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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 : 9/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
ICPT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 1493 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 48.04 vs. ICPT: No Debt )
ICPT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 218.39   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.94
ICPT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
95% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. ICPT: 0.94 )
ICPT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.08   Max: 0.94
Current: 0.94

-1.08
0.94
Interest Coverage No Debt
ICPT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
70% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. ICPT: No Debt )
ICPT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 170.77
M-Score: -1.87
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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Operating margin (%) -4794.64
ICPT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1195 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -79.37 vs. ICPT: -4794.64 )
ICPT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -6496.56   Max: -766.2
Current: -4794.64

-6496.56
-766.2
Net-margin (%) -2754.78
ICPT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1195 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -72.15 vs. ICPT: -2754.78 )
ICPT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -16258.67   Max: -705.71
Current: -2754.78

-16258.67
-705.71
ROE (%) -37.39
ICPT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1371 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -28.22 vs. ICPT: -37.39 )
ICPT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -180.8   Max: -91.41
Current: -37.39

-180.8
-91.41
ROA (%) -27.07
ICPT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1497 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -22.65 vs. ICPT: -27.07 )
ICPT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -140.05   Max: -51.65
Current: -27.07

-140.05
-51.65
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -2950.61
ICPT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1457 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -358.68 vs. ICPT: -2950.61 )
ICPT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -8893.89   Max: -3008.24
Current: -2950.61

-8893.89
-3008.24
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

ICPT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 360 sh (New)
Columbia Wanger 183,300 sh (+37.82%)
Steven Cohen 26,500 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Andreas Halvorsen 208,077 sh (-54.26%)
RS Investment Management 3,214 sh (-91.81%)
Steven Cohen 6,123 sh (-99.51%)
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Q3 2014

ICPT Guru Trades in Q3 2014

RS Investment Management 7,016 sh (+118.29%)
Steven Cohen 37,300 sh (+40.75%)
Columbia Wanger 183,300 sh (unchged)
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Q4 2014

ICPT Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steven Cohen 300,200 sh (+704.83%)
Columbia Wanger 393,850 sh (+114.87%)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
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Q1 2015

ICPT Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 3,350 sh (New)
Columbia Wanger 315,850 sh (-19.80%)
Steven Cohen 132,300 sh (-55.93%)
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Weekly Insider Sells Highlight: ICPT, TGT, AET, ROST
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Ratios

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P/B 15.90
ICPT's P/B is ranked higher than
50% of the 1656 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. ICPT: 15.90 )
ICPT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 5.27   Max: 104.9
Current: 15.9

5.27
104.9
P/S 2016.32
ICPT's P/S is ranked lower than
56% of the 1656 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 40.71 vs. ICPT: 2016.32 )
ICPT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 41.84   Max: 5778.25
Current: 2016.32

41.84
5778.25
Current Ratio 22.61
ICPT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 1464 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. ICPT: 22.61 )
ICPT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 25.72
Current: 22.61

0.48
25.72
Quick Ratio 22.61
ICPT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 1464 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.23 vs. ICPT: 22.61 )
ICPT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 25.72
Current: 22.61

0.48
25.72

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 16.70
ICPT's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
71% of the 1656 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 440.10 vs. ICPT: 16.70 )
ICPT' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 7.4   Max: 20.26
Current: 16.7

7.4
20.26
Price/Net Current Asset Value 16.70
ICPT's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 1656 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 48.94 vs. ICPT: 16.70 )
ICPT' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 7.3   Max: 19.76
Current: 16.7

7.3
19.76
Price/Tangible Book 15.90
ICPT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
51% of the 1656 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 10.70 vs. ICPT: 15.90 )
ICPT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 7.27   Max: 19.24
Current: 15.9

7.27
19.24
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
ICPT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 1656 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. ICPT: 1.00 )
ICPT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 2.11
Current: 1

0.03
2.11
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -2.00
ICPT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1456 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -5.50 vs. ICPT: -2.00 )
ICPT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -3.1   Max: 0
Current: -2

-3.1
0

Business Description

Industry: Biotechnology » Biotechnology
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Traded in other countries:I4P.Germany,
Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc was incorporated in the State of Delaware on September 4, 2002. It is a biopharmaceutical company, engaged in the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics to treat chronic liver disease utilizing its proprietary bile acid chemistry. The Company's product candidates have the potential to treat orphan and more prevalent liver diseases for which there currently are limited therapeutic solutions. The Company's product candidate, obeticholic acid, or OCA, is a bile acid analog, a chemical substance that has a structure based on a naturally occurring human bile acid. OCA is a first-in-class product candidate that selectively binds to and induces activity in the farnesoid X receptor, or FXR, which it believes has broad liver-protective properties. The Company is developing OCA initially for primary biliary cirrhosis, or PBC, as a second line treatment for patients who have an inadequate response to or who are unable to tolerate standard of care therapy and therefore need additional treatment. PBC is a chronic autoimmune liver disease that, if inadequately treated, may eventually lead to cirrhosis, liver failure and death. The Company is conducting a Phase 3 clinical trial of OCA in PBC, which it calls the POISE trial that it anticipate will serve as the basis for seeking regulatory approval in the United States and Europe. The Company currently expects results from the trial to be available by mid-2014. OCA has received orphan drug designation in the United States and Europe for the treatment of PBC. The Company owns the rights to OCA outside of Japan and China, where it has exclusively licensed the compound to Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma, or DSP, and granted it an option to exclusively license OCA in certain other Asian countries. Some of the competitors are Eli Lilly, Exelixis, Inc. and Phenex Pharmaceuticals AG. Governmental authorities in the United States, at the federal, state and local level, and other countries extensively regulate, among other things, the research, development, testing, manufacture, labeling, packaging, promotion, storage, advertising, distribution, marketing and export and import of products such as those it is developing.
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