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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
89% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. ICPT: No Debt )
ICPT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 218.39   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.55
ICPT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. ICPT: 0.55 )
ICPT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.13   Max: 0.59
Current: 0.55

-0.13
0.59
Interest Coverage No Debt
ICPT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
80% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 88.77 vs. ICPT: No Debt )
ICPT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

Z-Score: 44.27
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 (%) -2432.31
ICPT's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 9.34 vs. ICPT: -2432.31 )
ICPT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2432.31   Max: -766.2
Current: -2432.31

-2432.31
-766.2
Net-margin (%) -4179.53
ICPT's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 7.48 vs. ICPT: -4179.53 )
ICPT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -4179.53   Max: -705.71
Current: -4179.53

-4179.53
-705.71
ROE (%) -82.27
ICPT's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. ICPT: -82.27 )
ICPT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -82.27   Max: -66.21
Current: -82.27

-82.27
-66.21
ROA (%) -45.10
ICPT's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. ICPT: -45.10 )
ICPT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -65.42   Max: -38.9
Current: -45.1

-65.42
-38.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -2359.57
ICPT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 14.50 vs. ICPT: -2359.57 )
ICPT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -12693.96   Max: -2359.57
Current: -2359.57

-12693.96
-2359.57
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Ratios

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P/B 63.90
ICPT's P/B is ranked lower than
77% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. ICPT: 63.90 )
ICPT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 5.32   Max: 108.77
Current: 63.9

5.32
108.77
P/S 3333.33
ICPT's P/S is ranked lower than
92% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. ICPT: 3333.33 )
ICPT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 43.77   Max: 5778.25
Current: 3333.33

43.77
5778.25
EV-to-EBIT 11.80
ICPT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
81% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 19.45 vs. ICPT: 11.80 )
ICPT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 11.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 68.40
ICPT's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
85% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 13.10 vs. ICPT: 68.40 )
ICPT' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 8.85   Max: 17.2
Current: 68.4

8.85
17.2
Price/Net Current Asset Value 67.60
ICPT's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
91% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. ICPT: 67.60 )
ICPT' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 8.78   Max: 16.99
Current: 67.6

8.78
16.99
Price/Tangible Book 63.90
ICPT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
87% of the 629 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. ICPT: 63.90 )
ICPT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 8.58   Max: 16.07
Current: 63.9

8.58
16.07
Price/Median PS Value 17.00
ICPT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
81% of the 665 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. ICPT: 17.00 )
ICPT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 4.29
Current: 17

0.26
4.29

Business Description

Industry: Drug Manufacturers » Drug Manufacturers - Major
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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 focused on 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 lead 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 worldwide 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. The Company is currently conducting an open label Phase 2a trial of OCA in patients with portal hypertension, and it anticipate receiving results from the 10 mg dose group of this trial by the end of 2012. The key elements of its strategy are to: complete the development of OCA for its lead indication, PBC; obtain regulatory approval of OCA for the treatment of PBC in the United States, Europe and other countries; commercialize OCA in the United States, Europe and other countries, initially for the treatment of PBC; continue to develop OCA in other orphan and more prevalent liver and other diseases; and advance the earlier stage product candidates in its pipeline. 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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