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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
NBIX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 5.45 vs. NBIX: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NBIX' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.72  Med: 41.82 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.90
NBIX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
88% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. NBIX: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NBIX' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.79 Max: 0.95
Current: 0.9
0.01
0.95
Interest Coverage No Debt
NBIX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
96% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 23.06 vs. NBIX: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NBIX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: N/A  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
N/A
9999.99
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 49.19
M-Score: -4.36
WACC vs ROIC
1.91%
-164.04%
WACC
ROIC
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 (%) -751.81
NBIX's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 714 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 8.72 vs. NBIX: -751.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NBIX' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17340.03  Med: -476.51 Max: 43.82
Current: -751.81
-17340.03
43.82
Net-margin (%) -713.34
NBIX's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 6.15 vs. NBIX: -713.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NBIX' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16936.19  Med: -449.84 Max: 48.53
Current: -713.34
-16936.19
48.53
ROE (%) -23.93
NBIX's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 7.16 vs. NBIX: -23.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NBIX' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -250.63  Med: -35.17 Max: 94.61
Current: -23.93
-250.63
94.61
ROA (%) -21.70
NBIX's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 769 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 3.76 vs. NBIX: -21.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NBIX' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -62.22  Med: -25.54 Max: 26.57
Current: -21.7
-62.22
26.57
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -1597.01
NBIX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 14.16 vs. NBIX: -1597.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NBIX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3172.32  Med: -305.40 Max: 2175.88
Current: -1597.01
-3172.32
2175.88
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -33.50
NBIX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 602 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. NBIX: -33.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NBIX' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -100  Med: -12.40 Max: 170.6
Current: -33.5
-100
170.6
» NBIX's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-29)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

NBIX Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Louis Moore Bacon 55,000 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 711,010 sh (+19.12%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 144,315 sh (-25.56%)
Steven Cohen 37,700 sh (-83.83%)
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Q3 2015

NBIX Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 130,641 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 838,960 sh (+18.00%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 116,672 sh (-19.15%)
Louis Moore Bacon 35,000 sh (-36.36%)
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Q4 2015

NBIX Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Louis Moore Bacon 130,000 sh (+271.43%)
Pioneer Investments 189,473 sh (+62.40%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
RS Investment Management 609,950 sh (-27.30%)
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Q1 2016

NBIX Guru Trades in Q1 2016

George Soros 9,400 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 193,026 sh (+1.88%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
RS Investment Management 11,090 sh (-98.18%)
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Business Description

Industry: Drug Manufacturers » Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic
Compare:OCSE:LUN, TSE:4581, NYSE:MNK, BOM:524804, SHSE:600196, OSTO:MEDA A » details
Traded in other countries:NB3.Germany,
Neurocrine Biosciences Inc discovers, develops and commercializes drugs for the treatment of neurological and endocrine-related diseases and disorders.

Neurocrine Biosciences Inc, a California corporation was incorporated in January 1992 and was reincorporated in Delaware in May 1996. The Company discovers, develops and commercializes drugs for the treatment of neurological and endocrine-related diseases and disorders. Its product candidates address pharmaceutical markets internationally, including insomnia, anxiety, depression, various female and male health disorders, multiple sclerosis, diabetes and other neurological and endocrine related diseases and disorders. The Company's two late-stage clinical programs are elagolix, a GnRH antagonist in Phase III development for endometriosis and Phase II clinical studies of uterine fibroids that is partnered with AbbVie, and a wholly owned VMAT2 inhibitor for the treatment of movement disorders that is currently in Phase II development. Its clinical development program, elagolix, is a drug candidate for the treatment of endometriosis and uterine fibroids. The Company faces competition from biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, research institutions, government agencies and academic institutions.

Guru Investment Theses on Neurocrine Biosciences Inc

Meridian Funds Comments on Neurocrine Biosciences - Aug 31, 2015

Neurocrine Biosciences (NASDAQ:NBIX) is a pharmaceutical company with two development-stage programs focused on neurological and endocrine-based health problems. The company came to our attention after poor clinical trial results for one of its programs resulted in a 40% reduction in the share price. We invested because the issues with the trial were related to trial design, not drug efficacy. Management presented a credible plan for addressing the design issues, and the company’s valuation was capturing only a fraction of the potential cash flows that could be generated by both drug programs. Over the past year, both of Neurocrine’s drug programs have delivered strong clinical trial results and are on track for commercialization, which may drive significant earnings and cash flow growth. We have reduced our position somewhat over the past year due to the strong appreciation in share price but continue to hold shares in Neurocrine Biosciences.



