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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Pharmaceutical Preparation Manufacturing

Overview: the U.S. Pharmaceutical Preparation 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 Preparation 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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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
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.

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

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Pharmaceutical Preparation Manufacturing industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product Description Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Medicinal And Botanical Manufacturing

Synthetic Organic Medicinal Chemicals (All Uses), Medicinal And Botanical Drugs, Chemicals, And Products, In Bulk, Alkaloid Drug

Pharmaceutical Preparation Manufacturing

Pharmaceutical Preparations, Acting On The Central Nervous System And The Sense Organs, For Human Use

Pharmaceutical Preparations, Acting On The Cardiovascular System, For Human Use

Pharmaceutical Preparations, Acting On The Respiratory System, For Human Use

Pharmaceutical Preparations, Acting On Skin, For Human Use

Pharmaceutical Preparations, Vitamin, Nutrient, And Hematinic Preparations, For Human Use

Pharmaceutical Preparations, Affecting Parasitic And Infective Diseases, For Human Use (Excluding Diagnostics)

Pharmaceutical Preparation Manufacturing, Not Categorized, Total

Biological Product (Except Diagnostic) Manufacturing

Other Biologics, Excluding Diagnostic, For Human Use

Toilet Preparation Manufacturing

Creams, Lotions And Oils, Excluding Shaving, Hair, And Deodorant

Total Miscellaneous Receipts

Resales - Sales Of Products Bought And Sold Without Further Manufacture, Processing, Or Assembly

Contract Work - Receipts For Work Done For Others On Their Materials

Miscellaneous Receipts, Including Receipts For Repair Work, Sales Of Scrap And Refuse.

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.

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Pharmaceutical Preparation 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 Preparation 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.

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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 Preparation 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 Preparation 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 Preparation 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 Preparation Manufacturing Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

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

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Profounda trademarks "VETAREST" - Medicated dental preparations for companion animals in the nature of dogs, cats, and horses - 02/21/2018
  • Vyera Pharmaceuticals trademarks "VYERA PHARMACEUTICALS" - House mark for a full line of pharmaceutical products for human use - 02/16/2018
  • Ocugen trademarks "OCUGEN" - House mark for pharmaceutical preparations; House mark for pharmaceutical preparations for treating diseases and disorders affecting the eye - 02/16/2018
  • Ocugen raises $6 million in funding. - 02/15/2018
  • Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding raises $3 million in funding. - 10/10/2017
  • ZS Pharma patents Extended Use Zirconium Silicate Compositions And Methods Of Use Thereof - 06/01/2017
  • Uluru raises $4 million in funding. - 04/12/2017
  • Qol Medical patents Ultrapure Hypoallergenic Solutions Of Sacrosidase - 01/05/2017
  • Keryx Biopharmaceuticals patents Use Of Ferric Citrate In The Treatment Of And The Reduction Of Mortality And Morbidity Related To Adverse Cardiac Events In Chronic Kidney Disease Patients - 09/08/2016

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    ZS Pharma31
    Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding21
    Keryx Biopharmaceuticals

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

    Latest Industry News

    • SUNY Oneonta scientist invents quicker, cleaner chemical method - Bennett patented her method in 2014 for making imines, compounds frequently used in the pharmaceutical, agrichemical, fine chemical, plastics manufacturing and household ... costs much less than traditional imine preparation. Bennett was named 2016 ... (01/10/2018)
    • The global drug discovery informatics market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 11.2% - On the basis of function, the drug discovery informatics market is divided into sequencing and target data analysis, docking, molecular modeling, libraries & database preparation ... Established pharmaceutical industry with the presence of leading ... (01/09/2018)
    • Radient Technologies Inc. Provides Corporate Update and Announces Real Estate Expansion - From its 20,000 square foot manufacturing plant in Edmonton, Alberta, Radient serves market leaders in industries that include pharmaceutical, food, beverage, natural health and personal care markets. Visit for more information. (01/09/2018)
    • Alland & Robert Introduces Karaya Gum to the Food Industry - Karaya gum is a natural and vegetal ingredient that can be used for many food and pharmaceutical applications. Alland & Robert, a French company founded 134 years ago and the international leader in Karaya gum manufacturing, has developed a method of ... (01/09/2018)
    • Research details developments in the drug discovery informatics market report - Click now for more Details, Queries, Other Information on this study “Drug Discovery Informatics Market by Function (Target Data, Sequencing Data Analysis, Molecular Docking, Library Preparation), Solution (Software, Services), End User (Pharmaceutical ... (01/05/2018)
    • Pharmaceutical Excipients Market – Expected to Reach US$ 5,094.2 Mn by 2021 - However, the situation is expected to improve over the next few years, with individual economies formulating their own good manufacturing and good distribution practice guidelines in collaboration with the International Pharmaceutical Excipient Council. (01/04/2018)
    • Are You Ready For The Future Of Biopharma Manufacturing? - Currently, the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry is still entering the stage ... These interactions then continue to provide regulatory feedback and facilitate the preparation of a regulatory submission. Across races, females are earning more ... (12/07/2017)
    • Research and Markets: Comprehensive Research on Pharmaceutical Company "Allergan, Inc and the U.S. Pharmaceutical Preparation Manufacturing Industry - DUBLIN, Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Allergan, Inc. and the U.S. Pharmaceutical Preparation Manufacturing Industry" company profile to ... (12/19/2008)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $9,954,982,261 on Pharmaceutical Preparation Manufacturing. It has awarded 14,814 contracts to 370 companies, with an average value of $26,905,357 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

