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Novartis AG ADR NVS Stock Quote

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Last close prices updated as of Feb 07, 2023, 4:28 AM EST | USD | BATS BZX Real-Time Price
  • Last Close 85.47
  • Sector Healthcare
  • Industry Drug Manufacturers - General
  • Investment Style Large Blend
  • Day Range 85.13  –  85.70
  • Year Range 74.09  –  94.26
  • Market Cap 181.1630 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 187.0 /  2.0 Mil
  • Price / Sales 3.62
  • Price / Book 3.05
  • Forward Div Yield 4.06%
  • Trailing Div Yield 3.89%

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Novartis Reports Steady Fourth Quarter With New and Core Drugs Offsetting Generic Pressures

Damien Conover Sector Director

Analyst Note

| Damien Conover |

Novartis reported fourth-quarter results and provided 2023 guidance largely in line with our expectations, and we don’t expect any major changes to our fair value estimate. With the stock trading close to our fair value, we believe the market is appropriately assessing Novartis’ outlook. Solid recent drug launches and pipeline opportunities look well positioned to offset patent losses, which reinforces our wide moat rating.

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Company Profile NVS

Business Description

Novartis develops and manufactures healthcare products through two segments: Innovative Medicines and Sandoz. It generates the vast majority of its revenue from Innovative Medicines segment consisting global business franchises in oncology, ophthalmology, neuroscience, immunology, respiratory, cardio-metabolic, and established medicines. The company sells its products globally, with the United States representing close to one third of total revenue.

Lichtstrasse 35
Basel, 4056, CHE
Industry Drug Manufacturers - General
Employees 101,703

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FAQs for Novartis AG ADR Stock

Yes. NVS has a forward dividend yield of 4.06%. See NVS’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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NVS’s market cap is 181.16 Bil.
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NVS’s stock style is Large Core.
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NVS’s price/sales is 3.62.
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NVS’s price/forward earnings is 13.32.
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NVS’s price/book is 3.05.
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NVS’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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