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Pfizer Inc.
Company typePublic
Founded1849; 175 years ago (1849) in New York City
Area served
Key people
ProductsSee list
RevenueDecrease US$51.75 billion (2019)[1]
Increase US$16.30 billion (2019)[1]
Increase US$16.27 billion (2019)[1]
Total assetsIncrease US$167.489 billion (2019)[1]
Total equityDecrease US$63.14 billion (2019)[1]
Number of employees
c. 88,300 (2019)[2]

Pfizer(/ˈfzər/)[3] is an American pharmaceutical corporation. One of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies, it is ranked 64 on the 2020 Fortune 500 list of the largest United States corporations by total revenue.[4][5] It was founded in 1849 in New York City. It is ranked the largest drug company in the world. The company is responsible for the first COVID-19 vaccination. Pfizer is known for its drugs Advil and ChapStick. The company bought Wyeth, which also used to be a drug company. The deal was completed in 2009.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Financial Review - Pfizer Inc. and Subsidiary Companies" (PDF). Pfizer. 2019. Retrieved 17 March 2020.
  2. "Pfizer Annual Report 2019" (PDF). Pfizer. 2019.
  3. Wells, John C. (2008), Longman Pronunciation Dictionary (3rd ed.), Longman, ISBN 9781405881180
  4. "Pfizer moves higher amid persistent breakup talk". Bloomberg Businessweek. 27 March 2012. Retrieved 8 July 2012.
  5. "Fortune 500 Companies 2018: Who Made the List". Fortune. Archived from the original on 2014-07-07. Retrieved 2018-11-10.