    Segments classified within this market research report

    This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
    Antineoplastic preparations manufacturing, Tincture of iodine preparations manufacturing, Zinc oxide medicinal preparations manufacturing, Hormone preparations (except in-vitro diagnostics) manufacturing, Antispasmodic preparations manufacturing, Diagnostic biological preparations (except in-vitro) manufacturing, Adrenal medicinal preparations manufacturing, Diuretic preparations manufacturing, Mouthwashes, medicated, manufacturing, Metabolite in-vivo diagnostic substances manufacturing, Hematology in-vivo diagnostic substances manufacturing, Muscle relaxant preparations manufacturing, Cold remedies manufacturing, Nuclear medicine (e.g., radioactive isotopes) preparations manufacturing, Vitamin preparations manufacturing, Eye and ear preparations manufacturing, Anthelmintic preparations manufacturing, Botanical extract preparations (except in-vitro diagnostics) manufacturing, Suppositories manufacturing, Sodium chloride pharmaceutical preparations manufacturing, Pharmaceutical preparations (e.g., capsules, liniments, ointments, tablets) manufacturing, Antibacterial preparations manufacturing, Antihistamine preparations manufacturing, Digitalis medicinal preparations manufacturing, Cough medicines manufacturing, Patent medicine preparations manufacturing, Angiourographic diagnostic preparations manufacturing, Coagulation in-vivo diagnostic substances manufacturing, Oral contraceptive preparations manufacturing, Iodinated in-vivo diagnostic substances manufacturing, Veterinary medicinal preparations manufacturing, Belladonna preparations manufacturing, Effervescent salts manufacturing, Barbiturate preparations manufacturing, Contrast media in-vivo diagnostic substances (e.g., iodine, barium) manufacturing, Astringent preparations manufacturing, Technetium medicinal preparations manufacturing, Pituitary gland preparations manufacturing, Cathartic preparations manufacturing, Fever remedy preparations manufacturing, Antiseptic preparations manufacturing, Nonprescription drug preparations manufacturing, Laxative preparations manufacturing, Lip balms manufacturing, Central nervous system stimulant preparations manufacturing, Insulin preparations manufacturing, Radioactive in-vivo diagnostic substances manufacturing, Sedative preparations manufacturing, Sodium salicylate preparations manufacturing, Vermifuge preparations manufacturing, Cardiac preparations manufacturing, Antacid preparations manufacturing, Penicillin preparations manufacturing, Thyroid preparations manufacturing, Anesthetic preparations manufacturing, Barium in-vivo diagnostic substances manufacturing, Antibiotic preparations manufacturing, Analgesic preparations manufacturing, Dermatological preparations manufacturing, Contraceptive preparations manufacturing, In-vivo diagnostic substances manufacturing, Antipyretic preparations manufacturing, Digestive system preparations manufacturing, Birth control pills manufacturing, Electrolyte in-vivo diagnostic substances manufacturing, Intravenous (IV) solution preparations manufacturing, Tranquilizer preparations manufacturing, Antidepressant preparations manufacturing, Water (i.e., drinking) decontamination or purification tablets manufacturing, Cough drops, Glandular medicinal preparations manufacturing, Cyclopropane medicinal preparations manufacturing, etc.

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