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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 1.65
DRRX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
72% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. DRRX: 1.65 )
DRRX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.68   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.65

Equity to Asset 0.37
DRRX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
58% of the 833 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. DRRX: 0.37 )
DRRX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.96
Current: 0.37

0.07
0.96
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: -8.65
M-Score: -4.03
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 : 2/10

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Operating margin (%) -108.23
DRRX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 875 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. DRRX: -108.23 )
DRRX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -10882.56   Max: 30.25
Current: -108.23

-10882.56
30.25
Net-margin (%) -113.96
DRRX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 875 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 7.05 vs. DRRX: -113.96 )
DRRX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -10125.58   Max: 30.53
Current: -113.96

-10125.58
30.53
ROE (%) -86.67
DRRX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 6.83 vs. DRRX: -86.67 )
DRRX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -208.92   Max: 81.39
Current: -86.67

-208.92
81.39
ROA (%) -47.00
DRRX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. DRRX: -47.00 )
DRRX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -55.27   Max: 34.06
Current: -47

-55.27
34.06
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -744.40
DRRX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 14.02 vs. DRRX: -744.40 )
DRRX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -979.38   Max: 495.79
Current: -744.4

-979.38
495.79
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -23.50
DRRX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. DRRX: -23.50 )
DRRX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 52.3
Current: -23.5

0
52.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -3.50
DRRX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 676 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. DRRX: -3.50 )
DRRX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -35.8   Max: 39.2
Current: -3.5

-35.8
39.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -1.60
DRRX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 667 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. DRRX: -1.60 )
DRRX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -28.3   Max: 27.7
Current: -1.6

-28.3
27.7
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Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

DRRX Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 65,025 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 10,707,142 sh (unchged)
Robert Bruce 1,215,973 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q2 2014

DRRX Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Robert Bruce 1,215,973 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 10,707,142 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2014

DRRX Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 27,200 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 10,707,142 sh (unchged)
Robert Bruce 1,215,973 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2014

DRRX Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jean-Marie Eveillard 10,707,142 sh (unchged)
Robert Bruce 1,215,973 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 17,800 sh (-34.56%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with DRRX

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

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 $ 1.28-15%10707142
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2012-12-31 Add 218.26%0.02%$0.86 - $1.66 $ 1.2814%8657842
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2012-06-30 Add 40.42%$0.71 - $0.95 $ 1.2860%2720409
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2012-03-31 New Buy0.01%$0.7312 - $1.18 $ 1.2871%1937288
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 5.73
DRRX's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
99% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 58.14 vs. DRRX: 5.73 )
N/A
P/B 8.10
DRRX's P/B is ranked higher than
64% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 3.57 vs. DRRX: 8.10 )
DRRX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.69   Max: 38.38
Current: 8.1

1.69
38.38
P/S 7.20
DRRX's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 4.01 vs. DRRX: 7.20 )
DRRX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 17.53
Current: 7.2

0.93
17.53
EV-to-EBIT -6.39
DRRX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
63% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 35.09 vs. DRRX: -6.39 )
DRRX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -24   Max: 5.8
Current: -6.39

-24
5.8
Current Ratio 5.67
DRRX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. DRRX: 5.67 )
DRRX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.66   Max: 25.7
Current: 5.67

1.66
25.7
Quick Ratio 5.15
DRRX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. DRRX: 5.15 )
DRRX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.61   Max: 25.07
Current: 5.15

1.61
25.07
Days Inventory 244.21
DRRX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
60% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 153.90 vs. DRRX: 244.21 )
DRRX' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 211.18   Max: 405.71
Current: 244.21

211.18
405.71
Days Sales Outstanding 39.92
DRRX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
89% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 94.97 vs. DRRX: 39.92 )
DRRX' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 14.9   Max: 411.69
Current: 39.92

14.9
411.69

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 11.64
DRRX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
65% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 6.29 vs. DRRX: 11.64 )
DRRX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.37   Max: 203
Current: 11.64

1.37
203
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -15.40
DRRX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
50% of the 927 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. DRRX: -15.40 )
DRRX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 17.1   Max: 48.2
Current: -15.4

17.1
48.2

Business Description

Industry: Drug Manufacturers » Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic
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Traded in other countries:DC8.Germany,
Durect Corp was incorporated in Delaware in February 1998. The Company is a specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in 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). 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 technology platforms: Bioerodible Injectable Depot Systems, The TRANSDUR Transdermal Delivery System, The ORADUR Sustained Release Gel Cap Technology, and The DURIN Biodegradable Implant Technology. POSIDUR, SABER, CLOUD, TRANSDUR, ORADUR, ELADUR, DURIN, CHRONOGESIC, MICRODUR, ALZET and LACTEL are the trademarks of the Company. The manufacturing 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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