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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 : 3/10

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Cash-to-Debt 0.31
BIOA's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
70% of the 999 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. BIOA: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
BIOA' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 1.36 Max: 188.06
Current: 0.31
0.18
188.06
Equity-to-Asset 0.30
BIOA's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
84% of the 958 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. BIOA: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
BIOA' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.47 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.3
0.3
0.83
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: -2.04
Beneish M-Score: -0.76
WACC vs ROIC
19.35%
-35.24%
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 : 4/10

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history
Operating Margin % -358.23
BIOA's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
98% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.87 vs. BIOA: -358.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
BIOA' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4796.79  Med: -1740.49 Max: -358.2
Current: -358.23
-4796.79
-358.2
Net Margin % -271.77
BIOA's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
98% of the 976 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.78 vs. BIOA: -271.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
BIOA' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5468.04  Med: -1715.77 Max: -271.74
Current: -271.77
-5468.04
-271.74
ROE % -43.51
BIOA's ROE % is ranked lower than
95% of the 961 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.18 vs. BIOA: -43.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
BIOA' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -87.16  Med: -74.73 Max: -43.51
Current: -43.51
-87.16
-43.51
ROA % -14.65
BIOA's ROA % is ranked lower than
93% of the 1000 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. BIOA: -14.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
BIOA' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -68.83  Med: -34.11 Max: -14.65
Current: -14.65
-68.83
-14.65
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -20.20
BIOA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
93% of the 993 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.99 vs. BIOA: -20.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
BIOA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52059.13  Med: -188.57 Max: -20.2
Current: -20.2
-52059.13
-20.2
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 19.10
BIOA's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. BIOA: 19.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
BIOA' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -11.8 Max: 19.1
Current: 19.1
0
19.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -22.10
BIOA's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
94% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. BIOA: -22.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
BIOA' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -23.55 Max: -15.9
Current: -22.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -23.60
BIOA's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
89% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. BIOA: -23.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
BIOA' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -25 Max: -15.8
Current: -23.6
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Q1 2016

BIOA Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Chuck Royce 964,879 sh (+4.66%)
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Q4 2016

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Chuck Royce 824,879 sh (+5.10%)
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Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Chemicals    NAICS: 325199    SIC: 2819
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BioAmber Inc 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.

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.

Ratios

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PB Ratio 1.48
BIOA's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 1206 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. BIOA: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
BIOA' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 2.99 Max: 7.14
Current: 1.48
0.94
7.14
PS Ratio 8.11
BIOA's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 1177 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. BIOA: 8.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
BIOA' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.52  Med: 61.67 Max: 146.5
Current: 8.11
7.52
146.5
EV-to-EBIT -4.59
BIOA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.79 vs. BIOA: -4.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BIOA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.7  Med: -4.5 Max: 0.2
Current: -4.59
-9.7
0.2
EV-to-EBITDA -5.71
BIOA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1247 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.65 vs. BIOA: -5.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BIOA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.1  Med: -4.5 Max: 0.3
Current: -5.71
-12.1
0.3
Current Ratio 0.69
BIOA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. BIOA: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BIOA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 2.49 Max: 7.93
Current: 0.69
0.37
7.93
Quick Ratio 0.59
BIOA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. BIOA: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BIOA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 2.41 Max: 7.93
Current: 0.59
0.31
7.93
Days Inventory 73.87
BIOA's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
57% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 64.70 vs. BIOA: 73.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BIOA' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 73.87  Med: 197.97 Max: 292.45
Current: 73.87
73.87
292.45
Days Sales Outstanding 43.56
BIOA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
73% of the 781 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 58.95 vs. BIOA: 43.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BIOA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.55  Med: 108.13 Max: 868.83
Current: 43.56
43.55
868.83
Days Payable 122.90
BIOA's Days Payable is ranked higher than
89% of the 740 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 49.46 vs. BIOA: 122.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BIOA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 122.9  Med: 732.19 Max: 1677.21
Current: 122.9
122.9
1677.21

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -18.10
BIOA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. BIOA: -18.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BIOA' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.6  Med: -27.3 Max: 0
Current: -18.1
-40.6
0

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.71
BIOA's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
61% of the 1139 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. BIOA: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
BIOA' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.66  Med: 3.81 Max: 4.11
Current: 1.71
1.66
4.11
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.13
BIOA's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 1127 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. BIOA: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
BIOA' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.9 Max: 1.74
Current: 0.13
0.13
1.74
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -21.69
BIOA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
93% of the 1334 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.06 vs. BIOA: -21.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
BIOA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.11  Med: 0 Max: 398.78
Current: -21.69
-23.11
398.78

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $8.27
EPS (TTM) $ -0.79
Beta3.33
Short Percentage of Float6.32%
52-Week Range $2.10 - 6.50
Shares Outstanding (Mil)34.85

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 32 60 205
EPS ($) -0.53 -0.46 0.70
EPS without NRI ($) -0.53 -0.46 0.70
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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