Pfizer

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Product Type: Stock CFDMarket: NYSE
Sector: HealthcareIndustry: Major Drug Manufacturers
Country: United States (US)Currency: USD
Trading Hours: According to marketMeasurement Unit: Shares
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Description:

PFIZER is an American healthcare corporation based in New York that is focused on pharmaceuticals and consumer products. The company produces medicines for a number of medical fields, such as cardiology, immunology and neurology. The corporation is one of the world’s largest in the pharmaceutical industry.

The company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 100. The company currently has around 96,000 employees.

Interesting Facts:

  • The company was expected to merge with Allergan plc in a deal valued at $160 billion, but was called off in April 2016 after the US Treasury due to inversions, a way of avoiding taxes through merging with a foreign company.
  • In 2018 PFIZER’s consumer health business found itself at the centre of a bidding war between GlaxoSmithKline Plc and Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc who are expected to table bids of up to $20 billion for the company.
  • Company revenue in 2016 was $52.82 billion.