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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 3.44
ACRX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
73% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. ACRX: 3.44 )
ACRX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.31   Max: No Debt
Current: 3.44

Equity to Asset 0.61
ACRX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
68% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. ACRX: 0.61 )
ACRX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.01   Max: 0.69
Current: 0.61

-0.01
0.69
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 3.54
M-Score: 5.53
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
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history
Operating margin (%) -18.06
ACRX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. ACRX: -18.06 )
ACRX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1805.22   Max: -22.6
Current: -18.06

-1805.22
-22.6
Net-margin (%) -5.42
ACRX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. ACRX: -5.42 )
ACRX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1875.09   Max: -79.4
Current: -5.42

-1875.09
-79.4
ROE (%) -2.89
ACRX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. ACRX: -2.89 )
ACRX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -130.03   Max: -43.78
Current: -2.89

-130.03
-43.78
ROA (%) -1.81
ACRX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. ACRX: -1.81 )
ACRX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -134.55   Max: -26.84
Current: -1.81

-134.55
-26.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -94.84
ACRX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 9.15 vs. ACRX: -94.84 )
ACRX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2973.59   Max: -173.98
Current: -94.84

-2973.59
-173.98
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -68.80
ACRX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. ACRX: -68.80 )
ACRX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -64.9
Current: -68.8

EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -70.00
ACRX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. ACRX: -70.00 )
ACRX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -64.9
Current: -70

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Ratios

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P/B 5.00
ACRX's P/B is ranked higher than
66% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. ACRX: 5.00 )
ACRX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.16   Max: 78
Current: 5

2.16
78
P/S 9.10
ACRX's P/S is ranked higher than
58% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.57 vs. ACRX: 9.10 )
ACRX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 7.21   Max: 163
Current: 9.1

7.21
163
EV-to-EBIT -38.76
ACRX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
52% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 61.55 vs. ACRX: -38.76 )
ACRX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -99.2   Max: -1.1
Current: -38.76

-99.2
-1.1
Current Ratio 8.36
ACRX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. ACRX: 8.36 )
ACRX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 20.39
Current: 8.36

0.43
20.39
Quick Ratio 8.36
ACRX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. ACRX: 8.36 )
ACRX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 20.39
Current: 8.36

0.43
20.39

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 5.96
ACRX's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
96% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ACRX: 5.96 )
ACRX' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 25
Current: 5.96

2.2
25
Price/Net Current Asset Value 5.96
ACRX's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ACRX: 5.96 )
ACRX' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 25
Current: 5.96

2.2
25
Price/Tangible Book 4.86
ACRX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
76% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 6.92 vs. ACRX: 4.86 )
ACRX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.08   Max: 57.94
Current: 4.86

2.08
57.94
Price/Median PS Value 0.20
ACRX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. ACRX: 0.20 )
ACRX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 3.73
Current: 0.2

0.17
3.73
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -2.50
ACRX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
63% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. ACRX: -2.50 )
ACRX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: -2.5

Business Description

Industry: Medical Devices » Medical Devices
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Traded in other countries:R5X.Germany,
AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc was was incorporated in Delaware on July 13, 2005 as SuRx, Inc. In January 2006, the Company has changed its name to AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. It is a development stage company. The Company is a specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of acute and breakthrough pain. The Company's main product candidate, Zalviso, formerly known as the Sufentanil NanoTab PCA System, or ARX-01, is currently under review by the FDA for marketing approval, and is designed to improve the management of moderate-to-severe acute pain in patients in the hospital setting. In addition, in December 2013, the Company entered into a collaboration agreement with Grünenthal for the commercialization of Zalviso in Europe and Australia. Its sufentanil-based products are subject to extensive regulation by the DEA, due to their status as scheduled drugs. Its registered trademarks include ACELRX and NANOTAB.
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