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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 254.33
NLNK's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
53% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 64.60 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
62% of the 623 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 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: 5.81
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 % -253.74
NLNK's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
60% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -92.73 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
61% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -81.52 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
59% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -38.58 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
59% of the 855 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -33.01 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
61% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -496.85 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: -386.28 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 480 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 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
83% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 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 495 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -2.80 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
GuruFocus has detected 4 Warning Signs with NewLink Genetics Corp $NLNK.
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-28 Est.)


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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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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.

Ratios

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PB Ratio 4.59
NLNK's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. NLNK: 4.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
NLNK' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.63  Med: 6.38 Max: 21.18
Current: 4.59
1.63
21.18
PS Ratio 16.44
NLNK's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 13.23 vs. NLNK: 16.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
NLNK' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.56  Med: 74.62 Max: 1056.82
Current: 16.44
4.56
1056.82
Current Ratio 4.43
NLNK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.03 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
55% of the 820 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
95% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 59.75 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
79% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -10.90 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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history
Price-to-Net-Cash 6.86
NLNK's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
57% of the 652 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 6.34 vs. NLNK: 6.86 )
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: 6.86
3.47
29.76
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 4.82
NLNK's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
54% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. NLNK: 4.82 )
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: 4.82
2.44
21.93
Price-to-Tangible-Book 4.57
NLNK's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
55% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.44 vs. NLNK: 4.57 )
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: 4.57
2.32
14.64
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.22
NLNK's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 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: 0.42 Max: 6.71
Current: 0.22
0.1
6.71
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -22.35
NLNK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
67% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -10.11 vs. NLNK: -22.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
NLNK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.03  Med: 11.6 Max: 16.7
Current: -22.35
-23.03
16.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $35.77
EPS (TTM) $ -2.94
Beta2.47
Short Percentage of Float8.50%
52-Week Range $9.23 - 22.92
Shares Outstanding (Mil)29.22
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