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What is ALXN's Free Operating Cash Flow-To-Debt?

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

Free Operating Cash Flow-To-Debt is 
0.34 (1Y +27.8% )

ALXN Stock Price & Free Operating Cash Flow-To-Debt

Free Operating Cash Flow-To-Debt for ALXN competitors.
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Historical (All-Time) Stats for Free Operating Cash Flow-To-Debt

chevron_right 2021 0.36 -0.8x *
( -6.2% / year avg)
chevron_left 1995 -2.0
vertical_align_top Peak 6.71 +1.9x *
vertical_align_bottom Bottom -7.42
arrow_drop_up # Up Years 14 14 of 27
years up.
arrow_drop_down # Down Years 13
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 -37.5x faster than it's free operating cash flow-to-debt over the same period.
  • If ALXN shrinks it's stock at the same rate as it's free operating cash flow-to-debt (-6.2%/year) , it's stock price will shrink +52.7% and hit $57.32 over the next 10 years.
  • ALXN's stock price has gone up 0 of the 14 years (0%) it's free operating cash flow-to-debt were also up.
* A modified method (see: here) is used to calculate changes that involve negative numbers.
5-Year Change 🚀
+138%$6.4BNet Revenue (Sales)
+181%$608.8MCost of Revenue (Sales)
+135%$5.8BGross Profit Margin
-1.58%3.62Gross Profit Margin Ratio
+78.1%$1.2BResearch and Development (R&D)
+109%$1.8BSelling, General, and Administrative (SG&A)
+91.1%$3.2BTotal Operating Expenses
+101%$3.8BCost & Expenses
+38.7%$110.8MInterest Expense/Income, Net
+51.0%$300.4MDepreciation & Amortization (D&A)
+191%$2.9BEBITDA
+22.2%1.81EBITDA Margin
+227%$2.6BOperating Income
+37.0%1.63Operating Margin
-25.4%-$114.8MTotal Other Income/Expenses
+323%$2.4BPretax Income (Earnings)
+77.5%1.48Pretax Income (Earnings) Margin
-83.0%$219.2MProvision For Income Taxes
-391.6%$2.1BNet Income (Earnings)
-222.1%1.35Net Profit Margin
-401.9%9.78Earnings Per Share (EPS)
-401.9%9.78Earnings Per Share (EPS) Diluted
-3.15%$876.4MShares Outstanding
-3.15%$876.4MShares Outstanding (Diluted)
+154%$11.9BCash and Cash Equivalents
-88.2%$139.6MShort Term Investments
+105%$12.0BCash And Short-Term Investments
+227%$3.1BInventory
+135%$23.3BTotal Current Assets
+136%$5.8BPP&E
+1.69%$20.4BGoodwill
-37.3%$12.0BIntangible Assets
-17.4%$32.4BGoodwill and Intangible Assets
+37.6%$72.4BTotal Assets
+152%$474.4MAccounts Payables
-18.6%$569.6MShort-term Debt
+6,334%$1.1BOther Current Liabilities
+111%$6.5BTotal Current Liabilities
-27.2%$9.7BLong-term Debt
+291%$6.5BDeferred Tax Liabilities Non-Current
+147%$2.4BOther Non-Current Liabilities
+16.8%$19.3BTotal Non-Current Liabilities
+31.7%$25.8BTotal Liabilities
+370%$21.0BRetained Earnings
-331.5%-$500.0MAccumulated Other Comprehensive Income Loss
+41.2%$46.6BTotal Shareholders Equity
+37.6%$72.4BTotal Liabilities & Stockholders Equity
-26.8%$10.2BTotal Debt
-117.2%-$1.6BNet Debt
-128.0%-$436.8MDeferred Income Tax
+67.5%$342.0MStock-Based Compensation (SBC)
-1,029.8%$1.9BChange in Working Capital
+144%$176.4MAccounts Receivables
+145%$16.8BOther Working Capital
-154.3%-$67.2MOther Non-Cash Items
+276%$3.4BNet Cash Provided by Operating Activities
+1.9%-$310.0MInvestments in PP&E
-97.1%-$22.4MPurchase of Investments
-96.5%$10.0MSales/Maturities of Investments
-58.7%-$322.4MNet Cash used for Investing Activities
-16.7%-$306.0MCommon Stock Repurchased
-98.9%-$4.8MOther Financing Activities
-60.1%-$295.2MNet Cash Used Provided by Financing Activities
-1,272.3%$80.0MEffect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash
-544.5%$2.8BNet Change in Cash
+160%$12.1BCash at End of Period
+76.1%$9.3BCash at Beginning of Period
+276%$3.4BOperating Cash Flow
+1.9%-$310.0MCapital Expenditure (capex)
+418%$3.1BFree Cash Flow
  • ALXN Historical Free Operating Cash Flow-To-Debt Table

