Biotechnology


The biotechnology industry includes companies that engage in the production of drugs manufactured through natural ingredients like DNA. Such companies, which include Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD) and Celgene Corp. (CELG), have discovered treatments and therapies for various cancers and diseases. While the industry has high barriers to entry due to patents and strict U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidelines, biotech companies generally have high research and development expenses. Fortunately for investors, the biotech industry is noncyclical as demand for drugs and other treatments are not sensitive to changes in the business cycle. Other biotech companies include Amgen Inc. (AMGN) and Biogen Inc. (BIIB).

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PE Ratio PE Ratio without NRI Shiller PE Ratio EV-to-EBIT EV-to-EBITDA EV-to-Revenue PS Ratio PB Ratio Price-to-Tangible-Book Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Price-to-Median-PS-Value Dividend Yield % Dividend Payout Ratio Gross Margin % Net Margin % Operating Margin % Pre-Tax Margin % ROE % ROA % ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % ROIC % WACC % Altman Z-Score Piotroski F-Score Beneish M-Score Debt-to-Equity Cash-to-Debt Equity-to-Asset Days Sales Outstanding Days Inventory Days Payable Cash Conversion Cycle Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Current Ratio Quick Ratio Interest Coverage
AMGN - Amgen Inc 14.82 14.82 26.11 11.05 9.38 5.09 5.21 9.40 11.72 10.95 1.11 2.90 0.42 82.73 35.35 43.22 40.19 50.80 11.90 197.89 48.07 6.85 2.25 8 -2.62 2.71 0.86 0.19 55.03 263.55 107.43 211.15 21.71 2.79 2.57 7.37
GILD - Gilead Sciences Inc 15.29 15.29 13.27 8.87 7.64 3.56 3.77 3.82 53.36 11.14 9.92 0.77 3.67 0.55 78.07 24.65 37.06 35.25 25.50 8.29 244.30 23.97 7.68 2.86 6 -2.94 1.28 1.10 0.34 54.88 62.80 59.42 58.26 27.52 3.38 3.30 7.61
CELG - Celgene Corp 15.97 15.97 37.12 13.66 12.26 4.98 4.22 10.02 13.04 12.23 0.50 96.16 26.48 34.70 31.62 76.21 12.05 397.16 23.67 11.22 3.08 6 -2.39 3.29 0.30 0.17 49.35 323.34 259.91 112.78 25.19 2.23 2.12 7.16
VRTX - Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc 22.44 22.44 69.10 62.02 14.38 15.44 10.44 10.56 40.06 37.05 0.90 86.56 68.80 21.79 19.70 72.50 46.18 78.78 290.49 9.29 16.05 6 1.64 0.13 5.36 0.71 49.07 105.65 98.92 55.80 3.43 3.32 19.46
REGN - Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc 18.39 18.39 70.90 15.77 14.91 6.07 6.70 4.88 4.88 24.82 20.49 0.68 93.53 36.42 37.77 38.05 33.46 24.14 59.04 39.99 8.04 11.07 7 -2.24 0.08 3.97 0.75 122.01 784.65 183.47 723.19 22.16 4.47 3.67 89.87
BIIB - Biogen Inc 10.02 10.02 19.68 7.38 6.33 3.35 3.30 3.28 10.14 8.36 7.16 0.64 86.50 32.93 43.77 43.85 33.70 17.80 138.67 29.95 11.39 4.52 7 -2.70 0.46 0.60 0.52 67.43 183.74 74.45 176.72 26.10 2.32 2.04 29.35
ALXN - Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc 394.58 394.58 88.08 89.25 40.74 7.35 7.06 3.18 59.81 139.26 68.97 0.51 90.94 1.88 38.60 5.86 0.86 0.56 14.92 4.91 11.06 4.46 6 -1.93 0.31 0.55 0.66 81.49 445.70 72.55 454.64 6.77 2.88 2.48 16.24
