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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.18
GSK's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 801 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. GSK: 0.18 )
GSK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.18

Equity to Asset 0.16
GSK's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
55% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. GSK: 0.16 )
GSK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.4
Current: 0.16

0.05
0.4
Interest Coverage 9.68
GSK's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
55% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 76.05 vs. GSK: 9.68 )
GSK' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 28.06
Current: 9.68

0.81
28.06
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.48
M-Score: -2.71
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 25.27
GSK's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 780 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 10.55 vs. GSK: 25.27 )
GSK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.68   Max: 36.94
Current: 25.27

1.68
36.94
Net-margin (%) 19.32
GSK's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 780 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 6.99 vs. GSK: 19.32 )
GSK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 5.76   Max: 23.94
Current: 19.32

5.76
23.94
ROE (%) 77.67
GSK's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. GSK: 77.67 )
GSK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 18.39   Max: 253.19
Current: 77.67

18.39
253.19
ROA (%) 12.23
GSK's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 4.01 vs. GSK: 12.23 )
GSK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.87   Max: 27.12
Current: 12.23

3.87
27.12
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 62.86
GSK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 805 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 15.22 vs. GSK: 62.86 )
GSK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.07   Max: 93.68
Current: 62.86

5.07
93.68
Revenue Growth (%) -0.90
GSK's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 670 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. GSK: -0.90 )
GSK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -1.5   Max: 91
Current: -0.9

-1.5
91
EBITDA Growth (%) 17.30
GSK's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. GSK: 17.30 )
GSK' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -11.8   Max: 85.9
Current: 17.3

-11.8
85.9
EPS Growth (%) 51.40
GSK's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. GSK: 51.40 )
GSK' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -30.2   Max: 93.9
Current: 51.4

-30.2
93.9
» GSK's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

GSK Guru Trades in Q3 2013

John Rogers 136,344 sh (+246.35%)
Jim Simons 3,891,300 sh (+186.65%)
Diamond Hill Capital 11,561 sh (+20.92%)
Murray Stahl 23,723 sh (+4.63%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 400,161 sh (+1.25%)
John Hussman 23,500 sh (unchged)
NWQ Managers 211,800 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne 151,030 sh (-0.04%)
Jeff Auxier 112,720 sh (-0.13%)
Ken Fisher 11,119,081 sh (-0.26%)
PRIMECAP Management 10,078,655 sh (-0.47%)
Dodge & Cox 61,290,600 sh (-1.04%)
Charles Brandes 1,896,714 sh (-1.82%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 1,438,781 sh (-10.7%)
Steven Cohen 8,963 sh (-30%)
Warren Buffett 345,819 sh (-76.57%)
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Q4 2013

GSK Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Francis Chou 18,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 83,452 sh (New)
John Hussman 423,500 sh (+1702.13%)
John Rogers 421,201 sh (+208.93%)
Jim Simons 6,425,000 sh (+65.11%)
Charles Brandes 2,145,461 sh (+13.11%)
Ken Fisher 11,126,274 sh (+0.06%)
Diamond Hill Capital 11,561 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 23,723 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 112,170 sh (-0.49%)
Tweedy Browne 150,184 sh (-0.56%)
PRIMECAP Management 9,998,877 sh (-0.79%)
NWQ Managers 209,325 sh (-1.17%)
Dodge & Cox 60,479,650 sh (-1.32%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 383,698 sh (-4.11%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 644,881 sh (-55.18%)
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Q1 2014

GSK Guru Trades in Q1 2014

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 36,773 sh (New)
Bill Frels 4,496 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 75,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 5,921 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 190,984 sh (+1551.97%)
John Rogers 662,150 sh (+57.21%)
Jim Simons 7,009,800 sh (+9.1%)
Charles Brandes 2,164,241 sh (+0.88%)
Ken Fisher 11,214,364 sh (+0.79%)
Murray Stahl 23,792 sh (+0.29%)
Joel Greenblatt 83,452 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1 sh (unchged)
Francis Chou 18,000 sh (unchged)
Vanguard Health Care Fund Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 60,386,550 sh (-0.15%)
Jeff Auxier 109,170 sh (-2.67%)
Tweedy Browne 142,598 sh (-5.05%)
PRIMECAP Management 9,177,877 sh (-8.21%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 329,053 sh (-14.24%)
John Hussman 323,500 sh (-23.61%)
NWQ Managers 148,800 sh (-28.91%)
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Q2 2014

