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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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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.18
SLXP's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
51% of the 1152 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. SLXP: 0.18 )
SLXP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.18   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.18

Equity to Asset 0.06
SLXP's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 1034 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. SLXP: 0.06 )
SLXP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.89
Current: 0.06

0.06
0.89
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.34
M-Score: -2.49
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 (%) -43.24
SLXP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1102 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 9.84 vs. SLXP: -43.24 )
SLXP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -511.93   Max: 27.61
Current: -43.24

-511.93
27.61
Net-margin (%) -36.60
SLXP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1102 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. SLXP: -36.60 )
SLXP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -475.24   Max: 16.17
Current: -36.6

-475.24
16.17
ROE (%) -70.99
SLXP's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1129 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 7.93 vs. SLXP: -70.99 )
SLXP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -102   Max: 20.29
Current: -70.99

-102
20.29
ROA (%) -9.69
SLXP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 4.32 vs. SLXP: -9.69 )
SLXP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -77.4   Max: 10.41
Current: -9.69

-77.4
10.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -113.92
SLXP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1156 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 15.14 vs. SLXP: -113.92 )
SLXP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -7190.09   Max: 161.23
Current: -113.92

-7190.09
161.23
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 29.30
SLXP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 932 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. SLXP: 29.30 )
SLXP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2   Max: 112.5
Current: 29.3

-2
112.5
» SLXP's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

SLXP Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Andreas Halvorsen 1,551,766 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 307,445 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,400 sh (+131.25%)
Pioneer Investments 450,432 sh (+9.74%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2,032,845 sh (-5.36%)
Jim Simons 90,134 sh (-66.43%)
Steven Cohen 7,830 sh (-92.00%)
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Q2 2014

SLXP Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 257,819 sh (+186.04%)
Andreas Halvorsen 2,889,303 sh (+86.19%)
Steven Cohen 527,800 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 417,255 sh (-7.37%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 1,824,545 sh (-10.25%)
Paul Tudor Jones 1,800 sh (-75.68%)
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Q3 2014

SLXP Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 12,629 sh (+601.61%)
Andreas Halvorsen 3,195,153 sh (+10.59%)
Pioneer Investments 374,220 sh (unchged)
Andreas Halvorsen 2,719,538 sh (-5.88%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 1,538,045 sh (-15.70%)
Steven Cohen 150,000 sh (-71.58%)
Jim Simons 44,525 sh (-82.73%)
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Q4 2014

SLXP Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 10,000 sh (New)
John Paulson 5,806,000 sh (New)
Jana Partners 1,120,921 sh (New)
George Soros 491,531 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 50,400 sh (+299.08%)
Steven Cohen 502,500 sh (+235.00%)
Andreas Halvorsen 1,738,104 sh (unchged)
Jana Partners 738,000 sh (unchged)
Vanguard Health Care Fund Sold Out
Jim Simons 41,419 sh (-6.98%)
Andreas Halvorsen 1,738,104 sh (-36.09%)
Pioneer Investments 167,884 sh (-55.14%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 19.23
SLXP's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 1267 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SLXP: 19.23 )
N/A
P/B 46.21
SLXP's P/B is ranked lower than
62% of the 1267 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 4.13 vs. SLXP: 46.21 )
SLXP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 46.21
Current: 46.21

1.01
46.21
P/S 10.22
SLXP's P/S is ranked lower than
63% of the 1267 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 4.19 vs. SLXP: 10.22 )
SLXP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.28   Max: 10.94
Current: 10.22

1.28
10.94
Current Ratio 0.68
SLXP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. SLXP: 0.68 )
SLXP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 8.94
Current: 0.68

0.68
8.94
Quick Ratio 0.56
SLXP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SLXP: 0.56 )
SLXP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 8.94
Current: 0.56

0.56
8.94
Days Inventory 155.38
SLXP's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
68% of the 1267 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 148.81 vs. SLXP: 155.38 )
SLXP' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 107.26   Max: 367.23
Current: 155.38

107.26
367.23
Days Sales Outstanding 13.69
SLXP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
97% of the 1267 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 89.68 vs. SLXP: 13.69 )
SLXP' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 13.69   Max: 154.51
Current: 13.69

13.69
154.51

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 7.40
SLXP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1267 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SLXP: 7.40 )
SLXP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 3.33   Max: 76.06
Current: 7.4

3.33
76.06
Price/Median PS Value 2.00
SLXP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 1267 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SLXP: 2.00 )
SLXP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 3.13
Current: 2

0.32
3.13
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -3.70
SLXP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. SLXP: -3.70 )
SLXP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -3.7   Max: 9.7
Current: -3.7

-3.7
9.7

Business Description

Industry: Drug Manufacturers » Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic
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Traded in other countries:XP2.Germany,
Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd was incorporated in Delaware. The Company is a specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in acquiring, developing and commercializing prescription drugs and medical devices used in the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases, which are affecting the digestive tract. Its search and development efforts are designed to identify and acquire late-stage and/or marketed proprietary pharmaceutical products for the treatment of gastrointestinal disease that have an existing base of safety and efficacy data. Its products include APRISO, the first and only mesalamine product approved by the FDA for once-a-day dosing for the maintenance of remission of ulcerative colitis. Another product, COLAZAL, treats mildly to moderately active ulcerative colitis, a form of inflammatory bowel disease. XIFAXAN is a nonsystemic antibiotic that treats travelers' diarrhea caused by noninvasive E. coli. PEPCID treats active duodenal ulcer, active benign gastric ulcer, and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). OsmoPrep consists of a series of pills taken with the clear liquid. MoviPrep is a tolerable, lowvolume liquid bowel prep with the effectiveness of highvolume prep. VISICOL, the precursor to OsmoPrep, this colonoscopy preparation also features a regimen of tablets taken with any clear liquid. AnusolHC and PROCTOCORT provide soothing relief from anal itching, burning, and inflammation. AZASAN prevents rejection of kidney transplant and provides therapy for the management of severe active rheumatoid arthritis. Diuril treats high blood pressure and is an adjunctive therapy in edema associated with congestive heart failure, cirrhosis of the liver, corticosteroid and estrogen therapy, and kidney disease. The Company mainly sells its products to pharmaceutical wholesalers. The Company uses third party manufacturers to produce its products. The research, testing, manufacture, marketing and distribution of drug products are extensively regulated by governmental authorities in the United States and other countries.
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