Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Research Paper by Natalie

Pfizer Pharmaceuticals
Presents an extensive financial analysis of Pfizer Pharmaceuticals.
# 107808 | 3,055 words | 11 sources | APA | 2008 | US

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This paper explains the history, management and organization of Pfizer Pharmaceuticals and its industry. The author reports that accounting ratios are the key basis for the financial analysis of this company based on data from 2005, 2006 and 2007. Computations are included in the paper. The paper indicates that the drop in profitability and the declining liquidity, which is probably stemming from cash problems, may hinder potential investors from investing in this organization.

Table of Contents:
Introduction: History on Pfizer Pharmaceuticals
Management Level of the Pfizer Incorporation
Profile of Pfizer Pharmaceuticals
Financial Analysis of Pfizer Incorporation
Table: 2005, 2006 and 2007 Accounting Ratios
Liquidity of Pfizer Incorporation
Asset Utilization of Pfizer Incorporation
Profitability of Pfizer Incorporation
Stability and Debt Management of Pfizer Incorporation
Investors Ratios
Computation of Accounting Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Cash Conversional Cycle
Profitability Ratios
Stability and Debt Management
Investors Ratios
Final Thought - Shareholder Value

From the Paper:

"Another important element of the financial position of the company is the cash flow of the company. Indeed the Cash Conversional Cycle was computed in section 1.2 of this paper to outline such area. The ratios express the length of time, in days, which a firm takes to convert the resource inputs into cash flow. A steady decrease in this matrix is noted over the three years examined from 271 days to 183 days. This is a positive element for the liquidity of the organization because management is more effective in translating the revenue transactions into cash."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Anderson M. (2003, May 24). Gearing Retrieved on June 7, 2008 from Accountancy website:
  • Lucey T. (2003). Management Accounting. Fifth Edition. London: Continuum.
  • McKenzie W. (2003). Using and Interpreting Company Accounts. Third Edition. Harlow: Pearson Education Limited.
  • Pfizer Incorporated (2006). Pfizer Inc, 2005 Financial Report. Retrieved on June 5, 2008, from Pfizer website:
  • Pfizer Incorporated (2007). Pfizer Inc, 2006 Financial Report. Retrieved on June 7, 2008, from Pfizer website:

Cite this Research Paper:

APA Format

Pfizer Pharmaceuticals (2008, September 14) Retrieved January 17, 2020, from

MLA Format

"Pfizer Pharmaceuticals" 14 September 2008. Web. 17 January. 2020. <>