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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts
Generic Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing (view report)
- Market size, product segments, and major markets
- Key industry statistics, trends, and financial ratios
- Operating conditions and current performance
- Competitive landscape and environment
- Major company profiles and market shares
- Five-year outlook and growth forecasts
Penton Media, Inc.
Monthly trade publication features news and information for drug manufacturers, with topics covered in each issue including business operations, drug development, plant floor practices, quality and risk management, compliance, and supply chain optimization, and special features including the annual "State of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing" issue. Digital editions are available online with registration.
Pharmaceutical Industry Profile
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Industry profile provides an overview of the pharmaceutical industry, with topics covered in individual chapters including improving lives of patients, improving health outcomes and driving value in health care, impact on the economy and biomedical ecosystem, research and clinical trials, and examining the promise of the drug pipeline. Current and prior reports are available for downloading free online.
Healthcare Distribution Alliance
HDA Factbook: The Facts, Figures, and Trends In Healthcare
Pharmaceutical companies section of this report ranks the top 20 drug manufacturers by net sales, prescriptions dispensed, and total unbranded generic prescriptions dispensed; top 20 brand name products by U.S. prescriptions; top 15 manufacturers by promotional spending; top 20 unbranded generic product manufacturers by revenue; and top 10 biologic manufacturers by annual revenue.
Series of reports examines major trends in the pharmaceutical marketplace and the challenges and opportunities that these trends present for drug manufacturers, with topics addressed in the reports including increasing incidence of chronic disease, impact of healthcare policies and payer practices, managing drug development risks vs. potential value, and growing demand in emerging economies.
Frost & Sullivan
Extensive selection of market research reports provides in-depth coverage, analysis, and forecasts for this product sector on a global basis, with topics covered in these publications including specific products and geographic markets, contract manufacturing organizations, product innovations, new and emerging technologies, regulatory landscape, and merger and acquisition activities and trends.
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national, state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of companies, market volume and sales trends, average company sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.
Financial Statements and Financial Ratios
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- Income and expenses in dollars and percentages
- Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
- Profitability and return on investment ratios
- Liquidity and working capital ratios
- Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
- Capital structure and debt service ratios
Brand Name / Generic Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing
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Financial benchmarking section of these reports provides an analysis of industry profit and expenses as a percentage of revenue by major category (e.g., purchases, wages, depreciation, marketing, rent, utilities, other costs, and earnings before interest and taxes) for the most recent year and line graphs indicating trends for each category over the past five years. Sample report can be viewed free online.
Compensation and Salary Surveys
American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists
AAPS Salary Survey and Calculator
Annual salary survey and online salary calculator provide base salary and total compensation data for AAPS members by highest degree attained (e.g., bachelor's, master's, PhD or PharmD), years in field, academic rank, nature of current employer, geographic region, and company size for large pharma companies. Current and prior year surveys and salary calculator are available free online.
ERI Economic Research Institute
Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals Salary Survey
Annual salary survey provides base salary, incentive or variable pay, and total cash compensation data for personnel employed by firms that manufacture biological and medicinal products, process botanical herbs and drugs, isolate active medicinal principals from botanical herbs and drugs, and manufacture prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceutical drugs for internal and external use.
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions such as research
scientist, process engineer, validation engineer, quality control technician, and sales representative,
with employers for which salary or hourly wage data is provided including Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.,
Eli Lily and Company, Merck & Co., Inc., GlaxoSmithKline, Plc, Pfizer Inc., and Johnson & Johnson.
Business Valuation Resources
Drug Wholesalers and Distributors
Hospitals and Medical Centers
Pharmacies and Drug Stores
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