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NovoCure Profitability

: 3 (As of Dec. 2019)
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NovoCure has the Profitability Rank of 3. It has had trouble to make a profit.

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin %
2. Piotroski F-Score
3. Trend of the Operating Margin % (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
4. Consistency of the profitability
5. Predictability Rank

NovoCure's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2019 was 4.19%. As of today, NovoCure's Piotroski F-Score is 9999.


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NovoCure Profitability Distribution

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



NovoCure Profitability Calculation

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

NovoCure has the Profitability Rank of 3. It has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability Rank is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin %

Operating Margin % - also known as operating income margin, operating profit margin and return on sales (ROS) - is the ratio of Operating Income divided by net sales or Revenue, usually presented in percent.

NovoCure's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2019 is calculated as:

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (Q: Dec. 2019 ) / Revenue (Q: Dec. 2019 )
=3.855 / 92.062
=4.19 %

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

2. Piotroski F-Score

The zones of discrimination were as such:

Good or high score = 8 or 9
Bad or low score = 0 or 1

NovoCure has an F-score of 9999. It is a bad or low score, which usually implies poor business operation.

3. Trend of the Operating Margin % (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.

Good Sign:

NovoCure Ltd operating margin is expanding. Margin expansion is usually a good sign.

4. Consistency of the profitability

5. Predictability Rank


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