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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 4.21
NEPT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
65% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 171.30 vs. NEPT: 4.21 )
NEPT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 4.21

Equity to Asset 0.66
NEPT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
71% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 vs. NEPT: 0.66 )
NEPT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.42   Max: 0.83
Current: 0.66

-0.42
0.83
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 2.62
M-Score: -0.60
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -75.63
NEPT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 781 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -66.98 vs. NEPT: -75.63 )
NEPT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -116.18   Max: -9.17
Current: -75.63

-116.18
-9.17
Net-margin (%) -64.84
NEPT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 781 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -56.37 vs. NEPT: -64.84 )
NEPT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -156.23   Max: -10.08
Current: -64.84

-156.23
-10.08
ROE (%) -29.81
NEPT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 808 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -21.52 vs. NEPT: -29.81 )
NEPT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -492.05   Max: -6.94
Current: -29.81

-492.05
-6.94
ROA (%) -24.85
NEPT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -18.90 vs. NEPT: -24.85 )
NEPT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -89.09   Max: -4.31
Current: -24.85

-89.09
-4.31
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -68.70
NEPT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 868 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -189.80 vs. NEPT: -68.70 )
NEPT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -962.99   Max: -11.1
Current: -68.7

-962.99
-11.1
Revenue Growth (%) 13.30
NEPT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. NEPT: 13.30 )
NEPT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 32
Current: 13.3

0
32
EBITDA Growth (%) 76.50
NEPT's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -10.60 vs. NEPT: 76.50 )
NEPT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 76.5
Current: 76.5

0
76.5
EPS Growth (%) 97.90
NEPT's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 617 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -12.60 vs. NEPT: 97.90 )
NEPT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -47.7   Max: 97.9
Current: 97.9

-47.7
97.9
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Ratios

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P/B 3.50
NEPT's P/B is ranked higher than
69% of the 787 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.51 vs. NEPT: 3.50 )
NEPT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.97   Max: 48
Current: 3.5

1.97
48
P/S 7.40
NEPT's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 10.38 vs. NEPT: 7.40 )
NEPT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 33.87
Current: 7.4

0.91
33.87
EV-to-EBIT 500.00
NEPT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
86% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. NEPT: 500.00 )
NEPT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 90.6   Max: 1664.6
Current: 500

90.6
1664.6

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 56.80
NEPT's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
75% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 9.30 vs. NEPT: 56.80 )
NEPT' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 4.81   Max: 350
Current: 56.8

4.81
350
Price/Tangible Book 3.70
NEPT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
71% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. NEPT: 3.70 )
NEPT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.98   Max: 40.71
Current: 3.7

2.98
40.71
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
NEPT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. NEPT: 0.90 )
NEPT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 10.29
Current: 0.9

0.13
10.29
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.20
NEPT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
75% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. NEPT: 0.20 )
NEPT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 1.1
Current: 0.2

0.1
1.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -2.39
NEPT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
83% of the 669 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -9.87 vs. NEPT: -2.39 )
NEPT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -5.4   Max: -2.7
Current: -2.39

-5.4
-2.7

Business Description

Industry: Biotechnology » Biotechnology
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Traded in other countries:NTB.Canada, NTU.Germany
Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. was incorporated on October 9, 1998. It is a biotechnology company engaged in the development, manufacture and commercialization of marine‐derived omega‐3 polyunsaturated fatty acids. It is engaged in the research, development and commercialization of products derived from marine biomasses for the nutraceutical and pharmaceutical industries. The Company produces omega‐3 PUFAs through its patented process of extracting oils from Antartic krill, which omega‐3 PUFAs are then sold as bulk oil to company's distributors who commercialize them under their private label in the U.S., European and Australian nutraceutical markets. Its lead products, include Neptune Krill Oil (NKO) and ECOKRILL Oil (EKOTM), generally come in capsule form and serve as a dietary supplement to consumers. The Company has three reportable segments structured in three distinctive legal entities: the first is producing and commercializing nutraceutical products (Neptune), the second is the development and commercialization of pharmaceutical products for cardiovascular diseases applications (Acasti) and the third is the development and commercialization of pharmaceutical products for neurological diseases applications (NeuroBioPharm).
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