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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 : 2/10

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Cash to Debt 1.10
SPHS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
60% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. SPHS: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SPHS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 397.04 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.1
F-Score: 1
Z-Score: -28.37
M-Score: -2.20
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 : 2/10

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ROE (%) -263.98
SPHS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 7.15 vs. SPHS: -263.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SPHS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2305.45  Med: -98.48 Max: -63.39
Current: -263.98
-2305.45
-63.39
ROA (%) -98.89
SPHS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. SPHS: -98.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SPHS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -157.85  Med: -74.31 Max: -35.16
Current: -98.89
-157.85
-35.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -53602.80
SPHS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 14.13 vs. SPHS: -53602.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SPHS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52607.02  Med: -10518.36 Max: -2506.29
Current: -53602.8
-52607.02
-2506.29
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -49.50
SPHS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. SPHS: -49.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SPHS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.5  Med: -5.95 Max: 77.6
Current: -49.5
-49.5
77.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -50.50
SPHS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. SPHS: -50.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SPHS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.5  Med: -5.25 Max: 70.4
Current: -50.5
-50.5
70.4
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SPHS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

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Q2 2015

SPHS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 35,618 sh (New)
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Business Description

Industry: Drug Manufacturers » Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic
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Sophiris Bio Inc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in research and development of products for the treatment of urological diseases. It is currently developing PRX302 for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

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.

Ratios

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Current Ratio 2.05
SPHS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. SPHS: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SPHS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 5.33 Max: 118.33
Current: 2.05
0.6
118.33
Quick Ratio 2.05
SPHS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. SPHS: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SPHS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 5.33 Max: 118.33
Current: 2.05
0.6
118.33

Valuation & Return

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Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -10.07
SPHS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. SPHS: -10.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SPHS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.79  Med: 37.25 Max: 927.3
Current: -10.07
-10.79
927.3

More Statistics

EPS (TTM) $ -0.72
Beta1.01
Short Percentage of Float7.87%
52-Week Range $0.67 - 8.55
Shares Outstanding (Mil)20.82

Analyst Estimate


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Dec16
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.17
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.17
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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