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Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE)


Analysis of Solvency Ratios
Quarterly Data

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Solvency Ratios (Summary)

Pfizer Inc., solvency ratios (quarterly data)

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Mar 29, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Sep 29, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jul 1, 2018 Apr 1, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Oct 1, 2017 Jul 2, 2017 Apr 2, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Oct 2, 2016 Jul 3, 2016 Apr 3, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Sep 27, 2015 Jun 28, 2015 Mar 29, 2015
Debt Ratios
Debt to equity 0.80 0.83 0.81 0.78 0.77 0.66 0.58 0.58 0.56 0.61 0.72 0.75 0.75 0.71 0.70 0.70 0.62 0.60 0.58 0.53 0.53
Debt to capital 0.45 0.45 0.45 0.44 0.43 0.40 0.37 0.37 0.36 0.38 0.42 0.43 0.43 0.41 0.41 0.41 0.38 0.38 0.37 0.34 0.35
Debt to assets 0.31 0.31 0.31 0.30 0.29 0.26 0.24 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.26 0.26 0.26 0.25 0.25 0.26 0.24 0.23 0.23 0.22 0.22
Financial leverage 2.56 2.65 2.62 2.62 2.64 2.51 2.35 2.36 2.25 2.41 2.83 2.89 2.89 2.88 2.82 2.72 2.58 2.59 2.56 2.40 2.39

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2020-05-07), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-11-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-09), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-11-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-10), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-11-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-11), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-11-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-11), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-12), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-11-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-08-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-05-07).

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to equity ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total shareholders’ equity. Pfizer Inc.’s debt to equity ratio deteriorated from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 but then improved from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020 exceeding Q3 2019 level.
Debt to capital ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total debt plus shareholders’ equity. Pfizer Inc.’s debt to capital ratio deteriorated from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 but then improved from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020 exceeding Q3 2019 level.
Debt to assets ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total assets. Pfizer Inc.’s debt to assets ratio deteriorated from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 and from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020.
Financial leverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total assets divided by total shareholders’ equity. Pfizer Inc.’s financial leverage ratio increased from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 but then decreased significantly from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020.

Debt to Equity

Pfizer Inc., debt to equity calculation (quarterly data)

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Mar 29, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Sep 29, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jul 1, 2018 Apr 1, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Oct 1, 2017 Jul 2, 2017 Apr 2, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Oct 2, 2016 Jul 3, 2016 Apr 3, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Sep 27, 2015 Jun 28, 2015 Mar 29, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Short-term borrowings, including current portion of long-term debt 16,007  16,195  16,617  10,507  9,410  8,831  7,385  11,583  9,010  9,953  9,448  9,514  7,680  10,688  13,633  13,724  11,546  10,160  9,818  8,394  6,555 
Long-term debt, excluding current portion 36,281  35,955  36,044  36,168  35,733  32,909  33,652  28,935  31,831  33,538  34,503  34,191  36,330  31,398  30,437  30,457  27,824  28,818  29,079  26,729  29,370 
Total debt 52,288  52,150  52,661  46,675  45,143  41,740  41,037  40,518  40,841  43,491  43,951  43,705  44,010  42,086  44,070  44,181  39,370  38,978  38,897  35,123  35,925 
 
