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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 7.22
ACRX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
74% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. ACRX: 7.22 )
ACRX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 7.22
Current: 7.22

0.31
7.22
Equity to Asset 0.67
ACRX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. ACRX: 0.67 )
ACRX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 0.67
Current: 0.67

0.43
0.67
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 6.24
M-Score: 7.55
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -22.60
ACRX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 9.34 vs. ACRX: -22.60 )
ACRX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1805.22   Max: -22.6
Current: -22.6

-1805.22
-22.6
Net-margin (%) -79.40
ACRX's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 7.48 vs. ACRX: -79.40 )
ACRX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1875.09   Max: -79.4
Current: -79.4

-1875.09
-79.4
ROE (%) -32.02
ACRX's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. ACRX: -32.02 )
ACRX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -115.07   Max: -32.02
Current: -32.02

-115.07
-32.02
ROA (%) -21.29
ACRX's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. ACRX: -21.29 )
ACRX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -210.01   Max: -21.29
Current: -21.29

-210.01
-21.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -128.73
ACRX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 14.50 vs. ACRX: -128.73 )
ACRX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1486.8   Max: -128.73
Current: -128.73

-1486.8
-128.73
EBITDA Growth (%) -68.80
ACRX's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. ACRX: -68.80 )
ACRX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -65
Current: -68.8

EPS Growth (%) -70.00
ACRX's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. ACRX: -70.00 )
ACRX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -64.9
Current: -70

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 6.80
ACRX's P/B is ranked lower than
61% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. ACRX: 6.80 )
ACRX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.16   Max: 78
Current: 6.8

2.16
78
P/S 15.50
ACRX's P/S is ranked lower than
78% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. ACRX: 15.50 )
ACRX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 11.88   Max: 163
Current: 15.5

11.88
163
EV-to-EBIT 18.50
ACRX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
64% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 19.45 vs. ACRX: 18.50 )
ACRX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.2   Max: 9.4
Current: 18.5

4.2
9.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 7.40
ACRX's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
74% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 13.10 vs. ACRX: 7.40 )
ACRX' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 3.05   Max: 7.3
Current: 7.4

3.05
7.3
Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.40
ACRX's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. ACRX: 7.40 )
ACRX' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.05   Max: 7.3
Current: 7.4

3.05
7.3
Price/Tangible Book 6.80
ACRX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
60% of the 629 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. ACRX: 6.80 )
ACRX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.16   Max: 6.65
Current: 6.8

2.16
6.65
Price/Median PS Value 0.30
ACRX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 665 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. ACRX: 0.30 )
ACRX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 0.8
Current: 0.3

0.34
0.8

Business Description

Industry: Drug Manufacturers » Drug Manufacturers - Major
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Traded in other countries:R5X.Germany
Acelrx Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company involved in the development and commercialization of therapies for the treatment of acute and breakthrough pain.
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