Financial report for the period 1 January 2023 to 30 June 2023, 10 August 2023
|PROFIT AND LOSS||H1 2023||H1 2022||Growth|
|Diluted earnings per share (in DKK)||17.41||12.08||44%||N/A|
|* CER: Constant exchange rates (average 2022).|
Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen, president and CEO: "We are very pleased with the sales growth in the first half of 2023. The growth is driven by increasing demand for our GLP-1-based diabetes and obesity treatments, and we are serving more patients than ever before. The performance in the first six months has enabled us to raise the outlook for the full year. Within R&D, we are very excited about the results from the SELECT trial. Obesity is a serious chronic disease associated with many comorbidities and the results from SELECT demonstrate that comorbidities associated with the condition can be significantly reduced by treating people with semaglutide.
On 10 August 2023 at 13.00 CEST, corresponding to 07.00 am EDT, an earnings call will be held. Investors will be able to listen in via a link on novonordisk.com, which can be found under ‘Investors’.
About Novo Nordisk
Novo Nordisk is a leading global healthcare company, founded in 1923 and headquartered in Denmark. Our purpose is to drive change to defeat serious chronic diseases, built upon our heritage in diabetes. We do so by pioneering scientific breakthroughs, expanding access to our medicines and working to prevent and ultimately cure disease. Novo Nordisk employs about 59,000 people in 80 countries and markets its products in around 170 countries. Novo Nordisk's B shares are listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen (Novo-B). Its ADRs are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NVO). For more information, visit novonordisk.com, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.
|Contacts for further information|
+45 3079 9289
|Natalia Salomao Abrahao (US)|
+1 848 304 1027
|Daniel Muusmann Bohsen|
+45 3075 2175
|David Heiberg Landsted|
+45 3077 6915
|Jacob Martin Wiborg Rode|
+45 3075 5956
|Mark Joseph Root (US)|
+1 848 213 3219
+45 3075 6656
|Frederik Taylor Pitter|
+45 3075 8259
Company announcement No 52 / 2023