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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 6.02
PACB's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
62% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 45.46 vs. PACB: 6.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PACB' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.98  Med: 36.55 Max: No Debt
Current: 6.02
Equity to Asset 0.63
PACB's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. PACB: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PACB' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.1  Med: 0.63 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.63
-2.1
0.92
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.72
M-Score: 21.62
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -30.10
PACB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 734 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -75.67 vs. PACB: -30.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PACB' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -65237.04  Med: -343.60 Max: -31.4
Current: -30.1
-65237.04
-31.4
Net-margin (%) -32.75
PACB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 734 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -76.14 vs. PACB: -32.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PACB' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64965.19  Med: -343.30 Max: -34.16
Current: -32.75
-64965.19
-34.16
ROE (%) -55.53
PACB's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 861 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -32.22 vs. PACB: -55.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PACB' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -272.85  Med: -75.81 Max: -46.42
Current: -55.53
-272.85
-46.42
ROA (%) -26.88
PACB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -27.48 vs. PACB: -26.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PACB' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -81.89  Med: -52.54 Max: -24.81
Current: -26.88
-81.89
-24.81
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -360.35
PACB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 909 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -360.35 vs. PACB: -360.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PACB' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1441.77  Med: -698.00 Max: -379.83
Current: -360.35
-1441.77
-379.83
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 38.10
PACB's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. PACB: 38.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PACB' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 38.10 Max: 353.4
Current: 38.1
0
353.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -40.50
PACB's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. PACB: -40.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PACB' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -40.50 Max: -19.6
Current: -40.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -37.20
PACB's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 503 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -5.20 vs. PACB: -37.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PACB' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -37.20 Max: -18.8
Current: -37.2
» PACB's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-05)


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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

PACB Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Steven Cohen 100 sh (New)
Jim Simons 309,500 sh (+147.20%)
Paul Tudor Jones 30,400 sh (+18.29%)
Lee Ainslie 7,061,034 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 12,000 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2015

PACB Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Ronald Muhlenkamp 11,125 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 17,100 sh (+17000.00%)
Lee Ainslie 7,456,034 sh (+5.59%)
Murray Stahl 12,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q4 2015

PACB Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 1,586,400 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 7,561,268 sh (+1.41%)
Murray Stahl 12,000 sh (unchged)
Ronald Muhlenkamp Sold Out
Steven Cohen 6,200 sh (-63.74%)
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Q1 2016

PACB Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 18,800 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 706,500 sh (+11295.16%)
Lee Ainslie 7,561,268 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 12,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 1,188,700 sh (-25.07%)
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Industry: Biotechnology » Biotechnology
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Pacific Biosciences of California Inc is engaged in design, development and manufacture of sequencing system to help scientists resolve genetically complex problems.

Pacific Biosciences of California Inc was incorporated in the State of Delaware in 2000. The Company develops, manufactures and markets an integrated platform for high resolution genetic analysis. It has developed a technology to study the synthesis, composition, structure, and regulation of DNA. Combining advances in nanofabrication, biochemistry, molecular biology, surface chemistry and optics, it created a technology platform using its proprietary single molecule, real-time, or SMRT, technology. Its SMRT technology uses the natural processing power of enzymes, combined with specially designed reagents and detection systems, to record individual biochemical events. The ability to observe single molecule events in real time provides the scientific community with a tool for investigating basic biochemical processes such as DNA synthesis. Its SMRT technology has the potential to advance scientific understanding by providing a window into biological processes that has not previously been open. It has commercialized the PacBioRS II High Resolution Genetic Analyzer to help scientists solve genetically complex problems. Based on its novel Single Molecule, Real-Time (SMRT) technology, its products enable scientists to increase their understanding of biological systems through targeted sequencing and insight into genetic variations. The Company's products include the SMRT Cell, Phospholinked nucleotides, the PacBio RS. Its competitors include Illumina Inc. and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. The names "Pacific Biosciences," "PacBio," "SMRT," "SMRTbell" and its logo are the trademarks of the Company. It is subject to federal, state, local and foreign laws, regulations and permits relating to environmental, health and safety matters.

