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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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Cash to Debt 4.93
SPHS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
80% of the 910 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. SPHS: 4.93 )
SPHS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.39   Max: No Debt
Current: 4.93

F-Score: 2
Z-Score: -6.55
M-Score: -3.91
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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Operating margin (%) -195.80
SPHS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 861 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 10.67 vs. SPHS: -195.80 )
SPHS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1063.64   Max: -106.67
Current: -195.8

-1063.64
-106.67
Net-margin (%) -222.98
SPHS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 861 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 7.48 vs. SPHS: -222.98 )
SPHS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1072.73   Max: -106.67
Current: -222.98

-1072.73
-106.67
ROE (%) -93.14
SPHS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 6.84 vs. SPHS: -93.14 )
SPHS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -2308.71   Max: -8.7
Current: -93.14

-2308.71
-8.7
ROA (%) -68.51
SPHS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 914 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 4.19 vs. SPHS: -68.51 )
SPHS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -157.85   Max: -8.51
Current: -68.51

-157.85
-8.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -21061.98
SPHS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 15.66 vs. SPHS: -21061.98 )
SPHS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -23400   Max: -2306.42
Current: -21061.98

-23400
-2306.42
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -25.30
SPHS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. SPHS: -25.30 )
SPHS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -25.3
Current: -25.3

EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -18.10
SPHS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. SPHS: -18.10 )
SPHS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -31   Max: 72.9
Current: -18.1

-31
72.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -16.30
SPHS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 675 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. SPHS: -16.30 )
SPHS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -28.9   Max: 70.5
Current: -16.3

-28.9
70.5
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Ratios

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P/B 0.39
SPHS's P/B is ranked higher than
98% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 3.53 vs. SPHS: 0.39 )
SPHS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 8.66
Current: 0.39

0.18
8.66
EV-to-EBIT 0.51
SPHS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
100% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 33.22 vs. SPHS: 0.51 )
SPHS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -11.5   Max: 3.5
Current: 0.51

-11.5
3.5
Current Ratio 4.65
SPHS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. SPHS: 4.65 )
SPHS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 118.33
Current: 4.65

0.6
118.33
Quick Ratio 4.65
SPHS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. SPHS: 4.65 )
SPHS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 118.33
Current: 4.65

0.6
118.33

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 0.46
SPHS's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
99% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SPHS: 0.46 )
SPHS' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.53   Max: 14.62
Current: 0.46

1.53
14.62
Price/Net Current Asset Value 0.46
SPHS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SPHS: 0.46 )
SPHS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.53   Max: 13.76
Current: 0.46

1.53
13.76
Price/Tangible Book 0.39
SPHS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
99% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 6.24 vs. SPHS: 0.39 )
SPHS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.36   Max: 9.88
Current: 0.39

1.36
9.88
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 196.10
SPHS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
100% of the 907 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. SPHS: 196.10 )
SPHS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 28.8   Max: 974.9
Current: 196.1

28.8
974.9

Business Description

Industry: Drug Manufacturers » Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic
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Traded in other countries:SHS.Canada, BFF1.Germany,
Sophiris Bio Inc was formed in May 2003 under the predecessor to the Business Corporations Act by the amalgamation of Stratos Biotechnologies Inc., Nucleus BioScience Inc. and Brightwave Ventures Inc. It began operations on January 11, 2002. The Company's operations were initially located in Vancouver, British Columbia. Effective April 2, 2012, the Company changed its name from Protox Therapeutics Inc. to Sophiris Bio Inc. The Company is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that develops and commercializes innovative products for the treatment of urological diseases. It is currently developing PRX302 for treatment of the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia. BPH is a non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate gland that commonly affects men who are age 50 and older. The Company expects that PRX302 will compete with the current treatment options for the symptoms of BPH, which include oral drug therapy and surgery. Its business and operations are subject to a variety of U.S. federal, state and local, and foreign supranational, national, provincial and municipal laws, regulations and trade practices. As of December 31, 2012, it had nine full-time employees and one part-time employee.
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