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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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history
Cash to Debt 0.61
BIOA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
51% of the 974 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. BIOA: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BIOA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.61   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.61

Equity to Asset 0.33
BIOA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
80% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. BIOA: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BIOA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 0.91
Current: 0.33

0.31
0.91
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: -0.94
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 : 2/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -2319.63
BIOA's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.06 vs. BIOA: -2319.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BIOA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -4796.79   Max: -1545.22
Current: -2319.63

-4796.79
-1545.22
Net-margin (%) -2230.21
BIOA's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.57 vs. BIOA: -2230.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BIOA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5468.04   Max: -1246.45
Current: -2230.21

-5468.04
-1246.45
ROE (%) -69.63
BIOA's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 955 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.93 vs. BIOA: -69.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BIOA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -87.16   Max: -66.41
Current: -69.63

-87.16
-66.41
ROA (%) -25.00
BIOA's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.48 vs. BIOA: -25.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BIOA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -68.83   Max: -34.84
Current: -25

-68.83
-34.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -54.00
BIOA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 977 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.82 vs. BIOA: -54.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BIOA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -68876.92   Max: -68.88
Current: -54

-68876.92
-68.88
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

BIOA Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 164,979 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jim Simons 40,000 sh (-61.01%)
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Q3 2014

BIOA Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chuck Royce 166,379 sh (+0.85%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q4 2014

BIOA Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Chuck Royce 567,125 sh (+240.86%)
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Q1 2015

BIOA Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Chuck Royce 619,179 sh (+9.18%)
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Ratios

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history
P/B 3.90
BIOA's P/B is ranked lower than
74% of the 1079 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. BIOA: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BIOA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.94   Max: 7.13
Current: 3.9

0.94
7.13
P/S 110.35
BIOA's P/S is ranked lower than
110% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. BIOA: 110.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BIOA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 17.61   Max: 156.86
Current: 110.35

17.61
156.86
Current Ratio 1.21
BIOA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. BIOA: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BIOA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 11.06
Current: 1.21

0.58
11.06
Quick Ratio 1.13
BIOA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. BIOA: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BIOA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 10.84
Current: 1.13

0.58
10.84
Days Inventory 175.70
BIOA's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
91% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 65.48 vs. BIOA: 175.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BIOA' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 127.33   Max: 292.45
Current: 175.7

127.33
292.45
Days Sales Outstanding 98.33
BIOA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
83% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 59.01 vs. BIOA: 98.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BIOA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 94.95   Max: 868.83
Current: 98.33

94.95
868.83

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 4.30
BIOA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
70% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. BIOA: 4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BIOA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.35   Max: 5.92
Current: 4.3

1.35
5.92
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
BIOA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
60% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BIOA: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BIOA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 1.44
Current: 1.3

0.25
1.44
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -16.00
BIOA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
94% of the 1037 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. BIOA: -16.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
BIOA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -25.9   Max: 4079.3
Current: -16

-25.9
4079.3

Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Chemicals
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Traded in other countries:7BA.Germany, 0QSZ.UK,
BioAmber Inc was incorporated in the State of Delaware in October 15, 2008 and was established as the result of the spin-off of certain assets from Diversified Natural Products, Inc. The Company is an industrial biotechnology company producing sustainable chemicals. Its proprietary technology platform combines industrial biotechnology and chemical catalysis to convert renewable feedstocks into sustainable chemicals that are cost-competitive replacements for petroleum-derived chemicals, which are used in various everyday products including plastics, resins, food additives and personal care products. The Company currently sells its first product, bio-succinic acid, to customers in various chemical markets. The Company currently produces its bio-succinic acid in a large-scale demonstration facility using a 350,000 liter fermenter in Pomacle, France. It has produced approximately 2.35 million pounds, or 1,065 metric tons, of bio-succinic acid at this facility as of December 31, 2013. The Company is developing three distinct technologies: the production of succinic acid through fermentation; the conversion of succinic acid into 1,4 BDO, THF and GBL by catalyst assisted hydrogenation reaction; and the production of adipic acid and other C6 chemical intermediates through fermentation and purification. The Company is subject to various international, federal, state and local regulatory laws, rules and regulations.
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