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What is ALXN's Depreciation & Amortization (D&A)?

  Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc ( ALXN ) |
1995 - 2021 (27 years)

Depreciation & Amortization (D&A) is 
$312.6M (1Y -11.2% )

ALXN Stock Price & Depreciation & Amortization (D&A)

Depreciation & Amortization (D&A) for ALXN competitors.
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Historical (All-Time) Stats for Depreciation & Amortization (D&A)

chevron_right 2021 $75.1M +374x
( +24.6% / year avg)
chevron_left 1995 $200.0K
vertical_align_top Peak $492.6M +2462x
vertical_align_bottom Bottom $200.0K
arrow_drop_up # Up Years 20 20 of 27
years up.
arrow_drop_down # Down Years 7
Up Years = Positive (0%+) YoY change
Down Years = Zero or Negative (0% or less) YoY change

Key Points (Stonk Price Comparison)

  • ALXN's stock price has rallied +4,601% from $2.31 in 1995 , or +0.12x the rate relative to it's depreciation & amortization (d&a) over the same period.
  • If ALXN grows it's stock at the same rate as it's depreciation & amortization (d&a) (+24.6%/year) , it's stock price will grow +901% and hit $980.6 over the next 10 years.
  • ALXN's stock price has gone up 0 of the 20 years (0%) it's depreciation & amortization (d&a) were also up.
  • ALXN Historical Depreciation & Amortization (D&A) Table
    in $ million
    Year Depreciation & Amortization (D&A) YoY % Change Stock Price YoY % Change (Stock Price)
    4/1/2021 $75 -78.2% - -
    4/1/2020 $344 -10.3% - -
    4/1/2019 $384 -21.9% - -
    4/1/2018 $492 19.6% - -
    4/1/2017 $411 42.8% - -
    4/1/2016 $288 215.4% - -
    4/1/2015 $91 148.1% - -
    4/1/2014 $36 39.0% - -
    4/1/2013 $26 20.4% - -
    4/1/2012 $22 28.6% - -
    4/1/2011 $17 11.2% - -
    4/1/2010 $15 39.8% - -
    4/1/2009 $11 51.9% - -
    4/1/2008 $7 70.1% - -
    4/1/2007 $4 29.0% - -
    4/1/2006 $3 -14.4% - -
    4/1/2005 $3 9.2% - -
    4/1/2004 $3 -4.6% - -
    4/1/2003 $3 5.4% - -
    4/1/2002 $3 -36.5% - -
    4/1/2001 $5 142.8% - -
    4/1/2000 $2 107.3% - -
    4/1/1999 $1 57.1% - -
    4/1/1998 $0 16.7% - -
    4/1/1997 $0 -25.0% - -
    4/1/1996 $0 300.0% - -
    4/1/1995 $0 - - -

  • About
    Industry: Biotechnology
    Sector: Healthcare
    Country: US
    IPO Date: 2/1/1996
    Stonk Exchange: NASDAQ
    • Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc
    • is a biopharmaceutical company, which focuses on serving patients with devastating and ultra-rare disorders through the development and commercialization of life-transforming therapeutic products.
    • The company is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts and currently employs 2,656 full-time employees.
    • The firm is focused on the development and commercialization of therapeutic products.
    • The firm's products include Soliris (eculizumab), Strensiq (asfotase alfa) and Kanuma (sebelipase alfa).
    • The firm's clinical development programs include Soliris (eculizumab), cPMP (ALXN1101), SBC-103, ALXN1210 (IV) and ALXN1210 (Subcutaneous).
    • Its Soliris is the therapeutic approved for patients with either paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) or hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS).
    • PNH and aHUS result from chronic uncontrolled activation of the complement component of the immune system.
    • Its Strensiq is for the treatment of patients with Hypophosphatasia (HPP).
    • Its product, Kanuma is for the treatment of patients with Lysosomal Acid Lipase Deficiency (LAL-D).
    • The company is a recombinant form of the human LAL enzyme, which is a replacement therapy that is approved for the treatment for patients with LAL-D.

  • Amortization - the practice of spreading an intangible asset's cost over that asset's useful life. Intangible assets are not physical assets, per se.

    Examples: Patents and trademarks, Franchise agreements, Copyrights, Cost of issuing bonds to raise capital

    Depreciation - The practice of expensing of a fixed asset over its useful life. Fixed assets are tangible assets, meaning they are physical assets that can be touched.

    Examples: Buildings, Equipment, Office furniture, Vehicles, Land, Machinery

    For more detailed definitions, please see Investopedia.