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Jul 29, 2013

Top 15 Pharma Companies of 2013

We've given last year's Top 10 Pharma Firms list an update.

Top 15 Pharma Companies of 2013

These 15 pharmaceutical companies are ranked by their market capitalization for the latest date that they furnished a figure for their numbers of outstanding shares and a year-ago figure for the same.

  • #8. Bayer

    2013 Market Cap: $87.527 billion (3/31: €66.545 billion)1,6

    2012 Market Cap: $57.365 billion (3/31: €43.613 billion)1,6

    % Change: 52.6%

    Position on 2012 List: Not ranked

  • #7. GlaxoSmithKline

    2013 Market Cap: $112.511 billion (3/31: 4.834 billion shares * 1,538.50p [£15.385] on 3/29)1,7,8

    2012 Market Cap: $104.852 billion (3/31: 4.963 billion shares * 1,396.50p [£13.965] on 3/30)1,7,8

    % Change: 7.3%

    Position on 2012 List: #6

  • #6. Merck & Co.

    2013 Market Cap: $141.922 billion (4/30: 3,019,611,844 shares * price $47.00)

    2012 Market Cap: $118.710 billion (4/29: 3,086,584,896 shares * price $38.46 on 4/27)9

    % Change: 19.6%

    Position on 2012 List: #4

  • #5. Sanofi

    2013 Market Cap: $148.381 billion (5/10: 1,324,058,064 shares * price €85.130)1,10

    2012 Market Cap: $98.322 billion (5/10: 1,342,007,588 shares * price €55.660)1,10

    % Change: 50.9%

    Position on 2012 List: #8

  • #4. Roche

    2013 Market Cap: $166.477 billion (1/1: CHF 156.582 billion)1,11

    2012 Market Cap: $144.778 billion (1/1: CHF 136.102 billion)1,11

    % Change: 15.0%

    Position on 2012 List: #3

  • #3. Novartis

    2013 Market Cap: $173.4 billion (6/30: 2,447,415,490 shares * price CHF 67.10)1,12

    2012 Market Cap: $133.9 billion (6/30: 2,417,862,200 shares * price CHF 52.90)1,12

    % Change: 29.5%

    Position on 2012 List: #5

  • #2. Pfizer

    2013 Market Cap: $203.717 billion (5/6: 7,093,223,330 shares * price $28.72)

    2012 Market Cap: $168.109 million (5/7: 7,488,136,070 shares * price $22.45)

    % Change: 21.2%

    Position on 2012 List: #2

  • #1. Johnson & Johnson

    2013 Market Cap: $248.393 billion (6/30: 2.8930 billion shares * price $85.86 on 6/28)13,14

    2012 Market Cap: $189.046 billion (6/30: 2.7982 billion shares * price $67.56 on 6/29)13,14

    % Change: 31.4%

    Position on 2012 List: #1


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