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Chemocentryx Inc (NAS:CCXI)
Beneish M-Score
-4.28 (As of Today)

The zones of discrimination for M-Score is as such:

An M-Score of less than -2.22 suggests that the company is not an accounting manipulator.
An M-Score of greater than -2.22 signals that the company is likely an accounting manipulator.

Chemocentryx Inc has a M-score of -4.28 suggests that the company is not a manipulator.

CCXI' s 10-Year Beneish M-Score Range
Min: -4.28   Max: 6.14
Current: -4.28

-4.28
6.14

During the past 5 years, the highest Beneish M-Score of Chemocentryx Inc was 6.14. The lowest was -4.28. And the median was 1.06.


Definition

The M-score was created by Professor Messod Beneish. Instead of measuring the bankruptcy risk (Z-Score) or business trend (F-Score), M-score can be used to detect the risk of earnings manipulation. This is the original research paper on M-score.

The M-Score Variables:

The M-score of Chemocentryx Inc for today is based on a combination of the following eight different indices:

M=-4.84+0.92 * DSRI+0.528 * GMI+0.404 * AQI+0.892 * SGI+0.115 * DEPI
=-4.84+0.92 * 0.0066+0.528 * 1+0.404 * 0.2183+0.892 * 0.6531+0.115 * 0.9666
-0.172 * SGAI+4.679 * TATA-0.327 * LVGI
-0.172 * 1.7155+4.679 * -0.0589-0.327 * 0.5771
=-4.28

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

This Year (Mar14) TTM:Last Year (Mar13) TTM:
Accounts Receivable was $0.00 Mil.
Revenue was 0 + 0.725 + 1.522 + 1.886 = $4.13 Mil.
Gross Profit was 0 + 0.725 + 1.522 + 1.886 = $4.13 Mil.
Total Current Assets was $133.69 Mil.
Total Assets was $144.46 Mil.
Property, Plant and Equipment(Net PPE) was $1.28 Mil.
Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization(DDA) was $0.59 Mil.
Selling, General & Admin. Expense(SGA) was $12.19 Mil.
Total Current Liabilities was $7.08 Mil.
Long-Term Debt was $0.00 Mil.
Net Income was -11.537 + -9.543 + -9.433 + -9.504 = $-40.02 Mil.
Non Operating Income was 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 = $0.00 Mil.
Cash Flow from Operations was -8.461 + -6.453 + -8.585 + -8.014 = $-31.51 Mil.
Accounts Receivable was $0.93 Mil.
Revenue was 1.927 + 2.145 + 1.128 + 1.128 = $6.33 Mil.
Gross Profit was 1.927 + 2.145 + 1.128 + 1.128 = $6.33 Mil.
Total Current Assets was $77.78 Mil.
Total Assets was $113.19 Mil.
Property, Plant and Equipment(Net PPE) was $1.32 Mil.
Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization(DDA) was $0.58 Mil.
Selling, General & Admin. Expense(SGA) was $10.88 Mil.
Total Current Liabilities was $9.38 Mil.
Long-Term Debt was $0.23 Mil.



1. DSRI = Days Sales in Receivables Index

Measured as the ratio of days’ sales in receivables in year t to year t-1.

A large increase in DSR could be indicative of revenue inflation.

DSRI=(Receivables_t / Revenue_t) / (Receivables_t-1 / Revenue_t-1)
=(0.004 / 4.133) / (0.934 / 6.328)
=0.00096782 / 0.14759798
=0.0066

2. GMI = Gross Margin Index

Measured as the ratio of gross margin in year t-1 to gross margin in year t.

Gross margin has deteriorated when this index is above 1. A firm with poorer prospects is more likely to manipulate earnings.

GMI=GrossMargin_t-1 / GrossMargin_t
=(GrossProfit_t-1 / Revenue_t-1) / (GrossProfit_t / Revenue_t)
=(0.725 / 6.328) / (0 / 4.133)
=1 / 1
=1

3. AQI = Asset Quality Index

AQI is the ratio of asset quality in year t to year t-1.

