Acquired in-process research and development, a charge related to the purchase accounting of the OBS acquisition, totaled $3.8 billion for the fourth quarter of 2007.
Full-Year 2007 Results
For the full-year 2007, Schering-Plough reported a net loss available to common shareholders of $1.6 billion or $1.04 per common share on a GAAP basis due to purchase accounting adjustments. Earnings per common share would have been $1.37, excluding purchase accounting adjustments, acquisition-related items and other specified items (see table below on page 15). For the full- year 2006, Schering-Plough reported net income of $1.1 billion or 71 cents per common share on a GAAP basis and 87 cents per common share excluding other specified items.
Schering-Plough reported full-year 2007 GAAP net sales of $12.7 billion, a 20 percent increase, compared to $10.6 billion in 2006. Full-year 2007 net sales included $626 million of OBS net sales related to the period subsequent to the acquisition. In addition, the sales growth reflects a 4 percent favorable impact from foreign exchange. Schering-Plough's adjusted sales for 2007 totaled $15.2 billion, an increase of $2.7 billion as compared to $12.5 billion on an adjusted basis in 2006.
On a GAAP basis, Schering-Plough's gross margin was 65.3 percent in 2007 as compared to 65.1 percent in 2006. The gross margin percentage excluding purchase accounting adjustments and other specified items increased to 67.9 percent in 2007 as compared to 66.5 percent in 2006, due primarily to realized cost savings in 2007 from manufacturing streamlining activities during 2006.
Selling, general and administrative expenses were $5.5 billion for the
2007 full year. Research and development spending for 2007 totaled $2.9
billion. Full-year 2007 results include results of operations for OBS for
the period subseq
|SOURCE Schering-Plough Corporation|
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