Forecast: Top 15 Pharma Companies in 2018

by Christopher Freeburn | April 26, 2012 4:22 pm

Life-science sector research firm EvaluatePharma has analyzed worldwide sales figures and trends[1] for leading pharmaceutical companies and projects that by 2018, Novartis (NYSE:NVS[2]) will become the world’s largest prescription drug manufacturer.

By then, only one American drugmaker, Pfizer (NYSE:PFE[3]), will remain in the top 5, according to EvaluatePharma.

Here are the firm’s Top 15 Pharmaceutical manufactures in 2018:

  1. Novartis
  2. Sanofi (NYSE:SNY[4])
  3. Pfizer
  4. GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:GSK[5])
  5. Roche (PINK:RHHBY[6])
  6. Merck & Co. (NYSE:MRK[7])
  7. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ[8])
  8. Teva (NASDAQ:TEVA[9])
  9. AstraZeneca (NYSE:AZN[10])
  10. Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT[11])
  11. Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE:BMY[12])
  12. Nordisk (NYSE:NVO[13])
  13. Takeda (PINK:TKPYY[14])
  14. Bayer (PINK:BAYRY[15])
  15. Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD[16])

For EvaluatePharma’s complete list and data, click here[17].

Endnotes:
  1. analyzed worldwide sales figures and trends: http://www.evaluatepharma.com/Universal/View.aspx?type=Story&id=292308&isEPVantage=yes
  2. NVS: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=NVS
  3. PFE: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=PFE
  4. SNY: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=SNY
  5. GSK: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=GSK
  6. RHHBY: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=RHHBY
  7. MRK: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=MRK
  8. JNJ: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=JNJ
  9. TEVA: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=TEVA
  10. AZN: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=AZN
  11. ABT: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=ABT
  12. BMY: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=BMY
  13. NVO: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=NVO
  14. TKPYY: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=TKPYY
  15. BAYRY: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=BAYRY
  16. GILD: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=GILD
  17. click here: http://www.evaluatepharma.com/Universal/View.aspx?type=Story&id=292308&isEPVantage=yes

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