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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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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.24
NYSE:GSK's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
53% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. NYSE:GSK: 0.24 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.85
Current: 0.24

0.02
0.85
Equity to Asset 0.11
NYSE:GSK's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 833 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. NYSE:GSK: 0.11 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.37
Current: 0.11

0.05
0.37
Interest Coverage 5.23
NYSE:GSK's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
58% of the 566 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 160.63 vs. NYSE:GSK: 5.23 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 28.06
Current: 5.23

0.81
28.06
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.19
M-Score: -2.90
WACC vs ROIC
7.06%
17.62%
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 : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 15.64
NYSE:GSK's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 875 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. NYSE:GSK: 15.64 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.68   Max: 36.94
Current: 15.64

1.68
36.94
Net-margin (%) 11.98
NYSE:GSK's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 875 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 7.05 vs. NYSE:GSK: 11.98 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 5.76   Max: 23.94
Current: 11.98

5.76
23.94
ROE (%) 47.46
NYSE:GSK's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 6.83 vs. NYSE:GSK: 47.46 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 17.3   Max: 244.21
Current: 47.46

17.3
244.21
ROA (%) 6.84
NYSE:GSK's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. NYSE:GSK: 6.84 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.84   Max: 26.32
Current: 6.84

3.84
26.32
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 38.93
NYSE:GSK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 14.02 vs. NYSE:GSK: 38.93 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.44   Max: 141.62
Current: 38.93

5.44
141.62
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -4.10
NYSE:GSK's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. NYSE:GSK: -4.10 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -4.1   Max: 15.3
Current: -4.1

-4.1
15.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -18.40
NYSE:GSK's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 676 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. NYSE:GSK: -18.40 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -18.4   Max: 17.3
Current: -18.4

-18.4
17.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -17.90
NYSE:GSK's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 667 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. NYSE:GSK: -17.90 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -30.2   Max: 51.4
Current: -17.9

-30.2
51.4
» NYSE:GSK's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

GSK Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 75,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 5,921 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 36,773 sh (New)
Bill Frels 4,496 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 190,984 sh (+1551.97%)
John Rogers 662,150 sh (+57.21%)
Jim Simons 7,009,800 sh (+9.1%)
Charles Brandes 2,164,241 sh (+0.88%)
Ken Fisher 11,214,364 sh (+0.79%)
Murray Stahl 23,792 sh (+0.29%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 83,452 sh (unchged)
Francis Chou 18,000 sh (unchged)
Vanguard Health Care Fund Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 60,386,550 sh (-0.15%)
Jeff Auxier 109,170 sh (-2.67%)
Tweedy Browne 142,598 sh (-5.05%)
PRIMECAP Management 9,177,877 sh (-8.21%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 329,053 sh (-14.24%)
John Hussman 323,500 sh (-23.61%)
NWQ Managers 148,800 sh (-28.91%)
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Q2 2014

GSK Guru Trades in Q2 2014

James Barrow 270,900 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 93,226 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 4,949,118 sh (+13358.6%)
John Rogers 988,772 sh (+49.33%)
Jim Simons 8,869,400 sh (+26.53%)
Charles Brandes 2,500,048 sh (+15.52%)
Ken Fisher 11,365,903 sh (+1.35%)
Murray Stahl 23,992 sh (+0.84%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 331,544 sh (+0.76%)
Joel Greenblatt 83,528 sh (+0.09%)
NWQ Managers 148,850 sh (+0.03%)
Francis Chou 18,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 323,500 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 60,226,050 sh (-0.27%)
Tweedy Browne 142,118 sh (-0.34%)
Jeff Auxier 108,620 sh (-0.5%)
Diamond Hill Capital 189,641 sh (-0.7%)
Bill Frels 3,846 sh (-14.46%)
PRIMECAP Management 5,156,449 sh (-43.82%)
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Q3 2014

GSK Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Irving Kahn 51,000 sh (New)
David Dreman 1,328 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 10,804,564 sh (+118.31%)
NWQ Managers 208,125 sh (+39.82%)
Charles Brandes 3,415,717 sh (+36.63%)
Jeff Auxier 133,518 sh (+22.92%)
John Rogers 1,005,634 sh (+1.71%)
Ken Fisher 11,488,594 sh (+1.08%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 333,460 sh (+0.58%)
Murray Stahl 24,022 sh (+0.13%)
Francis Chou 18,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 300,000 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 331,758 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 323,500 sh (unchged)
James Barrow 270,900 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 83,462 sh (-0.08%)
Tweedy Browne 140,278 sh (-1.29%)
PRIMECAP Management 4,874,635 sh (-5.47%)
Jim Simons 6,827,600 sh (-23.02%)
Dodge & Cox 38,589,161 sh (-35.93%)
Diamond Hill Capital 14,902 sh (-92.14%)
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Q4 2014

