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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 : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
ACT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
55% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. ACT: 0.02 )
ACT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 32.29
Current: 0.02

0.02
32.29
Equity to Asset 0.54
ACT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
65% of the 833 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. ACT: 0.54 )
ACT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.9
Current: 0.54

0.27
0.9
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.13
M-Score: -2.24
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -9.71
ACT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 875 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. ACT: -9.71 )
ACT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -21.33   Max: 37.1
Current: -9.71

-21.33
37.1
Net-margin (%) -12.48
ACT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 875 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 7.05 vs. ACT: -12.48 )
ACT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -22.48   Max: 35.15
Current: -12.48

-22.48
35.15
ROE (%) -9.45
ACT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 6.83 vs. ACT: -9.45 )
ACT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -23.54   Max: 22.08
Current: -9.45

-23.54
22.08
ROA (%) -4.61
ACT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. ACT: -4.61 )
ACT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -13.02   Max: 19.77
Current: -4.61

-13.02
19.77
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -38.64
ACT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 14.02 vs. ACT: -38.64 )
ACT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -39.46   Max: 93.56
Current: -38.64

-39.46
93.56
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 17.90
ACT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. ACT: 17.90 )
ACT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 6.4   Max: 40.5
Current: 17.9

6.4
40.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -3.70
ACT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 676 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. ACT: -3.70 )
ACT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -4.4   Max: 52.9
Current: -3.7

-4.4
52.9
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Revenue & Net Income
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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

ACT Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 5,003 sh (New)
Steve Mandel 2,378,308 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 10,597 sh (New)
Daniel Loeb 2,500,000 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 630,000 sh (New)
Leon Cooperman 264,093 sh (New)
John Paulson 300,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 53,200 sh (+3029.41%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 3,647,500 sh (+269.93%)
Jim Simons 401,936 sh (+103.38%)
Jana Partners 901,888 sh (+81.5%)
Steven Cohen 83,190 sh (+47.2%)
George Soros 35,000 sh (+40%)
John Griffin 1,735,000 sh (+32.44%)
Private Capital 174,960 sh (+1.16%)
Eric Mindich 500,000 sh (unchged)
Francis Chou 35,400 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management 939,682 sh (-11.22%)
Scott Black 67,883 sh (-16.26%)
Mario Gabelli 31,363 sh (-20.34%)
Pioneer Investments 620,874 sh (-22.97%)
Andreas Halvorsen 1,091,544 sh (-62.77%)
Diamond Hill Capital 18,613 sh (-80%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,306 sh (-92.86%)
Bill Nygren -693,000 sh (-9999%)
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Q2 2014

ACT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jean-Marie Eveillard 706,833 sh (New)
Kyle Bass 14,800 sh (New)
Bill Nygren 0 sh (+9999%)
Louis Moore Bacon 47,348 sh (+846.39%)
Jana Partners 2,654,328 sh (+194.31%)
Leon Cooperman 619,919 sh (+134.74%)
Paul Tudor Jones 101,500 sh (+90.79%)
George Soros 63,831 sh (+82.37%)
Eric Mindich 692,000 sh (+38.4%)
Jim Simons 507,725 sh (+26.32%)
Mario Gabelli 36,165 sh (+15.31%)
Andreas Halvorsen 1,207,824 sh (+10.65%)
Steve Mandel 2,478,628 sh (+4.22%)
Daniel Loeb 2,500,000 sh (unchged)
John Griffin 1,735,000 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 300,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 25,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Francis Chou Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital Sold Out
Private Capital 172,284 sh (-1.53%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 3,359,667 sh (-7.89%)
RS Investment Management 845,397 sh (-10.03%)
Scott Black 48,858 sh (-28.03%)
Ken Heebner 370,000 sh (-41.27%)
Pioneer Investments 256,641 sh (-58.66%)
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Q3 2014

