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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.50
SZYM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
71% of the 1013 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. SZYM: 1.50 )
SZYM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.5   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.5

Equity to Asset 0.52
SZYM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 1006 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. SZYM: 0.52 )
SZYM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.63   Max: 0.89
Current: 0.52

-0.63
0.89
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.03
M-Score: -2.40
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
65% of the 959 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.85 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
66% of the 960 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.79 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
65% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.91 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
65% of the 964 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.41 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
66% of the 959 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 11.44 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
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

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

Paul Singer 21,834 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 204,300 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 15,000 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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Q1 2014

SZYM Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 25,000 sh (New)
John Burbank 5,525,277 sh (+2662.64%)
Steven Cohen 800,600 sh (+941.09%)
Chuck Royce 350,947 sh (+71.24%)
PRIMECAP Management 8,181,189 sh (+23.54%)
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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
John Burbank 2014-03-31 Add 2662.64%1.73%$9.33 - $14.7 $ 10.24-13%5525277
PRIMECAP Management 2014-03-31 Add 23.54%0.02%$9.33 - $14.7 $ 10.24-13%8181189
PRIMECAP Management 2013-12-31 Add 135.49%0.05%$8.05 - $11.91 $ 10.244%6622113
John Burbank 2013-12-31 Reduce -38.66%0.04%$8.05 - $11.91 $ 10.244%200000
John Burbank 2013-09-30 Reduce -47.27%0.11%$10.24 - $12.99 $ 10.24-10%326031
PRIMECAP Management 2013-09-30 Add 42.2%0.01%$10.24 - $12.99 $ 10.24-10%2812013
John Burbank 2013-06-30 Reduce -35.17%0.11%$7.25 - $12.64 $ 10.242%618261
PRIMECAP Management 2013-06-30 New Buy0.03%$7.25 - $12.64 $ 10.242%1977500
John Burbank 2013-03-31 Add 443.37%0.24%$6.88 - $9.38 $ 10.2424%953613
John Burbank 2012-12-31 New Buy0.05%$6.49 - $11.25 $ 10.2422%175500
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 6.00
SZYM's P/B is ranked lower than
61% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. SZYM: 6.00 )
SZYM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.02   Max: 8.14
Current: 6

2.02
8.14
P/S 14.80
SZYM's P/S is ranked lower than
66% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. SZYM: 14.80 )
SZYM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.88   Max: 22.14
Current: 14.8

2.88
22.14
EV-to-EBIT -6.65
SZYM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
67% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 18.45 vs. SZYM: -6.65 )
SZYM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 66.8   Max: 247.5
Current: -6.65

66.8
247.5
Current Ratio 7.83
SZYM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 1010 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. SZYM: 7.83 )
SZYM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 5.93   Max: 17.51
Current: 7.83

5.93
17.51
Quick Ratio 7.29
SZYM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 1010 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. SZYM: 7.29 )
SZYM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 5.93   Max: 17.36
Current: 7.29

5.93
17.36

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 31.00
SZYM's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
93% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SZYM: 31.00 )
SZYM' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 2.65   Max: 35.18
Current: 31

2.65
35.18
Price/Net Current Asset Value 19.00
SZYM's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SZYM: 19.00 )
SZYM' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.58   Max: 21.5
Current: 19

2.58
21.5
Price/Tangible Book 6.00
SZYM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
57% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. SZYM: 6.00 )
SZYM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.27   Max: 6.75
Current: 6

2.27
6.75
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
SZYM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
74% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. SZYM: 1.10 )
SZYM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 1.47
Current: 1.1

0.23
1.47

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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