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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 1.75
ALKS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
73% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 64.60 vs. ALKS: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
ALKS' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.64 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.75
Equity-to-Asset 0.70
ALKS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 623 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. ALKS: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
ALKS' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.02  Med: 0.62 Max: 0.87
Current: 0.7
-0.02
0.87
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 10.19
Beneish M-Score: -2.79
WACC vs ROIC
17.87%
-20.32%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -27.98
ALKS's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
61% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -92.73 vs. ALKS: -27.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
ALKS' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.7  Med: -18.36 Max: 41.29
Current: -27.98
-35.7
41.29
Net Margin % -27.95
ALKS's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
60% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -81.52 vs. ALKS: -27.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
ALKS' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.15  Med: -13.55 Max: 69.37
Current: -27.95
-36.15
69.37
ROE % -16.70
ALKS's ROE % is ranked higher than
65% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -38.58 vs. ALKS: -16.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
ALKS' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.25  Med: -5.96 Max: 65.64
Current: -16.7
-18.25
65.64
ROA % -11.75
ALKS's ROA % is ranked higher than
68% of the 855 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -33.01 vs. ALKS: -11.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
ALKS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.04  Med: -4.55 Max: 27.26
Current: -11.75
-12.04
27.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -60.24
ALKS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
68% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -496.85 vs. ALKS: -60.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
ALKS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -61.03  Med: -16.97 Max: 131.93
Current: -60.24
-61.03
131.93
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 5.50
ALKS's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
51% of the 480 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. ALKS: 5.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
ALKS' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.2  Med: 7.4 Max: 69.6
Current: 5.5
-20.2
69.6
GuruFocus has detected 3 Warning Signs with Alkermes PLC $ALKS.
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» ALKS's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-15 Est.)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

ALKS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 21,964 sh (+223.86%)
Pioneer Investments 345,537 sh (+65.55%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 8,603,676 sh (+25.56%)
Murray Stahl 25,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Ken Fisher 120,297 sh (-0.02%)
Jeff Auxier 26,751 sh (-0.37%)
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Q2 2016

ALKS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

PRIMECAP Management 2,505,450 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 123,094 sh (+2.33%)
Murray Stahl 25,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 26,751 sh (unchged)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 8,603,676 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 249,164 sh (-27.89%)
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Q3 2016

ALKS Guru Trades in Q3 2016

George Soros 4,600 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 3,153,560 sh (+25.87%)
Ken Fisher 129,607 sh (+5.29%)
Murray Stahl 25,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 26,751 sh (unchged)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 8,603,676 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 155,087 sh (-37.76%)
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Q4 2016

ALKS Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Steven Cohen 84,400 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 6,376,270 sh (+102.19%)
George Soros 7,200 sh (+56.52%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 8,660,076 sh (+0.66%)
Murray Stahl 25,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 26,751 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 118,407 sh (-8.64%)
Pioneer Investments 103,137 sh (-33.50%)
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Business Description

Industry: Biotechnology » Biotechnology    NAICS: 325412    SIC: 2834
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Traded in other countries:8AK.Germany,
Alkermes PLC is a biotechnology company engaged in developing, manufacturing & commercializing medicines. The Company has a portfolio of commercial drug products & a clinical pipeline of product candidates that address central nervous system disorders.

Alkermes is a fully integrated global biotechnology company that applies its proprietary technologies to research, develop, and commercialize pharmaceutical products designed for unmet medical needs in major therapeutic areas. The company utilizes several collaborative arrangements to develop and commercialize products and, in so doing, to access technological, financial, marketing, manufacturing, and other resources. Alkermes either purchases active drug products from third parties or receives them from its third-party licensees to formulate products using its technologies.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward PE Ratio 1111.11
ALKS's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. ALKS: 1111.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 7.41
ALKS's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. ALKS: 7.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ALKS' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.66  Med: 4.26 Max: 66.9
Current: 7.41
1.66
66.9
PS Ratio 11.94
ALKS's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 13.23 vs. ALKS: 11.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ALKS' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.21  Med: 7.1 Max: 18.81
Current: 11.94
2.21
18.81
Current Ratio 3.73
ALKS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.03 vs. ALKS: 3.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ALKS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.74  Med: 5.36 Max: 15.38
Current: 3.73
2.74
15.38
Quick Ratio 3.43
ALKS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 3.77 vs. ALKS: 3.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ALKS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.69  Med: 5 Max: 15.38
Current: 3.43
2.69
15.38
Days Inventory 138.28
ALKS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
52% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 132.21 vs. ALKS: 138.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ALKS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 86.09  Med: 128.98 Max: 166.33
Current: 138.28
86.09
166.33
Days Sales Outstanding 93.54
ALKS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
68% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 59.75 vs. ALKS: 93.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ALKS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.46  Med: 82.14 Max: 93.54
Current: 93.54
27.46
93.54
Days Payable 127.84
ALKS's Days Payable is ranked higher than
72% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 59.13 vs. ALKS: 127.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ALKS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.15  Med: 65.98 Max: 127.84
Current: 127.84
39.15
127.84

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -4.50
ALKS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -10.90 vs. ALKS: -4.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ALKS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.4  Med: -8.5 Max: 2.1
Current: -4.5
-15.4
2.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 32.71
ALKS's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
91% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. ALKS: 32.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
ALKS' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.21  Med: 18.28 Max: 55.9
Current: 32.71
3.21
55.9
Price-to-Tangible-Book 11.24
ALKS's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
82% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.44 vs. ALKS: 11.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
ALKS' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.65  Med: 10.49 Max: 230.67
Current: 11.24
2.65
230.67
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 10.35
ALKS's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
75% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 3.22 vs. ALKS: 10.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
ALKS' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.3  Med: 3.71 Max: 10.77
Current: 10.35
2.3
10.77
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.68
ALKS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
77% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. ALKS: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
ALKS' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.78 Max: 14.41
Current: 1.68
0.5
14.41
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -2.25
ALKS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
71% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -10.11 vs. ALKS: -2.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ALKS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.35  Med: 2.55 Max: 53.4
Current: -2.25
-2.35
53.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $745.7
EPS (TTM) $ -1.37
Beta2.33
Short Percentage of Float7.47%
52-Week Range $30.00 - 62.50
Shares Outstanding (Mil)152.55

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 903 1,098 1,384
EPS ($) 0.05 0.66 1.70
EPS without NRI ($) 0.05 0.66 1.70
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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