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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 1.79
SZYM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
73% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. SZYM: 1.79 )
SZYM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.79   Max: 358.21
Current: 1.79

1.79
358.21
Equity to Asset 0.54
SZYM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
60% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. SZYM: 0.54 )
SZYM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.86   Max: 0.85
Current: 0.54

-0.86
0.85
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.70
M-Score: -2.78
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 (%) -241.86
SZYM's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 980 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.73 vs. SZYM: -241.86 )
SZYM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -241.86   Max: -36.03
Current: -241.86

-241.86
-36.03
Net-margin (%) -292.80
SZYM's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 980 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.76 vs. SZYM: -292.80 )
SZYM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -292.8   Max: -42.88
Current: -292.8

-292.8
-42.88
ROE (%) -83.76
SZYM's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.54 vs. SZYM: -83.76 )
SZYM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -83.76   Max: -22.41
Current: -83.76

-83.76
-22.41
ROA (%) -44.99
SZYM's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 985 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. SZYM: -44.99 )
SZYM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -44.99   Max: -17.32
Current: -44.99

-44.99
-17.32
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -239.82
SZYM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.91 vs. SZYM: -239.82 )
SZYM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -528.34   Max: -194.32
Current: -239.82

-528.34
-194.32
» SZYM's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

SZYM Guru Trades in Q1 2013

John Burbank 953,613 sh (+443.37%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen 501,500 sh (-64.78%)
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Q2 2013

SZYM Guru Trades in Q2 2013

PRIMECAP Management 1,977,500 sh (New)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
John Burbank 618,261 sh (-35.17%)
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Q3 2013

SZYM Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 15,000 sh (New)
Paul Singer 21,834 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 204,300 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 2,812,013 sh (+42.2%)
John Burbank 326,031 sh (-47.27%)
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Q4 2013

SZYM Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 204,947 sh (+1266.31%)
PRIMECAP Management 6,622,113 sh (+135.49%)
Paul Singer Sold Out
John Burbank 200,000 sh (-38.66%)
Steven Cohen 76,900 sh (-62.36%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SZYM

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
PRIMECAP Management 2013-12-31 Add 135.49%0.05%$8.05 - $11.91 $ 10.9512%6622113
John Burbank 2013-12-31 Reduce -38.66%0.04%$8.05 - $11.91 $ 10.9512%200000
John Burbank 2013-09-30 Reduce -47.27%0.11%$10.24 - $12.99 $ 10.95-4%326031
PRIMECAP Management 2013-09-30 Add 42.2%0.01%$10.24 - $12.99 $ 10.95-4%2812013
John Burbank 2013-06-30 Reduce -35.17%0.11%$7.25 - $12.64 $ 10.9510%618261
PRIMECAP Management 2013-06-30 New Buy0.03%$7.25 - $12.64 $ 10.9510%1977500
John Burbank 2013-03-31 Add 443.37%0.24%$6.88 - $9.38 $ 10.9532%953613
John Burbank 2012-12-31 New Buy0.05%$6.49 - $11.25 $ 10.9530%175500
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 5.40
SZYM's P/B is ranked lower than
76% of the 960 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. SZYM: 5.40 )
SZYM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.02   Max: 6.86
Current: 5.4

2.02
6.86
P/S 17.80
SZYM's P/S is ranked lower than
89% of the 1000 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. SZYM: 17.80 )
SZYM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.88   Max: 22.95
Current: 17.8

2.88
22.95
EV-to-EBIT 11.00
SZYM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
76% of the 842 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.88 vs. SZYM: 11.00 )
SZYM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 66.8   Max: 247.5
Current: 11

66.8
247.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 15.60
SZYM's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
51% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.20 vs. SZYM: 15.60 )
SZYM' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 3.58   Max: 15.56
Current: 15.6

3.58
15.56
Price/Net Current Asset Value 12.20
SZYM's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. SZYM: 12.20 )
SZYM' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.45   Max: 12.1
Current: 12.2

3.45
12.1
Price/Tangible Book 5.40
SZYM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
74% of the 927 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. SZYM: 5.40 )
SZYM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.61   Max: 5.34
Current: 5.4

2.61
5.34
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
SZYM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
54% of the 927 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. SZYM: 1.30 )
SZYM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 1.31
Current: 1.3

0.66
1.31

Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Chemicals
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Traded in other countries:S7Y.Germany
Solazyme Inc produces oil. Its proprietary technology transforms renewable biomass such as plant-based sugars into oils. It commercializes its products into target markets such as chemicals and fuels, nutrition, and skin and personal care.

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