Financial report for the period 1 January 2021 to 31 March 2021
|PROFIT AND LOSS||Q1 2021||Q1 2020||Growth|
|Diluted earnings per share (in DKK)||5.45||5.05||8%||N/A|
* CER: Constant exchange rates (average 2020).
Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen, president and CEO: "We are very encouraged with the sales growth in the first three months of 2021. Sales growth was driven by all therapy areas and across geographical areas within International Operations as well as North America Operations where growth has accelerated in the US. We were also pleased to announce plans to develop oral semaglutide as a convenient and effective treatment option for people with obesity, complementing our injectable obesity medications. The solid financial performance in the first three months of 2021 has enabled us to raise our outlook range for the full year."
On 5 May 2021 at 13.00 CEST, corresponding to 7.00 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 diabetes and other serious chronic diseases such as obesity and rare blood and endocrine disorders. We do so by pioneering scientific breakthroughs, expanding access to our medicines and working to prevent and ultimately cure disease. Novo Nordisk employs about 45,800 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, YouTube.
|5 August 2021||Financial statement for the first six months of 2021|
|3 November 2021||Financial statement for the first nine months of 2021|
|2 February 2022||Financial statement for 2021|
|Contacts for further information|
|Mette Kruse Danielsen||+45 3079 firstname.lastname@example.org|
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|Daniel Muusmann Bohsen||+45 3075 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Valdemar Borum Svarrer||+45 3079 email@example.com|
|Ann Søndermølle Rendbæk||+45 3075 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mark Joseph Root (US)||+1 848 213 email@example.com|
Company announcement No 30 / 2021