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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 2.57
LXRX's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
69% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 37.83 vs. LXRX: 2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
LXRX' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 4.75 Max: No Debt
Current: 2.57
Equity-to-Asset 0.34
LXRX's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
82% of the 729 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. LXRX: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
LXRX' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.62 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.34
0.33
0.96
Piotroski F-Score: 1
Altman Z-Score: -0.77
Beneish M-Score: 13.93
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 : 4/10

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Operating Margin % -163.54
LXRX's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
57% of the 760 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -93.92 vs. LXRX: -163.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
LXRX' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9955.46  Med: -639.94 Max: 1.13
Current: -163.54
-9955.46
1.13
Net Margin % -158.68
LXRX's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
57% of the 760 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -84.10 vs. LXRX: -158.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
LXRX' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10120.39  Med: -606.25 Max: -3.6
Current: -158.68
-10120.39
-3.6
ROE % -74.64
LXRX's ROE % is ranked lower than
69% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -37.24 vs. LXRX: -74.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
LXRX' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -74.64  Med: -43.42 Max: -1.64
Current: -74.64
-74.64
-1.64
ROA % -27.64
LXRX's ROA % is ranked higher than
51% of the 991 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -30.78 vs. LXRX: -27.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
LXRX' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.59  Med: -27.19 Max: -0.83
Current: -27.64
-32.59
-0.83
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -722.67
LXRX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
58% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -362.00 vs. LXRX: -722.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
LXRX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -722.67  Med: -202.19 Max: 15.03
Current: -722.67
-722.67
15.03
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 199.00
LXRX's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. LXRX: 199.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
LXRX' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -71.6  Med: 13 Max: 328.1
Current: 199
-71.6
328.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -1.90
LXRX's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
54% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. LXRX: -1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
LXRX' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.5  Med: -8.7 Max: 22.5
Current: -1.9
-28.5
22.5
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -1.40
LXRX's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
52% of the 554 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -2.80 vs. LXRX: -1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
LXRX' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -68.6  Med: -11.1 Max: 29.1
Current: -1.4
-68.6
29.1
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Business Description

Industry: Biotechnology » Biotechnology    NAICS: 325414    SIC: 2836
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Traded in other countries:LX31.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc operates as a biopharmaceutical company engaged in discovery and development of breakthrough treatments for human disease.

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company that uses mouse genetics to discover the function of genes and find promising drug targets. Lexicon then designs and develops drugs for these targets, which cover a broad spectrum of therapeutic areas. Following a restructuring in January 2014, Lexicon is focusing efforts on two drugs: sotagliflozin (LX4211) in diabetes, which is partnered with Sanofi, and Xermelo (telotristat etiprate) in carcinoid syndrome, which is partnered with Ipsen outside the U.S.

Ratios

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PB Ratio 13.00
NAS:LXRX's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. NAS:LXRX: 13.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
NAS:LXRX' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 3.33 Max: 13.89
Current: 13
0.66
13.89
PS Ratio 19.58
NAS:LXRX's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 11.96 vs. NAS:LXRX: 19.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
NAS:LXRX' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.63  Med: 24.91 Max: 1440
Current: 19.58
2.63
1440
Current Ratio 2.04
NAS:LXRX's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. NAS:LXRX: 2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NAS:LXRX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 6.3 Max: 31.11
Current: 2.04
0.95
31.11
Quick Ratio 2.03
NAS:LXRX's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 980 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. NAS:LXRX: 2.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NAS:LXRX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 6.3 Max: 31.11
Current: 2.03
0.95
31.11
Days Inventory 76.57
NAS:LXRX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
70% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 131.03 vs. NAS:LXRX: 76.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
NAS:LXRX' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 76.57
Current: 76.57
0
76.57
Days Sales Outstanding 35.76
NAS:LXRX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 625 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 64.26 vs. NAS:LXRX: 35.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NAS:LXRX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.56  Med: 30.31 Max: 461.86
Current: 35.76
2.56
461.86
Days Payable 68.00
NAS:LXRX's Days Payable is ranked higher than
58% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 54.41 vs. NAS:LXRX: 68.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
NAS:LXRX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 68
Current: 68
0
68

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -12.40
NAS:LXRX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 610 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -12.00 vs. NAS:LXRX: -12.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
NAS:LXRX' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52  Med: -15 Max: -6.9
Current: -12.4
-52
-6.9

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 98.65
NAS:LXRX's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
99% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. NAS:LXRX: 98.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
NAS:LXRX' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.71  Med: 6.92 Max: 302.75
Current: 98.65
1.71
302.75
Price-to-Tangible-Book 47.91
NAS:LXRX's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
97% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.93 vs. NAS:LXRX: 47.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
NAS:LXRX' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 4.35 Max: 51.26
Current: 47.91
1.07
51.26
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.79
NAS:LXRX's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 667 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. NAS:LXRX: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
NAS:LXRX' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.56 Max: 47.6
Current: 0.79
0.11
47.6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -8.94
NAS:LXRX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
51% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -7.96 vs. NAS:LXRX: -8.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
NAS:LXRX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1305.1  Med: -15.4 Max: 52.6
Current: -8.94
-1305.1
52.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $89.14
EPS (TTM) $ -1.36
Beta0.25
Short Percentage of Float59.98%
52-Week Range $13.01 - 19.62
Shares Outstanding (Mil)105.24

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 93 154 215
EPS ($) -1.39 -0.84 0.31
EPS without NRI ($) -1.39 -0.84 0.31
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

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