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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 : 4/10

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Cash to Debt 1.46
ACUR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
68% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. ACUR: 1.46 )
ACUR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.46

Equity to Asset 0.37
ACUR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. ACUR: 0.37 )
ACUR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -7.86   Max: 0.97
Current: 0.37

-7.86
0.97
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: -26.38
M-Score: 32.78
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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Operating margin (%) -113.11
ACUR's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1120 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 9.84 vs. ACUR: -113.11 )
ACUR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -11455.28   Max: 51.47
Current: -113.11

-11455.28
51.47
Net-margin (%) -129.94
ACUR's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1120 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 7.55 vs. ACUR: -129.94 )
ACUR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -11301.63   Max: 50.74
Current: -129.94

-11301.63
50.74
ROE (%) -91.68
ACUR's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. ACUR: -91.68 )
ACUR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -114.99   Max: 51.89
Current: -91.68

-114.99
51.89
ROA (%) -39.39
ACUR's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1187 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 4.54 vs. ACUR: -39.39 )
ACUR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1207.97   Max: 33.14
Current: -39.39

-1207.97
33.14
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -720.39
ACUR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1182 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 15.91 vs. ACUR: -720.39 )
ACUR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1243.6   Max: 1569.92
Current: -720.39

-1243.6
1569.92
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -64.00
ACUR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 974 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. ACUR: -64.00 )
ACUR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 27.3
Current: -64

0
27.3
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Ratios

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P/B 6.08
ACUR's P/B is ranked higher than
57% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. ACUR: 6.08 )
ACUR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 15.82
Current: 6.08

0.71
15.82
P/S 6.58
ACUR's P/S is ranked higher than
51% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. ACUR: 6.58 )
ACUR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.23   Max: 249
Current: 6.58

1.23
249
EV-to-EBIT -5.02
ACUR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
61% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 42.19 vs. ACUR: -5.02 )
ACUR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -45.3   Max: 63
Current: -5.02

-45.3
63
Current Ratio 3.98
ACUR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 1057 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. ACUR: 3.98 )
ACUR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 68.17
Current: 3.98

0.02
68.17
Quick Ratio 3.90
ACUR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 1057 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. ACUR: 3.90 )
ACUR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 68.17
Current: 3.9

0.01
68.17
Days Inventory 217.58
ACUR's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
60% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 145.57 vs. ACUR: 217.58 )
ACUR' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 39.68   Max: 752.41
Current: 217.58

39.68
752.41
Days Sales Outstanding 5.23
ACUR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
98% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 91.38 vs. ACUR: 5.23 )
ACUR' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 2.73   Max: 575.69
Current: 5.23

2.73
575.69

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 13.17
ACUR's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
90% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ACUR: 13.17 )
ACUR' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 2.81   Max: 112
Current: 13.17

2.81
112
Price/Net Current Asset Value 11.29
ACUR's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ACUR: 11.29 )
ACUR' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.72   Max: 88.42
Current: 11.29

2.72
88.42
Price/Tangible Book 7.90
ACUR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
57% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. ACUR: 7.90 )
ACUR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.64   Max: 80
Current: 7.9

2.64
80
Price/Median PS Value 0.32
ACUR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. ACUR: 0.32 )
ACUR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 5.1
Current: 0.32

0.02
5.1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -19.90
ACUR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. ACUR: -19.90 )
ACUR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 19720.9
Current: -19.9

1.6
19720.9

Business Description

Industry: Drug Manufacturers » Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic
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Traded in other countries:HD4A.Germany,
Acura Pharmaceuticals Inc is a specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the research, development and commercialization of products intended to address medication abuse and misuse, utilizing its proprietary Aversion and Impede Technologies. The Company has discovered and developed two proprietary technologies; Aversion Technology and Impede Technology. Its Aversion Technology is a mixture of inactive ingredients incorporated into pharmaceutical tablets and capsules intended to address some common methods of product tampering associated with opioid abuse. Pfizer Inc.s Oxecta or oxycodone HCl tablets CII is the first approved and marketed product utilizing Aversion and is commercialized under its license agreement with a subsidiary of Pfizer, or the Pfizer Agreement. The Company has also developed its Impede Technology which is a combination of inactive ingredients that prevent the extraction of pseudoephedrine from tablets and disrupt the direct conversion of pseudoephedrine from tablets into methamphetamine. It has 7 additional opioid products utilizing Aversion in various stages of development. It also launched Nexafed commercially in mid-December 2012. The Pfizer Agreement grants Pfizer an exclusive license to develop and commercialize Oxecta. Its potential competitors include, Pain Therapeutics, in collaboration with Pfizer, Purdue Pharma, Atlantic Pharmaceuticals, Egalet Corporation, KemPharm, Shionogi, Nektar Therapeutics, Signature Therapeutics, QRx Pharma, Tris Pharma, Pisgah Labs, and Collegium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The Company is subject to extensive regulation by the federal government, principally by the FDA under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, or the FD&C Act and to a lesser extent, by state and local governments.
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