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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 0.03
ECTE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
90% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 5.45 vs. ECTE: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ECTE' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 139.60 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.03
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -276.56
M-Score: -63.93
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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ROA (%) -534.05
ECTE's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 769 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 3.76 vs. ECTE: -534.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ECTE' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -331.29  Med: -93.30 Max: -35.73
Current: -534.05
-331.29
-35.73
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -3773.50
ECTE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 14.16 vs. ECTE: -3773.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ECTE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9177.57  Med: -3831.80 Max: -865.81
Current: -3773.5
-9177.57
-865.81
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -100.00
ECTE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 602 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. ECTE: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ECTE' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -79.20 Max: 61
Current: -100
0
61
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -12.10
ECTE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. ECTE: -12.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ECTE' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -53.4  Med: -27.40 Max: 13.1
Current: -12.1
-53.4
13.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -14.10
ECTE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 503 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. ECTE: -14.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ECTE' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.2  Med: -24.05 Max: 153.7
Current: -14.1
-49.2
153.7
» ECTE's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-14)


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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

ECTE Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 22,400 sh (+121.78%)
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Q1 2015

ECTE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Charles Brandes 34,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 16,600 sh (-25.89%)
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Q2 2015

ECTE Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Charles Brandes 34,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q3 2015

ECTE Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Charles Brandes Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Drug Manufacturers » Drug Manufacturers - Major
Compare:TPE:1783, XKRX:118000, XKRX:000520, NAS:TNXP, XLJU:SALR, NAS:ALQA » details
Traded in other countries:XS5B.Germany,
Echo Therapeutics Inc is a medical device company with expertise in skin permeation technology. It develops non-invasive, wireless continuous glucose monitoring system with potential use in the wearable-health consumer & the diabetes outpatient market.

Echo Therapeutics Inc was incorporated in Delaware in September 2007 under the name Durham Pharmaceuticals Acquisition Co. It is a medical device company with expertise in skin permeation technology. The Companys medical device program is Symphony, a non-invasive, wireless, continuous glucose monitoring system designed to provide reliable, real-time glucose data conveniently, continuously and cost-effectively. The Symphony CGM System incorporates its SkinPrep device, transdermal glucose sensor, wireless transmitter and data display monitor. It is developing its Prelude SkinPrep System as a platform technology to allow for enhanced skin permeation that will enable two important applications; analyte extraction and needle-free drug delivery. It currently has two key strategic partnerships in place. It has granted Ferndale Pharma Group, Inc. a license to develop, market and sell the Prelude device for enhanced and needle-free delivery of topical anesthetics prior to needle insertion. It has also granted Handok Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. a license to develop, market and sell the Symphony CGM System for continuous glucose monitoring in South Korea. The Company competes with Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, Optiscan Biomedical Corp., Maquet Critical Care AB, Medtronic, Inc. A. Menarini Diagnostics S.r.l., Roche, Johnson & Johnson, Bayer and Abbott Laboratories. Government authorities in the United States, at the federal, state and local level, the European Union, and other countries extensively regulate the research, development, testing, manufacture, labeling, promotion, advertising, distribution, marketing, export and import of products such as those the Company are developing.

Ratios

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EV-to-EBIT -1.18
ECTE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 19.64 vs. ECTE: -1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ECTE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.7  Med: -1.50 Max: 42.5
Current: -1.18
-29.7
42.5
EV-to-EBITDA -1.23
ECTE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 16.81 vs. ECTE: -1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ECTE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.5  Med: -1.50 Max: 36.2
Current: -1.23
-30.5
36.2
Current Ratio 0.07
ECTE's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the 662 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. ECTE: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ECTE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 1.42 Max: 27.55
Current: 0.07
0.02
27.55
Quick Ratio 0.07
ECTE's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the 662 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. ECTE: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ECTE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 1.42 Max: 27.55
Current: 0.07
0.02
27.55

Valuation & Return

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Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -84.64
ECTE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 782 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. ECTE: -84.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ECTE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -84.64  Med: 3.50 Max: 5.3
Current: -84.64
-84.64
5.3

More Statistics

EPS (TTM) $ -1.48
Beta1.61
Short Percentage of Float1.78%
52-Week Range $0.88 - 2.40
Shares Outstanding (Mil)11.40
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