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NovoCure Financial Strength

: 4 (As of Sep. 2021)
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NovoCure has the Financial Strength Rank of 4.

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.

NovoCure did not have earnings to cover the interest expense. NovoCure's debt to revenue ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was 1.07. As of today, NovoCure's Altman Z-Score is 6.57.


Competitive Comparison

For the Medical Instruments & Supplies subindustry, NovoCure'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.

   

NovoCure Financial Strength Distribution

For the Medical Devices & Instruments industry and Healthcare sector, NovoCure's Financial Strength distribution charts can be found below:

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



NovoCure 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:

NovoCure's Interest Expense for the months ended in Sep. 2021 was $-2.0 Mil. Its Operating Income for the months ended in Sep. 2021 was $-8.6 Mil. And its Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was $572.9 Mil.

NovoCure's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 is

NovoCure did not have earnings to cover the interest expense.

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

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

NovoCure's Debt to Revenue Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 is

Debt to Revenue Ratio=Total Debt (Q: Sep. 2021 ) / Revenue
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / Revenue
=(0 + 572.866) / 534.424
=1.07

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.

NovoCure has a Z-score of 6.57, indicating it is in Safe Zones. This implies the Z-Score is strong.

Good Sign:

Altman Z-score of 6.57 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.


NovoCure  (NAS:NVCR) 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.

NovoCure has the Financial Strength Rank of 4.


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NovoCure Business Description

NovoCure logo
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Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
Grenville Street, No. 4 The Forum, Second Floor, Saint Helier, JEY, JE2 4UF
NovoCure Ltd serves in the healthcare sector of the United States. Its business involves commercial-stage oncology operations involving therapies to cure critical tumors. Its pipeline consists of Ovarian Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, and Brain Metastasis. NovoCure derives its major revenues in the United States.
Executives
Weinberg Uri officer: Chief Science Officer NOVOCURE INC., 20 VALLEY STREAM PARKWAY SUITE 300 MALVERN PA 19355
Groenhuysen Wilhelmus Cm officer: Chief Operating Officer C/O NAVTEQ CORPORATION 222 MERCHANDISE MART STE 900 CHICAGO IL 60654
Danziger Asaf director, officer: Chief Executive Officer 5 NACHUM CHAT ST. TIRAT HACARMEL L3 5112302
Leung Gabriel director C/O PERNIX THERAPEUTICS HOLDINGS, INC. 10 NORTH PARK PLACE, SUITE 201 MORRISTOWN NJ 07960
Shah Pritesh officer: Chief Commercial Officer C/O NOVOCURE INC. 20 VALLEY STREAM PARKWAY, SUITE 300 MALVERN PA 19355
Leonard Frank X officer: Chief Development Officer 20 VALLEY STREAM PARKWAY, SUITE 300 MALVERN PA 19355
Cordova Ashley officer: Chief Financial Officer 20 VALLEY STREAM PARKWAY, SUITE 300 MALVERN PA 19355
Madden Martin J. director C/O MICROBOT MEDICAL INC. 175 DERBY STREET 27/1 HINGHAM MA 02043
Benaim Ely officer: Chief Medical Officer C/O REXAHN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 15245 SHADY GROVE ROAD, SUITE 455 ROCKVILLE MD 20850
Doyle William F director, officer: Executive Chairman PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: DOYLE WILLIAM F 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;}
Ambrogi Michael J. officer: Chief Operating Officer 195 COMMERCE WAY PORTSMOUTH NH 03801
Longsworth Todd Christopher officer: General Counsel NOVOCURE, 20 VALLEY STREAM PARKWAY SUITE 300 MALVERN PA 19355
Hilleman Jeryl L director C/O INTERSECT ENT, INC. 1555 ADAMS DRIVE MENLO PARK CA 94025
Mccoy Sherilyn S director JOHNSON & JOHNSON ONE JOHNSON & JOHNSON PLAZA NEW BRUNSWICK NJ 08933
Hung David director C/O AXOVANT SCIENCES, INC. 320 WEST 37TH STREET, 5TH FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10018

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