Recent Pfizer Press Releases

  • 6/27/19 4:15 pm EDT

    Board of Directors approves quarterly cash dividend to $0.36 per share

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of Pfizer Inc. today declared a 36-cent third-quarter 2019 dividend on the company’s common stock, payable September 3, 2019, to holders of the Common Stock of record at the close of business on August 2, 2019. Pfizer maintained the dividend from the second-quarter at 36 cents per share. The third-quarter 2019 cash dividend will be the 323rd consecutive quarterly dividend paid by Pfizer. Pfizer Inc. : Breakthroughs that change patients’ livesmore...
  • 6/21/19 10:45 am EDT

    Only once-daily PARP inhibitor approved in Europe for hereditary breast cancer

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced that the European Commission approved TALZENNA® (talazoparib), an oral poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibitor, as monotherapy for the treatment of adult patients with germline breast cancer susceptibility gene (gBRCA)1/2-mutations, who have human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-negative (HER2-) locally advanced (LA) or metastatic breast cancer (MBC). Patients should have been previously treated with an anthracyclinemore...
  • 6/18/19 10:00 am EDT
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. invites investors and the general public to view and listen to a webcast of a conference call with investment analysts at 10 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. The purpose of the call is to provide an update on Pfizer’s results, as reflected in the company’s Second Quarter 2019 Performance Report, to be issued that morning. To view and listen to the webcast and view the Performance Report, visit our webmore...
  • 6/17/19 6:45 am EDT

    —Proposed acquisition strengthens Pfizer’s innovative biopharmaceutical business and is expected to accelerate its growth trajectory particularly in the long term

    —Opportunity to strengthen category leadership in Oncology with the addition of a breakthrough combination of BRAF/MEK inhibitors under investigation for a potential first-in-class therapy for patients with BRAF-mutant metastatic colorectal cancer

    —Expands Pfizer’s pipeline with multiple high-potential targeted investigational cancer therapies and adds a large portfolio of royalty-generating out-licensed medicines

    —Plans to maintain highly productive research unit in Boulder to complement Pfizer’s research hubs

    —Transaction valued at $48 per Array share in cash, for a total enterprise value of approximately $11.4 billion

    NEW YORK & BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and Array BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRY) today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Pfizer will acquire Array, a commercial stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of targeted small molecule medicines to treat cancer and other diseases of high unmet need. Pfizer has agreed to acquire Arraymore...
  • 6/12/19 8:00 am EDT

    Results to be Presented During a Late-Breaking Oral Session at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2019)

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced today positive results from ORAL Shift, a Phase 3b/4 study in adult patients with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Patients who achieved low disease activity (LDA) with XELJANZ® (tofacitinib) extended release (XR) 11 mg once daily (QD) plus methotrexate (MTX) after a 24-week open-label run-in period, were randomized to evaluate the efficacy and safety of XELJANZ XR 11more...
  • 6/5/19 1:30 pm EDT
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced today that Jeff Settleman, Ph.D., will join the company as Senior Vice President and Group Head of Oncology Research & Development, leading all early oncology research, from discovery to proof of concept clinical studies. Dr. Settleman, a leader in molecularly targeted cancer therapeutics, the epigenetics of cancer drug resistance, and personalized cancer medicine, will report directly tomore...
  • 5/24/19 4:00 pm EDT
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced today that a Phase 3 study to assess the use of LYRICA® (pregabalin) as adjunctive therapy for epilepsy patients 5 to 65 years of age with primary generalized tonic-clonic (PGTC) seizures did not meet its primary endpoint. Treatment with LYRICA did not result in a statistically significant reduction in seizure frequency versus placebo. Lyrica is not indicated in any population for themore...
  • 5/15/19 5:01 pm EDT

    Data spans 10 therapies across 10 types of cancer

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) will present data across its industry-leading oncology portfolio, covering multiple tumor types and mechanisms of action at the 55th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago from May 31-June 4, 2019. Data will highlight Pfizer’s cutting-edge approach, expertise in precision medicine and work in immunotherapy combinations, including company-sponsored and collaborativemore...
  • 5/15/19 6:45 am EDT

    Study achieves all co-primary and secondary endpoints

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced today positive top-line results from a Phase 3 pivotal study (B7451012) evaluating the efficacy and safety of its investigational oral Janus kinase 1 (JAK1) inhibitor, abrocitinib (PF-04965842), in patients aged 12 and older with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis (AD). B7451012 was a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group study designed to evaluate themore...
  • 5/8/19 6:45 am EDT

    Expands Pfizer’s rare disease portfolio with potential first-in-class therapy for achondroplasia, a genetic condition and the most common form of short-limb dwarfism

    NEW YORK & BASEL, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all the shares of Therachon Holding AG, a privately-held clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on rare diseases, with assets in development for the treatment of achondroplasia and short bowel syndrome (SBS). Under the terms of the agreement, Pfizer will acquire Therachon for $340 million upfront with anmore...