From Meridian Growth Fund’s annual letter.



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Meridian Funds Comments on Neurocrine Biosciences Guru stock highlight
Neurocrine Biosciences (NASDAQ:NBIX) is a pharmaceutical company with two development-stage programs focused on neurological and endocrine-based health problems. The company came to our attention after poor clinical trial results for one of its programs resulted in a 40% reduction in the share price. We invested because the issues with the trial were related to trial design, not drug efficacy. Management presented a credible plan for addressing the design issues, and the company’s valuation was capturing only a fraction of the potential cash flows that could be generated by both drug programs. Over the past year, both of Neurocrine’s drug programs have delivered strong clinical trial results and are on track for commercialization, which may drive significant earnings and cash flow growth. We have reduced our position somewhat over the past year due to the strong appreciation in share price but continue to hold shares in Neurocrine Biosciences. Read more...

Ratios

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P/B 9.68
NBIX's P/B is ranked lower than
91% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. NBIX: 9.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
NBIX' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 5.60 Max: 120
Current: 9.68
0.9
120
P/S 266.99
NBIX's P/S is ranked lower than
98% of the 714 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.76 vs. NBIX: 266.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
NBIX' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.14  Med: 31.43 Max: 3581.82
Current: 266.99
3.14
3581.82
Current Ratio 17.23
NBIX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 662 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. NBIX: 17.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NBIX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.63  Med: 9.53 Max: 26.66
Current: 17.23
1.63
26.66
Quick Ratio 17.23
NBIX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 662 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. NBIX: 17.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NBIX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.63  Med: 9.53 Max: 26.66
Current: 17.23
1.63
26.66
Days Sales Outstanding 367.02
NBIX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
98% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 74.15 vs. NBIX: 367.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NBIX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.58  Med: 28.84 Max: 96.77
Current: 367.02
3.58
96.77

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 11.94
NBIX's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
52% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 12.26 vs. NBIX: 11.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
NBIX' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.62  Med: 9.06 Max: 254.67
Current: 11.94
2.62
254.67
Price/Net Current Asset Value 11.27
NBIX's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
69% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 6.92 vs. NBIX: 11.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
NBIX' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.79  Med: 6.61 Max: 280
Current: 11.27
1.79
280
Price/Tangible Book 9.68
NBIX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
86% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. NBIX: 9.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
NBIX' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 4.80 Max: 112.96
Current: 9.68
1.11
112.96
Price/Projected FCF 115.48
NBIX's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
99% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. NBIX: 115.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
NBIX' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.15  Med: 25.18 Max: 98.88
Current: 115.48
9.15
98.88
Price/Median PS Value 8.50
NBIX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
97% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. NBIX: 8.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
NBIX' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.67 Max: 44.77
Current: 8.5
0.12
44.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -3.10
NBIX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 782 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. NBIX: -3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
NBIX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 8.60 Max: 3139.3
Current: -3.1
0.3
3139.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $15.00
EPS (TTM) $ -1.24
Beta0.01
Short Percentage of Float10.31%
52-Week Range $31.25 - 58.46
Shares Outstanding (Mil)86.66

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 13 132 221
EPS ($) -1.87 -0.61 0.29
EPS without NRI ($) -1.87 -0.61 0.29
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Meridian Funds Comments on Neurocrine Biosciences Aug 31 2015 
Meridian Contrarian Fund Annual Report 2015 Aug 31 2015 
Weekly Insider Sells Highlight: ORCL, TWC, FB, NBIX Jan 13 2014 
5 Strong Healthcare Stocks For 2012 Mar 24 2012 
Consider These 5 Healthcare Stocks Now Mar 21 2012 
Neurocrine Biosciences Inc. (NBIX) VP and CFO Timothy P Coughlin sells 12,320 Shares Mar 02 2011 
Neurocrine Biosciences Inc. (NBIX) President and CEO Kevin Charles Gorman sells 15,400 Shares Mar 02 2011 
Neurocrine Biosciences Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Oct 29 2010 
Neurocrine Biosciences Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Jul 29 2010 
Neurocrine Biosciences Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Apr 29 2010 

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