Asset quality is measured as the ratio of non-current assets other than plant, property and equipment to total assets.

AQI=(1 - (CurrentAssets_t + PPE_t) / TotalAssets_t) / (1 - (CurrentAssets_t-1 + PPE_t-1) / TotalAssets_t-1)
=(1 - (133.687 + 1.278) / 144.461) / (1 - (77.781 + 1.315) / 113.186)
=0.065734 / 0.30118566
=0.2183

4. SGI = Sales Growth Index

Ratio of sales in year t to sales in year t-1.

Sales growth is not itself a measure of manipulation. However, growth companies are likely to find themselves under pressure to manipulate in order to keep up appearances.

SGI=Sales_t / Sales_t-1
=Revenue_t / Revenue_t-1
=4.133 / 6.328
=0.6531

5. DEPI = Depreciation Index

Measured as the ratio of the rate of depreciation in year t-1 to the corresponding rate in year t.

DEPI greater than 1 indicates that assets are being depreciated at a slower rate. This suggests that the firm might be revising useful asset life assumptions upwards, or adopting a new method that is income friendly.

DEPI=(Depreciation_t-1 / (Depreciaton_t-1 + PPE_t-1)) / (Depreciation_t / (Depreciaton_t + PPE_t))
=(0.575 / (0.575 + 1.315)) / (0.587 / (0.587 + 1.278))
=0.3042328 / 0.31474531
=0.9666

6. SGAI = Sales, General and Administrative expenses Index

The ratio of SGA expenses in year t relative to year t-1.

SGA expenses index > 1 means that the company is becoming less efficient in generate sales.

SGAI=(SGA_t / Sales_t) / (SGA_t-1 /Sales_t-1)
=(12.193 / 4.133) / (10.882 / 6.328)
=2.95015727 / 1.71965866
=1.7155

7. LVGI = Leverage Index

The ratio of total debt to total assets in year t relative to yeat t-1.

An LVGI > 1 indicates an increase$sgai= in leverage

LVGI=((LTD_t + CurrentLiabilities_t) / TotalAssets_t) / ((LTD_t-1 + CurrentLiabilities_t-1) / TotalAssets_t-1)
=((0 + 7.081) / 144.461) / ((0.233 + 9.381) / 113.186)
=0.04901669 / 0.08493983
=0.5771

8. TATA = Total Accruals to Total Assets

Total accruals calculated as the change in working capital accounts other than cash less depreciation.

TATA=(IncomefromContinuingOperations_t - CashFlowsfromOperations_t) / TotalAssets_t
=(NetIncome_t - NonOperatingIncome_t - CashFlowsfromOperations_t) / TotalAssets_t
=(-40.017 - 0 - -31.513) / 144.461
=-0.0589

An M-Score of less than -2.22 suggests that the company will not be a manipulator. An M-Score of greater than -2.22 signals that the company is likely to be a manipulator.

Chemocentryx Inc has a M-score of -4.28 suggests that the company will not be a manipulator.


Related Terms

Altman Z-Score, Piotroski F-Score, Accounts Receivable, Revenue, Gross Profit, Total Current Assets, Total Assets, Property, Plant and Equipment, Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization, Selling, General & Admin. Expense, Total Current Liabilities, Long-Term Debt, Net Income, Non Operating Income, Cash Flow from Operations


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Chemocentryx Inc Annual Data

Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
DSRI 0.304
GMI 1
AQI 0.8171
SGI 1.1183
DEPI 1.0084
SGAI 0.9927
LVGI 0.4733
TATA -0.0351
M-score -3.08

Chemocentryx Inc Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
DSRI 10.00757.04630.3040.0066
GMI 1111
AQI 5.33229.15930.81710.2183
SGI 0.23910.25511.11830.6531
DEPI 1.09211.24171.00840.9666
SGAI 5.39274.71430.99271.7155
LVGI 0.60340.44010.47330.5771
TATA -0.0253-0.0205-0.0351-0.0589
M-score 6.145.19-3.08-4.28
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