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New Key Statistics Module, Z-Score and F-Score
Market Cap $M497Revenue $M81.1Net Margin (%)-215.2Z-Score-1.1
Enterprise Value $M397EPS $-1.7Operating Margin %-190.7F-Score3
P/E(ttm))0Cash Flow Per Share $-0.5Pre-tax Margin (%)-215.6Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book3.610-y EBITDA Growth Rate %0Quick Ratio7.3Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales4.35-y EBITDA Growth Rate %22.2Current Ratio8.3Lower Leverage y-yN
Price/Cash Flow0y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %0ROA % (ttm)-40.4Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %0Insider Buy (3m)1ROE % (ttm)-113.8Less Shares Outstanding y-yN
Payout Ratio %0Shares Outstanding M103ROI % (ttm)-46.5Gross Margin Increase y-yN

Gurus Latest Trades with VVUS

Number of guru portfolios checked: 56.
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
VVUSJohn Burbank 2014-03-31 Reduce-1.37%$5.6 - $9.55
($7.2)
$ 4.75-34%Reduce -75.95%1,425,000
VVUSJohn Burbank 2013-12-31 Add0.15%$8.235 - $11.19
($9.67)
$ 4.75-51%Add 9.22%5,925,000
VVUSJohn Burbank 2013-09-30 Reduce-1.27%$9.45 - $14.99
($12.54)
$ 4.75-62%Reduce -36.22%5,425,000
VVUSJohn Burbank 2013-06-30 Reduce-0.46%$10.43 - $15.1
($12.91)
$ 4.75-63%Reduce -10.99%8,505,148
VVUSJean-Marie Eveillard 2013-06-30 Sold Out -0.01%$10.43 - $15.1
($12.91)
$ 4.75-63%Sold Out0
VVUSJohn Burbank 2013-03-31 Add0.27%$10.2 - $14.87
($12.43)
$ 4.75-62%Add 6.9%9,554,858
VVUSJean-Marie Eveillard 2013-03-31 Buy 0.01%$10.2 - $14.87
($12.43)
$ 4.75-62%New holding, 200000 sh.200,000
VVUSJohn Burbank 2012-12-31 Add0.8%$10.24 - $22.86
($14.58)
$ 4.75-67%Add 21.15%8,938,268
VVUSGeorge Soros 2012-09-30 Sold Out -0.06%$17.81 - $29.93
($23.45)
$ 4.75-80%Sold Out0
VVUSJohn Burbank 2012-06-30 Add0.73%$21.5 - $28.68
($24.02)
$ 4.75-80%Add 10.12%8,136,600
VVUSGeorge Soros 2012-06-30 Reduce-0.09%$21.5 - $28.68
($24.02)
$ 4.75-80%Reduce -64.93%150,000
VVUSJohn Burbank 2012-03-31 Add2.35%$9.99 - $23.78
($14.83)
$ 4.75-68%Add 72.22%7,388,793
VVUSGeorge Soros 2012-03-31 Buy 0.14%$9.99 - $23.78
($14.83)
$ 4.75-68%New holding, 427750 sh.427,750
VVUSGeorge Soros 2011-03-31 Sold Out $6.06 - $11.2
($7.95)
$ 4.75-40%Sold Out0
VVUSGeorge Soros 2010-12-31 Buy $5.94 - $9.78
($7.38)
$ 4.75-36%New holding, 19400 sh.19,400
VVUSDaniel Loeb 2010-06-30 Sold Out -0.62%$8.71 - $13.2
($10.68)
$ 4.75-56%Sold Out0
VVUSDaniel Loeb 2010-03-31 Buy 0.62%$8.24 - $10.54
($9.06)
$ 4.75-48%New holding, 1000000 sh.1,000,000
VVUSLee Ainslie 2008-12-31 Sold Out -0.01%$4.75 - $6.64
($5.7)
$ 4.75-17%Sold Out0
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

VVUS is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
VVUS John Burbank 2014-03-311,425,0001.380.23-75.95%
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VVUS: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
Fischer Seth H.Z.CEO 2014-03-11Buy3,080$6.07-19.11view
DENNER ALEXANDER JDirector 2013-11-11Buy566,844$8.59-42.84view
MORRIS TIMOTHY EVP, Finance and CFO 2013-09-05Sell10,654$11.95-58.91view
ASTRUE MICHAEL JDirector 2013-09-04Buy10,000$11.96-58.95view
BIRO JON CSEE REMARKS 2013-06-27Buy2,000$12.85-61.79view
MARIO ERNESTDirector 2013-05-29Buy15,000$14.68-66.55view
MARIO ERNESTDirector 2012-08-20Buy5,000$20.75-76.34view
CASAMENTO CHARLES JDirector 2012-08-20Sell8,000$20.63-76.2view
SHORTLIFFE LINDA M DAIRIKIDirector 2012-08-14Sell18,000$22.72-78.39view
LOGAN MARK BDirector 2012-08-14Sell49,816$23.13-78.77view

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    News about VVUS:

    Articles On GuruFocus.com
    Weekly Three-Year Low Highlight: VVUS, RALY, WILN, COVS Mar 25 2014 
    Billionaires Hold Four Stocks, 59% Off Sep 30 2013 
    Unique Investor Kyle Bass Unloads Five May 29 2013 
    Weekly Guru Bargains Highlights: FTE, VVUS, PAY, TIBX, VMW Feb 24 2013 
    Weekly Guru Bargains Highlights: FTNT, VVUS, HAE, PC, TIBX Dec 09 2012 
    Weekly Guru Bargains Highlights: CIG, PWE, VVUS, EBR, ATHN Dec 03 2012 
    Passport’s John Burbank Boosts VIVUS Stake to 8.5 Pct of Company Nov 02 2012 
    Weekly Top Insider Buys: IRM, JCP, APU, CAB, VVUS Aug 27 2012 
    Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: Splunk Inc, eBay Inc, Skyworks Solutions Inc, and VIVUS Inc. Jul 28 2012 
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