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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 : 5/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
AEZS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
93% of the 1493 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 48.04 vs. AEZS: No Debt )
AEZS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.76   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.31
AEZS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. AEZS: 0.31 )
AEZS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.1   Max: 0.97
Current: 0.31

-0.1
0.97
Interest Coverage No Debt
AEZS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
67% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. AEZS: No Debt )
AEZS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 2
Z-Score: -6.20
M-Score: 56.61
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 : 2/10

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Operating margin (%) -42583.71
AEZS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1195 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -79.37 vs. AEZS: -42583.71 )
AEZS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -339954.55   Max: -8.58
Current: -42583.71

-339954.55
-8.58
Net-margin (%) -24265.27
AEZS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1195 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -72.15 vs. AEZS: -24265.27 )
AEZS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -150581.82   Max: 110.36
Current: -24265.27

-150581.82
110.36
ROE (%) -159.02
AEZS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1371 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -28.22 vs. AEZS: -159.02 )
AEZS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -702.59   Max: 125.82
Current: -159.02

-702.59
125.82
ROA (%) -39.06
AEZS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1497 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -22.65 vs. AEZS: -39.06 )
AEZS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -57.39   Max: 11.16
Current: -39.06

-57.39
11.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -4796.24
AEZS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1457 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -358.68 vs. AEZS: -4796.24 )
AEZS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -3660.65   Max: -15.97
Current: -4796.24

-3660.65
-15.97
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -100.00
AEZS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. AEZS: -100.00 )
AEZS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 131.5
Current: -100

0
131.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -40.20
AEZS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. AEZS: -40.20 )
AEZS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 184.7
Current: -40.2

0
184.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -42.50
AEZS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -4.80 vs. AEZS: -42.50 )
AEZS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 65.1
Current: -42.5

0
65.1
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Ratios

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P/B 1.03
AEZS's P/B is ranked higher than
97% of the 1656 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. AEZS: 1.03 )
AEZS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 43.4
Current: 1.03

0.63
43.4
Current Ratio 4.78
AEZS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 1464 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. AEZS: 4.78 )
AEZS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.33   Max: 33.17
Current: 4.78

1.33
33.17
Quick Ratio 4.78
AEZS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 1464 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.23 vs. AEZS: 4.78 )
AEZS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.21   Max: 32.71
Current: 4.78

1.21
32.71
Days Sales Outstanding 6.00
AEZS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
98% of the 1656 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 141.98 vs. AEZS: 6.00 )
AEZS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 14.11   Max: 19345
Current: 6

14.11
19345

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 12.33
AEZS's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
75% of the 1656 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 440.10 vs. AEZS: 12.33 )
AEZS' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 3.31   Max: 49
Current: 12.33

3.31
49
Price/Net Current Asset Value 6.17
AEZS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 1656 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 48.94 vs. AEZS: 6.17 )
AEZS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.74   Max: 18.38
Current: 6.17

2.74
18.38
Price/Tangible Book 1.68
AEZS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
95% of the 1656 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 10.70 vs. AEZS: 1.68 )
AEZS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.08   Max: 83.64
Current: 1.68

1.08
83.64
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -434.80
AEZS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1456 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -5.50 vs. AEZS: -434.80 )
AEZS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.2   Max: 3794.2
Current: -434.8

4.2
3794.2

Business Description

Industry: Biotechnology » Biotechnology
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Traded in other countries:AEZ.Canada, ET81.Germany,
AEterna Zentaris Inc is incorporated on September 12, 1990 under the Canada Business Corporations Act (the CBCA) and continues to be governed by the CBCA. The Company is an oncology and endocrinology drug development company investigating treatments for various unmet medical needs. Its pipeline encompasses compounds at all stages of development from drug discovery through to marketed products. Its oncology pipeline also encompasses other earlier-stage programs, including AEZS-112, an oral anticancer agent which involves three mechanisms of action such as tubulin, topoisomerase II and angiogenesis inhibition which has completed a Phase 1 trial in advanced solid tumors and lymphoma. Additionally, several novel targeted anticancer candidates such as AEZS-120, a live recombinant oral tumor vaccine candidate, as well as PI3K/Erk inhibitors, including AEZS-129, AEZS-134 and AEZS-136, are currently in preclinical development. In endocrinology, the Company is preparing the filing of an NDA in the U.S. for the registration of AEZS-130, an oral ghrelin agonist, as a diagnostic test for adult growth hormone deficiency (AGHD). A Phase 3 trial under a SPA with the FDA has been completed in this indication. Furthermore, AEZS-130 is in a Phase 2A trial for the treatment of cancer-induced cachexia.
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