GSK Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Pioneer Investments 1,206,201 sh (+263.58%)
Diamond Hill Capital 54,042 sh (+262.65%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 12,213,885 sh (+13.04%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 356,579 sh (+6.93%)
John Rogers 1,044,923 sh (+3.91%)
Jeff Auxier 138,693 sh (+3.88%)
Irving Kahn 51,000 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 500,000 sh (unchged)
James Barrow 270,900 sh (unchged)
Francis Chou 18,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 4,873,235 sh (-0.03%)
Joel Greenblatt 83,233 sh (-0.27%)
Murray Stahl 23,723 sh (-1.24%)
NWQ Managers 204,625 sh (-1.68%)
Charles Brandes 3,281,780 sh (-3.92%)
Tweedy Browne 134,293 sh (-4.27%)
Ken Fisher 10,765,004 sh (-6.3%)
John Hussman 300,000 sh (-7.26%)
Jim Simons 6,006,800 sh (-12.02%)
Dodge & Cox 23,959,301 sh (-37.91%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NYSE:GSK

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Dodge & Cox 2014-12-31 Reduce -37.91%0.64%$41.3 - $47.14 $ 47.66%23959301
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-12-31 Add 13.04%0.21%$41.3 - $47.14 $ 47.66%12213885
David Dreman 2014-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$41.3 - $47.14 $ 47.66%0
Dodge & Cox 2014-09-30 Reduce -35.93%1.11%$46.29 - $54.52 $ 47.6-3%38589161
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-09-30 Add 118.31%0.98%$46.29 - $54.52 $ 47.6-3%10804564
Charles Brandes 2014-09-30 Add 36.63%0.56%$46.29 - $54.52 $ 47.6-3%3415717
Irving Kahn 2014-09-30 New Buy0.38%$46.29 - $54.52 $ 47.6-3%51000
NWQ Managers 2014-09-30 Add 39.82%0.03%$46.29 - $54.52 $ 47.6-3%208125
David Dreman 2014-09-30 New Buy0.01%$46.29 - $54.52 $ 47.6-3%1328
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-06-30 Add 13358.6%0.93%$51.55 - $56.39 $ 47.6-12%4949118
PRIMECAP Management 2014-06-30 Reduce -43.82%0.25%$51.55 - $56.39 $ 47.6-12%5156449
Charles Brandes 2014-06-30 Add 15.52%0.21%$51.55 - $56.39 $ 47.6-12%2500048
John Rogers 2014-06-30 Add 49.33%0.21%$51.55 - $56.39 $ 47.6-12%988772
James Barrow 2014-06-30 New Buy0.02%$51.55 - $56.39 $ 47.6-12%270900
John Hussman 2014-03-31 Reduce -23.61%0.38%$50.9 - $56.66 $ 47.6-12%323500
John Rogers 2014-03-31 Add 57.21%0.16%$50.9 - $56.66 $ 47.6-12%662150
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.11%$50.9 - $56.66 $ 47.6-12%0
NWQ Managers 2014-03-31 Reduce -28.91%0.03%$50.9 - $56.66 $ 47.6-12%148800
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$50.9 - $56.66 $ 47.6-12%36773
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Ratios

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industry
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P/E(ttm) 27.70
NYSE:GSK's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
92% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 48.60 vs. NYSE:GSK: 27.70 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.16   Max: 40.41
Current: 27.7

10.16
40.41
Forward P/E 34.48
NYSE:GSK's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 58.14 vs. NYSE:GSK: 34.48 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 28.10
NYSE:GSK's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
92% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 48.50 vs. NYSE:GSK: 28.10 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 10.17   Max: 41.19
Current: 28.1

10.17
41.19
P/B 19.64
NYSE:GSK's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 3.57 vs. NYSE:GSK: 19.64 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 5.48   Max: 19.64
Current: 19.64

5.48
19.64
P/S 3.30
NYSE:GSK's P/S is ranked higher than
78% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 4.01 vs. NYSE:GSK: 3.30 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.94   Max: 4.9
Current: 3.3

1.94
4.9
PFCF 22.13
NYSE:GSK's PFCF is ranked higher than
93% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NYSE:GSK: 22.13 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.21   Max: 41.33
Current: 22.13

