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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
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history
Cash to Debt 11.21
CEMP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
69% of the 1484 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 48.31 vs. CEMP: 11.21 )
CEMP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.12   Max: No Debt
Current: 11.21

Equity to Asset 0.82
CEMP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
83% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. CEMP: 0.82 )
CEMP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 0.82
Current: 0.82

0.48
0.82
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 20.13
M-Score: -0.46
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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industry
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Operating margin (%) -228.82
CEMP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1186 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -82.48 vs. CEMP: -228.82 )
CEMP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -549.34   Max: -390.38
Current: -228.82

-549.34
-390.38
Net-margin (%) -237.76
CEMP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1186 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -72.15 vs. CEMP: -237.76 )
CEMP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -576.41   Max: -405.16
Current: -237.76

-576.41
-405.16
ROE (%) -82.23
CEMP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -28.35 vs. CEMP: -82.23 )
CEMP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -94.12   Max: -70.51
Current: -82.23

-94.12
-70.51
ROA (%) -54.23
CEMP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1489 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -22.44 vs. CEMP: -54.23 )
CEMP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -191.64   Max: -53.06
Current: -54.23

-191.64
-53.06
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -5461.22
CEMP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1448 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -352.58 vs. CEMP: -5461.22 )
CEMP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -47425.41   Max: -18211.5
Current: -5461.22

-47425.41
-18211.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -64.50
CEMP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 851 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. CEMP: -64.50 )
CEMP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -67.6   Max: -64.5
Current: -64.5

-67.6
-64.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -66.40
CEMP's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 819 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -4.20 vs. CEMP: -66.40 )
CEMP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -69.3   Max: -66.4
Current: -66.4

-69.3
-66.4
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

CEMP Guru Trades in Q3 2013

First Eagle Investment 1,308,701 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2013

CEMP Guru Trades in Q4 2013

First Eagle Investment 780,275 sh (-40.38%)
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CEMP Guru Trades in Q1 2014

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Q1 2015

CEMP Guru Trades in Q1 2015

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Ratios

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P/B 7.70
CEMP's P/B is ranked higher than
56% of the 1652 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. CEMP: 7.70 )
CEMP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.35   Max: 19.48
Current: 7.7

2.35
19.48
P/S 50.32
CEMP's P/S is ranked higher than
52% of the 1652 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 40.50 vs. CEMP: 50.32 )
CEMP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 22.55   Max: 73.6
Current: 50.32

22.55
73.6
EV-to-EBIT -21.73
CEMP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
62% of the 1652 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CEMP: -21.73 )
CEMP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -25.2   Max: -3.1
Current: -21.73

-25.2
-3.1
Current Ratio 13.32
CEMP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 1456 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. CEMP: 13.32 )
CEMP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.48   Max: 30.34
Current: 13.32

2.48
30.34
Quick Ratio 13.32
CEMP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 1456 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.23 vs. CEMP: 13.32 )
CEMP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 2.48   Max: 30.34
Current: 13.32

2.48
30.34
Days Sales Outstanding 198.86
CEMP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
70% of the 1652 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 143.45 vs. CEMP: 198.86 )
CEMP' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 56.37   Max: 75.96
Current: 198.86

56.37
75.96

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 9.40
CEMP's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
77% of the 1652 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 220.30 vs. CEMP: 9.40 )
CEMP' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 2.64   Max: 15.37
Current: 9.4

2.64
15.37
Price/Net Current Asset Value 8.80
CEMP's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 1652 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 46.00 vs. CEMP: 8.80 )
CEMP' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.62   Max: 13.91
Current: 8.8

2.62
13.91
Price/Tangible Book 8.50
CEMP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
61% of the 1652 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 10.40 vs. CEMP: 8.50 )
CEMP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.61   Max: 9.7
Current: 8.5

2.61
9.7
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
CEMP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 1652 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. CEMP: 1.10 )
CEMP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 1.19
Current: 1.1

0.54
1.19
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -4.50
CEMP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1445 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -5.60 vs. CEMP: -4.50 )
CEMP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -6.6   Max: 0
Current: -4.5

-6.6
0

Business Description

Industry: Biotechnology » Biotechnology
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Traded in other countries:9C1.Germany,
Cempra Inc is the successor entity of Cempra Pharmaceuticals, Inc. which was incorporated on November 18, 2005 and commenced operations in January 2006. The Company is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company which is engaged in the development of differentiated antibiotics for the acute care and community settings to meet critical medical needs in the treatment of bacterial infectious diseases, particularly respiratory tract infections and chronic staphylococcal infections. The Company's main product, solithromycin (CEM-101), is in Phase 3 clinical trials. The Company is developing solithromycin in oral capsules, intravenous, or IV, and suspension formulations, initially for the treatment of community acquired bacterial pneumonia, or CABP. Solithromycin is a potent new fourth generation macrolide and the first fluoroketolide in clinical development. The Company is also completed a Phase 2 study of solithromycin in uncomplicated gonorrhea. Its second program is Taksta, which the Company is developing in the U.S. as a long term oral treatment for prosthetic joint infections caused by staphylococci, including S. aureus and MRSA. The Company is conducting a Phase 2 trial for Taksta in patients with prosthetic joint infections and have submitted a proposal for a Phase 3 trial for Tasksta as a treatment for PJI. The Company has licensed solithromycin to Toyama Chemical Co., Ltd. for development and commercialization in Japan while retaining the rights to the rest of the world. The Company is developing Taksta in the U.S. as a long term oral treatment of prosthetic joint infections, or PJI, caused by staphylococci, including S. aureus and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA.
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