INCY - Incyte Corp 167.33 167.33 144.44 98.24 8.97 9.74 9.45 11.70 70.12 54.74 0.50 95.00 5.82 8.26 6.13 6.28 4.50 40.27 29.49 9.55 15.74 7 -2.72 0.02 39.81 0.73 59.66 23.23 402.73 -319.84 4.31 4.29 100.73
BMRN - Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc -150.53 -2213.72 10.36 10.47 5.30 6.91 800.45 0.87 78.86 -5.18 -11.64 -9.57 -2.68 -1.68 -7.55 -3.53 10.51 6.60 5 -2.32 0.28 1.31 0.67 83.87 568.84 240.37 412.34 3.93 2.92
SGEN - Seattle Genetics Inc -44.11 -49.02 17.52 17.96 9.31 16.96 1.01 86.51 -34.01 -39.71 -37.63 -18.63 -15.90 -177.01 -30.58 16.22 30.08 3 -1.47 No Debt 0.85 81.55 273.86 182.63 172.78 2.90 2.67 No Debt
IONS - Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc 41.97 41.97 -306.72 -510.69 16.04 17.66 10.44 10.68 17.49 16.99 1.37 99.87 45.65 -10.23 -12.70 44.32 13.99 -24.61 13.23 4.97 6 -2.11 0.62 3.22 0.39 7.77 4.00 13.00 -1.23 7.88 7.85
ALNY - Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc -9.73 -9.84 105.87 113.30 6.57 6.57 1.62 97.59 -1016.58 -1087.56 -1015.48 -48.06 -42.51 -337.46 -390.23 16.29 16.46 3 -3.53 0.02 36.14 0.83 91.41 1.00 12.00 80.41 6.69 6.56 N/A
SRPT - Sarepta Therapeutics Inc -23.60 -24.48 26.45 26.94 7.91 8.00 1.09 88.64 -120.22 -114.89 -120.45 -45.96 -27.09 -230.40 -167.49 15.92 7.65 1 -0.93 0.41 2.79 0.63 58.50 1.00 361.11 -301.61 8.21 7.49
BLUE - bluebird bio Inc -12.00 -12.38 125.11 140.33 4.25 4.32 0.89 98.38 -1018.02 -1042.57 -1017.68 -32.54 -27.44 -258.05 -103.71 18.95 13.11 4 -2.16 0.08 8.95 0.84 93.04 7.00 86.04 9.69 9.69
SAGE - Sage Therapeutics Inc -17.96 -17.99 78.21 80.80 8.56 8.51 1.06 -413.06 -435.61 -413.06 -41.77 -39.17 -8344.04 20.87 52.33 5 No Debt 0.91 10.98 10.98 No Debt
JAZZ - Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC 18.76 18.76 33.09 13.11 9.86 4.56 4.42 2.99 12.52 10.47 0.76 93.57 23.64 34.78 28.00 15.79 8.45 218.65 15.43 6.99 3.10 8 -2.65 0.58 0.52 0.53 50.93 139.45 121.93 68.45 19.47 3.57 3.42 8.53
NBIX - Neurocrine Biosciences Inc 500.65 500.65 142.59 132.41 16.55 17.69 16.07 16.07 109.96 82.15 0.44 98.92 4.68 8.18 4.84 5.17 2.40 223.87 15.30 13.66 8.80 6 -1.58 0.81 1.68 0.48 45.49 267.90 1.00 312.39 8.36 8.24 1.21
TECH - Bio-Techne Corp 76.63 76.63 62.38 55.77 36.52 11.23 10.87 6.62 48.05 42.99 1.26 0.67 0.51 66.46 14.14 21.32 17.69 9.02 5.68 50.06 8.67 11.54 7.31 5 -2.54 0.50 0.29 0.59 60.65 135.48 25.56 170.57 2.29 4.35 3.31 8.75
LOXO - Loxo Oncology Inc -90.49 -91.04 45.54 48.93 18.92 18.91 30.36 29.84 0.95 -43.49 -50.33 -43.49 -16.33 -9.49 -3424.17 15.49 6 No Debt 0.58 3.62 3.62 No Debt
EXEL - Exelixis Inc 10.46 10.46 13.96 13.73 7.36 8.51 5.39 5.70 18.97 17.45 0.84 96.91 80.95 51.48 53.03 87.73 72.06 482.87 255.44 14.72 32.46 8 -0.36 No Debt 0.91 69.69 118.75 151.01 37.43 8.50 8.41 No Debt
Average 65.37 65.37 17.53 -3.51 -124.26 25.93 27.67 7.84 12.65 27.79 61.09 0.89 0.36 0.07 80.76 -112.46 -120.58 -117.29 12.77 3.24 -532.84 4.49 11.70 12.92 6 -1.78 0.58 6.72 0.61 59.09 185.15 118.72 125.51 7.56 5.22 4.95 19.75

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