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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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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
KERX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
95% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 68.31 vs. KERX: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
KERX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: N/A  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

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N/A
No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.83
KERX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
70% of the 616 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. KERX: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
KERX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.06  Med: 0.83 Max: 0.93
Current: 0.83
-0.06
0.93
Interest Coverage No Debt
KERX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
91% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. KERX: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
KERX' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 5.89
M-Score: 16.88
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 : 2/10

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history
Operating margin (%) -2876.10
KERX's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 675 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -71.95 vs. KERX: -2876.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
KERX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -15010.67  Med: -3978.25 Max: 38.97
Current: -2876.1
-15010.67
38.97
Net-margin (%) -2884.14
KERX's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 675 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -68.66 vs. KERX: -2884.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
KERX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -13813.48  Med: -4072.06 Max: 41.62
Current: -2884.14
-13813.48
41.62
ROE (%) -106.33
KERX's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -30.76 vs. KERX: -106.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KERX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -429.23  Med: -81.24 Max: 68.51
Current: -106.33
-429.23
68.51
ROA (%) -86.07
KERX's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -26.75 vs. KERX: -86.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
KERX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -323.38  Med: -66.67 Max: 31.09
Current: -86.07
-323.38
31.09
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -3307.86
KERX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 833 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -365.20 vs. KERX: -3307.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
KERX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -46369.35  Med: -4919.08 Max: 7114.49
Current: -3307.86
-46369.35
7114.49
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 19.70
KERX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 411 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. KERX: 19.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KERX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -50.00 Max: 268.4
Current: 19.7
0
268.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 41.60
KERX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -4.40 vs. KERX: 41.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KERX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -45.1  Med: 16.55 Max: 71.3
Current: 41.6
-45.1
71.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 43.10
KERX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -6.80 vs. KERX: 43.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KERX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -44.5  Med: 15.90 Max: 60
Current: 43.1
-44.5
60
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

KERX Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Seth Klarman 18,300,000 sh (+73.62%)
Seth Klarman 18,300,000 sh (+73.62%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q4 2014

KERX Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Seth Klarman 18,300,000 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2015

KERX Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Seth Klarman 22,380,200 sh (+22.30%)
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Q2 2015

KERX Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 295,500 sh (New)
Seth Klarman 25,791,678 sh (+15.24%)
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Top Ranked Articles about Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc

Baupost’s Seth Klarman Buys Cheniere Energy, Ocwen Financial, Antero Resources, Sells Boyd Gaming, Theravance
Renowned value investor, hedge fund manager Seth Klarman (Trades, Portfolio) just reported his third quarter portfolio. Seth Klarman (Trades, Portfolio) buys Cheniere Energy Inc, Ocwen Financial Corp, Antero Resources Corp, Veritiv Corp, Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc, eBay Inc, PBF Energy Inc, Forward Pharma AS, PBF Energy Inc, Atara Biotherapeutics Inc, sells Boyd Gaming Corporation, Theravance Inc, Syneron Medical Ltd during the 3-months ended 09/30/2014, according to the most recent filings of his investment company, The Baupost Group. As of 09/30/2014, The Baupost Group owns 27 stocks with a total value of $5.7 billion. These are the details of the buys and sells. Read more...

Ratios

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history
Forward P/E 31.15
KERX's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
65% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 22.73 vs. KERX: 31.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 4.58
KERX's P/B is ranked lower than
51% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.08 vs. KERX: 4.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KERX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.88  Med: 7.16 Max: 49
Current: 4.58
1.88
49
P/S 138.35
KERX's P/S is ranked lower than
90% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 10.19 vs. KERX: 138.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KERX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 100.58 Max: 1911
Current: 138.35
1.1
1911
Current Ratio 6.27
KERX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 833 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. KERX: 6.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KERX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.88  Med: 7.55 Max: 106.93
Current: 6.27
1.88
106.93
Quick Ratio 5.03
KERX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 833 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.01 vs. KERX: 5.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KERX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.88  Med: 7.55 Max: 106.93
Current: 5.03
1.88
106.93
Days Inventory 2.00
KERX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
96% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 120.98 vs. KERX: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
KERX' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 2886.82  Med: 2886.82 Max: 2886.82
Current: 2
Days Sales Outstanding 116.28
KERX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
77% of the 568 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 62.77 vs. KERX: 116.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
KERX' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 63.30 Max: 2248.5
Current: 116.28
0.51
2248.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 6.69
KERX's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
58% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 7.71 vs. KERX: 6.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
KERX' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.09  Med: 7.34 Max: 29.11
Current: 6.69
1.09
29.11
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.79
KERX's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 6.85 vs. KERX: 4.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
KERX' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.07  Med: 7.20 Max: 26.2
Current: 4.79
1.07
26.2
Price/Tangible Book 4.69
KERX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
58% of the 693 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 5.31 vs. KERX: 4.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KERX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.93  Med: 6.37 Max: 26.2
Current: 4.69
0.93
26.2
Price/Median PS Value 1.60
KERX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
66% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. KERX: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
KERX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 1.22 Max: 19.11
Current: 1.6
0.01
19.11
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -23.86
KERX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 822 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -6.30 vs. KERX: -23.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KERX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -28.42  Med: 178.65 Max: 27616.5
Current: -23.86
-28.42
27616.5

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 19 68 202
EPS($) -1.00 -0.55 0.72
EPS without NRI($) -1.00 -0.55 0.72

Business Description

Industry: Biotechnology » Biotechnology
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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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