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Biomarin Pharmaceutical Graham Number

: $6.01 (As of Sep. 2021)
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Graham Number is a figure that measures a stock's fundamental value by taking into account the company's earnings per share and book value per share. The Graham number is the upper bound of the price range that a defensive investor should pay for the stock. According to the theory, any stock price below the Graham number is considered undervalued, and thus worth investing in.

As of today (2021-12-08), the stock price of Biomarin Pharmaceutical is $87.21. Biomarin Pharmaceutical's graham number for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was $6.01. Therefore, Biomarin Pharmaceutical's Price to Graham Number ratio for today is 14.52.

The historical rank and industry rank for Biomarin Pharmaceutical's Graham Number or its related term are showing as below:

NAS:BMRN' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.75   Med: 4.35   Max: 21.63
Current: 14.39

1.75
21.63

During the past 13 years, the highest Price to Graham Number ratio of Biomarin Pharmaceutical was 21.63. The lowest was 1.75. And the median was 4.35.

NAS:BMRN's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
95% of the 255 Companies
in the Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. NAS:BMRN: 14.39 )

Graham Number is a combination of asset valuation and earnings power valuation. It is a very conservative way of valuing a stock.


Biomarin Pharmaceutical Graham Number Historical Data

The historical data trend for Biomarin Pharmaceutical's Graham Number 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.

* Premium members only.

Biomarin Pharmaceutical Annual Data
Trend Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Graham Number
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only - - - - 44.26

Biomarin Pharmaceutical Quarterly Data
Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21
Graham Number 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 43.11 43.67 39.71 43.85 6.01

Competitive Comparison

For the Biotechnology subindustry, Biomarin Pharmaceutical's Graham Number, along with its competitors' market caps and Graham Number 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.

   

Biomarin Pharmaceutical Graham Number Distribution

For the Biotechnology industry and Healthcare sector, Biomarin Pharmaceutical's Graham Number distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Biomarin Pharmaceutical's Graham Number falls into.



Biomarin Pharmaceutical Graham Number Calculation

Graham Number is a concept based on Ben Graham's conservative valuation of companies.

Biomarin Pharmaceutical's Graham Number for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2020 is calculated as

Graham Number
=sqrt of (22.5* Tangible Book per Share *EPS without NRI)
=sqrt of (22.5*19.217*4.53)
=44.26

Biomarin Pharmaceutical's Graham Number for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 is calculated as

Graham Number
=sqrt of (22.5*Tangible Book per Share*EPS without NRI (TTM))
=sqrt of (22.5*20.055*0.08)
=6.01

* 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.


Biomarin Pharmaceutical  (NAS:BMRN) Graham Number Explanation

Ben Graham actually did not publish a formula like this. But he wrote in The Intelligent Investor (1948 version) regarding to the criteria for purchases:

Current price should not be more than 15 times average earnings of the past three years.

Current price should not be more than 1.5 times the book value last reported. However, a multiplier of earnings below 15 could justify a correspondingly higher multiplier of assets. As a rule of thumb we suggest that the product of the multiplier times the ratio of price to book value should not exceed 22.5. (This figure corresponds to 15 times earnings and 1.5 times book value. It would admit an issue selling at only 9 times earnings and 2.5 times asset value, etc.)

Unlike valuation methods such as DCF or Discounted Earnings, the Graham number does not take growth into the valuation. Unlike the valuation methods based on book value alone, it takes into account the earnings power. Therefore, the Graham Number is a combination of asset valuation and earnings power valuation.

In general, the Graham number is a very conservative way of valuing a stock. It cannot be applied to companies with negative book values.

Biomarin Pharmaceutical's Price to Graham number Ratio for today is calculated as

Price to Graham number=Share Price (Today)/Graham number (Q: Sep. 2021 )
=87.21/6.01
=14.52

* 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.


Be Aware

Please keep these in mind:

1. Graham Number does not take growth into account. Therefore it underestimates the values of the companies that have good earnings growth. We feel that if the earnings per share grows more than 10% a year, Graham Number underestimates the value.
2. Graham Number punishes the companies that have temporarily low earnings. Therefore, an average of earnings makes more sense in the calculation of Graham Number.
3. Graham Numbers underestimates companies that are light with book.


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Biomarin Pharmaceutical Business Description

Biomarin Pharmaceutical logo
Industry
Healthcare » Biotechnology NAICS : 325412 SIC : 2834
Address
770 Lindaro Street, San Rafael, CA, USA, 94901
BioMarin's focus is on rare-disease therapies. Genzyme (now part of Sanofi) markets Aldurazyme through its joint venture with BioMarin, and BioMarin markets Naglazyme, Vimizim, and Brineura independently. BioMarin also markets Kuvan and Palynziq to treat the rare metabolic disorder PKU (in addition to long-standing U.S. rights, BioMarin has reacquired international rights for Kuvan and Palynziq from Merck KGaA). BioMarin's Roctavian (hemophilia A gene therapy) and vosoritide (treatment for achondroplasia) are poised to potentially launch in the 2021-22 timeframe.
Executives
Ajer Jeffrey Robert officer: EVP, Chief Commercial Officer C/O BIOMARIN PHARMACEUTICAL INC. 105 DIGITAL DRIVE NOVATO CA 94949
Heron Elaine J director 6 STONEGATE RD PONTOLA VALLEY CA 94028
Pyott David E I director C/O ALLERGAN 2525 DUPONT DRIVE IRVINE CA 92612
Grey Michael G director C/O SGX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 10505 ROSELLE STREET SAN DIEGO CA 92121
Fuchs Henry J officer: President, Worldwide R&D C/O BIOMARIN PHARMACEUTICAL INC. 105 DIGITAL DRIVE NOVATO CA 94949
Acosta Andrea officer: GVP, Chief Accouning Officer C/O BIOMARIN PHARMACEUTICAL INC. 770 LINDARO ST SAN RAFAEL CA 94901
Dere Willard H director ONE AMGEN CENTER DRIVE THOUSAND OAKS CA 91320-1799
Lawlis V Bryan director PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: LAWLIS V BRYAN a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Anderson Elizabeth M director 10 FINDERNE AVENUE BUILDING 10 BRIDGEWATER NJ 08807
Hombach Robert J. director C/O BAXALTA INCORPORATED 1200 LAKESIDE DRIVE BANNOCKBURN IL 60015
Slamon Dennis director 770 LINDARO STREET SAN RAFAEL CA 94901
Meier Richard A director 1700 E ST ANDREW PLACE SANTA ANA CA 92705
Bienaime Jean Jacques director, officer: Chief Executive Officer 925 PAGE MILL ROAD PALO ALTO CA 94304
Guyer Charles Greg officer: EVP, Chief Technical Officer C/O BIOMARIN PHARMACEUTICAL INC. 770 LINDARO ST. SAN RAFAEL CA 94901
Mueller Brian officer: EVP, Chief Financial Officer C/O BIOMARIN PHARMACEUTICAL INC. 105 DIGITAL DRIVE NOVATO CA 94949

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