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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 0.87
SZYM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
72% of the 1467 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. SZYM: 0.87 )
SZYM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.87   Max: N/A
Current: 0.87

Equity to Asset 0.18
SZYM's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
61% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. SZYM: 0.18 )
SZYM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.63   Max: 0.89
Current: 0.18

-0.63
0.89
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -2.62
M-Score: -3.37
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -213.76
SZYM's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1459 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.82 vs. SZYM: -213.76 )
SZYM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -241.86   Max: -36.03
Current: -213.76

-241.86
-36.03
Net-margin (%) -267.51
SZYM's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1459 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.93 vs. SZYM: -267.51 )
SZYM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -292.8   Max: -42.88
Current: -267.51

-292.8
-42.88
ROE (%) -146.96
SZYM's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1444 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.96 vs. SZYM: -146.96 )
SZYM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -143.92   Max: -39.23
Current: -146.96

-143.92
-39.23
ROA (%) -51.15
SZYM's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1475 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.71 vs. SZYM: -51.15 )
SZYM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -56.76   Max: -23.96
Current: -51.15

-56.76
-23.96
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -313.24
SZYM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1468 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.62 vs. SZYM: -313.24 )
SZYM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -480.56   Max: -265.9
Current: -313.24

-480.56
-265.9
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -6.50
SZYM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1196 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. SZYM: -6.50 )
SZYM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -6.5
Current: -6.5

EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 13.40
SZYM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. SZYM: 13.40 )
SZYM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 13.4
Current: 13.4

0
13.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 16.60
SZYM's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 991 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. SZYM: 16.60 )
SZYM' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 16.6
Current: 16.6

0
16.6
» SZYM's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

SZYM Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 617,165 sh (+75.86%)
John Burbank 6,432,127 sh (+16.41%)
PRIMECAP Management 9,118,409 sh (+11.46%)
Steven Cohen 1,381,609 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q3 2014

SZYM Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Singer 10,000 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 884,165 sh (+43.26%)
John Burbank 8,088,672 sh (+25.75%)
Steven Cohen 1,707,846 sh (+23.61%)
John Burbank 7,103,823 sh (+10.44%)
PRIMECAP Management 9,746,809 sh (+6.89%)
John Burbank 8,088,672 sh (unchged)
» More
Q4 2014

SZYM Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 41,702 sh (New)
Chase Coleman 500,000 sh (New)
John Burbank 7,311,967 sh (+24.51%)
PRIMECAP Management 11,892,709 sh (+22.02%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Singer Sold Out
John Burbank 5,872,573 sh (-17.33%)
Chuck Royce 196,718 sh (-77.75%)
» More
Q1 2015

SZYM Guru Trades in Q1 2015

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

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P/B 4.80
SZYM's P/B is ranked lower than
52% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. SZYM: 4.80 )
SZYM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 8.7
Current: 4.8

1.42
8.7
P/S 4.08
SZYM's P/S is ranked lower than
62% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. SZYM: 4.08 )
SZYM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 22.14
Current: 4.08

2.8
22.14
Current Ratio 10.65
SZYM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 1304 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. SZYM: 10.65 )
SZYM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 5.93   Max: 17.51
Current: 10.65

5.93
17.51
Quick Ratio 9.84
SZYM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 1304 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. SZYM: 9.84 )
SZYM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 5.93   Max: 17.36
Current: 9.84

5.93
17.36
Days Inventory 238.62
SZYM's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
56% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 73.25 vs. SZYM: 238.62 )
SZYM' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 222.86   Max: 478.07
Current: 238.62

222.86
478.07
Days Sales Outstanding 25.69
SZYM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
92% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 70.30 vs. SZYM: 25.69 )
SZYM' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 6.44   Max: 141.28
Current: 25.69

6.44
141.28

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 5.00
SZYM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
61% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. SZYM: 5.00 )
SZYM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.27   Max: 7.21
Current: 5

2.27
7.21
Price/Median PS Value 0.30
SZYM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. SZYM: 0.30 )
SZYM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 1.63
Current: 0.3

0.26
1.63
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -46.90
SZYM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1453 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. SZYM: -46.90 )
SZYM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -99.8   Max: 0
Current: -46.9

-99.8
0

Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals
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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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