BAGSVAERD, DENMARK--(Marketwire - Jan 31, 2013) - Sales growth of 18% driven by Victoza®, NovoRapid® and Levemir® Sales increased by 18% to 78.0 billion in Danish kroner and by 12% in local currencies.
* Sales of modern insulins increased by 21% (15% in local currencies).
* Sales of Victoza® increased by 58% (50% in local currencies).
* Sales in North America increased by 29% (19% in local currencies).
* Sales in International Operations increased by 18% (16% in local currencies).
Reported operating profit increased by 32% to DKK 29.5 billion including a 1.7 percentage points improvement in the gross margin. Measured in local currencies, operating profit increased by 20%.
Company announcement No 8 / 2013: http://hugin.info/2013/R/1674355/545183.pdf
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