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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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 6.61
SNTA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
61% of the 842 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 60.34 vs. SNTA: 6.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SNTA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 2.27  Med: 9.35 Max: N/A
Current: 6.61
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -8.95
M-Score: -3.67
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 : 3/10

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history
ROE (%) -135.59
SNTA's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 763 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -30.92 vs. SNTA: -135.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SNTA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -2635.13  Med: -150.86 Max: -47.15
Current: -135.59
-2635.13
-47.15
ROA (%) -83.00
SNTA's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 848 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -26.61 vs. SNTA: -83.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SNTA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2607.57  Med: -84.24 Max: 108.22
Current: -83
-2607.57
108.22
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -7157.08
SNTA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 819 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -356.32 vs. SNTA: -7157.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SNTA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -6515.41  Med: -1413.59 Max: 1600.97
Current: -7157.08
-6515.41
1600.97
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -100.00
SNTA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. SNTA: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SNTA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -100.00 Max: 164.5
Current: -100
0
164.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -3.00
SNTA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -3.90 vs. SNTA: -3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SNTA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -29.9  Med: -3.00 Max: 158.9
Current: -3
-29.9
158.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -4.50
SNTA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 413 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -7.40 vs. SNTA: -4.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SNTA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -37.2  Med: 1.00 Max: 166.5
Current: -4.5
-37.2
166.5
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

SNTA Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Murray Stahl 11,000 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
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Q3 2014

SNTA Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 377,275 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 11,000 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2014

SNTA Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 639,581 sh (+69.53%)
Murray Stahl 11,000 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2015

SNTA Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 200,000 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 16,000 sh (+45.45%)
Jim Simons 656,700 sh (+2.68%)
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Ratios

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P/B 5.19
SNTA's P/B is ranked lower than
55% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.68 vs. SNTA: 5.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SNTA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.91  Med: 7.88 Max: 28.34
Current: 5.19
2.91
28.34
Current Ratio 2.52
SNTA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.38 vs. SNTA: 2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SNTA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 3.58 Max: 7.01
Current: 2.52
0.43
7.01
Quick Ratio 2.52
SNTA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.23 vs. SNTA: 2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SNTA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 3.58 Max: 7.01
Current: 2.52
0.43
7.01

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 5.45
SNTA's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
66% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 8.45 vs. SNTA: 5.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
SNTA' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 3.46  Med: 8.36 Max: 80.9
Current: 5.45
3.46
80.9
Price/Net Current Asset Value 5.32
SNTA's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. SNTA: 5.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
SNTA' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.38  Med: 8.14 Max: 50.56
Current: 5.32
3.38
50.56
Price/Tangible Book 5.19
SNTA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
54% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 5.78 vs. SNTA: 5.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SNTA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.07  Med: 7.19 Max: 30.05
Current: 5.19
3.07
30.05
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -35.70
SNTA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -5.50 vs. SNTA: -35.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SNTA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 45.1  Med: 107.00 Max: 1539.2
Current: -35.7
45.1
1539.2

Business Description

Industry: Biotechnology » Biotechnology
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Traded in other countries:YDO.Germany,
Synta Pharmaceuticals Inc was incorporated in Delware in March 2000 and commenced operations in July 2001. It is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in research, development and commercialization of novel oncology medicines that have the potential to change the lives of cancer patients. Its drug candidate, ganetespib, is a next generation Hsp90 inhibitor in Phase 3 development for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and in development program, including clinical trials for breast cancer, ovarian cancer and acute myeloid leukemia. In addition, it is developing several candidates from its proprietary Hsp90 inhibitor Drug Conjugate program (HDC Program), which leverages the preferential accumulation of Hsp90 inhibitors in tumors to selectively deliver an array of anti-cancer payloads. It also has an additional clinical-stage oncology candidate: elesclomol, a mitochondrial metabolism inhibitor. Its drug candidates and preclinical compounds are small molecules that can be readily synthesized by processes that it has developed. Its patent portfolio has a total of 867 patents and patent applications.
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