GSK Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Pioneer Investments 93,226 sh (New)
James Barrow 270,900 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 4,949,118 sh (+13358.6%)
John Rogers 988,772 sh (+49.33%)
Jim Simons 8,869,400 sh (+26.53%)
Charles Brandes 2,500,048 sh (+15.52%)
Ken Fisher 11,365,903 sh (+1.35%)
Murray Stahl 23,992 sh (+0.84%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 331,544 sh (+0.76%)
Joel Greenblatt 83,528 sh (+0.09%)
NWQ Managers 148,850 sh (+0.03%)
Francis Chou 18,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 323,500 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 60,226,050 sh (-0.27%)
Tweedy Browne 142,118 sh (-0.34%)
Jeff Auxier 108,620 sh (-0.5%)
Diamond Hill Capital 189,641 sh (-0.7%)
Bill Frels 3,846 sh (-14.46%)
PRIMECAP Management 5,156,449 sh (-43.82%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with GSK

(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
PRIMECAP Management 2014-06-30 Reduce -43.82%0.25%$51.55 - $56.39 $ 47.11-13%5156449
Charles Brandes 2014-06-30 Add 15.52%0.21%$51.55 - $56.39 $ 47.11-13%2500048
James Barrow 2014-06-30 New Buy0.02%$51.55 - $56.39 $ 47.11-13%270900
John Hussman 2014-03-31 Reduce -23.61%0.38%$50.9 - $56.66 $ 47.11-13%323500
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.11%$50.9 - $56.66 $ 47.11-13%0
John Hussman 2013-12-31 Add 1702.13%1.51%$49.31 - $53.68 $ 47.11-9%423500
Charles Brandes 2013-12-31 Add 13.11%0.16%$49.31 - $53.68 $ 47.11-9%2145461
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2013-12-31 Reduce -55.18%0.14%$49.31 - $53.68 $ 47.11-9%644881
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.11%$49.31 - $53.68 $ 47.11-9%83452
Warren Buffett 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$49.31 - $53.68 $ 47.11-9%0
Warren Buffett 2013-09-30 Reduce -76.57%0.06%$50.27 - $52.96 $ 47.11-9%345819
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Guru Investment Theses on GlaxoSmithKline PLC

Diamond Hill Capital Comments on GlaxoSmithKline PLC - Jun 26, 2014

Global pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK) has several attractive franchises and pipeline drug candidates that have the potential to add significant value.



From Diamond Hill Capital's Select Fund Commentary – First Quarter 2014.



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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 14.90
GSK's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
95% of the 831 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 42.90 vs. GSK: 14.90 )
GSK' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.16   Max: 40.41
Current: 14.9

10.16
40.41
P/B 11.40
GSK's P/B is ranked higher than
52% of the 828 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. GSK: 11.40 )
GSK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 5.48   Max: 14.06
Current: 11.4

5.48
14.06
P/S 2.90
GSK's P/S is ranked higher than
75% of the 831 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. GSK: 2.90 )
GSK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.94   Max: 4.9
Current: 2.9

1.94
4.9
PFCF 16.40
GSK's PFCF is ranked higher than
95% of the 831 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GSK: 16.40 )
GSK' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.21   Max: 41.33
Current: 16.4

8.21
41.33
EV-to-EBIT 13.39
GSK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
91% of the 831 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 31.14 vs. GSK: 13.39 )
GSK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.7   Max: 240.2
Current: 13.39

