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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 1.59
ALKS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
58% of the 1250 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 67.35 vs. ALKS: 1.59 )
ALKS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.59

Equity to Asset 0.73
ALKS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
77% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. ALKS: 0.73 )
ALKS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.15   Max: 0.9
Current: 0.73

-0.15
0.9
Interest Coverage 1.67
ALKS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
53% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. ALKS: 1.67 )
ALKS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 9.81
Current: 1.67

0.62
9.81
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 10.05
M-Score: -2.86
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 (%) -12.91
ALKS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1026 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -75.73 vs. ALKS: -12.91 )
ALKS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -331.3   Max: 41.29
Current: -12.91

-331.3
41.29
Net-margin (%) -11.71
ALKS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1026 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -78.15 vs. ALKS: -11.71 )
ALKS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -296.89   Max: 69.37
Current: -11.71

-296.89
69.37
ROE (%) -5.67
ALKS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -34.77 vs. ALKS: -5.67 )
ALKS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -288.88   Max: 65.64
Current: -5.67

-288.88
65.64
ROA (%) -4.01
ALKS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1253 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -27.49 vs. ALKS: -4.01 )
ALKS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -38.95   Max: 27.26
Current: -4.01

-38.95
27.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -18.61
ALKS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -437.61 vs. ALKS: -18.61 )
ALKS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -301.66   Max: 104.64
Current: -18.61

-301.66
104.64
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 30.70
ALKS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 728 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. ALKS: 30.70 )
ALKS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -22   Max: 69.1
Current: 30.7

-22
69.1
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

ALKS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Vanguard Health Care Fund 3,672,087 sh (+28.18%)
Pioneer Investments 213,043 sh (+21.61%)
Murray Stahl 25,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 31,851 sh (-16.07%)
Jim Simons 505,586 sh (-23.59%)
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Q1 2014

ALKS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

John Burbank 4,651 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 5,591 sh (New)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 5,180,238 sh (+41.07%)
Murray Stahl 25,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 29,851 sh (-6.28%)
Pioneer Investments 180,753 sh (-15.16%)
Jim Simons 53,310 sh (-89.46%)
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Q2 2014

ALKS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ken Fisher 55,309 sh (New)
Jim Simons 214,686 sh (+302.71%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 6,135,913 sh (+18.45%)
Murray Stahl 25,000 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 175,517 sh (-2.9%)
Jeff Auxier 28,851 sh (-3.35%)
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Q3 2014

ALKS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Ken Fisher 97,264 sh (+75.86%)
Pioneer Investments 292,728 sh (+66.78%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 6,223,083 sh (+1.42%)
Murray Stahl 25,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 28,851 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 155,786 sh (-27.44%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ALKS

(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
Ken Fisher 2014-09-30 Add 75.86%$41.54 - $51.52 $ 56.1626%97264
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2014-06-30 Add 18.45%0.13%$41.1 - $50.94 $ 56.1622%6135913
Ken Fisher 2014-06-30 New Buy0.01%$41.1 - $50.94 $ 56.1622%55309
John Burbank 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$41.1 - $50.94 $ 56.1622%0
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2014-03-31 Add 41.07%0.19%$40.07 - $53.82 $ 56.1619%5180238
John Burbank 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$40.07 - $53.82 $ 56.1618%4651
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2013-12-31 Add 28.18%0.1%$30.17 - $41.12 $ 56.1652%3672087
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2013-09-30 Add 26.21%0.07%$28.66 - $35.35 $ 56.1672%2864896
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.03%$28.66 - $35.35 $ 56.1672%0
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2013-06-30 Add 84.09%0.11%$22.35 - $33.72 $ 56.1693%2269902
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.03%$22.35 - $33.72 $ 56.1693%26624
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2013-03-31 Add 47.24%0.04%$18.52 - $23.81 $ 56.16157%1233024
John Burbank 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.23%$16.14 - $19.5 $ 56.16241%0
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2012-03-31 New Buy0.07%$16.14 - $19.5 $ 56.16241%787900
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/B 6.15
ALKS's P/B is ranked higher than
72% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 6.25 vs. ALKS: 6.15 )
ALKS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.66   Max: 379.8
Current: 6.15

1.66
379.8
P/S 18.72
ALKS's P/S is ranked higher than
76% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 28.14 vs. ALKS: 18.72 )
ALKS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.19   Max: 35.3
Current: 18.72

2.19
35.3
EV-to-EBIT -111.62
ALKS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
53% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ALKS: -111.62 )
ALKS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -425.2   Max: 628
Current: -111.62

-425.2
628
Current Ratio 7.38
ALKS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 1242 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.73 vs. ALKS: 7.38 )
ALKS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.01   Max: 15.4
Current: 7.38

2.01
15.4
Quick Ratio 6.92
ALKS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 1242 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.57 vs. ALKS: 6.92 )
ALKS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.95   Max: 15.4
Current: 6.92

1.95
15.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 119.49
ALKS's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
72% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 53.79 vs. ALKS: 119.49 )
ALKS' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 3.39   Max: 113.05
Current: 119.49

3.39
113.05
Price/Net Current Asset Value 40.70
ALKS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 31.40 vs. ALKS: 40.70 )
ALKS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.39   Max: 157.67
Current: 40.7

3.39
157.67
Price/Tangible Book 10.99
ALKS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
69% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 9.45 vs. ALKS: 10.99 )
ALKS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.25   Max: 336
Current: 10.99

1.25
336
Price/DCF (Projected) 6.77
ALKS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ALKS: 6.77 )
ALKS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 2   Max: 20.95
Current: 6.77

2
20.95
Price/Median PS Value 2.65
ALKS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. ALKS: 2.65 )
ALKS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 14.23
Current: 2.65

0.38
14.23
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -0.90
ALKS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1221 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -6.20 vs. ALKS: -0.90 )
ALKS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 27.9
Current: -0.9

0.2
27.9

Analyst Estimate

Mar15 Mar16
Revenue(Mil) 665 818
EPS($) 0.43 1.05
EPS without NRI($) 0.43 1.05

Business Description

Industry: Biotechnology » Biotechnology
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Traded in other countries:8AK.Germany,
Alkermes PLC is a biotechnology company. It is engaged in developing, manufacturing and commercializing medicines designed to yield better therapeutic outcomes and improve the lives of patients with serious diseases. It has a diversified portfolio of more than 20 commercial drug products and a clinical pipeline of product candidates that address central nervous system disorders such as addiction, schizophrenia and depression. The Company relies on its manufacturing facility in Wilmington, Ohio for the manufacture of RISPERDAL CONSTA, VIVITROL, polymer for BYDUREON and some of its product candidates.
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