Pfizer's revenue got whacked by the stronger dollar

The Pfizer logo is seen at their world headquarters in New York in this April 28, 2014 file photo. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/Files Thomson ReutersFile photo of the Pfizer logo at their world headquarters in New York

Pfizer reported a 4% fall in quarterly revenue, hurt by a stronger dollar.

Net profit rose to $US2.38 billion, or 38 cents per share, for the first quarter, from $US2.33 billion, or 36 cents per share, a year earlier.

Excluding items, the company earned 51 cents per share.

Revenue fell to $US10.86 billion.

(Editing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty)

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