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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: 02/6/14
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 Corporation Proposes Amendment to Certificate of Incorporation

Sigma-Aldrich Corporation proposed to approve an amendment to the Certificate of Incorporation to increase the total number of authorized shares of common stock, par value $1.00 per share, to 450,000,000 and to provide authority to issue preferred stock to its upcoming annual general meeting going to be held on May 6, 2014.

Sigma-Aldrich Seeks Acquisitions

Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (NasdaqGS:SIAL) seeks acquisitions. "So we are fairly focused, from a strategic standpoint, of where we are going to be looking at when it comes to acquisitions. You're going to hear Jan Bertsch, our CFO, talk about some of the financial criteria that we are applying when we think about acquisitions. So I will hold off until she comes and talks about that. But just wanted to let you know on how we are thinking about this," said Rakesh Sachdev, Sigma-Aldrich Corporation - President and Chief Executive Officer.

Sigma-Aldrich Corporation Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2014

Sigma-Aldrich Corporation provided earnings guidance for the year 2014. For the year, the company expects the full year organic sales growth to be low- to mid-single digits. The company announced that operating margins for the full year are expected to improve by 50 basis points, and that 2014 full year adjusted EPS is expected to be $4.30 to $4.40.


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