Pfizer Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2007 Results

Pfizer Inc.Pfizer Inc (NYSE: PFE) reported results for the fourth-quarter and full-year 2007. For the fourth-quarter 2007, Pfizer recorded revenues of $13.1 billion, an increase of 4% compared with $12.6 billion in the year-ago quarter, despite the March 2007 loss of U.S. exclusivity of Norvasc, which contributed to a decrease in Norvasc revenues of $667 million. Fourth-quarter 2007 revenues were positively impacted by foreign exchange, which increased revenues by approximately $610 million or 5%, and the strong performance of many new and in-line products.

For the fourth-quarter 2007, the Company posted reported net income of $2.9 billion, a decrease of 70% compared with $9.4 billion in the prior-year quarter, and reported diluted EPS of $0.42, a decrease of 68% compared with $1.32 in the prior-year quarter. The decline was primarily attributable to the one-time after-tax gain of $7.9 billion ($1.08 in reported diluted EPS) in the fourth-quarter 2006 related to the sale of the Consumer Healthcare business.

Pfizer recorded full-year 2007 revenues of $48.6 billion, an increase of 1% compared with $48.4 billion in 2006, notwithstanding the loss of U.S. exclusivity of Norvasc and Zoloft, which contributed to a decrease in Norvasc and Zoloft revenues of $3.4 billion. The 1% increase reflects the favorable impact of foreign exchange, which increased revenues by approximately $1.5 billion or 3%, in addition to the strong performance of many new and in-line products.

For the full-year 2007, the Company posted reported net income of $8.3 billion, a decrease of 57% compared with $19.3 billion in 2006, and reported diluted EPS of $1.20, a decrease of 55% compared with $2.66 in 2006. The decline was primarily attributable to the one-time after-tax gain of $7.9 billion ($1.08 in reported diluted EPS) in 2006 related to the sale of the Consumer Healthcare business as well as after-tax charges of $2.1 billion in the third-quarter 2007 related to the write-off of assets and other costs associated with Pfizer's decision to exit Exubera.

For the fourth-quarter 2007, Pfizer posted adjusted income of $3.6 billion, an increase of 17% compared with $3.0 billion in the year-ago quarter, and adjusted diluted EPS of $0.52, an increase of 21% compared with $0.43 in the year-ago quarter. For the full-year 2007, the Company posted adjusted income of $15.3 billion, an increase of 2% compared with $15.0 billion in 2006, and adjusted diluted EPS of $2.20, an increase of 7% compared with $2.06 in 2006. Fourth-quarter and full-year 2007 adjusted income and adjusted diluted EPS were favorably impacted by foreign exchange and the Company's cost-reduction initiatives, and were also impacted by revenues as discussed above. Adjusted diluted EPS was also positively impacted by Pfizer's purchase of $10.0 billion of the Company's stock in 2007, approximately $2.5 billion of which was purchased in the fourth quarter.

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