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Pfizer Inc third-quarter 2004 performance report

Pressmeddelande   •   Okt 20, 2004 13:57 CEST

PFIZER DEMONSTRATES RESILIENCE
IN CHALLENGING BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
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Third-Quarter Adjusted Income' Grows 13 Percent
to $4.160 Billion; Third-Quarter Adjusted Diluted EPS'
Up 15 Percent to $.55
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Estimate of Full-Year 2004 Adjusted Diluted EPS*
of $2.12-$2.14 Reconfirmed
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Third-Quarter Reported Net Income of $3.341 Billion;
Third-Quarter Reported Diluted EPS of $.44
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Quarterly Revenues Increase 4 Percent to $12.831 Billion;
Lipitor and COX-2 Products Achieve Strong Growth
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Quarter Marked by FDA-Approved Inclusion of ASCOT-LLA Data in
Lipitor and Caduet Labeling, E.U. Approval of Lyrica for Epilepsy
and Neuropathic Pain, U.S. Approval of Geodon for Bipolar Mania,
U.S. Filing of Lasofoxifene for Osteoporosis Prevention,
Initial Enrollment in Pfizer Helpful Answers Program
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Revenue and Income Growth in 2005 to Be Tempered
by Patent Expirations and Other Factors;
Longer-Term Growth Prospects Remain Strong
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Pfizer Remains On Track to Submit an Industry-Record
20 Major U.S. Regulatory Filings in 2001-2006

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Full report and additional information, click here.
http://www.pfizer.com/are/investors_releases/2004pr/mn_2004_1020.cfm

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* "Adjusted income" and "adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS)" are defined as reported net income and reported diluted earnings per share excluding discontinued operations, the cumulative effect of a change in accounting principle, significant impacts of purchase accounting for acquisitions, merger-related costs, and certain significant items. A reconciliation to reported net income and reported diluted EPS is provided within this document.

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