ACT Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Dodge & Cox 4,025 sh (New)
Bernard Horn 20,689 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 8,180 sh (New)
Larry Robbins 1,717,858 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 102,900 sh (+311.6%)
John Paulson 1,062,200 sh (+254.07%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 8,555,596 sh (+154.66%)
George Soros 149,885 sh (+134.82%)
Andreas Halvorsen 2,550,336 sh (+111.15%)
Mario Gabelli 58,056 sh (+60.53%)
Eric Mindich 859,000 sh (+24.13%)
Daniel Loeb 2,875,000 sh (+15%)
Leon Cooperman 706,472 sh (+13.96%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 740,675 sh (+4.79%)
Pioneer Investments 139,359 sh (unchged)
Steve Mandel 2,478,628 sh (unchged)
John Griffin 1,735,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Kyle Bass Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 101,193 sh (-0.3%)
Private Capital 167,468 sh (-2.8%)
Jana Partners 2,514,701 sh (-5.26%)
Scott Black 45,177 sh (-7.53%)
RS Investment Management 550,630 sh (-34.87%)
Louis Moore Bacon 28,636 sh (-39.52%)
Jim Simons 128,162 sh (-74.76%)
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Q4 2014

ACT Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Diamond Hill Capital 2,966 sh (New)
Jim Simons 454,162 sh (+254.37%)
George Soros 321,214 sh (+114.31%)
Andreas Halvorsen 4,585,892 sh (+79.82%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1,176,582 sh (+58.85%)
John Paulson 1,560,601 sh (+46.92%)
Leon Cooperman 943,572 sh (+33.56%)
Daniel Loeb 3,450,000 sh (+20%)
Larry Robbins 1,841,869 sh (+7.22%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 8,795,896 sh (+2.81%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 60 sh (unchged)
Steve Mandel Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Private Capital 166,197 sh (-0.76%)
John Griffin 1,625,000 sh (-6.34%)
Scott Black 41,091 sh (-9.04%)
Dodge & Cox 3,293 sh (-18.19%)
RS Investment Management 414,013 sh (-24.81%)
Pioneer Investments 96,064 sh (-31.07%)
Jana Partners 1,718,804 sh (-31.65%)
Mario Gabelli 26,890 sh (-53.68%)
Eric Mindich 332,850 sh (-61.25%)
Louis Moore Bacon 7,666 sh (-73.23%)
Paul Tudor Jones 2,700 sh (-97.33%)
Steven Cohen 1,500 sh (-98.54%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ACT

