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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.15
SLXP's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
56% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. SLXP: 0.15 )
SLXP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.14   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.15

Equity to Asset 0.15
SLXP's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
57% of the 728 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. SLXP: 0.15 )
SLXP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.9
Current: 0.15

0.15
0.9
Interest Coverage 4.41
SLXP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
50% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 116.71 vs. SLXP: 4.41 )
SLXP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 9999.99
Current: 4.41

3.1
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.85
M-Score: -1.55
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 29.10
SLXP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 741 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 10.25 vs. SLXP: 29.10 )
SLXP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -511.93   Max: 29.1
Current: 29.1

-511.93
29.1
Net-margin (%) 15.32
SLXP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 741 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 7.16 vs. SLXP: 15.32 )
SLXP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -475.24   Max: 16.17
Current: 15.32

-475.24
16.17
ROE (%) 19.31
SLXP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 752 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 6.97 vs. SLXP: 19.31 )
SLXP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -208.17   Max: 19.31
Current: 19.31

-208.17
19.31
ROA (%) 4.86
SLXP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 777 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 3.87 vs. SLXP: 4.86 )
SLXP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -126.02   Max: 9.75
Current: 4.86

-126.02
9.75
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 36.37
SLXP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 15.60 vs. SLXP: 36.37 )
SLXP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -3595.05   Max: 201.67
Current: 36.37

-3595.05
201.67
Revenue Growth (%) 34.20
SLXP's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. SLXP: 34.20 )
SLXP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -2   Max: 112.5
Current: 34.2

-2
112.5
EBITDA Growth (%) 207.90
SLXP's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 618 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. SLXP: 207.90 )
SLXP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -28.2   Max: 207.9
Current: 207.9

-28.2
207.9
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

SLXP Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 8,400 sh (+95.35%)
Pioneer Investments 452,933 sh (+22.05%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2,147,945 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons 262,100 sh (-22.53%)
Steven Cohen 230,379 sh (-50.49%)
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Q4 2013

SLXP Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 268,519 sh (+2.45%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2,147,945 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 410,439 sh (-9.38%)
Steven Cohen 97,861 sh (-57.52%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,200 sh (-61.9%)
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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%)
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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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SLXP

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.48%$97.7 - $125.07 $ 159.1144%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.48%$88.8 - $114.64 $ 159.1156%307445
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.36%$65.73 - $75.54 $ 159.11131%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.36%$47.72 - $66.83 $ 159.11178%127495
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.15%$40.472 - $51.37 $ 159.11232%0
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2013-03-31 Add 22.44%0.08%$40.472 - $51.37 $ 159.11232%2147945
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 75.81%0.06%$37.97 - $42.9 $ 159.11290%63399
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 New Buy0.1%$41.92 - $55.65 $ 159.11235%36061
John Paulson 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.2056%$26.18 - $40.9 $ 159.11381%0
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2011-09-30 Add 55.43%0.09%$26.18 - $40.9 $ 159.11381%1554300
John Paulson 2011-06-30 Add 971.43%0.19%$34.69 - $40.57 $ 159.11320%1500000
George Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $34.69 - $40.57 $ 159.11320%0
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 191.20
SLXP's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
58% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 44.30 vs. SLXP: 191.20 )
SLXP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.19   Max: 191.24
Current: 191.2

12.19
191.24
P/B 13.70
SLXP's P/B is ranked lower than
64% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. SLXP: 13.70 )
SLXP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 13.7
Current: 13.7

1.01
13.7
P/S 8.60
SLXP's P/S is ranked lower than
55% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. SLXP: 8.60 )
SLXP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.28   Max: 12.23
Current: 8.6

1.28
12.23
PFCF 67.14
SLXP's PFCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SLXP: 67.14 )
SLXP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.08   Max: 235.21
Current: 67.14

5.08
235.21
EV-to-EBIT 68.70
SLXP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
67% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 33.72 vs. SLXP: 68.70 )
SLXP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10.4   Max: 99.5
Current: 68.7

10.4
99.5
Shiller P/E 429.52
SLXP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
63% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 150.63 vs. SLXP: 429.52 )
SLXP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 240.14   Max: 4937
Current: 429.52

240.14
4937
Current Ratio 1.52
SLXP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 625 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. SLXP: 1.52 )
SLXP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.52   Max: 8.65
Current: 1.52

1.52
8.65
Quick Ratio 1.36
SLXP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 625 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. SLXP: 1.36 )
SLXP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.36   Max: 7.92
Current: 1.36

1.36
7.92

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 8.19
SLXP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
75% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 11.06 vs. SLXP: 8.19 )
SLXP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 2.38   Max: 76.06
Current: 8.19

2.38
76.06
Price/Median PS Value 1.70
SLXP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. SLXP: 1.70 )
SLXP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 3.87
Current: 1.7

0.29
3.87
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.50
SLXP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
50% of the 641 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. SLXP: 1.50 )
SLXP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1   Max: 9.7
Current: 1.5

1
9.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 0.29
SLXP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
69% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. SLXP: 0.29 )
SLXP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -8.5   Max: 1
Current: 0.29

-8.5
1

Business Description

Industry: Drug Manufacturers » Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic
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Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. incorporated in the state of Delaware. It is a specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to acquiring, developing and commercializing prescription drugs used in the treatment of a variety of gastrointestinal diseases. The Company's '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 non-invasive 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, low-volume liquid bowel prep with the effectiveness of high-volume prep. VISICOL, the precursor to OsmoPrep, this colonoscopy preparation also features a regimen of tablets taken with any clear liquid. Anusol-HC 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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