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 31.  ... More ...  

Per Share Overview

Date 12-mos Rolling EPS Dividend P/E Ratio
12/20173.28NA25.60
12/20162.82NA25.83
12/20133.70NA21.72
12/20123.89NA16.27
12/20113.78NA15.12

Key Financial Ratios and Statistics

FYE: 12/31

Profitability 2017 Leverage 2017
Net Inc/Comm Equity8.86Total Liab/Total Assets0.44
Net Inc/Total Assets0.06Total Liab/Inv Cap0.56
Net Inc/Inv Cap0.07Total Liab/Comm Equity67.79
Pretax Inc/Net Sales0.18Interest Coverage Ratio12.58
Net Inc/Net Sales0.15Curr Debt/Equity0.07
Cash Flow/Net Sales0.25LTD/Equity0.31
SG&A/NetSales0.31Total Debt/Equity0.38
Asset Utilization   Liquidity  
Net Receivables Turnover5.84Quick Ratio0.91
Inventory Turnover2.62Current Ratio1.21
Inventory Day Sales0.01Net Rec/Curr Assets0.31
Net Sales/Work Cap10.43Inv/Curr Assets0.24
Net Sales/PP&E3.05  

Income Statement (Millions)

  12/31/2017 12/31/2016 12/31/2015 12/31/2014
Total Revenues(Net Sales) 50,135.00 49,436.00 50,387.00 53,634.00
Cost of Goods Sold 17,175.00 17,520.00 17,404.00 17,345.00
Selling & Admin Exps 15,359.00 14,609.00 15,071.00 16,114.00
Operating Income 8,629.00 8,268.00 8,977.00 11,089.00
Interest Exp 777.00 707.00 655.00 704.00
Pretax Income 8,999.00 7,817.00 8,134.00 12,272.00
Other Income 39.00 -447.00 -454.00 -31.00
Net Income Bef Extraordinary ... NA NA NA NA
Net Income 7,703.00 6,698.00 17,794.00 10,280.00

Balance Sheet (Millions)

Assets 12/31/2017 12/31/2016 12/31/2015 12/31/2014
Cash & Short Term Investments 9,485.00 7,777.00 5,447.00 13,862.00
Receivables - Total 8,802.00 8,358.00 8,180.00 8,275.00
Inventories - Total 6,867.00 6,255.00 6,226.00 6,093.00
Total Current Assets 28,208.00 24,931.00 22,845.00 37,561.00
Net Property, Plant & Equipment 16,464.00 15,641.00 15,982.00 15,983.00
Total Assets 133,079.00 130,124.00 131,556.00 125,387.00
Liabilities        
Accounts Payable 6,892.00 6,476.00 7,385.00 7,495.00
Debt in Current Liabilities 5,308.00 5,905.00 5,604.00 6,612.00
Total Current Liabilities 23,403.00 22,209.00 23,708.00 26,973.00
Long-Term Debt 23,224.00 17,897.00 16,327.00 13,799.00
Total Liabilities 58,911.00 55,292.00 54,510.00 54,621.00
Stockholder's Equity        
Minority Interest 59.00 59.00 76.00 78.00
Preferred Stock NA NA NA NA
Common Stock 969.00 972.00 991.00 1,001.00
Retained Earnings NA NA NA NA
Treasury Stock -100.00 -76.00 -101.00 -103.00
Total Stockholders' Equity 74,168.00 74,832.00 77,046.00 70,766.00
Total Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity 133,079.00 130,124.00 131,556.00 125,387.00

Cash Flow Summary (Millions)

Categories 12/31/2017 12/31/2016 12/31/2015 12/31/2014
Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities 12,621.00 11,475.00 11,897.00 13,897.00
Net Cash Provided by Investing Activities -3,119.00 -3,441.00 -10,784.00 881.00
Net Cash Provided by Financing Activities -7,733.00 -5,314.00 -9,176.00 -8,147.00

Annual Summary Data (Millions)

Year Sales Net Income EPS
12/201352,716.009,292.003.70
12/201453,634.0010,280.00--
12/201550,387.0017,794.00--
12/201649,436.006,698.002.82
12/201750,135.007,703.003.28
Growth Rates-1.25-4.58--

Stock Ownership

Type Date(Q,M) No. Owners Shares Held (000s) % Own
Institutional06/30/181062259,77810.18




Report Date : 7/16/2018

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