Who Was the Most Profitable Among Czech Pharmaceutical Companies in 2017?

Top Companies by Net Profit (CZK mil)
Pharmaceutical | Czech Republic | February 14, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 9 firms among Czech Pharmaceutical Companies, Bayer Czech Republic generated the highest net profit in 2017 followed by Pfizer Czech Republic and Novartis Czech Republic.

Bayer Czech Republic made a net profit of CZK 106 mil, down 39.4% compared to the previous year. Historically, the firm’s net profit reached an all time high of CZK 175 mil in 2016 and an all time low of CZK -11.8 mil in 2007. The average profit in the last five years amounted to CZK 121 mil.

The company generated an average return on equity of 41.9% for its shareholders in the last five years with a maximum of 57.6% and a minimum of 27.2%.

Comparing Bayer Czech Republic with its closest peers, Pfizer Czech Republic generated a net profit of CZK 103 mil with a ROE of 7.86% in 2017, Novartis Czech Republic netted CZK 71.0 mil (ROE of 11.5%) and GlaxoSmithKline Czech Republic announced a net profit of CZK 65.4 mil giving a ROE of 4.30%.

You can see all the companies net profit data on the Net Profit indicator page or you can download a special statistical dossier on the Czech Pharmaceutical Companies in the reports section.

Net Profit Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Roche Czech Republic CZK mil 50.5 38.7 135 94.9 51.0 ...
Merck Czech Republic CZK mil 49.3 63.4 27.4 34.9 68.6
Amgen Czech Republic CZK mil 46.2 28.3 28.7 40.5 35.8
Pfizer Czech Republic CZK mil 231 48.1 144 134 75.4
Bayer Czech Republic CZK mil 166 83.4 96.2 107 123
GlaxoSmithKline Czech Republic CZK mil 240 164 127 87.7 125
Sanofi-Aventis Czech Republic CZK mil 55.1 45.2 65.2 1.19 58.6
Novartis Czech Republic CZK mil 41.7 50.0 52.3 82.2 82.7
Servier Czech Republic CZK mil ... ... 12.8 13.6 13.6 15.9
AVERAGE CZK mil 76.5 110 59.3 76.6 66.2 70.7 82.3 58.6