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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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Cash-to-Debt 254.33
NLNK's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
55% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 54.02 vs. NLNK: 254.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NLNK' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 14.65 Max: 254.33
Current: 254.33
1.05
254.33
Equity-to-Asset 0.74
NLNK's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 709 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 vs. NLNK: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NLNK' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.25  Med: 0.74 Max: 0.9
Current: 0.74
-3.25
0.9
Piotroski F-Score: 2
Altman Z-Score: 7.39
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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Operating Margin % -253.74
NLNK's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
62% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -92.31 vs. NLNK: -253.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NLNK' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2849.13  Med: -964.85 Max: 68.12
Current: -253.74
-2849.13
68.12
Net Margin % -238.08
NLNK's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
62% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -79.00 vs. NLNK: -238.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NLNK' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2852.7  Med: -966.19 Max: 55.63
Current: -238.08
-2852.7
55.63
ROE % -53.92
NLNK's ROE % is ranked lower than
62% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -36.35 vs. NLNK: -53.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NLNK' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -85.27  Med: -52.36 Max: 75.23
Current: -53.92
-85.27
75.23
ROA % -44.40
NLNK's ROA % is ranked lower than
61% of the 950 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -29.87 vs. NLNK: -44.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NLNK' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -86.63  Med: -59.94 Max: 63.63
Current: -44.4
-86.63
63.63
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -1068.20
NLNK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
62% of the 907 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -394.49 vs. NLNK: -1068.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NLNK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1068.2  Med: -398.83 Max: 1042.38
Current: -1068.2
-1068.2
1042.38
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 206.20
NLNK's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. NLNK: 206.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NLNK' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 64.15 Max: 209.3
Current: 206.2
0
209.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 34.70
NLNK's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
84% of the 534 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. NLNK: 34.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NLNK' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.1 Max: 34.7
Current: 34.7
0
34.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 33.70
NLNK's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
85% of the 519 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -2.90 vs. NLNK: 33.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NLNK' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 2.3 Max: 33.7
Current: 33.7
0
33.7
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

NLNK Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 726,700 sh (+1176.68%)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,000 sh (+185.71%)
First Eagle Investment 9,072 sh (unchged)
Eaton Vance Worldwide Health Sciences Fund 138,300 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 1,754,700 sh (-2.15%)
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Q2 2016

NLNK Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 35,400 sh (+96.67%)
First Eagle Investment 2,186,700 sh (+24.62%)
Jim Simons 815,500 sh (+12.22%)
First Eagle Investment 5,913 sh (unchged)
Eaton Vance Worldwide Health Sciences Fund Sold Out
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Q3 2016

NLNK Guru Trades in Q3 2016

First Eagle Investment 5,713 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 2,186,700 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 346,800 sh (-57.47%)
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Q4 2016

NLNK Guru Trades in Q4 2016

First Eagle Investment 5,713 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 2,129,200 sh (-2.63%)
Jim Simons 145,800 sh (-57.96%)
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Business Description

Industry: Biotechnology » Biotechnology    NAICS: 325412    SIC: 2834
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Headquarter Location:USA
NewLink Genetics Corp is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on discovering, developing and commercializing immunotherapeutic products to improve treatment options for patients with cancer.

NewLink Genetics is an American biotechnology company targeting immunotherapeutic products to improve treatment options for patients with cancer. The company's portfolio contains biologic and small-molecule immuno-oncology product candidates intended to treat a wide variety of oncology indications. Its products are based on the proprietary HyperAcute Cellular Immunotherapy technology, which is expected to stimulate the human immune system.

Top Ranked Articles about NewLink Genetics Corp

NewLink Genetics Announces Presentation of Two Abstracts at ASCO
NewLink Genetics to Host Its First Quarter 2017 Financial Results Conference Call on May 4, 2017
Interim Phase 2 Data Demonstrate Robust Response Rate with Indoximod in Combination with Keytruda® (pembrolizumab) for Patients with Advanced Melanoma at AACR Plenary
NewLink Genetics Announces Presentation of Two Abstracts at AACR

Interim Phase 2 Clinical Results of IDO Pathway Inhibitor, Indoximod Selected for an Oral Presentation During the Clinical Trial Plenary Session

AMES, Iowa, March 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NewLink Genetics Corporation (NASDAQ:NLNK), a biopharmaceutical company focused on bringing novel immuno-oncology therapies to patients with cancer, today reported that two abstracts on the company’s indoximod program will be presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 2017 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.
Clinical Trials Plenary Session: Abstract CT117 - Interim analysis of the Phase 2 clinical trial of the IDO pathway inhibitor indoximod in combination with pembrolizumab for patients with advanced melanoma, to be presented during the Novel Immuno-Oncology Agent Clinical Trials session, Tuesday April 4, 2017 10:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. ET.

