizer issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 28th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.85-2.95 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.72. The company issued revenue guidance of $48.6-50.6 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $48.11 billion.

What price target have analysts set for PFE?

11 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Pfizer's shares. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $53.00. On average, they anticipate Pfizer's stock price to reach $39.57 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.0% from the stock's current price.
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Has Pfizer been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about PFE stock has trended negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Pfizer earned a coverage optimism score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the biopharmaceutical company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.
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Are investors shorting Pfizer?

Pfizer saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 53,490,000 shares, an increase of 12.7% from the July 15th total of 47,470,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 31,180,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.7 days.
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Who are some of Pfizer's key competitors?

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), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC), Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV), Walt Disney (DIS), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

Who are Pfizer's key executives?

Pfizer's management team includes the following 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)

What is Pfizer's stock symbol?

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

Who are Pfizer's major shareholders?

Pfizer's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.22%), BlackRock Inc. (7.69%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.03%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.72%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.56%) and Sanders Capital LLC (0.51%). Company insiders that own Pfizer stock include Alexander R Mackenzie, Dawn Rogers, Douglas M Lankler, Frank A Damelio, Jennifer B Damico, Mikael Dolsten, Pfizer Inc, Rady A Johnson, Ronald E Blaylock and Scott Gottlieb.
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Which institutional investors are selling Pfizer stock?

PFE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including TD Asset Management Inc., Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Toronto Dominion Bank, Vanguard Group Inc., Marshall Wace North America L.P., Federated Hermes Inc., Fisher Asset Management LLC, and Bank of Nova Scotia. Company insiders that have sold Pfizer company stock in the last year include Douglas M Lankler, and Jennifer B Damico.
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Which institutional investors are buying Pfizer stock?

PFE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nordea Investment Management AB, Two Sigma Advisers LP, BlackRock Inc., Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, First Trust Advisors LP, FIL Ltd, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, and Sanders Capital LLC. Company insiders that have bought Pfizer stock in the last two years include Pfizer Inc, Ronald E Blaylock, and Scott Gottlieb.
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Pfizer's stock price today?

One share of PFE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.63.

How big of a company is Pfizer?

Pfizer has a market capitalization of $203.55 billion and generates $51.75 billion in revenue each year. The biopharmaceutical company earns $16.27 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.95 on an earnings per share basis. Pfizer employs 88,300 workers across the globe.

What is Pfizer's official website?

The official website for Pfizer is 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.

This page was last updated on 9/21/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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