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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

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Cash to Debt No Debt
KERX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
97% of the 1250 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 67.35 vs. KERX: No Debt )
KERX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: No Debt   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.78
KERX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
81% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. KERX: 0.78 )
KERX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.06   Max: 0.93
Current: 0.78

-0.06
0.93
Interest Coverage No Debt
KERX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
71% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

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

F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 20.77
M-Score: -3.59
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 (%) -871.01
KERX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1026 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -75.73 vs. KERX: -871.01 )
KERX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -15010.67   Max: 38.97
Current: -871.01

-15010.67
38.97
Net-margin (%) -866.82
KERX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1026 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -78.15 vs. KERX: -866.82 )
KERX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -13813.48   Max: 41.62
Current: -866.82

-13813.48
41.62
ROE (%) -94.40
KERX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -34.77 vs. KERX: -94.40 )
KERX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -429.23   Max: 68.51
Current: -94.4

-429.23
68.51
ROA (%) -78.54
KERX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1253 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -27.49 vs. KERX: -78.54 )
KERX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -323.38   Max: 31.09
Current: -78.54

-323.38
31.09
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -13257.79
KERX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -437.61 vs. KERX: -13257.79 )
KERX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -46369.35   Max: 7114.49
Current: -13257.79

-46369.35
7114.49
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 17.20
KERX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 714 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -5.80 vs. KERX: 17.20 )
KERX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -45.1   Max: 71.3
Current: 17.2

-45.1
71.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 18.30
KERX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 729 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -7.40 vs. KERX: 18.30 )
KERX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -44.5   Max: 60
Current: 18.3

-44.5
60
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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

KERX Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q1 2014

KERX Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Pioneer Investments 284,299 sh (New)
Seth Klarman 6,310,850 sh (New)
Jim Simons 18,700 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,525,058 sh (New)
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Q2 2014

KERX Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Seth Klarman 10,539,986 sh (+67.01%)
Steven Cohen 1,247,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
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Q3 2014

KERX Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Seth Klarman 18,300,000 sh (+73.62%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with KERX

(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
Seth Klarman 2014-09-30 Add 73.62%1.87%$12.71 - $18.19 $ 14.23-7%18300000
Seth Klarman 2014-06-30 Add 67.01%1.04%$12.11 - $17.03 $ 14.230%10539986
Seth Klarman 2014-03-31 New Buy2.6%$12.16 - $16.88 $ 14.23-5%6310850
John Burbank 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.06%$2.31 - $3.14 $ 14.23423%0
John Burbank 2012-09-30 New Buy0.06%$1.79 - $2.83 $ 14.23584%500000
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Legendary value investor, hedge fund manager Seth Klarman (Trades, Portfolio) just reported his second quarter portfolio. Seth Klarman (Trades, Portfolio) buys eBay Inc, SunEdison Semiconductor Ltd, Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc, Kosmos Energy Ltd, Boyd Gaming Corporation, Triquint Semiconductor, RF Micro Devices Inc, Cheniere Energy Inc, Viasat Inc, Veritiv Corp, Veritiv Corp, sells BP PLC, Theravance Inc during the 3-months ended 06/30/2014, according to the most recent filings of his investment company, The Baupost Group. As of 06/30/2014, The Baupost Group owns 24 stocks with a total value of $6.1 billion. These are the details of the buys and sells. Read more...
Baupost’s Seth Klarman Takes 10% Stake in Keryx Biopharmaceuticals
The Baupost Group’s Seth Klarman (Trades, Portfolio) has purchased a new holding that constitutes more than 5% of the company, requiring reporting during the quarter and appearing on GuruFocus RealTime Picks. The purchase was of 9,151,600 shares of Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (KERX), which represents 10.07% of the company’s shares outstanding. Read more...
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Ratios

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P/B 13.10
KERX's P/B is ranked higher than
62% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 6.25 vs. KERX: 13.10 )
KERX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.88   Max: 49
Current: 13.1

1.88
49
P/S 128.70
KERX's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 28.14 vs. KERX: 128.70 )
KERX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 1911
Current: 128.7

1.1
1911
EV-to-EBIT -13.27
KERX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
87% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. KERX: -13.27 )
KERX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -29.7   Max: 54.6
Current: -13.27

-29.7
54.6
Current Ratio 4.34
KERX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 1242 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.73 vs. KERX: 4.34 )
KERX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.88   Max: 106.93
Current: 4.34

1.88
106.93
Quick Ratio 4.31
KERX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 1242 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.57 vs. KERX: 4.31 )
KERX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.88   Max: 106.93
Current: 4.31

1.88
106.93

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 14.50
KERX's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
79% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 53.79 vs. KERX: 14.50 )
KERX' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 29.11
Current: 14.5

1.09
29.11
Price/Net Current Asset Value 14.40
KERX's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 31.40 vs. KERX: 14.40 )
KERX' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 29.11
Current: 14.4

1.07
29.11
Price/Tangible Book 13.70
KERX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
67% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 9.45 vs. KERX: 13.70 )
KERX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 26.2
Current: 13.7

0.93
26.2
Price/Median PS Value 1.50
KERX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. KERX: 1.50 )
KERX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 21.47
Current: 1.5

0.02
21.47
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -7.50
KERX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1221 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -6.20 vs. KERX: -7.50 )
KERX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -7.5   Max: 27616.5
Current: -7.5

-7.5
27616.5

Business Description

Industry: Biotechnology » Biotechnology
Compare:TKPYY, TEVA, AGN, FRX, MRX » details
Traded in other countries:KYX.Germany,
Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., was incorporated in Delaware in October 1998. The Company is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of pharmaceutical products for the treatment of renal disease. It is developing ZerenexTM an oral, ferric iron-based compound. It has completed a U.S.-based Phase 3 clinical program for Zerenex for the treatment of hyperphosphatemia (elevated phosphate levels) in patients with chronic kidney disease, or CKD, on dialysis, conducted pursuant to a Special Protocol Assessment, or SPA, agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, or FDA. Its New Drug Application, or NDA, is currently under review by the FDA with an assigned Prescription Drug User Fee Act, or PDUFA. It has also completed a U.S.-based Phase 2 study of Zerenex for the management of elevated serum phosphorus levels and iron deficiency anemia in subjects with Stage 3 to 5 NDD-CKD. Currently, its only drug candidate is Zerenex. Its competitors include pharmaceutical companies and biotechnology companies, as well as universities and public and private research institutions.
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