Total Pfizer Inc. shareholders’ equity 65,026  63,143  65,103  59,568  58,806  63,407  71,319  69,778  73,184  71,308  60,770  58,368  58,435  59,544  63,306  62,769  63,067  64,720  66,838  66,894  67,304 
Solvency Ratio
Debt to equity1 0.80 0.83 0.81 0.78 0.77 0.66 0.58 0.58 0.56 0.61 0.72 0.75 0.75 0.71 0.70 0.70 0.62 0.60 0.58 0.53 0.53
Benchmarks
Debt to Equity, Competitors2
Abbott Laboratories 0.60 0.58 0.60 0.61 0.62 0.64 0.77 0.68 0.70 0.90 0.75 0.76 0.76 1.07 0.41 0.43 0.41 0.42 0.40 0.38 0.41
AbbVie Inc. 10.49 7.33 5.65 6.20 7.39 7.95 5.77 6.71 6.87 8.03 6.61 5.65 11.09
Allergan PLC 0.34 0.39 0.39 0.38 0.38 0.37 0.33 0.36 0.37 0.41 0.43 0.40 0.42 0.43 0.37 0.52 0.55 0.56 0.55 0.59 0.62
Amgen Inc. 3.36 3.09 2.73 2.84 3.05 2.71 2.40 2.31 2.28 1.40 1.11 1.11 1.11 1.16 1.15 1.10 1.20 1.12 1.14 1.16 1.14
Biogen Inc. 0.48 0.45 0.43 0.46 0.43 0.46 0.43 0.48 0.42 0.47 0.51 0.56 0.57 0.54 0.54 0.57 0.63 0.70 0.62 0.05 0.05
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. 0.94 0.91 1.41 1.56 0.40 0.52 0.54 0.60 0.60 0.68 0.57 0.56 0.59 0.41 0.44 0.45 0.47 0.47 0.48 0.49 0.48
Eli Lilly & Co. 5.60 5.88 4.50 5.68 6.44 1.30 0.97 1.06 0.81 1.18 0.90 0.87 0.73 0.74 0.60 0.64 0.54 0.55 0.53 0.55 0.55
Gilead Sciences Inc. 1.09 1.09 1.19 1.15 1.21 1.28 1.19 1.34 1.41 1.64 1.18 1.16 1.29 1.39 1.60 1.42 1.70 1.20 1.28 0.75 0.72
Illumina Inc. 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.26 0.44 0.53 0.57 0.42 0.45 0.49 0.46 0.48 0.49 0.58 0.54 0.50 0.51 0.59 0.57 0.73 0.80
Johnson & Johnson 0.45 0.47 0.50 0.48 0.50 0.51 0.48 0.51 0.51 0.57 0.48 0.48 0.46 0.39 0.37 0.36 0.32 0.28 0.28 0.27 0.28
Merck & Co. Inc. 1.07 1.02 0.97 0.96 0.94 0.94 0.73 0.72 0.70 0.71 0.71 0.63 0.71 0.62 0.57 0.56 0.59 0.59 0.58 0.57 0.63
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. 0.06 0.06 0.07 0.07 0.08 0.08 0.09 0.10 0.11 0.11 0.12 0.13 0.15 0.11 0.09 0.09 0.10 0.10 0.12 0.12 0.16
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. 0.08 0.09 0.10 0.11 0.12 0.13 0.20 0.22 0.24 0.29 0.32 0.33 0.35 0.71 0.79 0.82 0.84 0.86 0.87 0.91 0.83
Zoetis Inc. 2.35 2.38 2.41 2.67 2.78 2.95 3.04 2.52 2.53 2.80 2.87 2.66 2.78 3.00 2.82 3.29 3.84 4.56 2.96 3.10 2.85

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2020-05-07), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-11-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-09), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-11-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-10), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-11-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-11), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-11-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-11), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-12), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-11-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-08-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-05-07).

1 Q1 2020 Calculation
Debt to equity = Total debt ÷ Total Pfizer Inc. shareholders’ equity
= 52,288 ÷ 65,026 = 0.80

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to equity ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total shareholders’ equity. Pfizer Inc.’s debt to equity ratio deteriorated from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 but then improved from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020 exceeding Q3 2019 level.

Debt to Capital

Pfizer Inc., debt to capital calculation (quarterly data)

