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Pfizer Inc.
Type Public
Traded as
  • DJIA component
  • S&P 100 component
  • S&P 500 component
Industry Pharmaceutical
When it was created 1849; 171 years ago (1849)
Headquarters New York City, U.S.
Area served Worldwide
Key people Ian Read
(Executive Chairman)
Albert Bourla
Money earned Increase US$53.64 billion (2018)
Operating income Decrease US$14.00 billion (2018)
Net income Decrease US$11.15 billion (2018)
Total assets Decrease US$159.42 billion (2018)
Total equity Decrease US$63.40 billion (2018)
Employees ~92,400 (2018)
Subsidiaries Agouron Pharmaceuticals
G.D. Searle, LLC

Pfizer is drug and medicine company. It was founded in 1849 in New York City. It is ranked the largest drug company in the world. Pfizer is known for its drugs Advil and ChapStick. The company bought Wyeth, which also used to be a drug company. The deal was completed in 2009.

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