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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 : 2/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 481.30
DARA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
81% of the 938 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 16.07 vs. DARA: 481.30 )
DARA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.16   Max: No Debt
Current: 481.3

Equity to Asset 0.92
DARA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
95% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. DARA: 0.92 )
DARA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.14   Max: 0.96
Current: 0.92

-0.14
0.96
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.75
M-Score: 0.71
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 : 3/10

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industry
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Operating margin (%) -1185.07
DARA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -55.17 vs. DARA: -1185.07 )
DARA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -47868   Max: 39.81
Current: -1185.07

-47868
39.81
Net-margin (%) -1136.81
DARA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -51.98 vs. DARA: -1136.81 )
DARA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -48680   Max: 44.75
Current: -1136.81

-48680
44.75
ROE (%) -100.93
DARA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -25.77 vs. DARA: -100.93 )
DARA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -305.91   Max: 38.03
Current: -100.93

-305.91
38.03
ROA (%) -88.67
DARA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 938 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -19.98 vs. DARA: -88.67 )
DARA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -176.71   Max: 22.08
Current: -88.67

-176.71
22.08
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -24107.31
DARA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -210.62 vs. DARA: -24107.31 )
DARA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -23052.75   Max: 277.73
Current: -24107.31

-23052.75
277.73
EBITDA Growth (%) -42.60
DARA's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -8.10 vs. DARA: -42.60 )
DARA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 9.3
Current: -42.6

0
9.3
EPS Growth (%) -40.10
DARA's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -10.20 vs. DARA: -40.10 )
DARA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 7.3
Current: -40.1

0
7.3
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Ratios

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P/B 0.88
DARA's P/B is ranked higher than
98% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. DARA: 0.88 )
DARA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 8.01
Current: 0.88

0.01
8.01
P/S 7.08
DARA's P/S is ranked higher than
84% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 19.97 vs. DARA: 7.08 )
DARA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 815.96
Current: 7.08

0.08
815.96
EV-to-EBIT 0.04
DARA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
65% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DARA: 0.04 )
DARA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -12.4   Max: 0.8
Current: 0.04

-12.4
0.8
Current Ratio 8.03
DARA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.11 vs. DARA: 8.03 )
DARA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 25.68
Current: 8.03

0.69
25.68
Quick Ratio 7.97
DARA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 3.81 vs. DARA: 7.97 )
DARA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 25.26
Current: 7.97

0.69
25.26

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 1.15
DARA's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
99% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 109.33 vs. DARA: 1.15 )
DARA' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 53.27
Current: 1.15

0.64
53.27
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.13
DARA's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 50.05 vs. DARA: 1.13 )
DARA' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 49.06
Current: 1.13

0.64
49.06
Price/Tangible Book 1.09
DARA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
97% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 9.08 vs. DARA: 1.09 )
DARA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 50.58
Current: 1.09

0.61
50.58
Price/Median PS Value 0.68
DARA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. DARA: 0.68 )
DARA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 1624.02
Current: 0.68

0.7
1624.02
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2500.00
DARA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
64% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -5.50 vs. DARA: 2500.00 )
DARA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 128.8   Max: 4030.8
Current: 2500

128.8
4030.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -25422.41
DARA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
52% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -9.10 vs. DARA: -25422.41 )
DARA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -196429.8   Max: -4.2
Current: -25422.41

-196429.8
-4.2

Business Description

Industry: Biotechnology » Biotechnology
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Traded in other countries:PJUF.Germany
DARA Biosciences, Inc., was incorporated on June 22, 2002. It is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of oncology treatment and supportive care pharmaceutical products. Through its acquisition of Oncogenerix, Inc., which occurred on January 17, 2012, the Company acquired exclusive U.S. marketing rights to its first commercial proprietary product, Soltamox (oral liquid tamoxifen). The Company's main focus is on the development and commercialization of oncology treatment and supportive care pharmaceutical products: Soltamox, Gemcitabine and other generic sterile injectable cytotoxic products, and Cancer support therapeutics. Soltamox (oral liquid tamoxifen), its first proprietary, FDA approved product, is a drug primarily used to treat breast cancer. Soltamox has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ('FDA') for the treatment of breast cancer. Soltamox will be the only liquid formulation of tamoxifen available for sale in the United States. Soltamox is used mainly for the chronic treatment of breast cancer or for cancer prevention in certain susceptible breast cancer subgroups. The Company is also focusing on the development and commercialization of generic sterile injectable cytotoxic products. The Company's agreement with Uman Pharma Inc. pursuant to which it received an exclusive license to import, sell, market and distribute Uman's gemcitabine lyophilized powder product in 200mg and 1g dosage sizes in the U.S. Gemcitabine went off patent in 2011 in the U.S. and is prescribed as first-line therapy for ovarian, breast, lung and pancreatic cancers. Currently, the Company has two main drug candidates advancing through clinical development with cleared Investigational New Drug applications from the FDA: KRN5500, a novel, non-narcotic/non-opioid for the treatment of neuropathic pain in patients with cancer; and DB959, a first-in-class drug candidate for the treatment of type 2 diabetes and dyslipidemia. The Company mainly competes with other pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies and other research and academic institutions. The Company's advertising, marketing and distribution of pharmaceutical products in the United States is subject to the regulation of United States Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.
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