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Mar 29, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Sep 29, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jul 1, 2018 Apr 1, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Oct 1, 2017 Jul 2, 2017 Apr 2, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Oct 2, 2016 Jul 3, 2016 Apr 3, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Sep 27, 2015 Jun 28, 2015 Mar 29, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Short-term borrowings, including current portion of long-term debt 16,007  16,195  16,617  10,507  9,410  8,831  7,385  11,583  9,010  9,953  9,448  9,514  7,680  10,688  13,633  13,724  11,546  10,160  9,818  8,394  6,555 
Long-term debt, excluding current portion 36,281  35,955  36,044  36,168  35,733  32,909  33,652  28,935  31,831  33,538  34,503  34,191  36,330  31,398  30,437  30,457  27,824  28,818  29,079  26,729  29,370 
Total debt 52,288  52,150  52,661  46,675  45,143  41,740  41,037  40,518  40,841  43,491  43,951  43,705  44,010  42,086  44,070  44,181  39,370  38,978  38,897  35,123  35,925 
Total Pfizer Inc. shareholders’ equity 65,026  63,143  65,103  59,568  58,806  63,407  71,319  69,778  73,184  71,308  60,770  58,368  58,435  59,544  63,306  62,769  63,067  64,720  66,838  66,894  67,304 
Total capital 117,314  115,293  117,764  106,243  103,949  105,147  112,356  110,296  114,025  114,799  104,721  102,073  102,445  101,630  107,376  106,950  102,437  103,698  105,735  102,017  103,229 
Solvency Ratio
Debt to capital1 0.45 0.45 0.45 0.44 0.43 0.40 0.37 0.37 0.36 0.38 0.42 0.43 0.43 0.41 0.41 0.41 0.38 0.38 0.37 0.34 0.35
Benchmarks
Debt to Capital, Competitors2
Abbott Laboratories 0.38 0.37 0.38 0.38 0.38 0.39 0.43 0.40 0.41 0.47 0.43 0.43 0.43 0.52 0.29 0.30 0.29 0.30 0.28 0.28 0.29
AbbVie Inc. 1.12 1.14 1.27 1.30 1.27 1.27 1.08 1.10 0.91 0.88 0.85 0.86 0.88 0.89 0.85 0.87 0.87 0.89 0.87 0.85 0.92
Allergan PLC 0.25 0.28 0.28 0.28 0.28 0.27 0.25 0.26 0.27 0.29 0.30 0.29 0.30 0.30 0.27 0.34 0.35 0.36 0.36 0.37 0.38
Amgen Inc. 0.77 0.76 0.73 0.74 0.75 0.73 0.71 0.70 0.69 0.58 0.53 0.53 0.53 0.54 0.53 0.52 0.54 0.53 0.53 0.54 0.53
Biogen Inc. 0.32 0.31 0.30 0.31 0.30 0.31 0.30 0.33 0.30 0.32 0.34 0.36 0.36 0.35 0.35 0.36 0.39 0.41 0.38 0.04 0.05
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. 0.48 0.48 0.59 0.61 0.28 0.34 0.35 0.37 0.38 0.40 0.36 0.36 0.37 0.29 0.30 0.31 0.32 0.32 0.33 0.33 0.32
Eli Lilly & Co. 0.85 0.85 0.82 0.85 0.87 0.57 0.49 0.51 0.45 0.54 0.47 0.47 0.42 0.42 0.37 0.39 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.36
Gilead Sciences Inc. 0.52 0.52 0.54 0.54 0.55 0.56 0.54 0.57 0.59 0.62 0.54 0.54 0.56 0.58 0.62 0.59 0.63 0.54 0.56 0.43 0.42
Illumina Inc. 0.20 0.20 0.20 0.21 0.30 0.35 0.36 0.30 0.31 0.33 0.31 0.32 0.33 0.37 0.35 0.33 0.34 0.37 0.36 0.42 0.44
Johnson & Johnson 0.31 0.32 0.33 0.33 0.33 0.34 0.33 0.34 0.34 0.37 0.32 0.32 0.32 0.28 0.27 0.27 0.24 0.22 0.22 0.21 0.22
Merck & Co. Inc. 0.52 0.50 0.49 0.49 0.48 0.48 0.42 0.42 0.41 0.42 0.41 0.39 0.42 0.38 0.36 0.36 0.37 0.37 0.37 0.36 0.39
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.07 0.07 0.07 0.08 0.09 0.10 0.10 0.10 0.11 0.13 0.10 0.08 0.08 0.09 0.09 0.11 0.10 0.14
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. 0.08 0.08 0.09 0.10 0.11 0.12 0.17 0.18 0.19 0.22 0.24 0.25 0.26 0.42 0.44 0.45 0.46 0.46 0.47 0.48 0.45
Zoetis Inc. 0.70 0.70 0.71 0.73 0.74 0.75 0.75 0.72 0.72 0.74 0.74 0.73 0.74 0.75 0.74 0.77 0.79 0.82 0.75 0.76 0.74

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2020-05-07), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-11-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-09), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-11-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-10), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-11-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-11), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-11-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-11), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-12), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-11-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-08-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-05-07).

1 Q1 2020 Calculation
Debt to capital = Total debt ÷ Total capital
= 52,288 ÷ 117,314 = 0.45

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to capital ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total debt plus shareholders’ equity. Pfizer Inc.’s debt to capital ratio deteriorated from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 but then improved from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020 exceeding Q3 2019 level.

Debt to Assets

Pfizer Inc., debt to assets calculation (quarterly data)

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Mar 29, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Sep 29, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jul 1, 2018 Apr 1, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Oct 1, 2017 Jul 2, 2017 Apr 2, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Oct 2, 2016 Jul 3, 2016 Apr 3, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Sep 27, 2015 Jun 28, 2015 Mar 29, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Short-term borrowings, including current portion of long-term debt 16,007  16,195  16,617  10,507  9,410  8,831  7,385  11,583  9,010  9,953  9,448  9,514  7,680  10,688  13,633  13,724  11,546  10,160  9,818  8,394  6,555 
Long-term debt, excluding current portion 36,281  35,955  36,044  36,168  35,733  32,909  33,652  28,935  31,831  33,538  34,503  34,191  36,330  31,398  30,437  30,457  27,824  28,818  29,079  26,729  29,370 
Total debt 52,288  52,150  52,661  46,675  45,143  41,740  41,037  40,518  40,841  43,491  43,951  43,705  44,010  42,086  44,070  44,181  39,370  38,978  38,897  35,123  35,925 
 
