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Biogen (Biogen) GF Value Rank

: 9 (As of Today)
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Biogen has the GF Value Rank of 9.

The GF Value Rank is determined by the price-to-GF-Value (P/GF Value) ratio, a proprietary metric calculated based on historical multiples along with an adjustment factor based on a company's past returns and growth and future estimates of the business' performance.

GuruFocus found that for valuation, we cannot simply give stocks a better GF Value rank simply because they have a lower P/GF Value ratio. Backtesting shows that over the long term, the two worst-performing groups are the most expensive group (with the highest P/GF Value ratio) and the least expensive group (with the lowest P/GF Value ratio).

We can understand why the most expensive group underperforms. We were initially puzzled by the underperformance of the least expensive group, but we realized there is a reason why some stocks are super cheap. If they look too undervalued, it is often because the businesses behind them are poor quality. The market realized this and gave them low valuations. In a way, the market is efficient.

After multiple backtesting analyses, we granted the stocks in third-cheapest percentile the highest GF Value rank, as they have performed the best over a full market cycle. Stock performance is actually not as sensitive to valuation as it is to growth and profitability. On average, the companies in the 20%-50% valuation groups have similar performances. Therefore, we should avoid the most expensive and the least expensive stocks. We can be more tolerant of valuation.

Please click GF Score to see more details on the GF Score's 5 Key Aspects of Analysis.


Competitive Comparison

For the Drug Manufacturers - General subindustry, Biogen's GF Value Rank, along with its competitors' market caps and GF Value Rank 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 GF Value Rank Distribution

For the Drug Manufacturers industry and Healthcare sector, Biogen's GF Value Rank distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Biogen's GF Value Rank falls into.



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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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