Poster Session: Abstract 4076 - A novel prodrug of indoximod with enhanced pharmacokinetic properties, to be presented during poster session PO.ET05.01 - Mechanistic Understanding of Novel Anticancer Therapies, April 4, 2017 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. ET.
The complete text of Clinical Plenary Session abstracts that have not been selected for the press program will be posted online at 4:30 p.m. ET on Friday, March 31. The text of clinical trials abstracts that have been selected for inclusion in the press program will not be posted online until the date and time of presentation. "We are honored to have been selected by the AACR review committee for the Clinical Trials Plenary Session at the upcoming AACR meeting,” said Nicholas Vahanian, M.D., President and Chief Medical Officer.  “We look forward to sharing the data from both of these abstracts.” About NewLink Genetics Corporation NewLink Genetics is a biopharmaceutical company at the forefront of discovering, developing and commercializing novel immuno-oncology product candidates to improve the lives of patients with cancer. NewLink Genetics' product candidates are designed to harness multiple components of the immune system to combat cancer.  For more information, please visit http://www.newlinkgenetics.com  Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains forward-looking statements of NewLink that involve substantial risks and uncertainties.  All statements, other than statements of historical fact, contained in this press release are forward-looking statements, within the meaning of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The words "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "may," "plan," "target," "potential," "will," "could," "should," "seek" or the negative of these terms or other similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements, although not all forward-looking statements contain these identifying words.  These forward-looking statements include, among others, statements about  results of its clinical trials for product candidates; its timing of release of data from ongoing clinical studies; its plans related to moving additional indications into clinical development; and any other statements other than statements of historical fact.  Actual results or events could differ materially from the plans, intentions and expectations disclosed in the forward-looking statements that NewLink makes due to a number of important factors, including those risks discussed in "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in NewLink Genetics' Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015 and other reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).  The forward-looking statements in this press release represent NewLink's views as of the date of this press release. NewLink anticipates that subsequent events and developments will cause its views to change.  However, while it may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, it specifically disclaims any obligation to do so.  You should, therefore, not rely on these forward-looking statements as representing NewLink Genetics' views as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release.
Investors:
Beth Kurth
LaVoieHealthScience
617-374-8800, ext. 106
[email protected]

Media:
Alison Chen
LaVoieHealthScience
617-374-8800, ext. 104
[email protected]

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Ratios

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PB Ratio 4.17
NLNK's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 3.75 vs. NLNK: 4.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
NLNK' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.63  Med: 6.3 Max: 21.18
Current: 4.17
1.63
21.18
PS Ratio 15.03
NLNK's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 12.47 vs. NLNK: 15.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
NLNK' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.56  Med: 69.62 Max: 1056.82
Current: 15.03
4.56
1056.82
EV-to-EBIT -6.51
NLNK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 22.87 vs. NLNK: -6.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NLNK' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36  Med: -9.2 Max: 11.2
Current: -6.51
-36
11.2
EV-to-EBITDA -7.00
NLNK's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 17.12 vs. NLNK: -7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NLNK' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37  Med: -9.6 Max: 11.1
Current: -7
-37
11.1
Current Ratio 4.43
NLNK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.05 vs. NLNK: 4.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NLNK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.01  Med: 5.83 Max: 16.5
Current: 4.43
4.01
16.5
Quick Ratio 4.43
NLNK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 920 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 3.77 vs. NLNK: 4.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NLNK' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.01  Med: 5.83 Max: 16.5
Current: 4.43
4.01
16.5
Days Sales Outstanding 311.25
NLNK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
96% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 61.11 vs. NLNK: 311.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NLNK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.42  Med: 159.67 Max: 617.06
Current: 311.25
26.42
617.06

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.10
NLNK's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -11.10 vs. NLNK: -3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
NLNK' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.6  Med: -6.95 Max: 0
Current: -3.1
-23.6
0

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Cash 6.27
NLNK's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
59% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 6.54 vs. NLNK: 6.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
NLNK' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.47  Med: 6.6 Max: 29.76
Current: 6.27
3.47
29.76
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 4.41
NLNK's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
53% of the 630 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 6.07 vs. NLNK: 4.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
NLNK' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.44  Med: 5.77 Max: 21.93
Current: 4.41
2.44
21.93
Price-to-Tangible-Book 4.18
NLNK's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
58% of the 769 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.58 vs. NLNK: 4.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
NLNK' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.32  Med: 5.51 Max: 14.64
Current: 4.18
2.32
14.64
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.22
NLNK's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. NLNK: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
NLNK' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.45 Max: 7.15
Current: 0.22
0.1
7.15
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -15.30
NLNK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
70% of the 1272 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -6.37 vs. NLNK: -15.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
NLNK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.92  Med: 11.6 Max: 16.7
Current: -15.3
-15.92
16.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $35.77
EPS (TTM) $ -2.94
Beta2.47
Short Percentage of Float10.78%
52-Week Range $9.23 - 25.17
Shares Outstanding (Mil)29.22
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NewLink Genetics Announces Presentation of Two Abstracts at ASCO Apr 21 2017 
NewLink Genetics to Host Its First Quarter 2017 Financial Results Conference Call on May 4, 2017 Apr 13 2017 
Interim Phase 2 Data Demonstrate Robust Response Rate with Indoximod in Combination with Keytruda Apr 04 2017 
NewLink Genetics Announces Presentation of Two Abstracts at AACR Mar 01 2017 
First Eagle Investment Adds to Stake in NewLink Genetics Feb 03 2016 
These Companies Show High Profit and Low Debt Jun 17 2015 
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Greenblatt's Top Buys During First Quarter May 22 2015 
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