ALXN:NSD-Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Biotechnology | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 182.50

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0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

USD 40.34B

Volume

3.00

Avg Analyst Target

USD 182.50 (+0.00%)

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About

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. develops and commercializes various therapeutic products. The company offers ULTOMIRIS for the treatment of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) and atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS); and SOLIRIS for the treatment of PNH, aHUS, generalized myasthenia gravis (gMG), and neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD). It also provides Strensiq for patients with hypophosphatasia; Kanuma (sebelipase alfa) for the treatment of patients with lysosomal acid lipase deficiency; and Andexxa, a reversal agent for patients treated with rivaroxaban or apixaban. In addition, the company is developing ALXN1210 (Intravenous) that is in Phase III clinical trials for the treatment of gMG, NMOSD, ALS, COVID-19, and HSCT-TMA; ALXN1210 (Subcutaneous), which is in Phase III clinical trials for PNH and aHUS; ALXN1820 that is in Phase I clinical trial, a therapeutic antagonist of properdin; and ALXN1720, which is in Phase I clinical trial for the treatment of disease states involving dysregulated terminal complement activity. Further, it is developing ALXN1840 that is in Phase III clinical trials for the treatment of Wilson disease; ALXN1830, which are in Phase I clinical trials for neonatal Fc receptor; ALXN2040 and ALXN2050 to treat diseases associated with dysregulation of the complement alternative pathway; ALXN1850, an enzyme replacement therapy; ALXN2060 for treating transthyretin amyloidosis; and ALXN2075 for treatment of relapsed/refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia. The company serves distributors, pharmacies, hospital, hospital buying groups, and other healthcare providers in the United States and internationally. The company was incorporated in 1992 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts with an additional office in Switzerland. As of July 21, 2021, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of AstraZeneca PLC.

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ETFs Containing ALXN

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BBH VanEck Vectors Biotech ET.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

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USD0.57B
XBI SPDR S&P Biotech ETF 0.00 % 0.35 %

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2B70:XETRA iShares Nasdaq US Biotech.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

+0.21 (+3.36%)

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ETLI:F Legal & General UCITS ETF.. 0.00 % 0.49 %

+0.11 (+1.01%)

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BTEE:LSE iShares Nasdaq US Biotech.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

+0.24 (+3.24%)

USD0.04B
BIGT:LSE Legal & General UCITS ETF.. 0.00 % 0.49 %

+7.40 (+0.80%)

USD0.03B
BTEK:LSE iShares IV Public Limited.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

+0.17 (+3.19%)

USD0.48B
BTEC:LSE iShares Nasdaq US Biotech.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

+0.24 (+3.28%)

USD0.48B
UTRN Vesper U.S. Large Cap Sho.. 0.00 % 0.75 %

-0.08 (-0.23%)

USD0.07B
ZBIO ProShares UltraPro Short .. 0.00 % 0.95 %

N/A

USD2.51M
XT iShares Exponential Techn.. 0.00 % 0.47 %

+0.22 (+0.34%)

USD3.80B
UBIO ProShares UltraPro Nasdaq.. 0.00 % 0.95 %

N/A

USD0.02B
BIB ProShares Ultra Nasdaq Bi.. 0.00 % 0.95 %

+2.88 (+2.83%)

USD0.27B
PBE Invesco Dynamic Biotechno.. 0.00 % 0.58 %

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MNA IQ Merger Arbitrage ETF 0.00 % 0.77 %

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LABD Direxion Daily S&P Biotec.. 0.00 % 1.07 %

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JKG iShares Morningstar Mid-C.. 0.00 % 0.04 %

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+0.11 (+1.01%)

USD0.03B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Biotechnology)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 16.81% 77% C+ 66% D
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 16.81% 77% C+ 65% D
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 77.62% 84% B 79% C+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 77.62% 84% B 79% C+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 33.10% 62% D- 47% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 33.10% 62% D- 42% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 6.77% 42% F 46% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 6.77% 41% F 41% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 26.76% 89% B+ 65% D
Risk Adjusted Return 25.30% 50% F 41% F
Market Capitalization 40.34B 99% A+ 97% A+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Biotechnology)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 59.23 15% F 18% F
Price/Book Ratio 3.25 51% F 44% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 13.43 7% F 30% F
EV/EBITDA 42.56 17% F 21% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 4.43% 92% A- 61% D-
Return on Invested Capital 20.68% 91% A- 90% A-
Return on Assets 10.08% 96% A 93% A
Debt to Equity Ratio 20.77% 42% F 59% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 5.36 36% F 23% F
Short Percent 4.44% 64% D 42% F
Beta 1.26 54% F 43% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.