Total assets 166,336  167,489  170,446  156,199  155,421  159,422  167,838  164,980  164,612  171,797  172,151  168,558  168,784  171,615  178,430  170,658  162,929  167,460  170,867  160,878  160,640 
Solvency Ratio
Debt to assets1 0.31 0.31 0.31 0.30 0.29 0.26 0.24 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.26 0.26 0.26 0.25 0.25 0.26 0.24 0.23 0.23 0.22 0.22
Benchmarks
Debt to Assets, Competitors2
Abbott Laboratories 0.27 0.27 0.28 0.28 0.28 0.29 0.33 0.30 0.31 0.37 0.33 0.34 0.34 0.42 0.22 0.22 0.22 0.22 0.20 0.20 0.21
AbbVie Inc. 0.74 0.75 0.65 0.65 0.65 0.68 0.61 0.60 0.54 0.53 0.55 0.56 0.56 0.56 0.56 0.56 0.59 0.60 0.59 0.58 0.57
Allergan PLC 0.22 0.24 0.24 0.24 0.24 0.23 0.22 0.23 0.24 0.25 0.25 0.24 0.25 0.25 0.23 0.30 0.31 0.31 0.30 0.31 0.32
Amgen Inc. 0.52 0.50 0.50 0.52 0.52 0.51 0.51 0.51 0.50 0.44 0.45 0.44 0.44 0.45 0.45 0.44 0.46 0.44 0.44 0.45 0.44
Biogen Inc. 0.23 0.22 0.22 0.23 0.22 0.23 0.23 0.25 0.23 0.25 0.28 0.30 0.31 0.28 0.30 0.30 0.32 0.33 0.32 0.03 0.04
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. 0.36 0.36 0.43 0.45 0.17 0.21 0.22 0.23 0.23 0.24 0.25 0.25 0.26 0.20 0.20 0.21 0.21 0.21 0.23 0.23 0.22
Eli Lilly & Co. 0.42 0.39 0.40 0.41 0.42 0.29 0.28 0.29 0.26 0.30 0.31 0.30 0.27 0.27 0.25 0.26 0.23 0.22 0.22 0.22 0.23
Gilead Sciences Inc. 0.40 0.40 0.42 0.41 0.42 0.43 0.42 0.44 0.44 0.48 0.45 0.44 0.46 0.46 0.48 0.44 0.48 0.43 0.44 0.31 0.32
Illumina Inc. 0.16 0.16 0.16 0.16 0.24 0.29 0.29 0.23 0.24 0.25 0.26 0.27 0.27 0.30 0.29 0.26 0.27 0.30 0.30 0.35 0.37
Johnson & Johnson 0.18 0.18 0.19 0.19 0.20 0.20 0.20 0.21 0.21 0.22 0.23 0.23 0.22 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.17 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15
Merck & Co. Inc. 0.33 0.31 0.31 0.32 0.31 0.30 0.28 0.27 0.27 0.28 0.29 0.27 0.29 0.26 0.26 0.25 0.26 0.26 0.26 0.26 0.28
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. 0.05 0.05 0.05 0.05 0.06 0.06 0.07 0.07 0.08 0.08 0.08 0.09 0.09 0.07 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.08 0.09 0.11
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. 0.06 0.06 0.07 0.08 0.09 0.09 0.12 0.13 0.15 0.16 0.18 0.17 0.18 0.28 0.31 0.32 0.32 0.32 0.33 0.34 0.38
Zoetis Inc. 0.56 0.56 0.57 0.59 0.59 0.60 0.62 0.58 0.57 0.58 0.61 0.59 0.58 0.58 0.58 0.59 0.60 0.62 0.54 0.55 0.57

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2020-05-07), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-11-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-09), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-11-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-10), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-11-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-11), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-11-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-11), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-12), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-11-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-08-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-05-07).

1 Q1 2020 Calculation
Debt to assets = Total debt ÷ Total assets
= 52,288 ÷ 166,336 = 0.31

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to assets ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total assets. Pfizer Inc.’s debt to assets ratio deteriorated from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 and from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020.

