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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 : 5/10

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Cash to Debt 0.89
SGYP's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. SGYP: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SGYP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.13   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.89

F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -1.67
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 (%) -591.97
SGYP's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. SGYP: -591.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SGYP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -899.32   Max: -154.96
Current: -591.97

-899.32
-154.96
ROA (%) -92.22
SGYP's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. SGYP: -92.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SGYP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6858.53   Max: -66.95
Current: -92.22

-6858.53
-66.95
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -16525.13
SGYP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 4.04 vs. SGYP: -16525.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SGYP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -423053.33   Max: -15317.3
Current: -16525.13

-423053.33
-15317.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 48.90
SGYP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: -31.90 vs. SGYP: 48.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SGYP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 122.4
Current: 48.9

0
122.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 50.40
SGYP's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: -53.60 vs. SGYP: 50.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SGYP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 122.4
Current: 50.4

0
122.4
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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

SGYP Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 197,390 sh (-5.37%)
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Q2 2014

SGYP Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Singer 450,400 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q4 2014

SGYP Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 162,095 sh (New)
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Q1 2015

SGYP Guru Trades in Q1 2015

John Paulson 2,095,600 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,517 sh (New)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Ratios

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Current Ratio 9.53
SGYP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. SGYP: 9.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SGYP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 11.88
Current: 9.53

0.04
11.88
Quick Ratio 9.53
SGYP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. SGYP: 9.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SGYP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 11.88
Current: 9.53

0.04
11.88

Valuation & Return

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Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -22.10
SGYP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
84% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. SGYP: -22.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
SGYP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -36.2   Max: 0
Current: -22.1

-36.2
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Business Description

Industry: Drug Manufacturers » Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic
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Traded in other countries:S90.Germany,
Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc was incorporated under the laws of the State of Florida on November 15, 2005 as Pawfect Foods, Inc. The Company is a biopharmaceutical company focused primarily on the development of drugs to treat gastrointestinal, or GI, disorders and diseases. Its product candidate is plecanatide, a guanylate cyclase C, or GC-C, receptor agonist, to treat GI disorders, primarily chronic idiopathic constipation, or CIC, and constipation-predominant- irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS-C. CIC and IBS-C are functional gastrointestinal disorders that afflict millions of sufferers worldwide. CIC is primarily characterized by constipation symptoms but a majority of these patients report experiencing straining, bloating and abdominal discomfort as among their most bothersome symptoms. IBS-C is characterized by frequent and recurring abdominal pain and/or discomfort associated with chronic constipation. The Company's main competitors include major pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies focusing on GI such as Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Forest Laboratories, Inc., and Takeda. The Company is subject to various environmental, health and safety regulations including those governing laboratory procedures and the handling, use, storage, treatment, and disposal of hazardous materials.
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