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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing

Overview: the U.S. Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:

  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

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Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map by state

Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing Industry Price Trends

Rise and fall in market prices are affectedd by supply, demand, and the cost of goods/services sold. Higher demand or COGS will put upward price pressure on prices. Higher competition among Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing companies will put a downward pressure on prices. The chart shows how prices are changing within the industry, month-to-month over the last three years.

example price index trendline

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 11%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 8%
Business Operations Specialists 7%
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 6%
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 16%
Life Scientists 6%
Physical Scientists 6%
Chemists and Materials Scientists 5%
Chemists 5%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 9%
Production Occupations 32%
Other Production Occupations 26%
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 8%
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 8%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Mission Pharmacal trademarks "ELETONE TWINPACK" - Pharmaceutical preparations and substances for the treatment of skin conditions - 01/08/2018
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals Usa trademarks "SYNOJOYNT" - Pharmaceutical preparations for the treatment of arthritis - 01/06/2018
  • G & W Laboratories trademarks "FLIPTRX" - downloadable software - 01/06/2018
  • Pfizer patents Anti-cxcr4 Antibodies And Antibody-drug Conjugates - 01/04/2018
  • Gilead Sciences patents Cot Modulators And Methods Of Use Thereof - 01/04/2018
  • Amgen patents Method Of Treating Or Ameliorating Type 1 Diabetes Using Fgf21 - 01/04/2018
  • vTv Therapeutics raises $10 million in funding. - 12/19/2017
  • QualMed Pharmacy raises $1 million in funding. - 11/21/2017
  • Tricida raises $13 million in funding. - 11/15/2017

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Bristol-Myers Squibb4376
    Abbott Laboratories3043

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

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    • MMJ International Holdings Pursuing Legal FDA Cannabis Medicine Approval - for approval of a new pharmaceutical drug. As a result of FDA application and Terra Life Sciences partnership, MMJ Bioscience now will offer excellence in cannabinoid medicine manufacturing that solves dosing issues by utilizing various delivery systems ... (01/09/2018)
    • Aamal, CinnaGen Ilac in deal to import pharmaceutical products from Turkey - Shehata said, 'I am pleased to announce this partnership with a leading pharmaceutical firm such as CinnaGen Ilac. As we reveal this agreement, we express our determination and commitment to secure medicine ... cycle for cable manufacturing that will ... (01/09/2018)
    • Kenya launches drugs manufacturing plant to ease imports - "The construction of a local pharmaceutical manufacturing plant will bring significant industrial benefits such as technology transfer and improve access to quality medicine to combat our rising disease burden," said Mohamed. He revealed that the plant to ... (01/08/2018)
    • Drugs firm to pump Sh7.5 billion into new manufacturing plant at EPZ - Firm plans Sh7.5b drug plant at EPZ Local pharmaceutical firms ... tablets and 69 million bottles of liquid medicine annually Asian drug firm Square Pharmaceuticals plans to pump Sh7.5 billion into a new manufacturing plant that it is constructing at ... (01/08/2018)
    • Iran to Export Medicine to Qatar - As the first and sole Iranian company, CinnaGen Pharmaceutical Group is licensed by EU’s GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) and is the largest and most reliable knowledge-based company in country’s pharmaceutical industry. The Group accounts for 30% of ... (01/05/2018)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $11,058,180,381 on Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing. It has awarded 35,444 contracts to 985 companies, with an average value of $11,226,579 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

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