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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 0.48
SZYM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 1064 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. SZYM: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SZYM' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 9.96 Max: 358.21
Current: 0.48
0.48
358.21
Equity to Asset -0.26
SZYM's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
98% of the 1030 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. SZYM: -0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SZYM' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.86  Med: 0.28 Max: 0.85
Current: -0.26
-0.86
0.85
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: -5.62
M-Score: -3.60
WACC vs ROIC
8.24%
-149.54%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 1/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -229.41
SZYM's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 1043 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.31 vs. SZYM: -229.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SZYM' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -241.86  Med: -192.94 Max: -36.03
Current: -229.41
-241.86
-36.03
Net-margin (%) -306.62
SZYM's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 1049 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.59 vs. SZYM: -306.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SZYM' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -306.62  Med: -188.47 Max: -42.88
Current: -306.62
-306.62
-42.88
ROE (%) -781.61
SZYM's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the 1033 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.96 vs. SZYM: -781.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SZYM' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -708.99  Med: -72.23 Max: -39.23
Current: -781.61
-708.99
-39.23
ROA (%) -57.91
SZYM's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 1067 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.88 vs. SZYM: -57.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SZYM' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -57.15  Med: -41.02 Max: -23.96
Current: -57.91
-57.15
-23.96
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -352.54
SZYM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 1055 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.36 vs. SZYM: -352.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SZYM' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -388.1  Med: -325.97 Max: -283.7
Current: -352.54
-388.1
-283.7
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -7.60
SZYM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. SZYM: -7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SZYM' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -25.15 Max: -6.6
Current: -7.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 5.10
SZYM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. SZYM: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SZYM' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 9.25 Max: 15.4
Current: 5.1
0
15.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 8.70
SZYM's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. SZYM: 8.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SZYM' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 8.55 Max: 16.5
Current: 8.7
0
16.5
» SZYM's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-05-06)


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

SZYM Guru Trades in Q1 2015

John Burbank 5,872,573 sh (unchged)
Chase Coleman Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 11,891,709 sh (-0.01%)
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Q2 2015

SZYM Guru Trades in Q2 2015

John Burbank 6,000,000 sh (+2.17%)
PRIMECAP Management 11,972,209 sh (+0.68%)
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Q3 2015

SZYM Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 10,373 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 12,007,234 sh (+0.29%)
John Burbank 6,000,000 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2015

SZYM Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 13,848 sh (+33.50%)
PRIMECAP Management 12,063,084 sh (+0.47%)
John Burbank 6,000,000 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/S 4.07
SZYM's P/S is ranked lower than
83% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. SZYM: 4.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SZYM' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.53  Med: 9.69 Max: 22.18
Current: 4.07
2.53
22.18
EV-to-EBIT -2.35
SZYM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 13.71 vs. SZYM: -2.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SZYM' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.7  Med: -4.80 Max: -1
Current: -2.35
-17.7
-1
EV-to-EBITDA -2.45
SZYM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.18 vs. SZYM: -2.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SZYM' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.4  Med: -5.00 Max: -1
Current: -2.45
-18.4
-1
Current Ratio 4.70
SZYM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. SZYM: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SZYM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.11  Med: 6.63 Max: 9.97
Current: 4.7
4.11
9.97
Quick Ratio 4.22
SZYM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. SZYM: 4.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SZYM' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.11  Med: 6.35 Max: 9.32
Current: 4.22
4.11
9.32
Days Inventory 281.32
SZYM's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
98% of the 1003 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 67.51 vs. SZYM: 281.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SZYM' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 222.86  Med: 274.59 Max: 478.07
Current: 281.32
222.86
478.07
Days Sales Outstanding 28.10
SZYM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 57.31 vs. SZYM: 28.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SZYM' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.44  Med: 28.10 Max: 141.28
Current: 28.1
6.44
141.28
Days Payable 140.87
SZYM's Days Payable is ranked higher than
93% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 47.61 vs. SZYM: 140.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SZYM' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 140.87  Med: 454.41 Max: 1738.27
Current: 140.87
140.87
1738.27

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.42
SZYM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. SZYM: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SZYM' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.86 Max: 1.79
Current: 0.42
0.33
1.79
Price/Graham Number 0.49
SZYM's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
90% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. SZYM: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SZYM' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.52 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.49
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -42.94
SZYM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. SZYM: -42.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SZYM' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -99.8  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: -42.94
-99.8
0

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $46
EPS $ -1.76
Beta1.01
Short Percentage of Float23.12%
52-Week Range $1.18 - 4.34
Shares Outstanding(Mil)81.95

Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals
Compare:TSE:4975, XKRX:090350, XSWX:LOHN, NAS:AMRS, TSE:4027, TSE:4636 » details
Traded in other countries:S7Y.Germany,
Solazyme Inc was incorporated in the State of Delaware on March 31, 2003. The Company, along with its subsidiaries, is engaged in providing renewable oils and other bioproducts. The Company focuses on selling oil-based products, including tailored oils and powdered oils, to companies that use them as intermediates and ingredients. The Company has also invested in a consumer-focused business that commercializes branded products manufactured through its various proprietary processes. Its tailored oils offer additional value as compared to conventional oils. The Company's renewable oil addresses the market needs of fuel, chemicals, nutritionals, and skin and personal care. Its competitors include: DSM Food Specialties and DuPont Nutrition & Health. Its nutrition products are subject to regulation by various government agencies, including the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, state and local agencies and similar agencies outside the United States.
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