Merck Q3 Results - Q3 Top Pharma Company Earnings Reports

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FiercePharma says: Merck posted better-than-expected profits, aided by a.) strong sales of its diabetes meds and HIV treatments; b.) a one-time $1.7 billion gain on the sale of its animal health business Merial; and c.) cost-cutting, particularly in marketing-and-administrative. Profits came in at $3.42 billion on a 2 percent growth in sales to $6.05 billion. Read more...

Highlights

  • Third-Quarter 2009 Non-GAAP EPS Increases 13 Percent to $0.90, Excluding Certain Items; Reports Third-Quarter GAAP EPS of $1.61, Including Gain from Merial Sale
  • Continued Growth of Key Products, JANUVIA, JANUMET, ISENTRESS and SINGULAIR, Drives Strong Results
  • Merck Updates Full-Year 2009 Non-GAAP EPS Range to $3.20 to $3.30, Excluding Certain Items, and 2009 GAAP EPS Range to $3.69 to $3.89

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