Pfizer Reports Third-Quarter 2010 Revenues of $16.2 Billion

Pfizer Inc.Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) reported financial results for third-quarter 2010. Since the acquisition of Wyeth was completed on October 15, 2009, legacy Wyeth products and operations are reflected in the first three quarters of 2010, but not reflected in the first three quarters of 2009. Third-quarter 2010 revenues were $16.2 billion, an increase of 39% compared with $11.6 billion in the year-ago quarter. Revenues for third-quarter 2010 compared with the year-ago quarter were favorably impacted by $5.2 billion, or 44%, due to the addition of the legacy Wyeth products, negatively impacted by $458 million, or 4%, due to legacy Pfizer products, and negatively impacted by $160 million, or 1%, due to foreign exchange. For third-quarter 2010, U.S. revenues were $7.1 billion, an increase of 48% compared with the year-ago quarter. International revenues were $9.1 billion, an increase of 33% compared with the prior-year quarter, which reflected 35% operational growth partially offset by a 2% unfavorable impact of foreign exchange. U.S. revenues represented 44% of total revenues in third-quarter 2010 compared with 41% in the year-ago quarter, while international revenues represented 56% of total revenues in third-quarter 2010 compared with 59% in the year-ago quarter.

For the first nine months of 2010, revenues were $50.2 billion, an increase of 50% compared with $33.5 billion in the same period in 2009. Revenues for the first nine months of 2010 compared with the year-ago period were favorably impacted by $15.9 billion, or 48%, due to the addition of the legacy Wyeth products, and by $1.2 billion, or 3%, due to foreign exchange, and negatively impacted by $285 million, or 1%, due to legacy Pfizer products. U.S. revenues were $21.8 billion, an increase of 52% compared with the first nine month of 2009. International revenues were $28.4 billion, an increase of 48% compared with the same period last year, which reflected 42% operational growth and a 6% favorable impact of foreign exchange. U.S. revenues represented 43% and international revenues represented 57% of total revenues in the first nine months of 2010, comparable with the first nine months of 2009.

Jeff Kindler, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "It's been just over a year since the closing of the Wyeth acquisition. I am particularly pleased with the speed of the integration, the cost synergies achieved to date as well as our solid financial performance this quarter and year-to-date in this difficult economic environment. This combination is clearly creating opportunities to provide greater value for our shareholders."

"We continue to carefully evaluate and make prudent capital allocation decisions. We recently announced several business development transactions that we believe will enhance shareholder value by enabling continued growth in several of our business units. Our pending acquisition of King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is consistent with our stated objective of seeking a larger presence in the pain market within the Primary Care unit, while our acquisition of FoldRx enhances the orphan and rare disease pipeline portfolio of our Specialty Care unit. Further, our alliance with Biocon is expected to advance our biosimilars strategy by positioning us competitively in the diabetes market over time, while our agreement with Laboratorio Teuto Brasileiro S.A. is expected to broaden our Emerging Markets presence. Also, we are reviewing strategic alternatives for Capsugel in order to optimize the value of this asset. We believe these actions, taken together, will serve to improve our business profile and provide both near-term and longer-term financial benefit," continued Mr. Kindler.

Frank D'Amelio, Chief Financial Officer, stated, "Given our solid year-to-date performance and continued confidence in the business, we are once again reaffirming our 2012 financial targets, and we are narrowing the ranges for the components of our 2010 financial guidance. Additionally, we are increasing our 2010 adjusted diluted EPS guidance to a range of $2.17 to $2.22 from a range of $2.10 to $2.20. Further, we repurchased approximately $500 million, or 30 million shares, of our common stock in the third quarter, and we continue to review our capital allocation options with the goal of maximizing value for our shareholders."

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