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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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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
PTLA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
72% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 61.94 vs. PTLA: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PTLA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: N/A  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

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N/A
No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.83
PTLA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
69% of the 617 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. PTLA: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PTLA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.31  Med: 0.84 Max: 0.91
Current: 0.83
-1.31
0.91
Interest Coverage No Debt
PTLA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
59% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. PTLA: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PTLA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 946.14  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
946.14
9999.99
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 18.53
M-Score: -3.94
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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -1882.17
PTLA's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -71.14 vs. PTLA: -1882.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PTLA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1429.26  Med: -53.18 Max: 25.46
Current: -1882.17
-1429.26
25.46
Net-margin (%) -1881.36
PTLA's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -67.10 vs. PTLA: -1881.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PTLA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1424.68  Med: -57.47 Max: 25.61
Current: -1881.36
-1424.68
25.61
ROE (%) -56.84
PTLA's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 777 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -30.76 vs. PTLA: -56.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PTLA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -159.12  Med: -100.85 Max: -42.58
Current: -56.84
-159.12
-42.58
ROA (%) -46.99
PTLA's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 866 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -27.09 vs. PTLA: -46.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PTLA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -36.95  Med: -14.32 Max: 20.67
Current: -46.99
-36.95
20.67
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -5569.32
PTLA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -390.34 vs. PTLA: -5569.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PTLA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -5117.78  Med: -1373.03 Max: 1029.06
Current: -5569.32
-5117.78
1029.06
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

PTLA Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Steven Cohen 160,000 sh (New)
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Q4 2014

PTLA Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q1 2015

PTLA Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Ken Fisher 80,300 sh (New)
Jim Simons 59,950 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,016 sh (New)
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Q2 2015

PTLA Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Ken Fisher 80,300 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 27,400 sh (-54.30%)
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Ratios

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P/B 6.71
PTLA's P/B is ranked lower than
68% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.11 vs. PTLA: 6.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PTLA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.07  Med: 4.32 Max: 7.51
Current: 6.71
3.07
7.51
P/S 235.43
PTLA's P/S is ranked lower than
92% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 10.47 vs. PTLA: 235.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PTLA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 5.28  Med: 103.96 Max: 251
Current: 235.43
5.28
251
Current Ratio 8.50
PTLA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.14 vs. PTLA: 8.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PTLA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 5.12  Med: 7.66 Max: 10.67
Current: 8.5
5.12
10.67
Quick Ratio 8.50
PTLA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. PTLA: 8.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PTLA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 5.12  Med: 7.66 Max: 10.67
Current: 8.5
5.12
10.67
Days Sales Outstanding 0.46
PTLA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
99% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 62.77 vs. PTLA: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PTLA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 2.16  Med: 3.91 Max: 10.71
Current: 0.46
2.16
10.71

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 7.55
PTLA's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
51% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 7.88 vs. PTLA: 7.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
PTLA' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 4.4  Med: 6.09 Max: 7.29
Current: 7.55
4.4
7.29
Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.19
PTLA's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 6.84 vs. PTLA: 7.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
PTLA' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 4.33  Med: 5.88 Max: 6.94
Current: 7.19
4.33
6.94
Price/Tangible Book 6.72
PTLA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
60% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 5.33 vs. PTLA: 6.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PTLA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.56  Med: 4.72 Max: 6.49
Current: 6.72
3.56
6.49
Price/Median PS Value 2.16
PTLA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
80% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. PTLA: 2.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PTLA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 1.06 Max: 2.09
Current: 2.16
0.06
2.09
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -8.73
PTLA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -6.10 vs. PTLA: -8.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PTLA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -12.2  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: -8.73
-12.2
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Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
EPS($) -4.44 -3.80
EPS without NRI($) -4.44 -3.80

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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