Sanofi (SNY)

Sanofi is a leading global drug company that offers a wide range of medicines, vaccines, and innovative therapeutic solutions, as well as engages in extensive research and development. When we made our initial investment in September 2014, we were attracted to Sanofi’s patent-protected drugs which carry strong pricing power, which in turn enable the company … Read more

Sanofi SA (SNY)

Sanofi develops and markets pharmaceuticals with a concentration in oncology, cardiovascular disease, central nervous system disorders, diabetes, and vaccines. The company offers a diverse array of drugs with its highest revenue generator, Lantus, representing over 15% of total sales. About 30% of total revenue comes from the United States and 25% from Europe. Over the … Read more

Core Equity Portfolio Changes

The level of cash within the Core Equity composite is a direct function of valuation.  As companies within the portfolio approach or exceed our current estimate of fair value, we reduce or eliminate the position. Ideally, there are existing opportunities within the current portfolio to recycle that capital or add new capital to existing positions. … Read more

Sanofi SA (SNY)

Our new portfolio investment in Sanofi, the French pharmaceutical company, received the proverbial one-two punch over the last two days.  The company reported earnings yesterday that met expectations but then stated that sales of its diabetes treatments, particularly its Lantus drug treatment, in the United States would remain flat next year.  “Katie bar the door”, because … Read more

Sanofi SA (SNY)

Sanofi researches, develops, manufactures, and markets healthcare products.  The company operates in three segments: Pharmaceuticals, Human Vaccines, and Animal Health.  Sanofi distributes its products through its sales force, as well as through physicians, pharmacies, hospitals, distributors, veterinaries, chemists, and wholesalers.  The company was formerly known as Sanofi-Aventis and changed its name to Sanofi in May … Read more