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Biogen (Biogen) Earnings Yield % : 3.58% (As of Jun. 22, 2024)


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What is Biogen Earnings Yield %?

The earnings yield is an indication of how much return shareholders' investment in the company earned over the past 12 months. The higher the earnings yield is, the better.

As of today (2024-06-22), the stock price of Biogen is $224.01. Biogen's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2024 was $8.01. Therefore, Biogen's earnings yield of today is 3.58%.

The earnings yield does not consider the growth of the business. A better indicator of the attractiveness of an investment which takes growth into account is the Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) %. Biogen's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was -9.04%. The Forward Rate of Return uses the normalized Free Cash Flow of the past seven years, and considers growth. The forward rate of return can be thought of as the return that investors buying the stock today can expect from it in the future.


Biogen Earnings Yield % Calculation

Earnings yield is the reciprocal of the P/E Ratio.

Biogen's Earnings Yield for today is calculated as

Earnings Yield=Earnings per Share (Diluted) (TTM)/Share Price
=8.010/224.01
=3.58 %

Biogen's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2024 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $8.010 Mil.

* 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.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

Earnings Yield=Net Income /Market Cap

The earnings in the calculation is the Trailing Twelve Months earnings.


Biogen  (NAS:BIIB) Earnings Yield % Explanation

If the P/E ratio is an indication of how many years it takes for the company to earn back the stock price shareholders pay to buy the shares, the earnings yield is an indication of how much return shareholders' investment in the company earned over the past 12 months. The higher the earnings yield is, the better.

If a company loses money, the earnings yield is negative. This gives a more straightforward indication that the company is losing money. This is an advantage of using earnings yield instead of the P/E ratio in valuation. For valuation purposes, the P/B Ratio and the P/S Ratio should be used for companies that are losing money.

Like the P/E ratio, the earnings yield can be used to compare investments in different industries. It can even be used to compare the attractiveness of different asset classes such as bonds and cash. Of course, the earnings yield should not be the only factor in deciding which asset classes to invest.

Also similar to the P/E ratio, the earnings yield does not consider the growth of the business. A growing company with the same earnings yield should be more attractive than a company that has the same earnings yield but does not grow.

A better indicator of the attractiveness of an investment which takes growth into account is the Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) %.

Be Aware

Just like the P/E Ratio, non-recurring items such as selling part of the business, selling a previous investment, etc., can affect earnings yield dramatically. The earning yield is also a poor indication for cyclical companies. When a cyclical stock has a high earnings yield it is usually at the peak of its cycle.


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Biogen (Biogen) Business Description

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 multiple sclerosis drugs Plegridy, Tysabri, Tecfidera, and Vumerity. In Japan, Biogen's MS portfolio is copromoted by Eisai. Hemophilia therapies Eloctate and Alprolix (partnered with Sobi) were spun off as part of Bioverativ in 2017. Biogen's newer products include Spinraza (SMA, with partner Ionis), Leqembi (Alzheimers, with partner Eisai), Skyclarys (Friedreich's Ataxia, Reata), Zurzuvae (post-partum depression, Sage), and Qalsody (ALS, Ionis). Biogen has several drug candidates in phase 3 trials in neurology-related fields.
Executives
Priya Singhal officer: Head of Development C/O ZAFGEN, INC., 175 PORTLAND STREET 4TH FL, BOSTON MA 02114
Jane Grogan officer: Head of Research BIOGEN INC., 225 BINNEY STREET, CAMBRIDGE MA 02142
Susan Langer director BIOGEN INC., 225 BINNEY STREET, CAMBRIDGE MA 02142
Ginger Gregory officer: EVP, Human Resources C/O BIOGEN INC., 225 BINNEY ST., CAMBRIDGE MA 02142
Adam Keeney officer: Head of Corporate Development BIOGEN INC., 225 BINNEY STREET, CAMBRIDGE MA 02142
Christopher Viehbacher director, officer: President and CEO C/O AXCELLA HEALTH, INC., 840 MEMORIAL DRIVE, CAMBRIDGE MA 02139
Susan H Alexander officer: EVP, General Counsel C/O BIOGEN IDEC INC., 14 CAMBRIDGE CENTER, CAMBRIDGE MA 02142
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
Chirfi Guindo officer: EVP Glob. Mkt Acc & Cust Innov C/O BIOGEN INC., 225 BINNEY ST., CAMBRIDGE MA 02142
Alfred Sandrock officer: Grp SVP, Chief Medical Officer 14 CAMBRIDGE CENTER, CAMBRIDGE MA 02142
Brian S Posner director 14 CAMBRIDGE CENTER, 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
Jesus B Mantas director BIOGEN INC., 225 BINNEY STREET, CAMBRIDGE MA 02142

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