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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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Cash to Debt No Debt
QLTI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
84% of the 1493 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 48.04 vs. QLTI: No Debt )
QLTI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.7   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Interest Coverage No Debt
QLTI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
57% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. QLTI: No Debt )
QLTI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 24.57   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

24.57
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 23.24
M-Score: -3.77
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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ROE (%) -2.24
QLTI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1371 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -28.22 vs. QLTI: -2.24 )
QLTI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -45.65   Max: 51.72
Current: -2.24

-45.65
51.72
ROA (%) -2.17
QLTI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1497 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -22.65 vs. QLTI: -2.17 )
QLTI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -33.4   Max: 28.78
Current: -2.17

-33.4
28.78
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -37.95
QLTI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1457 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -358.68 vs. QLTI: -37.95 )
QLTI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -235.11   Max: 55.57
Current: -37.95

-235.11
55.57
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -56.00
QLTI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. QLTI: -56.00 )
QLTI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -56   Max: 85.3
Current: -56

-56
85.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -47.70
QLTI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -4.80 vs. QLTI: -47.70 )
QLTI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -66.5   Max: 103.9
Current: -47.7

-66.5
103.9
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

QLTI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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Q3 2014

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Q4 2014

QLTI Guru Trades in Q4 2014

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QLTI Guru Trades in Q1 2015

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First Eagle Investment 90,000 sh (+32.41%)
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Ratios

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P/B 1.24
QLTI's P/B is ranked higher than
96% of the 1656 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. QLTI: 1.24 )
QLTI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 3.42
Current: 1.24

0.27
3.42
POCF 230.00
QLTI's POCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 1656 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. QLTI: 230.00 )
QLTI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.84   Max: 23.83
Current: 230

1.84
23.83
Shiller P/E 22.55
QLTI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
98% of the 1656 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. QLTI: 22.55 )
QLTI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 33.73   Max: 524.5
Current: 22.55

33.73
524.5
Current Ratio 39.91
QLTI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 1464 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. QLTI: 39.91 )
QLTI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 85.25
Current: 39.91

1.1
85.25
Quick Ratio 39.91
QLTI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 1464 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.23 vs. QLTI: 39.91 )
QLTI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 85.25
Current: 39.91

1.07
85.25

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 1.27
QLTI's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
99% of the 1656 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 440.10 vs. QLTI: 1.27 )
QLTI' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 87
Current: 1.27

1.07
87
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.26
QLTI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 1656 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 48.94 vs. QLTI: 1.26 )
QLTI' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 44.53
Current: 1.26

0.48
44.53
Price/Tangible Book 1.24
QLTI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
97% of the 1656 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 10.70 vs. QLTI: 1.24 )
QLTI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 24.31
Current: 1.24

0.37
24.31
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.43
QLTI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1656 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. QLTI: 2.43 )
QLTI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 250
Current: 2.43

0.28
250
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -5.80
QLTI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1456 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -5.50 vs. QLTI: -5.80 )
QLTI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.7   Max: 432.7
Current: -5.8

4.7
432.7

Business Description

Industry: Biotechnology » Biotechnology
Compare:NVO, AMGN, GILD, BIIB, CELG » details
Traded in other countries:QLT.Canada, QLT.Germany,
QLT Inc was formed in 1981 under the laws of the Province of British Columbia. It is a biotechnology company conducts development and commercialization of ocular products that address the unmet medical needs of patients and clinicians. The Company is developing QLT091001, a synthetic retinoid compound for the potential treatment of certain age-related and inherited retinal degenerative diseases. Its competitors include pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies. The research and development, preclinical studies and clinical trials, and ultimately, the manufacturing, marketing and labelling of its products, are subject to extensive regulation by the FDA and other regulatory authorities in the U.S. and other countries.
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Weekly CFO Sells Highlight: SWN, BECN, NSIT, HOLX, QLTI, THRX Aug 13 2012 
QLT Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-K) Mar 01 2011 
QLT Inc. (QLTI) CEO Robert Butchofsky buys 3,000 Shares Nov 08 2010 
QLT Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 03 2010 
QLT Inc. (QLTI) CEO Robert Butchofsky buys 5,000 Shares Jun 23 2010 
QLT Inc. (QLTI) CFO Cameron Nelson buys 10,000 Shares Nov 10 2009 
QLT Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 06 2009 
QLT Inc. (QLTI) CEO Robert Butchofsky buys 10,000 Shares Nov 04 2009 
QLT Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 06 2009 
QLT Announces Second Quarter Results for 2009 Jul 28 2009 

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