7.7
240.2
PEG 6.21
GSK's PEG is ranked higher than
84% of the 831 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GSK: 6.21 )
GSK' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 99.36
Current: 6.21

0.23
99.36
Shiller P/E 16.10
GSK's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 831 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 121.61 vs. GSK: 16.10 )
GSK' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.93   Max: 21.72
Current: 16.1

10.93
21.72
Current Ratio 1.11
GSK's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. GSK: 1.11 )
GSK' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 1.78
Current: 1.11

0.97
1.78
Quick Ratio 0.77
GSK's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. GSK: 0.77 )
GSK' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 1.42
Current: 0.77

0.68
1.42

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 5.60
GSK's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
99% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. GSK: 5.60 )
GSK' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.72   Max: 5.72
Current: 5.6

2.72
5.72
Dividend Payout 0.81
GSK's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
68% of the 831 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. GSK: 0.81 )
GSK' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 4.69
Current: 0.81

0.38
4.69
Dividend growth (3y) 6.40
GSK's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
82% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. GSK: 6.40 )
GSK' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -12.6   Max: 20.8
Current: 6.4

-12.6
20.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 7.67
GSK's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
98% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. GSK: 7.67 )
GSK' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.73   Max: 7.84
Current: 7.67

3.73
7.84
Share Buyback Rate 1.40
GSK's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
90% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. GSK: 1.40 )
GSK' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 51.8   Max: -20
Current: 1.4

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.42
GSK's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
91% of the 831 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 10.36 vs. GSK: 1.42 )
GSK' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 4.41
Current: 1.42

0.82
4.41
Price/Median PS Value 0.99
GSK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 831 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. GSK: 0.99 )
GSK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 2.57
Current: 0.99

0.69
2.57
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.50
GSK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
87% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. GSK: 7.50 )
GSK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 12.9
Current: 7.5

0.4
12.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 6.05
GSK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
80% of the 664 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. GSK: 6.05 )
GSK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 67.4
Current: 6.05

2.2
67.4

Business Description

Industry: Drug Manufacturers » Drug Manufacturers - Major
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Traded in other countries:GSK.UK, GLAXF.USA, GS7A.Germany, GS7.Germany
GlaxoSmithKline PLC incorporated in United Kingdom. The Company creates, discoveres, develops, manufactures and markets pharmaceutical products including vaccines, over-the-counter (OTC) medicines and health-related consumer products. The Company's principal pharmaceutical products include medicines in the following therapeutic areas: respiratory, anti-virals including HIV, central nervous system, cardiovascular and urogenital, metabolic, anti-bacterials, oncology and emesis, vaccines and dermatologicals. The Company operates in two industry segments: Pharmaceuticals and Consumer Healthcare. The Company's pharmaceutical products include treatments for asthma, HIV/AIDS, malaria, depression, migraine, diabetes, heart failure, digestive conditions and cancer. The Company markets over 25 vaccines worldwide to prevent potentially life-threatening or crippling illnesses such as hepatitis A, hepatitis B, diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, measles, mumps, rubella, polio, typhoid, influenza and bacterial meningitis. The Company produces medicines that treat six major disease areas - asthma, virus control, infections, mental health, diabetes and digestive conditions. In addition, it is developing new treatments for cancer. The Company's portfolio comprises three main categories: OTC medicines, Oral healthcare and Nutritional healthcare. OTC medicines- alli is the first licensed weight loss medicine to be available without a prescription, launched in the USA in 2007. Oral healthcare- Aquafresh, a range of toothpastes, toothbrushes and mouthwashes; Sensodyne, a range of toothpastes and toothbrushes, including Pronamel to protect from acid erosion; Biotene; Polident, PoliGrip and Corega, the denture care cleansers and adhesives; and Other brands include Odol, Macleans and Dr Best. Nutritional healthcare- Lucozade is a range of energy and sports drinks; Horlicks, a range of milk-based malted food and chocolate drinks; and Ribena, a blackcurrant juice-based drink. The Company has operations in USA, Europe, Asia Pacific, Japan and Canada.
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