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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
NAS:NBIX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. NAS:NBIX: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NAS:NBIX' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 49 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Interest Coverage No Debt
NAS:NBIX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
98% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 94.32 vs. NAS:NBIX: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:NBIX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: N/A  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
N/A
No Debt
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 41.49
M-Score: -3.79
WACC vs ROIC
15.43%
-963.54%
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 (%) -982.48
NAS:NBIX's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 8.64 vs. NAS:NBIX: -982.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NAS:NBIX' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17340.03  Med: -982.48 Max: 43.82
Current: -982.48
-17340.03
43.82
Net-margin (%) -940.60
NAS:NBIX's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 6.21 vs. NAS:NBIX: -940.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAS:NBIX' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16936.19  Med: -940.6 Max: 48.53
Current: -940.6
-16936.19
48.53
ROE (%) -37.42
NAS:NBIX's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 763 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 6.92 vs. NAS:NBIX: -37.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NAS:NBIX' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -250.63  Med: -37.48 Max: 94.61
Current: -37.42
-250.63
94.61
ROA (%) -33.15
NAS:NBIX's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 798 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. NAS:NBIX: -33.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAS:NBIX' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -62.22  Med: -28.37 Max: 26.57
Current: -33.15
-62.22
26.57
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -2879.37
NAS:NBIX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 13.01 vs. NAS:NBIX: -2879.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NAS:NBIX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3172.32  Med: -928.61 Max: 2175.88
Current: -2879.37
-3172.32
2175.88
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 57.80
NAS:NBIX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. NAS:NBIX: 57.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:NBIX' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -100  Med: -12.4 Max: 170.6
Current: 57.8
-100
170.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 32.00
NAS:NBIX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. NAS:NBIX: 32.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:NBIX' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.3  Med: 31.05 Max: 109.6
Current: 32
-64.3
109.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 33.20
NAS:NBIX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. NAS:NBIX: 33.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:NBIX' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -69.8  Med: 21.05 Max: 66.3
Current: 33.2
-69.8
66.3
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

NBIX Guru Trades in Q1 2016

George Soros 9,400 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 193,026 sh (+1.88%)
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NBIX Guru Trades in Q2 2016

RS Investment Management 11,090 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 158,001 sh (-18.15%)
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NBIX Guru Trades in Q3 2016

George Soros 11,322 sh (New)
Jana Partners 96,210 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 157,165 sh (-0.53%)
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NBIX Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jana Partners 181,296 sh (+88.44%)
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Business Description

Industry: Drug Manufacturers » Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic    NAICS: 325414    SIC: 2836
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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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Ratios

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P/B 12.13
NBIX's P/B is ranked lower than
92% of the 827 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 3.02 vs. NBIX: 12.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
NBIX' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 6.3 Max: 120
Current: 12.13
0.9
120
P/S 254.32
NBIX's P/S is ranked lower than
97% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. NBIX: 254.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
NBIX' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.16  Med: 37.01 Max: 3581.82
Current: 254.32
3.16
3581.82
Current Ratio 10.21
NBIX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. NBIX: 10.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NBIX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.52  Med: 9.92 Max: 14.94
Current: 10.21
2.52
14.94
Quick Ratio 10.21
NBIX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. NBIX: 10.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NBIX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.52  Med: 9.92 Max: 14.94
Current: 10.21
2.52
14.94

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -8.90
NBIX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: -4.40 vs. NBIX: -8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
NBIX' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17  Med: -9.1 Max: -1.3
Current: -8.9
-17
-1.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 14.86
NBIX's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
60% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 10.84 vs. NBIX: 14.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
NBIX' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.67  Med: 8.68 Max: 254.67
Current: 14.86
3.67
254.67
Price/Net Current Asset Value 14.67
NBIX's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
76% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NBIX: 14.67 )
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: 2.06  Med: 6.67 Max: 50.93
Current: 14.67
2.06
50.93
Price/Tangible Book 12.15
NBIX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
87% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. NBIX: 12.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
NBIX' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.26  Med: 5.19 Max: 30.22
Current: 12.15
1.26
30.22
Price/Median PS Value 6.88
NBIX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
97% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. NBIX: 6.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
NBIX' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.76 Max: 6.93
Current: 6.88
0.15
6.93
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -4.20
NBIX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. NBIX: -4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
NBIX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.23  Med: 8.6 Max: 3139.3
Current: -4.2
-4.23
3139.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $15.00
EPS (TTM) $ -1.63
Beta1.73
Short Percentage of Float6.70%
52-Week Range $32.18 - 55.15
Shares Outstanding (Mil)87.11

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 45 179 338
EPS ($) -2.20 -1.42 -0.26
EPS w/o NRI ($) -2.20 -1.42 -0.26
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
AbbVie: Encouraging Results From Elagolix Study Oct 20 2016 
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 

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