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Teva Pharmaceutical Generic Stabilization

  • Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.
  • November 20, 2019

Assessing Teva's Generics Business

Oppenheimer Analysts reviewed Teva Pharmaceutical's U.S. generic trends and provide some metrics that we believe could enable investors to assess its generics business on the basis of pricing (implied gross-to-net discounts) and competitive dynamics.


Our analysis suggests, that compared to 2017:

  •  Gross-to-net discounts may have narrowed during 2019
  •  A higher proportion of Teva's current portfolio competes with fewer manufacturers
  •  More 2019 launches are in markets with ≤ 2 competitors

Based on these metrics, Oppenheimer Analyst believe Teva may be better positioned to sustain its U.S. generic revenue base. These initially encouraging trends imply we may be conservative with our -3% year-over-year growth rate and estimate a theoretical 14% upside to our price target if US generic revenues remain stable. All else equal, we reiterate outperform.

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