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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 2.19
ALKS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
71% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 67.24 vs. ALKS: 2.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ALKS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 1.53 Max: No Debt
Current: 2.19
Equity to Asset 0.73
ALKS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 600 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. ALKS: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ALKS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.15  Med: 0.60 Max: 0.9
Current: 0.73
-0.15
0.9
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 12.59
M-Score: -2.83
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 (%) -19.80
ALKS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 663 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -69.59 vs. ALKS: -19.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ALKS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -331.3  Med: -34.92 Max: 41.29
Current: -19.8
-331.3
41.29
Net-margin (%) -13.31
ALKS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 663 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -66.45 vs. ALKS: -13.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ALKS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -296.89  Med: -30.11 Max: 69.37
Current: -13.31
-296.89
69.37
ROE (%) -6.25
ALKS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 763 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -29.44 vs. ALKS: -6.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ALKS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -288.88  Med: -13.29 Max: 65.64
Current: -6.25
-288.88
65.64
ROA (%) -4.56
ALKS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 851 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -25.50 vs. ALKS: -4.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ALKS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -38.95  Med: -8.57 Max: 27.26
Current: -4.56
-38.95
27.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -14.08
ALKS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 822 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -343.99 vs. ALKS: -14.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ALKS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -412.33  Med: -38.93 Max: 131.93
Current: -14.08
-412.33
131.93
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 29.80
ALKS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 406 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. ALKS: 29.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ALKS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -22  Med: 11.30 Max: 69.1
Current: 29.8
-22
69.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -24.10
ALKS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -9.10 vs. ALKS: -24.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ALKS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -24.1  Med: 16.80 Max: 224
Current: -24.1
-24.1
224
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

ALKS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Ken Fisher 97,264 sh (+75.86%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 6,223,083 sh (+1.42%)
Jeff Auxier 28,851 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 25,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 292,728 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 155,786 sh (-27.44%)
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Q4 2014

ALKS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Ken Fisher 107,164 sh (+10.18%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 6,226,383 sh (+0.05%)
Murray Stahl 25,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 27,851 sh (-3.47%)
Pioneer Investments 281,576 sh (-3.81%)
Jim Simons 63,986 sh (-58.93%)
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Q1 2015

ALKS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 198,686 sh (+210.51%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 6,229,583 sh (+0.05%)
Ken Fisher 107,164 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 25,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 252,166 sh (-10.44%)
Jeff Auxier 24,051 sh (-13.64%)
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Q2 2015

ALKS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Vanguard Health Care Fund 6,229,583 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 107,164 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 72.46
ALKS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
86% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 24.10 vs. ALKS: 72.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 7.50
ALKS's P/B is ranked lower than
66% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.54 vs. ALKS: 7.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ALKS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.66  Med: 4.27 Max: 379.8
Current: 7.5
1.66
379.8
P/S 15.99
ALKS's P/S is ranked lower than
58% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 11.64 vs. ALKS: 15.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ALKS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.19  Med: 7.09 Max: 22.47
Current: 15.99
2.19
22.47
EV-to-EBIT -181.21
ALKS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
473% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 32.48 vs. ALKS: -181.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ALKS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1059.6  Med: -16.50 Max: 628
Current: -181.21
-1059.6
628
Current Ratio 7.58
ALKS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. ALKS: 7.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ALKS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.01  Med: 6.36 Max: 15.4
Current: 7.58
2.01
15.4
Quick Ratio 7.29
ALKS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.17 vs. ALKS: 7.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ALKS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.95  Med: 6.23 Max: 15.4
Current: 7.29
1.95
15.4
Days Inventory 109.81
ALKS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
54% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 118.28 vs. ALKS: 109.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ALKS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 43.09  Med: 93.78 Max: 166.33
Current: 109.81
43.09
166.33
Days Sales Outstanding 76.51
ALKS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
61% of the 564 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 60.21 vs. ALKS: 76.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ALKS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 27.46  Med: 79.03 Max: 128.45
Current: 76.51
27.46
128.45

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 40.14
ALKS's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
251% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. ALKS: 40.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
ALKS' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 3.39  Med: 12.31 Max: 115.46
Current: 40.14
3.39
115.46
Price/Net Current Asset Value 20.91
ALKS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
211% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. ALKS: 20.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
ALKS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.4  Med: 10.18 Max: 343
Current: 20.91
2.4
343
Price/Tangible Book 11.67
ALKS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
74% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 5.82 vs. ALKS: 11.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ALKS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.8  Med: 8.82 Max: 336
Current: 11.67
1.8
336
Price/Projected FCF 8.45
ALKS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
790% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 5.34 vs. ALKS: 8.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ALKS' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 2  Med: 3.64 Max: 22.72
Current: 8.45
2
22.72
Price/Median PS Value 2.25
ALKS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
213% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. ALKS: 2.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ALKS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.75 Max: 14.19
Current: 2.25
0.42
14.19
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -0.62
ALKS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -5.40 vs. ALKS: -0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ALKS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -0.62  Med: 1.50 Max: 27.9
Current: -0.62
-0.62
27.9

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 620 698 846
EPS($) -0.81 -0.42 0.46
EPS without NRI($) -0.81 -0.42 0.46

Business Description

Industry: Biotechnology » Biotechnology
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Traded in other countries:8AK.Germany,
Alkermes PLC is a biotechnology company. The Company is engaged in developing, manufacturing and commercializing medicines. The Company has a portfolio of commercial drug products and a clinical pipeline of product candidates that address central nervous system disorders such as addiction, schizophrenia and depression. The Company's products include CODAS, IPDAS, LinkeRx, MXDAS, NanoCrystal, SODAS, VERELAN and VIVITROL.
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