Company Information

  

Address: LICHTSTRASSE 35  
City: BASEL 
State:  
Zip Code: CH 4056 
Telephone: 01141613241111 

Description of Business

Primary SIC Code: 2834
(As filed with the SEC)  

Novartis AG was incorporated on February 29, 1996 under the laws of Switzerland as a stock corporation (Aktiengesellschaft) with an indefinite duration. On December 20, 1996, our predecessor companies, Ciba-Geigy AG and Sandoz AG, merged into this new entity, creating Novartis. We are domiciled in and governed by the laws of Switzerland. Our registered office is located at the following address: Novartis AG Lichtstrasse 35 CH-4056 Basel, Switzerland Telephone: 011-41-61-324-1111 Web: www.novartis.com Novartis is a multinational group of companies specializing in the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of a broad range of healthcare products led by innovative pharmaceuticals. Novartis AG, our Swiss holding company, owns, directly or indirectly, all of our significant operating companies. For a list of our significant operating subsidiaries, see "Note 32.  ... More ...  

Per Share Overview

Date 12-mos Rolling EPS Dividend P/E Ratio
12/20162.82NA25.83
12/20133.70NA21.72
12/20123.89NA16.27
12/20113.78NA15.12
12/20105.01NA11.77

Key Financial Ratios and Statistics

FYE: 12/31

Profitability 2015 Leverage 2015
Net Inc/Comm Equity19.99Total Liab/Total Assets0.41
Net Inc/Total Assets0.14Total Liab/Inv Cap0.53
Net Inc/Inv Cap0.17Total Liab/Comm Equity61.25
Pretax Inc/Net Sales0.16Interest Coverage Ratio13.42
Net Inc/Net Sales0.35Curr Debt/Equity0.07
Cash Flow/Net Sales0.24LTD/Equity0.21
SG&A/NetSales0.30Total Debt/Equity0.28
Asset Utilization   Liquidity  
Net Receivables Turnover6.12Quick Ratio0.70
Inventory Turnover2.83Current Ratio0.96
Inventory Day Sales0.01Net Rec/Curr Assets0.36
Net Sales/Work Cap-58.39Inv/Curr Assets0.27
Net Sales/PP&E3.15  

Income Statement (Millions)

  12/31/2015 12/31/2014 12/31/2013 12/31/2012
Total Revenues(Net Sales) 50,387.00 53,634.00 52,716.00 51,971.00
Cost of Goods Sold 17,404.00 17,345.00 16,579.00 15,866.00
Selling & Admin Exps 15,071.00 16,114.00 16,083.00 16,010.00
Operating Income 8,977.00 11,089.00 10,983.00 11,507.00
Interest Exp 655.00 704.00 683.00 724.00
Pretax Income 8,134.00 12,272.00 10,807.00 11,236.00
Other Income -454.00 -31.00 -92.00 -96.00
Net Income Bef Extraordinary ... NA NA NA NA
Net Income 17,794.00 10,280.00 9,292.00 9,383.00

Balance Sheet (Millions)

Assets 12/31/2015 12/31/2014 12/31/2013 12/31/2012
Cash & Short Term Investments 5,447.00 13,862.00 9,222.00 8,119.00
Receivables - Total 8,180.00 8,275.00 9,902.00 10,051.00
Inventories - Total 6,226.00 6,093.00 7,267.00 6,744.00
Total Current Assets 22,845.00 37,561.00 30,542.00 28,004.00
Net Property, Plant & Equipment 15,982.00 15,983.00 18,197.00 16,939.00
Total Assets 131,556.00 125,387.00 126,254.00 124,191.00
Liabilities        
Accounts Payable 7,385.00 7,495.00 8,607.00 7,663.00
Debt in Current Liabilities 5,604.00 6,612.00 6,776.00 5,945.00
Total Current Liabilities 23,708.00 26,973.00 26,368.00 24,051.00
Long-Term Debt 16,327.00 13,799.00 11,242.00 13,781.00
Total Liabilities 54,510.00 54,621.00 51,911.00 55,054.00
Stockholder's Equity        
Minority Interest 76.00 78.00 129.00 126.00
Preferred Stock NA NA NA NA
Common Stock 991.00 1,001.00 1,001.00 1,001.00
Retained Earnings NA NA NA NA
Treasury Stock -101.00 -103.00 -89.00 -92.00
Total Stockholders' Equity 77,046.00 70,766.00 74,343.00 69,137.00
Total Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity 131,556.00 125,387.00 126,254.00 124,191.00

Cash Flow Summary (Millions)

Categories 12/31/2015 12/31/2014 12/31/2013 12/31/2012
Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities 11,897.00 13,897.00 13,174.00 14,194.00
Net Cash Provided by Investing Activities -10,784.00 881.00 -3,352.00 -5,675.00
Net Cash Provided by Financing Activities -9,176.00 -8,147.00 -8,769.00 -6,675.00

Annual Summary Data (Millions)

Year Sales Net Income EPS
12/201159,375.009,072.003.78
12/201251,971.009,383.003.89
12/201352,716.009,292.003.70
12/201453,634.0010,280.00--
12/201550,387.0017,794.00--
Growth Rates-4.0218.34--

Stock Ownership

Type Date(Q,M) No. Owners Shares Held (000s) % Own
Institutional09/30/17994260,5219.96




Report Date : 12/11/2017

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