Last $135.60 USD
Change Today +0.61 / 0.45%
Volume 936.8K
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sigma-aldrich (SIAL) Snapshot

Open
$134.52
Previous Close
$134.99
Day High
$135.81
Day Low
$134.16
52 Week High
09/22/14 - $138.01
52 Week Low
11/13/13 - $83.75
Market Cap
16.1B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.1M
EPS TTM
$4.21
Shares Outstanding
119.0M
EX-Date
08/27/14
P/E TM
32.2x
Dividend
$0.92
Dividend Yield
0.67%
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sigma-aldrich (SIAL) Details

Sigma-Aldrich Corporation, a life science and high technology company, develops, manufactures, purchases, and distributes various chemicals, biochemicals, and equipment worldwide. Its chemical products and kits are used in scientific research, including genomic and proteomic research, biotechnology, pharmaceutical development, and diagnosis of disease; and as key components in pharmaceutical, diagnostics, and high technology manufacturing. The company sells its products to commercial laboratories, pharmaceutical companies, industrial companies, universities, diagnostics companies, biotechnology companies, electronics companies, hospitals, governmental institutions, and non-profit organizations. Sigma-Aldrich Corporation was founded in 1951 and is based in St. Louis, Missouri.

9,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/24/14
Founded in 1951

sigma-aldrich (SIAL) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $876.9K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $465.4K
Executive Vice President and President of App...
Total Annual Compensation: $437.7K
Executive Vice President and President of SAF...
Total Annual Compensation: $386.5K
Executive Vice President and President of Res...
Total Annual Compensation: $350.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

sigma-aldrich (SIAL) Key Developments

Sigma-Aldrich Expands the Ascentis® Express U/UHPLC Column Line with Addition of 2.0 Micron Fused Core® Particle Columns

Sigma-Aldrich Corporation announced that Supelco, its innovative analytical products and services research business, has launched the Ascentis(®) Express 2.0 micron, a high-speed, ultra high-performance liquid chromatography (UHPLC) column platform based on the proven Fused-Core(®) particle design. Ascentis Express 2.0 micron Fused-Core particles are designed to provide UHPLC performance, while addressing the disadvantages inherent in existing sub-2 micron UHPLC columns. Ascentis Express 2.0 UHPLC columns deliver 300,000 plates per meter efficiency. Furthermore, Ascentis Express 2.0 micron columns are less susceptible to column plugging due to the large 1.0 m frits on the column inlet. While Ascentis Express columns can be used up to 1,000 bar (14,500 psi), they will produce approximately 20% lower back pressure than most commercially available sub-2 m UHPLC columns under the same conditions, reducing concerns of column frictional heating and instrument wear and tear associated with very small particles.

Sigma-Aldrich Corporation Introduces Stable-Labeled Certified Reference Materials of Kratom Alkaloids

Sigma-Aldrich Corporation announced that the Cerilliant(R) brand within its Applied Diagnostics and Testing business segment now offers the first stable-labeled internal standards of the kratom alkaloids mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitragynine. These new solution Certified Reference Materials (CRMs) offer testing laboratories deuterium-labeled internal standards suitable for quantitation of mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitragynine levels in biological and plant-based samples using mass spectrometry-based methods. Mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitragynine are psychoactive alkaloids of the plant Mitragyna speciosa, commonly known as kratom. Kratom acts on u-opioid receptors and purportedly exhibits dose dependent effects, acting as a stimulant at low concentrations and an analgesic at high concentrations. Kratom possesses a high addiction potential and can reportedly cause adverse health effects such as seizures, hallucinations, and delusions.

Sigma-Aldrich Corporation expected to report Q3 2014 results on October 21, 2014. This event was calculated by Capital IQ (Created on October 10, 2014).

Sigma-Aldrich Corporation expected to report Q3 2014 results on October 21, 2014. This event was calculated by Capital IQ (Created on October 10, 2014).

 

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