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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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Cash to Debt No Debt
DRRX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
87% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. DRRX: No Debt )
DRRX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.68   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.75
DRRX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
79% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. DRRX: 0.75 )
DRRX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.96
Current: 0.75

0.07
0.96
F-Score: 1
Z-Score: -4.41
M-Score: -1.30
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 : 1/10

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Operating margin (%) -138.08
DRRX's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 9.34 vs. DRRX: -138.08 )
DRRX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -10882.56   Max: 30.25
Current: -138.08

-10882.56
30.25
Net-margin (%) -139.97
DRRX's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. DRRX: -139.97 )
DRRX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -10125.58   Max: 30.53
Current: -139.97

-10125.58
30.53
ROE (%) -69.83
DRRX's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. DRRX: -69.83 )
DRRX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -539.69   Max: 44.59
Current: -69.83

-539.69
44.59
ROA (%) -52.55
DRRX's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. DRRX: -52.55 )
DRRX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -58.64   Max: 35.27
Current: -52.55

-58.64
35.27
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -833.48
DRRX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 735 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 14.63 vs. DRRX: -833.48 )
DRRX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1342.06   Max: 478.85
Current: -833.48

-1342.06
478.85
Revenue Growth (%) -25.30
DRRX's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. DRRX: -25.30 )
DRRX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 52.3
Current: -25.3

0
52.3
EBITDA Growth (%) -5.90
DRRX's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. DRRX: -5.90 )
DRRX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -35.8   Max: 39.2
Current: -5.9

-35.8
39.2
EPS Growth (%) -6.90
DRRX's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. DRRX: -6.90 )
DRRX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -28.3   Max: 27.7
Current: -6.9

-28.3
27.7
» DRRX's 10-Y Financials

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Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

DRRX Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Robert Bruce 1,215,973 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 8,466,709 sh (-2.21%)
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Q2 2013

DRRX Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jean-Marie Eveillard 8,708,633 sh (+2.86%)
Robert Bruce 1,215,973 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2013

DRRX Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Robert Bruce 1,215,973 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 8,508,633 sh (-2.3%)
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Q4 2013

DRRX Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 41,054 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 10,707,142 sh (+25.84%)
Robert Bruce 1,215,973 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with DRRX

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-12-31 Add 25.84%0.01%$1.25 - $1.75 $ 1.27-16%10707142
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2012-12-31 Add 218.26%0.02%$0.86 - $1.66 $ 1.2713%8657842
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2012-06-30 Add 40.42%$0.71 - $0.95 $ 1.2759%2720409
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2012-03-31 New Buy0.01%$0.7312 - $1.18 $ 1.2769%1937288
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Ratios

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P/B 4.60
DRRX's P/B is ranked lower than
52% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. DRRX: 4.60 )
DRRX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.69   Max: 38.38
Current: 4.6

1.69
38.38
P/S 8.54
DRRX's P/S is ranked lower than
73% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. DRRX: 8.54 )
DRRX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 20.68
Current: 8.54

0.93
20.68
EV-to-EBIT 6.00
DRRX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
95% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 19.45 vs. DRRX: 6.00 )
DRRX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 5.8
Current: 6

2.1
5.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 12.70
DRRX's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
50% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 12.70 vs. DRRX: 12.70 )
DRRX' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 2.85   Max: 74
Current: 12.7

2.85
74
Price/Net Current Asset Value 9.80
DRRX's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. DRRX: 9.80 )
DRRX' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.73   Max: 44.4
Current: 9.8

2.73
44.4
Price/Tangible Book 5.80
DRRX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
59% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. DRRX: 5.80 )
DRRX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.77   Max: 38.33
Current: 5.8

1.77
38.33
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
DRRX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 675 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. DRRX: 0.90 )
DRRX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 8.78
Current: 0.9

0.16
8.78
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 16.60
DRRX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
94% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. DRRX: 16.60 )
DRRX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 16.1   Max: 48.2
Current: 16.6

16.1
48.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -8.77
DRRX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
56% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. DRRX: -8.77 )
DRRX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -23.9   Max: -9.3
Current: -8.77

-23.9
-9.3

Business Description

Industry: Drug Manufacturers » Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic
Compare:TKPYY, TEVA, AGN, FRX, MRX » details
Traded in other countries:DC8.Germany
DURECT Corporation was incorporated in Delaware in February 1998. The Company is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development of pharmaceutical products based on its proprietary drug delivery technology platforms. The Company's product pipeline currently consists of seven investigational drug candidates in clinical development, with one program the subject of a New Drug Application (NDA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).The Company has other programs underway in fields outside of pain management, including several efforts underway which seek to improve the administration of biotechnology agents such as proteins and peptides. The Company's development efforts are focused on the application of its pharmaceutical systems technologies to potential products in a variety of chronic and episodic disease areas including pain, central nervous system (CNS) disorders, cardiovascular disease and other chronic diseases. Its product candidate include Remoxy (Oral controlled release oxycodone); POSIDUR (Controlled release injection of bupivacaine); ELADUR (Transdermal bupivacaine); TRANSDUR-Sufentanil (Transdermal sufentanil); ORADUR-based opioid (hydrocodone); ORADUR-based opioid (hydromorphone); ORADUR-ADHD; ORADUR-based opioid (oxymorphone); and Relday (risperidone). The DURECT Solutions is the Company's developing and commercializing pharmaceutical systems that will deliver the right drug to the right place, in the right amount and at the right time to treat chronic and episodic diseases and conditions. Its pharmaceutical systems enable optimized therapy for a given disease or patient population by controlling the rate and duration of drug administration. The Company has several major technology platforms: Bioerodible Injectable Depot Systems, The TRANSDUR Transdermal Delivery System, The ORADUR Sustained Release Gel Cap Technology, and The DURIN Biodegradable Implant Technology. The manufacture and marketing of its pharmaceutical systems and its research and development activities are subject to extensive regulation for safety, efficacy and quality by numerous government authorities in the United States and abroad.

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