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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 2.94
LXRX's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
68% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 67.24 vs. LXRX: 2.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LXRX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.31  Med: 5.81 Max: No Debt
Current: 2.94
Equity to Asset 0.58
LXRX's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
62% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. LXRX: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LXRX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.67 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.58
0.33
0.96
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: -0.70
M-Score: 5.64
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -395.67
LXRX's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -71.51 vs. LXRX: -395.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LXRX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -9955.46  Med: -258.85 Max: -47.73
Current: -395.67
-9955.46
-47.73
Net-margin (%) -400.24
LXRX's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -69.93 vs. LXRX: -400.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LXRX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -10120.39  Med: -208.79 Max: -47.98
Current: -400.24
-10120.39
-47.98
ROE (%) -55.61
LXRX's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 765 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -30.76 vs. LXRX: -55.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LXRX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -63.41  Med: -38.20 Max: -16.51
Current: -55.61
-63.41
-16.51
ROA (%) -31.04
LXRX's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -26.31 vs. LXRX: -31.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LXRX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -32.59  Med: -26.56 Max: -15.27
Current: -31.04
-32.59
-15.27
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -497.55
LXRX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -356.32 vs. LXRX: -497.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LXRX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -490.12  Med: -152.85 Max: 70.58
Current: -497.55
-490.12
70.58
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 95.70
LXRX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. LXRX: 95.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LXRX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -71.1  Med: -19.80 Max: 95.7
Current: 95.7
-71.1
95.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -17.50
LXRX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -3.50 vs. LXRX: -17.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LXRX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -28.4  Med: -14.60 Max: 22.6
Current: -17.5
-28.4
22.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -18.20
LXRX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 411 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -5.60 vs. LXRX: -18.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LXRX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -26.5  Med: -11.20 Max: 30.8
Current: -18.2
-26.5
30.8
» LXRX's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

LXRX Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Mario Gabelli 160,200 sh (+11.87%)
Paul Tudor Jones 24,640 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 2,886,133 sh (-31.83%)
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Q3 2014

LXRX Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 29,223 sh (+18.60%)
Mario Gabelli 160,200 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 2,736,133 sh (-5.20%)
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Q4 2014

LXRX Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 695,910 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 53,297 sh (+82.38%)
Chuck Royce 2,813,833 sh (+2.84%)
Mario Gabelli 105,200 sh (-34.33%)
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Q1 2015

LXRX Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 73,566 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,636,131 sh (+135.11%)
Chuck Royce 2,813,833 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 105,200 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 29,223 sh (-45.17%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 3.25
LXRX's P/B is ranked higher than
66% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 5.01 vs. LXRX: 3.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LXRX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.66  Med: 2.99 Max: 10.17
Current: 3.25
0.66
10.17
P/S 27.71
LXRX's P/S is ranked lower than
64% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 14.66 vs. LXRX: 27.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LXRX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.63  Med: 23.40 Max: 2016
Current: 27.71
2.63
2016
Current Ratio 7.45
LXRX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. LXRX: 7.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LXRX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.95  Med: 6.80 Max: 31.11
Current: 7.45
0.95
31.11
Quick Ratio 7.45
LXRX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.23 vs. LXRX: 7.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LXRX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.95  Med: 6.80 Max: 31.11
Current: 7.45
0.95
31.11
Days Sales Outstanding 2.55
LXRX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
96% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 61.41 vs. LXRX: 2.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LXRX' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 5.95  Med: 53.79 Max: 461.86
Current: 2.55
5.95
461.86

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 6.49
LXRX's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
62% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 8.97 vs. LXRX: 6.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
LXRX' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.77  Med: 5.78 Max: 92.26
Current: 6.49
1.77
92.26
Price/Net Current Asset Value 5.37
LXRX's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 8.11 vs. LXRX: 5.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
LXRX' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.71  Med: 5.12 Max: 302.75
Current: 5.37
1.71
302.75
Price/Tangible Book 5.23
LXRX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
55% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 5.88 vs. LXRX: 5.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LXRX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.07  Med: 3.87 Max: 45.08
Current: 5.23
1.07
45.08
Price/Median PS Value 1.19
LXRX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. LXRX: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LXRX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.54 Max: 70.32
Current: 1.19
0.12
70.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -15.03
LXRX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 912 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -5.80 vs. LXRX: -15.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LXRX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -18.5  Med: 157.90 Max: 11682.1
Current: -15.03
-18.5
11682.1

Business Description

Industry: Biotechnology » Biotechnology
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Traded in other countries:LX31.Germany,
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc was incorporated in Delaware on July 7, 1995. The Company operates as a biopharmaceutical company engaged in discovery and development of breakthrough treatments for human disease. It has used its proprietary gene knockout technology and an integrated platform of advanced medical technologies to systematically study the physiological and behavioral functions of almost 5,000 genes in mice and assessed the utility of the proteins encoded by the corresponding human genes as potential drug targets. It has identified and validated in living animals, or in vivo, more than 100 targets with promising profiles for drug discovery. The Company has also advanced small molecule compounds from a number of additional drug programs into various stages of preclinical development and research and believe that its systematic, target biology-driven approach to drug discovery will enable it to continue to expand its clinical pipeline. It faces significant competition in each of the aspects of its business from other pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. The development, manufacture and sale of any drug or biologic products developed by the Company or its collaborators will be subject to extensive regulation by United States and foreign governmental authorities, including federal, state and local authorities.
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