Can Pfizer Continue to Trend Higher?
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Pfizer is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells medicines for people and animals worldwide. The company manages its operations through five segments: Primary Care, Specialty Care and Oncology, Established Products and Emerging Markets, Animal Health and Consumer Healthcare, and Nutrition. Pfizer’s main products include human and animal biologic and small molecule medicines, as well as vaccines, nutritional products, consumer healthcare products, and products for the prevention and treatment of diseases in livestock and companion animals.
Pfizer reported its quarter three earnings that left investors pleased. Ian Read, Chair and Chief Executive Officer, stated, “Overall, I am very pleased with our continued and steady progress, on many fronts, to drive greater value for our shareholders. We continue to generate solid financial results on an operational basis, despite the impact of product losses of exclusivity and the ongoing expiration of the Spiriva collaboration in certain countries as well as the challenging operating environment. Within our innovative businesses, during third-quarter 2013, revenues from our Oncology business increased 26 percent operationally due to the continued strong performance of new products, primarily Inlyta and Xalkori in several major markets.”