8.21
41.33
POCF 14.68
NYSE:GSK's POCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 36.53 vs. NYSE:GSK: 14.68 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.64   Max: 20.67
Current: 14.68

6.64
20.67
EV-to-EBIT 27.13
NYSE:GSK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
89% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 35.09 vs. NYSE:GSK: 27.13 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.7   Max: 240.2
Current: 27.13

7.7
240.2
Shiller P/E 18.21
NYSE:GSK's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
95% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 103.75 vs. NYSE:GSK: 18.21 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.93   Max: 21.15
Current: 18.21

10.93
21.15
Current Ratio 1.10
NYSE:GSK's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. NYSE:GSK: 1.10 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 1.72
Current: 1.1

0.99
1.72
Quick Ratio 0.79
NYSE:GSK's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. NYSE:GSK: 0.79 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 1.32
Current: 0.79

0.7
1.32
Days Inventory 205.44
NYSE:GSK's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
63% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 153.90 vs. NYSE:GSK: 205.44 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 145.16   Max: 321.53
Current: 205.44

145.16
321.53
Days Sales Outstanding 56.42
NYSE:GSK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
76% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 94.97 vs. NYSE:GSK: 56.42 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 54.62   Max: 114.48
Current: 56.42

54.62
114.48

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 5.45
NYSE:GSK's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
98% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. NYSE:GSK: 5.45 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.72   Max: 5.91
Current: 5.45

2.72
5.91
Dividend Payout 1.41
NYSE:GSK's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
99% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. NYSE:GSK: 1.41 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 2.01
Current: 1.41

0.51
2.01
Dividend growth (3y) 5.60
NYSE:GSK's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
82% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. NYSE:GSK: 5.60 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -12.6   Max: 20.8
Current: 5.6

-12.6
20.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 7.26
NYSE:GSK's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
96% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. NYSE:GSK: 7.26 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.66   Max: 7.95
Current: 7.26

3.66
7.95
Share Buyback Rate 1.60
NYSE:GSK's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
96% of the 662 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. NYSE:GSK: 1.60 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.6   Max: -20
Current: 1.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.59
NYSE:GSK's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
91% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 9.24 vs. NYSE:GSK: 1.59 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.94   Max: 6.26
Current: 1.59

0.94
6.26
Price/Median PS Value 1.14
NYSE:GSK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. NYSE:GSK: 1.14 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 3.2
Current: 1.14

0.77
3.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.70
NYSE:GSK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
89% of the 927 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. NYSE:GSK: 3.70 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 12.9
Current: 3.7

0.4
12.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 5.34
NYSE:GSK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
75% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 6.94 vs. NYSE:GSK: 5.34 )
NYSE:GSK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 4.1   Max: 53.2
Current: 5.34

4.1
53.2

Business Description

Industry: Drug Manufacturers » Drug Manufacturers - Major
Compare:JNJ, PFE, RHHBY, NVS, ABT » details
Traded in other countries:GSK.UK, GLAXF.USA, GS7A.Germany, GS7.Germany, GSK N.Mexico, GSK.Argentina, GSK.Switzerland,
GlaxoSmithKline PLC incorporated in United Kingdom. The Company creates, discoveres, develops, manufactures and markets pharmaceutical products including vaccines, over-the-counter (OTC) medicines and health-related consumer products. The Company's principal pharmaceutical products include medicines in the following therapeutic areas: respiratory, anti-virals, central nervous system, cardiovascular and urogenital, metabolic, anti-bacterials, oncology and emesis, dermatology, rare diseases, immuno-inflammation, vaccines and HIV. The Company is a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative products in three primary areas of pharmaceuticals, vaccines and consumer healthcare. Its Pharmaceuticals business develops and makes medicines to treat a broad range of acute and chronic diseases. Its portfolio is made up of both patent-protected and off patent medicines. Its products include treatment for Infectious Diseases, Cancer, Epilepsy, Heart Disease, Asthma and Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and HIV/AIDS. Its Vaccine business has approximately 900 million doses distributed to 170 countries in 2012. It produces paediatric and adult vaccines to prevent a range of infectious diseases including: Hepatitis A and B, Diphtheria, Tetanus and Whooping cough, Measles, Mumps and Rubella, Polio, Typhoid, Influenza, Bacterial Meningitis. The consumer healthcare business, markets consumer health products based on scientific innovation. Its products main categories are: Oral care, Nutritional, Total wellness, and Skin health. Its barands include Sensodyne, Panadol and Horlicks. Its drinks brands are Lucozade and Ribena. The Oral Care brands, alli and Abreva.

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