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Andreas Halvorsen 2014-12-31 Add 79.82%2.4%$217.24 - $270.61 $ 291.3616%4585892
Steve Mandel 2014-12-31 Sold Out 2.3%$217.24 - $270.61 $ 291.3616%0
Daniel Loeb 2014-12-31 Add 20%1.33%$217.24 - $270.61 $ 291.3616%3450000
Leon Cooperman 2014-12-31 Add 33.56%1.03%$217.24 - $270.61 $ 291.3616%943572
John Paulson 2014-12-31 Add 46.92%0.67%$217.24 - $270.61 $ 291.3616%1560601
George Soros 2014-12-31 Add 114.31%0.48%$217.24 - $270.61 $ 291.3616%321214
John Griffin 2014-12-31 Reduce -6.34%0.32%$217.24 - $270.61 $ 291.3616%1625000
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-12-31 Add 58.85%0.27%$217.24 - $270.61 $ 291.3616%1176582
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2014-12-31 Add 2.81%0.14%$217.24 - $270.61 $ 291.3616%8795896
Scott Black 2014-12-31 Reduce -9.04%0.14%$217.24 - $270.61 $ 291.3616%41091
Mario Gabelli 2014-12-31 Reduce -53.68%0.04%$217.24 - $270.61 $ 291.3616%26890
Joel Greenblatt 2014-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$217.24 - $270.61 $ 291.3616%0
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2014-09-30 Add 154.66%3.22%$202.72 - $248 $ 291.3630%8555596
Ken Heebner 2014-09-30 Sold Out 2.2%$202.72 - $248 $ 291.3630%0
Andreas Halvorsen 2014-09-30 Add 111.15%1.32%$202.72 - $248 $ 291.3630%2550336
Daniel Loeb 2014-09-30 Add 15%1.04%$202.72 - $248 $ 291.3630%2875000
John Paulson 2014-09-30 Add 254.07%0.79%$202.72 - $248 $ 291.3630%1062200
Leon Cooperman 2014-09-30 Add 13.96%0.31%$202.72 - $248 $ 291.3630%706472
George Soros 2014-09-30 Add 134.82%0.16%$202.72 - $248 $ 291.3630%149885
Scott Black 2014-09-30 Reduce -7.53%0.12%$202.72 - $248 $ 291.3630%45177
Private Capital 2014-09-30 Reduce -2.8%0.12%$202.72 - $248 $ 291.3630%167468
Mario Gabelli 2014-09-30 Add 60.53%0.03%$202.72 - $248 $ 291.3630%58056
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 New Buy0.02%$202.72 - $248 $ 291.3630%8180
Dodge & Cox 2014-09-30 New Buy$202.72 - $248 $ 291.3630%4025
Ken Heebner 2014-06-30 Reduce -41.27%1.44%$188.83 - $224.21 $ 291.3641%370000
Bill Nygren 2014-06-30 Buy to Cover1.1%$188.83 - $224.21 $ 291.3641%0
Leon Cooperman 2014-06-30 Add 134.74%1.03%$188.83 - $224.21 $ 291.3641%619919
Scott Black 2014-06-30 Reduce -28.03%0.42%$188.83 - $224.21 $ 291.3641%48858
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-06-30 New Buy0.38%$188.83 - $224.21 $ 291.3641%706833
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2014-06-30 Reduce -7.89%0.17%$188.83 - $224.21 $ 291.3641%3359667
Andreas Halvorsen 2014-06-30 Add 10.65%0.12%$188.83 - $224.21 $ 291.3641%1207824
George Soros 2014-06-30 Add 82.37%0.05%$188.83 - $224.21 $ 291.3641%63831
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.03%$188.83 - $224.21 $ 291.3641%0
Daniel Loeb 2014-03-31 New Buy7.6%$165.64 - $227.26 $ 291.3648%2500000
Ken Heebner 2014-03-31 New Buy3.5%$165.64 - $227.26 $ 291.3648%630000
Steve Mandel 2014-03-31 New Buy2.1%$165.64 - $227.26 $ 291.3648%2378308
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2014-03-31 Add 269.93%1.53%$165.64 - $227.26 $ 291.3649%3647500
Andreas Halvorsen 2014-03-31 Reduce -62.77%1.44%$165.64 - $227.26 $ 291.3648%1091544
Bill Nygren 2014-03-31 Sell short-1.1%$165.64 - $227.26 $ 291.3648%-693000
John Griffin 2014-03-31 Add 32.44%0.96%$165.64 - $227.26 $ 291.3648%1735000
Leon Cooperman 2014-03-31 New Buy0.72%$165.64 - $227.26 $ 291.3648%264093
John Paulson 2014-03-31 New Buy0.3%$165.64 - $227.26 $ 291.3648%300000
Scott Black 2014-03-31 Reduce -16.26%0.24%$165.64 - $227.26 $ 291.3649%67883
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.03%$165.64 - $227.26 $ 291.3648%10597
George Soros 2014-03-31 Add 40%0.02%$165.64 - $227.26 $ 291.3648%35000
Mario Gabelli 2014-03-31 Reduce -20.34%0.01%$165.64 - $227.26 $ 291.3648%31363
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Guru Investment Theses on Actavis PLC

Bernard Horn Comments on Actavis PLC - Oct 30, 2014

On July 1, Actavis (ACT) announced the completion of its acquisition of Forest Laboratories Inc. (a Fund holding), in a cash and equity transaction valued at approximately $28 billion. We maintained a position in Actavis, as its pro-forma financial statements fit the Polaris valuation profile. As one of the largest generic pharmaceutical companies, Actavis is expected to broaden its product platform with the Forest acquisition, increase operating cash flow and realize $1 billion in cost synergies.

From Bernard Horn (Trades, Portfolio)’s Polaris Global Value Fund Q3 2014 Shareholder Letter.

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Diamond Hill Capital Comments on Actavis PLC - Jul 25, 2014

We eliminated our position in specialty pharmaceutical company Actavis PLC (ACT) as the price to intrinsic value relationship narrowed. We originally received shares when Actavis bought portfolio holding Warner Chilcott.

From Diamond Hill Capital (Trades, Portfolio)'s Small Cap Fund Second Quarter 2014 Commentary.

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Diamond Hill Capital Comments on Actavis Inc - Jun 26, 2014

Pharmaceutical company Actavis, Inc. PLC (ACT) announced the acquisition of drug manufacturer Forest Laboratories, Inc. during the quarter for a combination of cash and stock. Investors viewed this as a positive for Actavis due to expected synergies and an increase in the branded drug business as a percent of revenues.



