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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 : 8/10

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Cash to Debt 7.32
KYTH's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
58% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 2.66 vs. KYTH: 7.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
KYTH' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 3.54  Med: 17.37 Max: No Debt
Current: 7.32
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 23.24
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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ROE (%) -90.35
KYTH's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 6.19 vs. KYTH: -90.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KYTH' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -129.61  Med: -88.54 Max: -47.46
Current: -90.35
-129.61
-47.46
ROA (%) -64.63
KYTH's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. KYTH: -64.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
KYTH' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -97.98  Med: -50.79 Max: -38.51
Current: -64.63
-97.98
-38.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -6846.86
KYTH's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 11.97 vs. KYTH: -6846.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
KYTH' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -27062.87  Med: -10427.08 Max: -3013.33
Current: -6846.86
-27062.87
-3013.33
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

KYTH Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Steven Cohen 15,200 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
RS Investment Management 283,181 sh (-1.91%)
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Q3 2014

KYTH Guru Trades in Q3 2014

RS Investment Management 289,881 sh (+2.37%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q4 2014

KYTH Guru Trades in Q4 2014

RS Investment Management 359,371 sh (+23.97%)
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Q1 2015

KYTH Guru Trades in Q1 2015

George Soros 54,194 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 429,011 sh (+19.38%)
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Ratios

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P/B 11.26
KYTH's P/B is ranked lower than
90% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. KYTH: 11.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KYTH' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 6.69  Med: 11.76 Max: 24.8
Current: 11.26
6.69
24.8
Current Ratio 10.90
KYTH's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. KYTH: 10.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KYTH' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.81  Med: 5.06 Max: 11.36
Current: 10.9
1.81
11.36
Quick Ratio 10.90
KYTH's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 607 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. KYTH: 10.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KYTH' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.81  Med: 5.06 Max: 11.36
Current: 10.9
1.81
11.36

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 11.52
KYTH's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
51% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 12.71 vs. KYTH: 11.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
KYTH' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 5.66  Med: 10.23 Max: 32.33
Current: 11.52
5.66
32.33
Price/Net Current Asset Value 11.43
KYTH's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 8.66 vs. KYTH: 11.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
KYTH' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 5.43  Med: 9.23 Max: 23.26
Current: 11.43
5.43
23.26
Price/Tangible Book 11.26
KYTH's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
83% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 4.32 vs. KYTH: 11.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KYTH' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 5.42  Med: 8.41 Max: 23.14
Current: 11.26
5.42
23.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -5.19
KYTH's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 687 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. KYTH: -5.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KYTH' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -17.4  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: -5.19
-17.4
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Business Description

Industry: Drug Manufacturers » Drug Manufacturers - Major
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Traded in other countries:KYT.Germany,
KYTHERA Biopharmaceuticals Inc was incorporated in Delaware in June 2004 under the name Dermion, Inc. It commenced operations in August 2005, and it changed its name to AESTHERx, Inc. In July 2006, it changed its name to KYTHERA Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. It is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel prescription products for the aesthetic medicine market. The Company's objective is to develop first-in-class, prescription aesthetic products using an approach that relies on the scientific rigor of biotechnology to address unmet needs in the rapidly-growing market for aesthetic medicine. The Company's initial focus is on the facial aesthetics market, which comprises the majority of the aesthetic medicine market. The Company's product candidate, ATX-101, is a potential first-in-class, injectable drug in late stage clinical development for the reduction of submental fat, which commonly presents as an undesirable double chin. Based on clinical trials conducted to date, ATX-101 has exhibited significant, meaningful and long-lasting results in the reduction of submental fat.
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