PFIZER at All Time High; BSE HEALTHCARE Index Down 0.1%
December 4, 2019 09:24 AM

PFIZER share price has hit an all-time high at Rs 4,400 (up 1.0%).

Meanwhile, the BSE HEALTHCARE Index is at 13,460 (down 0.1%).

Among the top gainers in the BSE HEALTHCARE Index today are PFIZER (up 1.0%) and DR. REDDYS LAB (up 0.1%).

SUN PHARMA (down 0.1%) and LUPIN (down 0.1%) are among the top losers today.

Over the last one year, PFIZER has moved up from Rs 2,758 to Rs 4,400, registering a gain of Rs 1,642 (up 59.0%).

The BSE HEALTHCARE has moved down from 14,159 to 13,460, loss of 699 points (down 5.1%) during the last 12 months.

The top gainers among the BSE HEALTHCARE Index stocks during this same period were ASTRAZENECA PHARMA (up 107.8%), DR. LAL PATHLABS LTD (up 80.7%) and ABBOTT INDIA (up 65.0%).

What About the Benchmark Indices?

The BSE Sensex is at 40,616 (down 0.3%). The top gainers among the BSE Sensex stocks today are TCS (up 0.9%), ICICI BANK (up 0.8%) and TATA MOTORS (up 0.4%). Other gainers include BAJAJ FINANCE (up 0.2%) and HUL (up 0.2%). The most traded stocks in the BSE Sensex are TATA MOTORS and ICICI BANK.

In the meantime, NSE Nifty is at 11,976 (down 0.2%). The top gainers in the NSE Nifty include TATA MOTORS (up 1.2%), ICICI BANK (up 1.0%) and TCS (up 1.0%). Other gainers include WIPRO (up 0.8%) and BAJAJ FINANCE (up 0.8%).

Over the last 12 months, the BSE Sensex has moved up from 36,241 to 40,616, registering a gain of 4,375 points (up 11.9%).

PFIZER Financial Update...

PFIZER net profit stood at Rs 2 billion for the quarter ended September 2019, compared to a profit of Rs 1 billion a year ago. Net Sales rose 10.4% to Rs 5.7 billion during the period as against Rs 5.1 billion in July-September 2018.

For the year ended March 2019, PFIZER reported 19.2% increase in net profit to Rs 4.3 billion compared to net profit of Rs 3.6 billion during FY18.

Revenue of the company grew 5.1% to Rs 21 billion during FY19.

The current Price to earnings ratio of PFIZER, based on rolling 12 month earnings, stands at 39.5x.