Guru Investment Theses on Pacific Biosciences of California Inc

Meridian Funds Comments on Pacific Biosciences of California Inc. - Mar 08, 2016

Pacific Biosciences of California Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) is a leader in the field of next-generation gene sequencing technology. In October, the company unveiled the Sequel™ System, a gene-sequencing platform that is smaller and less expensive than the Pacific Bioscience’s former gene sequencer. This groundbreaking technology enables longer and more accurate reads of genomes, and is the result of collaboration with Roche, a health care company with interests in human in vitro diagnostics. Late in the period, Pacific Biosciences received a $20 million milestone payment from Roche for completing the project. We believe this new platform will enable the company to penetrate a larger portion of the broader sequencing market.







From the Meridian Small Cap Growth Fund fourth quarter commentary.



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Top Ranked Articles about Pacific Biosciences of California Inc

Meridian Funds Comments on Pacific Biosciences of California Inc. Guru stock highlight
Pacific Biosciences of California Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) is a leader in the field of next-generation gene sequencing technology. In October, the company unveiled the Sequel™ System, a gene-sequencing platform that is smaller and less expensive than the Pacific Bioscience’s former gene sequencer. This groundbreaking technology enables longer and more accurate reads of genomes, and is the result of collaboration with Roche, a health care company with interests in human in vitro diagnostics. Late in the period, Pacific Biosciences received a $20 million milestone payment from Roche for completing the project. We believe this new platform will enable the company to penetrate a larger portion of the broader sequencing market. Read more...

Ratios

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P/B 6.78
PACB's P/B is ranked lower than
79% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. PACB: 6.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PACB' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 3.05 Max: 19.08
Current: 6.78
0.52
19.08
P/S 5.78
PACB's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 10.08 vs. PACB: 5.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PACB' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.99  Med: 7.46 Max: 27.11
Current: 5.78
1.99
27.11
Current Ratio 3.72
PACB's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 914 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. PACB: 3.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PACB' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.22  Med: 7.80 Max: 14.06
Current: 3.72
2.22
14.06
Quick Ratio 3.34
PACB's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 914 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.21 vs. PACB: 3.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PACB' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.92  Med: 7.15 Max: 13.74
Current: 3.34
1.92
13.74
Days Inventory 117.96
PACB's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
53% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 128.00 vs. PACB: 117.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PACB' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 103.43  Med: 164.72 Max: 196.1
Current: 117.96
103.43
196.1
Days Sales Outstanding 31.01
PACB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
75% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 63.07 vs. PACB: 31.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PACB' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.52  Med: 31.89 Max: 74.35
Current: 31.01
20.52
74.35
Days Payable 46.40
PACB's Days Payable is ranked lower than
59% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 59.87 vs. PACB: 46.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PACB' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.8  Med: 44.07 Max: 83.1
Current: 46.4
28.8
83.1

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Cash 14.98
PACB's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
81% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 5.38 vs. PACB: 14.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
PACB' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 4.87 Max: 366
Current: 14.98
1.02
366
Price/Net Current Asset Value 8.91
PACB's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
71% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 5.07 vs. PACB: 8.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
PACB' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 4.10 Max: 19.89
Current: 8.91
0.89
19.89
Price/Tangible Book 6.77
PACB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
72% of the 769 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 3.99 vs. PACB: 6.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PACB' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 3.69 Max: 14.29
Current: 6.77
0.8
14.29
Price/Median PS Value 0.78
PACB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. PACB: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PACB' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.96 Max: 3.5
Current: 0.78
0.39
3.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -5.19
PACB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 912 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -8.70 vs. PACB: -5.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PACB' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.19  Med: 366.10 Max: 26741.7
Current: -5.19
-5.19
26741.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $94.26
EPS (TTM) $ -0.39
Beta1.91
Short Percentage of Float20.61%
52-Week Range $3.58 - 14.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)87.17

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 94 120
EPS ($) -0.74 -0.44
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.74 -0.44
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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