CORRECTED-BRIEF-Schering-Plough Q4 results

martedì 3 febbraio 2009 13:05
 

(Corrects reporting period in headline to Q4 from Q1)

Feb 3 (Reuters) - Schering Plough Corp SGP.N: * Reports financial results for 2008 fourth quarter, full year * Q4 GAAP earnings per share $0.27 * Q4 earnings per share $0.39 * Says GAAP net sales for the 2008 fourth quarter totaled $4.3 billion * Says adjusted net sales for the 2008 fourth quarter $4.9 billion * Global cholesterol joint venture net sales, which include vytorin and zetia, totaled $1.1 billion in Q4 * Says Q4 sales of remicade increased 8 percent to $491 million * Says Q4 sales of prescription pharmaceuticals increased 17 percent to total $3.5 billion * Reuters Estimates Q4 earnings per share view $0.30, revenue view $4,512.76 million