Financial Leverage

Pfizer Inc., financial leverage calculation (quarterly data)

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Mar 29, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Sep 29, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jul 1, 2018 Apr 1, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Oct 1, 2017 Jul 2, 2017 Apr 2, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Oct 2, 2016 Jul 3, 2016 Apr 3, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Sep 27, 2015 Jun 28, 2015 Mar 29, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Total assets 166,336  167,489  170,446  156,199  155,421  159,422  167,838  164,980  164,612  171,797  172,151  168,558  168,784  171,615  178,430  170,658  162,929  167,460  170,867  160,878  160,640 
Total Pfizer Inc. shareholders’ equity 65,026  63,143  65,103  59,568  58,806  63,407  71,319  69,778  73,184  71,308  60,770  58,368  58,435  59,544  63,306  62,769  63,067  64,720  66,838  66,894  67,304 
Solvency Ratio
Financial leverage1 2.56 2.65 2.62 2.62 2.64 2.51 2.35 2.36 2.25 2.41 2.83 2.89 2.89 2.88 2.82 2.72 2.58 2.59 2.56 2.40 2.39
Benchmarks
Financial Leverage, Competitors2
Abbott Laboratories 2.21 2.18 2.15 2.16 2.19 2.20 2.33 2.24 2.26 2.47 2.26 2.25 2.26 2.56 1.90 1.93 1.91 1.94 1.98 1.92 1.97
AbbVie Inc. 19.52 13.89 10.29 11.15 13.14 14.26 10.30 11.92 11.57 13.45 11.28 9.78 19.39
Allergan PLC 1.52 1.63 1.61 1.60 1.59 1.56 1.51 1.53 1.55 1.60 1.67 1.66 1.69 1.69 1.60 1.73 1.76 1.77 1.84 1.92 1.95
Amgen Inc. 6.50 6.17 5.45 5.50 5.91 5.31 4.69 4.54 4.56 3.17 2.49 2.51 2.54 2.60 2.54 2.50 2.62 2.55 2.57 2.59 2.60
Biogen Inc. 2.08 2.04 1.96 2.03 1.91 1.94 1.85 1.95 1.86 1.88 1.79 1.88 1.85 1.88 1.82 1.89 2.00 2.08 1.96 1.33 1.30
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. 2.59 2.52 3.25 3.44 2.29 2.49 2.47 2.65 2.59 2.86 2.30 2.27 2.28 2.08 2.16 2.20 2.22 2.23 2.11 2.11 2.16
Eli Lilly & Co. 13.35 15.07 11.20 13.91 15.32 4.47 3.41 3.67 3.05 3.88 2.89 2.90 2.68 2.77 2.41 2.49 2.31 2.44 2.39 2.46 2.39
Gilead Sciences Inc. 2.71 2.74 2.87 2.79 2.86 2.98 2.81 3.02 3.18 3.44 2.60 2.66 2.82 3.02 3.36 3.22 3.57 2.80 2.91 2.40 2.23
Illumina Inc. 1.57 1.59 1.60 1.61 1.85 1.85 1.93 1.80 1.84 1.91 1.77 1.79 1.80 1.95 1.89 1.94 1.91 1.99 1.93 2.06 2.16
Johnson & Johnson 2.53 2.65 2.67 2.55 2.54 2.56 2.41 2.47 2.48 2.61 2.10 2.12 2.06 2.01 1.93 1.93 1.88 1.88 1.86 1.86 1.89
Merck & Co. Inc. 3.24 3.26 3.10 3.04 2.99 3.09 2.63 2.61 2.56 2.56 2.40 2.35 2.42 2.38 2.25 2.23 2.25 2.28 2.22 2.21 2.27
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. 1.30 1.34 1.33 1.35 1.36 1.34 1.37 1.38 1.43 1.43 1.44 1.47 1.61 1.57 1.52 1.52 1.57 1.53 1.57 1.36 1.41
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. 1.38 1.37 1.43 1.39 1.39 1.41 1.59 1.61 1.65 1.75 1.79 1.97 1.96 2.50 2.55 2.60 2.60 2.66 2.64 2.65 2.22
Zoetis Inc. 4.19 4.26 4.21 4.56 4.70 4.93 4.94 4.37 4.43 4.85 4.67 4.55 4.75 5.14 4.87 5.54 6.40 7.41 5.44 5.61 5.03

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2020-05-07), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-11-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-09), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-11-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-10), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-11-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-11), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-11-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-11), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-12), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-11-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-08-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-05-07).

1 Q1 2020 Calculation
Financial leverage = Total assets ÷ Total Pfizer Inc. shareholders’ equity
= 166,336 ÷ 65,026 = 2.56

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Solvency ratio Description The company
Financial leverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total assets divided by total shareholders’ equity. Pfizer Inc.’s financial leverage ratio increased from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 but then decreased significantly from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020.