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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 : 9/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
PTLA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
91% of the 1254 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 57.26 vs. PTLA: No Debt )
PTLA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: No Debt   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.75
PTLA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
79% of the 948 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. PTLA: 0.75 )
PTLA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.31   Max: 0.91
Current: 0.75

-1.31
0.91
Interest Coverage No Debt
PTLA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
66% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. PTLA: No Debt )
PTLA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 946.14   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

946.14
9999.99
Z-Score: 9.27
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 : 2/10

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Operating margin (%) -1333.86
PTLA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1033 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -75.73 vs. PTLA: -1333.86 )
PTLA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -799.34   Max: 25.46
Current: -1333.86

-799.34
25.46
Net-margin (%) -1325.97
PTLA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1033 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -78.17 vs. PTLA: -1325.97 )
PTLA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -791.49   Max: 25.61
Current: -1325.97

-791.49
25.61
ROE (%) -50.61
PTLA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1150 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -34.19 vs. PTLA: -50.61 )
PTLA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -159.12   Max: -159.12
Current: -50.61

ROA (%) -42.54
PTLA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1259 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -27.46 vs. PTLA: -42.54 )
PTLA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -35.34   Max: 20.67
Current: -42.54

-35.34
20.67
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -4641.97
PTLA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1232 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -394.00 vs. PTLA: -4641.97 )
PTLA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -3082.88   Max: 1022.07
Current: -4641.97

-3082.88
1022.07
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Ratios

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P/B 5.63
PTLA's P/B is ranked higher than
75% of the 1351 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 6.43 vs. PTLA: 5.63 )
PTLA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.07   Max: 6.08
Current: 5.63

3.07
6.08
P/S 123.61
PTLA's P/S is ranked higher than
68% of the 1351 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 28.83 vs. PTLA: 123.61 )
PTLA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 23.31   Max: 133.52
Current: 123.61

23.31
133.52
Current Ratio 5.72
PTLA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 1245 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.74 vs. PTLA: 5.72 )
PTLA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 5.12   Max: 10.67
Current: 5.72

5.12
10.67
Quick Ratio 5.72
PTLA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 1245 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.57 vs. PTLA: 5.72 )
PTLA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 5.12   Max: 10.67
Current: 5.72

5.12
10.67
Days Sales Outstanding 2.87
PTLA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
98% of the 1351 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 115.05 vs. PTLA: 2.87 )
PTLA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 3.35   Max: 10.71
Current: 2.87

3.35
10.71

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 7.61
PTLA's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
86% of the 1351 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 56.62 vs. PTLA: 7.61 )
PTLA' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 6.95
Current: 7.61

4.4
6.95
Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.61
PTLA's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 1351 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 30.86 vs. PTLA: 7.61 )
PTLA' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 6.95
Current: 7.61

4.4
6.95
Price/Tangible Book 5.62
PTLA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
80% of the 1351 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 9.90 vs. PTLA: 5.62 )
PTLA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.56   Max: 5.14
Current: 5.62

3.56
5.14
Price/Median PS Value 1.89
PTLA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 1351 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. PTLA: 1.89 )
PTLA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 1.79
Current: 1.89

0.44
1.79
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -10.30
PTLA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1235 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -5.70 vs. PTLA: -10.30 )
PTLA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: -10.3

Business Description

Industry: Biotechnology » Biotechnology
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Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc was incorporated in Delaware in September 2003. The Company is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics in the areas of thrombosis, other hematologic disorders and inflammation for patients who currently have limited or no approved treatment options. Its two programs address significant unmet medical needs in the areas of thrombosis or blood clots. Its compound Betrixaban is a novel oral once-daily inhibitor of Factor Xa in Phase 3 development for extended duration prophylaxis, or preventive treatment, of a form of thrombosis known as venous thromboembolism, or VTE, in acute medically ill patients. The Company's current product candidates in development includes: Betrixaban, PRT4445, PRT2070, and PRT2607. Betrixaban is a novel oral once-daily inhibitor of Factor Xa in development for extended duration VTE prophylaxis in acute medically ill patients for up to 35 days. PRT4445 is a recombinant protein designed to reverse the anticoagulant activity in patients treated with a Factor Xa inhibitor who suffer an uncontrolled bleeding episode or undergo emergency surgery. PRT2070 is an orally available, potent inhibitor of Syk and JAK. PRT2607 is an orally available, potent and selective inhibitor of Syk. The Company faces competition from large and small pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, specialty pharmaceutical companies, generic drug companies, academic institutions, government agencies and research institutions and others.
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