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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.

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Financial Strength : 4/10

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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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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

SLXP Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 12,629 sh (+601.61%)
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)
Jana Partners 1,120,921 sh (New)
John Paulson 5,806,000 sh (New)
George Soros 491,531 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 50,400 sh (+299.08%)
Steven Cohen 502,500 sh (+235.00%)
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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Q1 2015

SLXP Guru Trades in Q1 2015

First Eagle Investment 479,891 sh (New)
Ruane Cunniff 20,000 sh (New)
Eric Mindich 607,983 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 442,350 sh (New)
Jim Simons 840,943 sh (+1930.33%)
Louis Moore Bacon 200,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 5,000 sh (unchged)
Jana Partners Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
John Paulson 5,500,000 sh (-5.27%)
George Soros 201,903 sh (-58.92%)
Pioneer Investments 36,771 sh (-78.10%)
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Q2 2015

SLXP Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Mario Gabelli Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff Sold Out
Eric Mindich Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
John Paulson Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Drug Manufacturers » Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic
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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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,134
EPS (TTM) $ -6.51
Short Percentage of Float25.15%
52-Week Range $86.00 - 172.98
Shares Outstanding (Mil)63.72

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 1,301 1,949 2,396
EPS ($) 3.67 8.98 9.30
EPS w/o NRI ($) 3.67 8.98 9.30
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