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Profile - Pharmacia Corporation (NYSE:PHA)
As of 31-Aug-2001
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Recent Events
Aug 30Price hit new 52-week low ($39.50)
Aug  1Dividend payment of $0.135
100 Route 206 North
Peapack, NJ 07977
Phone: (908) 901-8000
Fax: (908) 901-7700
Employees (last reported count): 59,000
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·Insider and 5%+ Owners: 6%
·Over the last 6 months:
 · 3 insider sells; 97.0K shares
  (0.1% of insider shares)
·Institutional: 72% (77% of float)
(2,135 institutions)
·Net Inst. Buying: 28.4M shares (+2.92%)
(prior quarter to latest quarter)
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Business Summary
Pharmacia Corporation is a pharmaceutical company that operates in three segments: Prescription Pharmaceuticals, Agricultural Productivity, and Seeds and Genomics. The Prescription Pharmaceuticals segment involves the business and activities engaged in, supporting or related to the research, development, registration, manufacture and sale of prescription pharmaceutical products. The Agricultural Productivity segment consists of crop protection products, animal agriculture and the environmental technologies business lines. The Seeds and Genomics segment is comprised of the global seeds, and related trait businesses and genetic technology platforms.
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Financial Summary
Pharmacia Corp. is engaged in the research, development, manufacture and sale of pharmaceuticals and other related health care products and agricultural products. For the six months ended 6/30/01, revenues rose 6% to $9.94 billion. Net income from continuing operations before acct. change and extraordinary items applicable to Common totalled $1 billion, up from $501 million. Revenues reflect volume increases. Earnings also reflect decreased merger and restructuring charges.
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Officers[Insider Trade Data]
FY2000 Compensation

Fred Hassan, 55
Chairman, CEO
Christoher Coughlin, 48
CFO, Exec. VP
--  --  
Goran Ando, M.D., 51
Exec. VP and Pres, R&D
Carrie Cox, 43
Exec. VP and Pres, Global Prescription Bus.
--  --  
Philip Needleman,Ph.D., 62
Sr. Exec. VP, CSO and Chairman, R&D
Dollar amounts are as of 31-Dec-2000 and compensation values are for the fiscal year ending on that date; "Pay" is salary, bonuses, etc.; "Exer" is the value of options excercised during the fiscal year.
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Statistics at a Glance -- NYSE:PHAAs of 31-Aug-2001
Price and Volume
52-Week Low
on 30-Aug-2001
Recent Price$39.60 
52-Week High
on 30-Nov-2000
Daily Volume (3-month avg)4.46M
Daily Volume (10-day avg)5.14M
Stock Performance
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52-Week Change-32.2%
52-Week Change
relative to S&P500
Share-Related Items
Market Capitalization$51.5B
Shares Outstanding1.30B
Dividends & Splits
Annual Dividend (indicated)$0.54 
Dividend Yield1.36%
Last Splitnone 
Per-Share Data
Book Value (mrq)$9.34 
Earnings (ttm)$1.14 
Earnings (mrq)$0.57 
Sales (ttm)$14.19 
Cash (mrq)$1.54 
Valuation Ratios
Price/Book (mrq)4.24 
Price/Earnings (ttm)34.77 
Price/Sales (ttm)2.79 
Income Statements
Sales (ttm)$18.8B
EBITDA (ttm)$2.67B
Income available to common (ttm)$1.50B
Profit Margin (ttm)8.4%
Operating Margin (ttm)11.1%
Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year EndsDec 31
Most recent quarter30-June-2001
Management Effectiveness
Return on Assets (ttm)5.89%
Return on Equity (ttm)12.74%
Financial Strength
Current Ratio (mrq)1.76 
Debt/Equity (mrq)0.49 
Total Cash (mrq)$2.00B
Short Interest
As of 8-Aug-2001
Shares Short16.5M
Percent of Float1.3%
Shares Short
(Prior Month)
Short Ratio3.04 
Daily Volume5.42M
See Profile Help for a description of each item above;   K = thousands;   M = millions;   B = billions;   mrq = most-recent quarter;   ttm = trailing twelve months;   (as of 30-June-2001)

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