Pfizer Z Score

PFE -  USA Stock  

USD 52.47  1.82  3.59%

Altman Z Score is one of the simplest fundamental models to determine how likely your company is to fail. The module uses available fundamental data of a given equity to approximate the Altman Z score. Altman Z Score is determined by evaluating five fundamental price points available from the company's current public disclosure documents. Please check Pfizer Piotroski F Score and Pfizer Valuation analysis.
  
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Pfizer Z Score Analysis

Pfizer's Z-Score is a simple linear, multi-factor model that measures the financial health and economic stability of a company. The score is used to predict the probability of a firm going into bankruptcy within next 24 months or two fiscal years from the day stated on the accounting statements used to calculate it. The model uses five fundamental business ratios that are weighted according to algorithm of Professor Edward Altman who developed it in the late 1960s at New York University..
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Current Pfizer Z Score

    
  3.6  
Most of Pfizer's fundamental indicators, such as Z Score, are part of a valuation analysis module that helps investors searching for stocks that are currently trading at higher or lower prices than their real value. If the real value is higher than the market price, Pfizer Inc is considered to be undervalued, and we provide a buy recommendation. Otherwise, we render a sell signal.
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To calculate Z-Score one would need to know current working capital of the company, its total assets, and liabilities, amount of latest retained earnings as well as earnings before interest and tax. Z-Score can be used to compare the odds of bankruptcy of companies in a similar line of business or firms operating in the same industry. Companies with Z-Scores above 3.1 are generally considered to be stable and healthy with a low probability of bankruptcy. Scores that fall between 1.8 and 3.1 lie in a so-called 'grey area' with scores of less than 1, indicating the high probability of distress. Z Score is used widely by financial auditors, accountants, money managers, loan processers, wealth advisers, as well as day traders. In the last 25 years, many financial models that utilize z score has been proved to be successful as a predictor of corporate bankruptcy.
Compare to competition

Based on the company's disclosures, Pfizer Inc has a Z Score of 3.6. This is 46.67% lower than that of the Healthcare sector and significantly higher than that of the Drug Manufacturers—General industry. The z score for all United States stocks is 58.72% higher than that of the company.

Pfizer Z Score Peer Comparison

Stock peer comparison is one of the most widely used and accepted methods of equity analyses. It analyses Pfizer's direct or indirect competition against its Z Score to detect undervalued stocks with similar characteristics or determine the stocks which would be a good addition to a portfolio. Peer analysis of Pfizer could also be used in its relative valuation, which is a method of valuing Pfizer by comparing valuation metrics of similar companies.
Pfizer is currently under evaluation in z score category among related companies.

Pfizer Institutional Holders

Institutional Holdings refers to the ownership stake in Pfizer that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. Institutions may purchase large blocks of Pfizer's outstanding shares and can exert considerable influence upon its management. Institutional holders may also work to push the share price higher once they own the stock. Extensive social media coverage, TV shows, articles in high-profile magazines, and presentations at investor conferences help move the stock higher, increasing Pfizer's value.
Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares479.1 M24.8 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares408.1 M21.1 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares286.9 M14.9 B
Capital World InvestorsCommon Shares219.9 M11.4 B
Wellington Management Group LlpCommon Shares216.7 M11.2 B
Geode Capital Management LlcCommon Shares104.9 M5.4 B
Northern Trust CorpCommon Shares66.5 M3.4 B

Pfizer Fundamentals

About Pfizer Fundamental Analysis

The Macroaxis Fundamental Analysis modules help investors analyze Pfizer Inc's financials across various querterly and yearly statements, indicators and fundamental ratios. We help investors to determine the real value of Pfizer using virtually all public information available. We use both quantitative as well as qualitative analysis to arrive at the intrinsic value of Pfizer Inc based on its fundamental data. In general, a quantitative approach, as applied to this company, focuses on analyzing financial statements comparatively, whereas a qaualitative method uses data that is important to a company's growth but cannot be measured and presented in a numerical way.
Please read more on our fundamental analysis page.
Pfizer Inc. discovers, develops, manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells biopharmaceutical products worldwide. Pfizer Inc. was founded in 1849 and is headquartered in New York, New York. Pfizer operates under Drug ManufacturersGeneral classification in the United States and is traded on New York Stock Exchange. It employs 79000 people.

Pfizer Investors Sentiment

The influence of Pfizer's investor sentiment on the probability of its price appreciation or decline could be a good factor in your decision-making process regarding taking a position in Pfizer. The overall investor sentiment generally increases the direction of a stock movement in a one-year investment horizon. However, the impact of investor sentiment on the entire stock markets does not have a solid backing from leading economists and market statisticians.

Pfizer Implied Volatility

    
  27.08  
Pfizer's implied volatility exposes the market's sentiment of Pfizer Inc stock's possible movements over time. However, it does not forecast the overall direction of its price. In a nutshell, if Pfizer's implied volatility is high, the market thinks the stock has potential for high price swings in either direction. On the other hand, the low implied volatility suggests that Pfizer stock will not fluctuate a lot when Pfizer's options are near their expiration.
Some investors attempt to determine whether the market's mood is bullish or bearish by monitoring changes in market sentiment. Unlike more traditional methods such as technical analysis, investor sentiment usually refers to the aggregate attitude towards Pfizer in the overall investment community. So, suppose investors can accurately measure the market's sentiment. In that case, they can use it for their benefit. For example, some tools to gauge market sentiment could be utilized using contrarian indexes, Pfizer's short interest history, or implied volatility extrapolated from Pfizer options trading.

Current Sentiment - PFE

Pfizer Inc Investor Sentiment

Predominant part of Macroaxis users are at this time bullish on Pfizer Inc. What is your perspective on investing in Pfizer Inc? Are you bullish or bearish?
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Please check Pfizer Piotroski F Score and Pfizer Valuation analysis. Note that the Pfizer Inc information on this page should be used as a complementary analysis to other Pfizer's statistical models used to find the right mix of equity instruments to add to your existing portfolios or create a brand new portfolio. You can also try Money Managers module to screen money managers from public funds and ETFs managed around the world.

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Is Pfizer's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Pfizer. If investors know Pfizer will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Pfizer listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
The market value of Pfizer Inc is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Pfizer that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Pfizer's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Pfizer's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Pfizer's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Pfizer's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Pfizer's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Pfizer value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Pfizer's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.