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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 : 5/10

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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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

CBST Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ken Fisher 36,450 sh (New)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 1,467,542 sh (+10.91%)
Steven Cohen 394,200 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 24,000 sh (unchged)
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 358,881 sh (-2.62%)
Chuck Royce 211,600 sh (-3.77%)
RS Investment Management 390,565 sh (-22.64%)
Jim Simons 47,420 sh (-74.92%)
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Q3 2014

CBST Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Vanguard Health Care Fund 1,977,342 sh (+34.74%)
Pioneer Investments 338,388 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 24,000 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ken Fisher 34,775 sh (-4.60%)
Chuck Royce 197,980 sh (-6.44%)
Steven Cohen 340,200 sh (-13.70%)
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Q4 2014

CBST Guru Trades in Q4 2014

First Eagle Investment 20,000 sh (New)
Prem Watsa 20,200 sh (New)
Eric Mindich 1,904,073 sh (New)
George Soros 120,000 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 236,700 sh (New)
Paul Singer 539,000 sh (New)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 1,977,342 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 200 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Murray Stahl 19,000 sh (-20.83%)
Ken Fisher 2,150 sh (-93.82%)
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Q1 2015

CBST Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Murray Stahl Sold Out
Vanguard Health Care Fund Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Prem Watsa Sold Out
Eric Mindich Sold Out
Paul Singer Sold Out
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Top Ranked Articles about Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc

Mario Gabelli's Top 5 Stock Picks
Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) is the founder of GAMCO Investors, a firm with $49.9 billion in assets under management across a range of funds. Investing at GAMCO centers on a fundamental, bottom-up approach. Read more...
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Gabelli's Q4 Picks Include Acquisition Targets
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Mario Gabelli's Top 5 New Stock Buys of Q4
GAMCO Investors, Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio)’s, purchased 32 stocks in the fourth quarter, for 3% turnover in its portfolio of 861 stocks. Read more...



Valuation & Return


Analyst Estimate

Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 1,202 1,401 1,568 1,642
EPS($) 1.28 2.35 4.09 5.70
EPS without NRI($) 1.28 2.35 4.09 5.70

Business Description

Industry: Biotechnology » Biotechnology
Compare:NVO, AMGN, GILD, BIIB, CELG » details
Traded in other countries:CU6.Germany,
Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc., was incorporated as a Delaware corporation in 1992. It is a biopharmaceutical company that provides research, development and commercialization of pharmaceutical products that address unmet medical needs in the acute care environment. Its products and product candidates are used, or are being developed to be used, in hospitals and other acute care settings, including home infusion and hospital outpatient clinics. Its currently marketed products include CUBICIN, DIFICID, and DIFICID. CUBICIN is a once-daily, bactericidal, I.V. antibiotic with activity against certain Gram-positive organisms, including MRSA. CUBICIN is approved in more than 50 countries including the U.S., EU, and Japan. DIFICID is a macrolide antibiotic for the treatment of CDAD. ENTEREG is an oral, peripherally-acting mu opioid receptor antagonist. The Company currently relies on a global network of third party contract manufacturers to manufacture its starting materials, active pharmaceutical ingredients, or APIs, and finished drug products for commercial sale. Its competitors include Abbott, Shionogi & Co., Ltd., Pfizer, Inc., King Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Theravance, Inc., Forest Laboratories, Inc., ViroPharma Incorporated, among others. The Company's current and contemplated activities, and the products and processes that result from such activities, are subject to substantial government regulation.
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