Navigation Links
Financial Assessment of the Global Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industry

NEW YORK, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Financial Assessment of the Global Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industry .html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Pharmaceutical

Financial Management is the Key Strategy for Sustainability

This financial assessment study analyzes the financial ratios of public companies across the globe in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. The research objectives are to rank companies based on their financial and risk management while also identifying key trends that can impact the performance of industry participants over the next year. Those analyzed include 718 publicly-listed pharmaceutical and 482 publicly-listed biotechnology companies across the globe. To assess the financial performance, ratios are divided into four categories: profitability, liquidity, activity (turnover), and solvency. Top performers in each industry are also highlighted.

The Key Issues/Challenges Faced by Industry Participants in the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industry Include:

•The global economic slowdown
•Regulatory compliance
•Reducing profitability
•Increasing R&D costs
•Pricing pressures
•Counterfeit business

Financial Analysis of the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industry

1. Margin Analysis
•The pharmaceutical industry has generally witnessed smaller margins due to increasing competition from generics, pricing pressures, and decreasing healthcare spending.
•In the biotechnology industry, companies within low revenue range and relatively new products have witnessed negative margins because of the heavy investment in R&D and SG&A (selling and general expenses).

2. Profitability Analysis
•Companies with a large portfolio of drugs have seen higher profitability in the pharmaceutical industry.
•The long timelines and accumulating expenditures incurred before a drug is commercialized is making the biotechnology industry less profitable in initial years, even resulting in negative margins for companies that are smaller in terms of revenue.

3. Turnover Analysis
•In both the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, companies with lower revenue had poor turnover ratios because of the huge investments made in assets and in the development of the product.

4. Cash Reserve Analysis
•In the pharmaceutical industry the smaller companies in terms of revenue are increasing their cash reserve as a percentage of their assets.
•In the biotechnology industry, both small and large companies in terms of revenue are increasing their cash reserve as a percentage of their assets.

5. R&D to Sales Ratio
•Both the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries did not witness a great variation in the R&D to sales ratio in 2011 compared to the previous year. Though there was a general decline in the overall sales in both the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, the R&D expenses were not considerably reduced.

Who Will Benefit?

•Pharmaceutical & biotechnology companies
•Private equity
•Venture capital investors
•Fund managers
•Retail investors
•Sovereign wealth funds
•Hedge funds
•Insurance funds and other members of the investing community

Table Of Contents

1. Executive Summary

2. Definition of Key Terms

3. Research Objective and Scope

4. Research Methodology

5. Key Issues/Challenges Faced by Industry Participants

6. Pharmaceutical Industry

7. Top Performers in the Pharmaceutical Industry

8. Biotechnology Industry

9. Top Performers in the Biotechnology Industry

10. The Frost & Sullivan Story

To order this report:
Pharmaceutical Industry: Financial Assessment of the Global Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industry 

Contact Clare:
US:(339) 368 6001
Intl:+1 339 368 6001

SOURCE Reportlinker
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Mast Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2012 Financial Results
2. Inovio Pharmaceuticals Reports 2012 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results
3. Celsion Corporation Reports Year End 2012 Financial Results and Provides Business Update
4. Organovo Reports 2012 Financial Results
5. Telik Announces Fourth Quarter And 2012 Year End Financial Results And 2013 Financial Guidance
6. GenVec To Release Fourth Quarter And Year-end 2012 Financial Results And Conduct A Conference Call On March 22, 2013
7. China Biologic Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2012
8. Orexigen Therapeutics Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2012
9. Discovery Labs Reports Fourth Quarter 2012 Financial Results
10. GSI Group Announces Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012
11. AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2012 Financial Results
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/30/2015)... Connecticut , November 30, 2015 ... Kentucky Breast Care has entered into a multi-year ... healthcare practice. This will allow Kentucky Breast Care to ... offer exceptional care for their patients. --> ... Kentucky Breast Care has entered into a multi-year ...
(Date:11/29/2015)... , Nov. 29, 2015   Royal Philips  (NYSE: ... radiology solutions at the 2015 Radiological Society of North ... at McCormick Place in Chicago . ... experience the company,s broad portfolio of integrated Diagnostic Imaging, ... to increase clinical performance, improve workflow and create a ...
(Date:11/29/2015)...  The GE Health Cloud 1 was unveiled today ... North America (RSNA) meeting in ... new cloud ecosystem and its applications will connect radiologists and ... multidisciplinary teams – both inside and outside the hospital setting. ... GE. "As the digital industrial leader, we are betting big ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... November 30, 2015 , ... Holcomb – Kreithen ... plastic surgery practices in Florida, is proud to announce that Dr. Joshua Kreithen, ... giant Ethicon Inc., a Johnson & Johnson Company. , Ethicon is a global ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... EMIGSVILLE, PA (PRWEB) , ... November 30, 2015 ... ... (CCMS) software provider, has verified that their Vasont Universal Integrator (VUI) extension unites ... handle creating, editing, and managing content as a continuous process with the latest ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... Maryland (PRWEB) , ... November 30, 2015 , ... ... interactions could be of critical importance to the medical schools of the future. ... exhibited its healthcare suite at the 2015 ChangeMedEd conference in Chicago, organized by ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... 30, 2015 , ... Innovaacom, a leading provider of medical ... survey of educational needs for pharmacists worldwide. The poll of pharmacists in Europe, ... quality online and face-to-face education for pharmacists who are fast becoming the new ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... November 30, 2015 , ... ... In 2016, expected coding changes are likely to include new codes for spine ... not easy to understand the effects of code changes in musculoskeletal, radiology and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):