From Diamond Hill Capital's Small Cap Fund Commentary – First Quarter 2014.



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Francis Chou Comments on Actavis Inc. - Sep 05, 2013

Another big winner was Actavis Inc. (ACT), formerly Watson Pharmaceutical. We first purchased Actavis in 2006 at $25. We kept buying the shares in 2007, and on June 30, 2013, it was priced at $126.22. It shows that when you are accurate in your estimation of intrinsic value and buy them at a significant discount, add in good management and respectable growth in intrinsic value, the investment works out really well. This is true even if you bought them when the market indices were trading at an all-time high. "Value traps" generally occur when you are wrong in your estimation of intrinsic value, pay too much and the company's intrinsic value is static and/or decreasing in value.

From Francis Chou's semi-annual report 2013.

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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 14.29
ACT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
93% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 58.14 vs. ACT: 14.29 )
N/A
P/B 2.73
ACT's P/B is ranked higher than
77% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 3.57 vs. ACT: 2.73 )
ACT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.08   Max: 5.9
Current: 2.73

1.08
5.9
P/S 4.89
ACT's P/S is ranked higher than
69% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 4.01 vs. ACT: 4.89 )
ACT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 4.96
Current: 4.89

0.99
4.96
PFCF 32.27
ACT's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ACT: 32.27 )
ACT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.64   Max: 119.1
Current: 32.27

6.64
119.1
POCF 28.48
ACT's POCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 36.53 vs. ACT: 28.48 )
ACT' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.97   Max: 28.91
Current: 28.48

5.97
28.91
Current Ratio 1.37
ACT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. ACT: 1.37 )
ACT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.35   Max: 9.8
Current: 1.37

1.35
9.8
Quick Ratio 0.96
ACT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. ACT: 0.96 )
ACT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 8.82
Current: 0.96

0.8
8.82
Days Inventory 114.05
ACT's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
80% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 153.90 vs. ACT: 114.05 )
ACT' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 107.12   Max: 216.83
Current: 114.05

107.12
216.83
Days Sales Outstanding 66.29
ACT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
79% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 94.97 vs. ACT: 66.29 )
ACT' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 38.55   Max: 103.03
Current: 66.29

38.55
103.03

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.25
ACT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
87% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 9.24 vs. ACT: 2.25 )
ACT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 2.96
Current: 2.25

0.59
2.96
Price/Median PS Value 2.65
ACT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. ACT: 2.65 )
ACT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 5.37
Current: 2.65

0.67
5.37
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -1.40
ACT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
61% of the 927 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. ACT: -1.40 )
ACT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 11.4
Current: -1.4

0.7
11.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 10.12
ACT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
79% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 6.94 vs. ACT: 10.12 )
ACT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -3.7   Max: 16.5
Current: 10.12

-3.7
16.5

Business Description

Industry: Drug Manufacturers » Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic
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Traded in other countries:A60.Germany,
Actavis plc, formerly known as Actavis Limited was incorporated in Ireland on May 16, 2013. It is a integrated specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in development, manufacturing, marketing, sale and distribution of generic, branded generic, brand name, biosimilar and over-the-counter pharmaceutical products. It also develop and out-license generic pharmaceutical products mainly in Europe through its Medis third-party business. The operates in three segments, Actavis Pharma, Actavis Specialty Brands and Anda Distribution. The Actavis Pharma segment includes off-patent pharmaceutical products that are therapeutically equivalent to proprietary products. The Actavis Specialty Brands segment includes patent-protected products and certain trademarked off-patent products that the Company sells and markets as brand pharmaceutical products. The Anda Distribution segment distributes generic and brand pharmaceutical products manufactured by third parties, as well as by the Company, primarily to independent pharmacies, pharmacy chains, pharmacy buying groups and physicians' offices. It is subject to extensive, complex and evolving regulation by the federal government, principally the FDA, and to a lesser extent, by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Occupational Safety and Health Administration and state government agencies, as well as by various regulatory agencies in foreign countries where its products or product candidates are being manufactured and/or marketed. The Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, the Controlled Substances Act and other federal statutes and regulations govern or influence the testing, manufacturing, packing, labeling, storing, record keeping, safety, approval, advertising, promotion, sale and distribution of its products.
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