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Biogen (NAS:BIIB) Current Ratio

: 2.49 (As of Sep. 2022)
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The current ratio is a liquidity ratio that measures a company's ability to pay short-term obligations. It is calculated as a company's Total Current Assets divides by its Total Current Liabilities. Biogen's current ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2022 was 2.49.

Biogen has a current ratio of 2.49. It generally indicates good short-term financial strength.

The historical rank and industry rank for Biogen's Current Ratio or its related term are showing as below:

BIIB' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78   Med: 3.53   Max: 20.41
Current: 2.49

During the past 13 years, Biogen's highest Current Ratio was 20.41. The lowest was 0.78. And the median was 3.53.

BIIB's Current Ratio is ranked better than
60.61% of 1107 companies
in the Drug Manufacturers industry
Industry Median: 1.97 vs BIIB: 2.49

Biogen Current Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for Biogen's Current Ratio can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Biogen Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Current Ratio
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2.34 2.32 1.72 1.84 1.83

Biogen Quarterly Data
Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22
Current Ratio Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.70 1.83 2.01 1.94 2.49

Competitive Comparison

For the Drug Manufacturers - General subindustry, Biogen's Current Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and Current Ratio data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Biogen Current Ratio Distribution

For the Drug Manufacturers industry and Healthcare sector, Biogen's Current Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Biogen's Current Ratio falls in comparison to its industry or sector. The grey bar indicates the Current Ratio's extreme value range as defined by GuruFocus.



Biogen Current Ratio Calculation

The current ratio is mainly used to give an idea of the company's ability to pay back its short-term liabilities with its short-term assets.

Biogen's Current Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021

Current Ratio (A: Dec. 2021 )=Total Current Assets (A: Dec. 2021 )/Total Current Liabilities (A: Dec. 2021 )
=7856.5/4298.2
=1.83

Biogen's Current Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2022 is calculated as

Current Ratio (Q: Sep. 2022 )=Total Current Assets (Q: Sep. 2022 )/Total Current Liabilities (Q: Sep. 2022 )
=9765.8/3926.4
=2.49

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Biogen  (NAS:BIIB) Current Ratio Explanation

The current ratio can give a sense of the efficiency of a company's operating cycle or its ability to turn its product into cash. Companies that have trouble getting paid on their receivables or have long inventory turnover can run into liquidity problems because they are unable to alleviate their obligations. Because business operations differ in each industry, it is always more useful to compare companies within the same industry.

Acceptable current ratios vary from industry to industry and are generally between 1 and 3 for healthy businesses.

The higher the current ratio, the more capable the company is of paying its obligations. A ratio under 1 suggests that the company would be unable to pay off its obligations if they came due at that point. While this shows the company is not in good financial health, it does not necessarily mean that it will go bankrupt - as there are many ways to access financing - but it is definitely not a good sign.

If all other things were equal, a creditor, who is expecting to be paid in the next 12 months, would consider a high current ratio to be better than a low current ratio, because a high current ratio means that the company is more likely to meet its liabilities which fall due in the next 12 months.


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Biogen (NAS:BIIB) Business Description

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Address
225 Binney Street, Cambridge, MA, USA, 02142
Biogen and Idec merged in 2003, combining forces to market Biogen's multiple sclerosis drug Avonex and Idec's cancer drug Rituxan. Today, Rituxan and next-generation antibody Gazyva are marketed via a collaboration with Roche. Biogen also markets novel MS drugs Plegridy, Tysabri, Tecfidera, and Vumerity. In Japan, Biogen's MS portfolio is co-promoted by Eisai. Hemophilia therapies Eloctate and Alprolix (partnered with SOBI) were spun off as part of Bioverativ in 2017. Biogen has several drug candidates in phase 3 trials in neurology and neurodegenerative diseases and has launched Spinraza with partner Ionis. Aduhelm was approved as the firm's first Alzheimer's disease therapy in June 2021, followed by Leqembi in January 2023.
Executives
Christopher Viehbacher director, officer: President and CEO C/O AXCELLA HEALTH, INC., 840 MEMORIAL DRIVE, CAMBRIDGE MA 02139
Nicole Murphy officer: Head of Pharm Ops and Tech BIOGEN INC., 225 BINNEY STREET, CAMBRIDGE MA 02142
Rachid Izzar officer: Head of Alzheimer's Disease BIOGEN INC., 225 BINNEY STREET, CAMBRIDGE MA 02142
Jones William D /ca/ director
Maria C Freire director C/O ALEXANDRIA REAL ESTATE EQUITIES, INC, 26 NORTH EUCLID AVENUE, PASADENA CA 91101
Michael R Mcdonnell officer: EVP, Chief Financial Officer C/O IQVIA HOLDINGS INC., 83 WOOSTER HEIGHTS ROAD, DANBURY CT 06810
Alphonse Galdes officer: EVP Pharmaceutical Oper & Tech BIOGEN INC., 225 BINNEY ST., CAMBRIDGE MA 02142
William A Hawkins director MEDTRONIC INC, 710 MEDTRONIC PKWY, MS LC310, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55432-5604
Jesus B Mantas director BIOGEN INC., 225 BINNEY STREET, CAMBRIDGE MA 02142
Robin Kramer officer: VP, Chief Accounting Officer 999 VANDERBILT BEACH ROAD, 3RD FLOOR, NAPLES FL 34109
Daniel Karp officer: EVP, Corporate Development 225 BINNEY STREET, CAMBRIDGE MA 02142
Jeffrey D Capello officer: EVP & Chief Financial Officer C/O NEOGEN CORP., 620 LESHER PLACE, LANSING MI 48912
Chirfi Guindo officer: EVP Glob. Mkt Acc & Cust Innov C/O BIOGEN INC., 225 BINNEY ST., CAMBRIDGE MA 02142
Ginger Gregory officer: EVP, Human Resources C/O BIOGEN INC., 225 BINNEY ST., CAMBRIDGE MA 02142
Jean-paul Kress officer: EVP Pres Int'l & Global Hd GTO 215 FIRST STREET, SUITE 415, CAMBRIDGE MA 02142

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