Chart: Biotech Stocks - Normalized Net Profit Margins

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 |  Includes: AFFX, ALXN, AMGN, AZN, BIIB, BMRN, BMY, BSTE, CELG, ELN, GILD, HOLX, IMCL, INCY, KOSP, NABI, NBIX, ONXX, PGNX, PHRM, RHHBY, TELK, VRTX, VRX
by: SA Editors

Rob Zenilman submits: Normalized net profit margins in the Biotech sector for the most recently reported quarter ranged from 41.4% (NASDAQ:GILD) down to -182.6% (NASDAQ:INCY), with a median value of 5.0%

Note: Normalized net income includes the effect of taxes, but excludes any unusual items.

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Data in table version -- click on a ticker for opinion and analysis of the company:
Total Norm. Net Norm. Net
Quarter Revenue Profit Profit
Ticker Company Ending ($mm) ($mm) Margin (%)
AFFX Affymetrix Inc. 03/31/06 $86.39 $4.35
5.0%
ALXN Alexion Pharmaceutic 03/31/06 $0.77 -$17.07
N/A
AMGN Amgen Inc. 03/31/06 $3217.00 $896.00
27.9%
AMLN Amylin Pharmaceutica 03/31/06 $82.35 -$31.56
-38.3%
BIIB Biogen Idec Inc. 03/31/06 $427.80 $158.60
37.1%
BMRN BioMarin Pharmaceuti 03/31/06 $13.81 -$4.10
-29.7%
BSTE Biosite Incorporated 03/31/06 $79.33 $18.44
23.2%
CELG Celgene Corporation 03/31/06 $181.84 $36.24
19.9%
DNA Genentech Inc. 03/31/06 $1986.00 $504.00
25.4%
ELN Elan Corp. plc 03/31/06 $134.30 -$36.36
-27.1%
GILD Gilead Sciences Inc. 03/31/06 $692.88 $286.62
41.4%
GPRO Gen-Probe Inc. 03/31/06 $86.26 $19.08
22.1%
IMCL Imclone Systems Inc. 03/31/06 $245.13 $95.20
38.8%
INCY Incyte Corp. 03/31/06 $6.47 -$11.80
-182.6%
ISTA ISTA Pharmaceuticals 03/31/06 $5.55 -$6.09
-109.8%
KOSP KOS Pharmaceuticals 03/31/06 $170.77 $7.91
4.6%
MEDI MedImmune Inc. 03/31/06 $498.00 $68.64
13.8%
NABI Nabi Biopharmaceutic 04/01/06 $27.55 -$11.30
-41.0%
NBIX Neurocrine Bioscienc 03/31/06 $19.48 -$9.39
-48.2%
ONXX Onyx Pharmaceuticals 03/31/06 N/A -$9.09
N/A
PGNX Progenics Pharmaceut 03/31/06 $11.00 $0.55
5.0%
PHRM Pharmion Corp. 03/31/06 $56.59 $2.62
4.6%
TELK Telik Inc. 03/31/06 N/A -$8.92
N/A
VRTX Vertex Pharmaceutica 03/31/06 $39.09 -$23.35
-59.7%
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Data: CapitalIQ

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