    * A modified method (see: here) is used to calculate changes that involve negative numbers.
    Year Free Operating Cash Flow-To-Debt YoY % Change* Stock Price YoY % Change (Stock Price)
    4/1/2021 0.36 30.1% - -
    4/1/2020 0.28 54.8% - -
    4/1/2019 0.18 137.0% - -
    4/1/2018 0.08 -39.8% - -
    4/1/2017 0.12 52.4% - -
    4/1/2016 0.08 53.3% - -
    4/1/2015 0.05 -87.0% - -
    4/1/2014 0.41 -47.0% - -
    4/1/2013 0.77 70.8% - -
    4/1/2012 0.45 -84.5% - -
    4/1/2011 2.91 -56.7% - -
    4/1/2010 6.71 755.4% - -
    4/1/2009 0.78 1366.9% - -
    4/1/2008 0.05 -149.2% - -
    4/1/2007 -0.11 -14.6% - -
    4/1/2006 -0.13 -18.2% - -
    4/1/2005 -0.16 11.9% - -
    4/1/2004 -0.14 -16.1% - -
    4/1/2003 -0.17 42.0% - -
    4/1/2002 -0.12 219.2% - -
    4/1/2001 -0.04 -85.1% - -
    4/1/2000 -0.24 -92.1% - -
    4/1/1999 -3.08 -51.2% - -
    4/1/1998 -6.31 -14.9% - -
    4/1/1997 -7.42 139.5% - -
    4/1/1996 -3.1 54.9% - -
    4/1/1995 -2.0 - - -

  • 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.
  • Free operating cash flow-to-debt = (CFO (adjusted) - Capital expenditures)/(Total debt)


    For more detailed definitions, please see Investopedia.
    Year Free Operating Cash Flow-To-Debt YoY % Change Stock Price YoY % Change (Stock Price) capex operating cash flow total debt
    4/1/2021 0.36 30.1% -310.00 3362.00 10248.00
    4/1/2020 0.28 54.8% -77.40 2679.50 10002.00
    4/1/2019 0.18 137.0% -183.10 1651.20 10540.20
    4/1/2018 0.08 -39.8% -258.90 600.20 11422.30
    4/1/2017 0.12 52.4% -363.96 1149.39 12166.33
    4/1/2016 0.08 53.3% -281.52 803.70 13272.81
    4/1/2015 0.05 -87.0% -259.00 767.80 11956.10
    4/1/2014 0.41 -47.0% -92.58 565.50 2437.40
    4/1/2013 0.77 70.8% -28.22 393.43 560.00
    4/1/2012 0.45 -84.5% -21.00 396.44 1027.11
    4/1/2011 2.91 -56.7% -19.14 230.31 423.16
    4/1/2010 6.71 755.4% -18.12 142.34 29.83
    4/1/2009 0.78 1366.9% -72.02 112.25 371.28
    4/1/2008 0.05 -149.2% -43.00 0.94 821.13
    4/1/2007 -0.11 -14.6% -67.62 -146.18 722.66
    4/1/2006 -0.13 -18.2% -49.77 -100.94 600.38
    4/1/2005 -0.16 11.9% -6.46 -108.29 720.33
    4/1/2004 -0.14 -16.1% -2.75 -70.64 487.84
    4/1/2003 -0.17 42.0% -2.89 -86.14 502.30
    4/1/2002 -0.12 219.2% -4.62 -62.52 495.68
    4/1/2001 -0.04 -85.1% -5.39 -23.53 495.96
    4/1/2000 -0.24 -92.1% -5.52 -16.53 472.74
    4/1/1999 -3.08 -51.2% -2.00 -11.00 152.17
    4/1/1998 -6.31 -14.9% -2.10 -13.10 3.10
    4/1/1997 -7.42 139.5% -0.70 -2.40 1.00
    4/1/1996 -3.10 54.9% -0.53 -5.60 1.87
    4/1/1995 -2.00 -0.40 -6.80 3.20