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Biogen (MEX:BIIB) Financial Strength : 6 (As of Mar. 2024)


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What is Biogen Financial Strength?

Biogen has the Financial Strength Rank of 6.

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). The higher, the better.
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better.
3. Altman Z-Score.

Biogen's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was 8.24. Biogen's debt to revenue ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was 0.76. As of today, Biogen's Altman Z-Score is 3.39.


Competitive Comparison of Biogen's Financial Strength

For the Drug Manufacturers - General subindustry, Biogen's Financial Strength, along with its competitors' market caps and Financial Strength 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's Financial Strength Distribution in the Drug Manufacturers Industry

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

* The bar in red indicates where Biogen's Financial Strength falls into.



Biogen Financial Strength Calculation

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company's financial situation is. It is based on these factors

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest Coverage (current year). The higher, the better.

Note: If both Interest Expense and Interest Income are empty, while Net Interest Income is negative, then use Net Interest Income as Interest Expense.

Interest Coverage is a ratio that determines how easily a company can pay interest expenses on outstanding debt. It is calculated by dividing a company's Operating Income (EBIT) by its Interest Expense:

Biogen's Interest Expense for the months ended in Mar. 2024 was MXN-1,148 Mil. Its Operating Income for the months ended in Mar. 2024 was MXN9,460 Mil. And its Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was MXN111,138 Mil.

Biogen's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 is

Interest Coverage=-1*Operating Income (Q: Mar. 2024 )/Interest Expense (Q: Mar. 2024 )
=-1*9459.865/-1148.461
=8.24

The higher the ratio, the stronger the company's financial strength is.

2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better.

Biogen's Debt to Revenue Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 is

Debt to Revenue Ratio=Total Debt (Q: Mar. 2024 ) / Revenue
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / Revenue
=(4149.064 + 111138.481) / 152054.888
=0.76

3. Altman Z-Score.

Z-Score model is an accurate forecaster of failure up to two years prior to distress. It can be considered the assessment of the distress of industrial corporations.

The zones of discrimination were as such:

When Z-Score is less than 1.81, it is in Distress Zones.
When Z-Score is greater than 2.99, it is in Safe Zones.
When Z-Score is between 1.81 and 2.99, it is in Grey Zones.

Biogen has a Z-score of 3.39, indicating it is in Safe Zones. This implies the Z-Score is strong.

Good Sign:

Altman Z-score of 3.39 is strong.

* 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  (MEX:BIIB) Financial Strength Explanation

The maximum rank is 10. Companies with rank 7 or higher will be unlikely to fall into distressed situations. Companies with rank of 3 or less are likely in financial distress.

Biogen has the Financial Strength Rank of 6.


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Biogen (MEX:BIIB) 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.

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