Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, biopharmaceutical company Auxilium Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: AUXL ) has received a distressing two-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Auxilium's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Malvern, Pa. (1999)|
|Market Cap||$1.3 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$279.6 million|
|Management||CEO Adrian Adams (since 2007)
CFO James Fickenscher (since 2005)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||(48.9%)|
|Cash/Debt||$163.1 million / $0|
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Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 31% of the 180 members who have rated Auxilium believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.
This came up in a screen for stocks with the highest gains in the last 4 weeks. With a fair [book value per share] of $1.83 this company is greatly overvalued -- although that is expected in speculative pharma. It is almost breaking even, but only has $89 million in shareholders' equity as of 1Q12. Should be an easy red-thumb target.
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