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Pacific Biosciences Of California, Inc.


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Charts data: {"Earnings":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":-66160000},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":-31696000},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":-74375000},{"time":"2017-12-30","value":-92189000},{"time":"2018-12-30","value":-102562000},{"time":"2019-12-30","value":-84134000},{"time":"2020-12-30","value":29403000},{"time":"2021-12-30","value":-181223000},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":-314248000},{"time":"2023-12-30","value":-306735000}],"Sales":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":60594000},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":92782000},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":90714000},{"time":"2017-12-30","value":93468000},{"time":"2018-12-30","value":78626000},{"time":"2019-12-30","value":90891000},{"time":"2020-12-30","value":78893000},{"time":"2021-12-30","value":130513000},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":128304000},{"time":"2023-12-30","value":200521000}],"Net Margins":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":-1.09185727959864},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":-0.3416179862473325},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":-0.8198844720770774},{"time":"2017-12-30","value":-0.9863161723798519},{"time":"2018-12-30","value":-1.304428560527052},{"time":"2019-12-30","value":-0.9256582059829906},{"time":"2020-12-30","value":0.37269466239083315},{"time":"2021-12-30","value":-1.3885436699792357},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":-2.4492455418381343},{"time":"2023-12-30","value":-1.5296901571406487}],"Assets":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":124523000},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":131107000},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":137884000},{"time":"2017-12-30","value":144084000},{"time":"2018-12-30","value":170275000},{"time":"2019-12-30","value":147985000},{"time":"2020-12-30","value":413980000},{"time":"2021-12-30","value":2006970000},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":1767086000},{"time":"2023-12-30","value":1746013000}],"Stockholders Equity":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":54949000},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":73540000},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":84668000},{"time":"2017-12-30","value":86103000},{"time":"2018-12-30","value":114061000},{"time":"2019-12-30","value":54917000},{"time":"2020-12-30","value":335491000},{"time":"2021-12-30","value":790987000},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":562904000},{"time":"2023-12-30","value":701304000}],"ROE":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":-1.2040255509654407},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":-0.4310035354908893},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":-0.8784310483299476},{"time":"2017-12-30","value":-1.0706827868947655},{"time":"2018-12-30","value":-0.899185523535652},{"time":"2019-12-30","value":-1.5320210499481035},{"time":"2020-12-30","value":0.08764169530628244},{"time":"2021-12-30","value":-0.22910996008783963},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":-0.5582621548256896},{"time":"2023-12-30","value":-0.4373780842544745}],"ROA":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":-0.504758157127599},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":-0.222215442348616},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":-0.5166951930608338},{"time":"2017-12-30","value":-0.6231365037061714},{"time":"2018-12-30","value":-0.5930817794743797},{"time":"2019-12-30","value":-0.5685305943169916},{"time":"2020-12-30","value":0.07102517029808203},{"time":"2021-12-30","value":-0.10485209046473042},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":-0.1738432651268812},{"time":"2023-12-30","value":-0.18222029274696122}]}

Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. designs, develops, and manufactures sequencing systems to resolve genetically complex problems. The company provides sequencing systems; consumable products, including single molecule real-time (SMRT) cells; and various reagent kits designed for specific workflow, such as template preparation kit to convert DNA into SMRTbell double-stranded DNA library formats, including molecular biology reagents, such as ligase, buffers, and exonucleases. It also offers binding kits, such as modified DNA polymerase used to bind SMRTbell libraries to the polymerase in preparation for sequencing; and sequencing kits comprise reagents required for on-instrument, real-time sequencing, including the phospholinked nucleotides. The company serves research institutions; commercial laboratories; genome centers; public health labs, hospitals and clinical research institutes, contract research organizations, and academic institutions; pharmaceutical companies; and agricultural companies. It markets its products through a direct sales force in North America and Europe, as well as through distribution partners in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. It has a development and commercialization agreement with Invitae Corporation. The company was formerly known as Nanofluidics, Inc. and changed its name to Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. in 2005. Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. was incorporated in 2000 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.


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In the chart Earnings are multiplied by this value.

Earnings Growth -
Earnings Stability -

Competitiveness and MOAT

High margins render the company resilient under dire circumstances, hence able to drive competitors out or acquire them. ROE and ROA measure the average flow generated by each invested dollar. Their marginal value is a forecast of future growth, and it is considered by Buffett and Munger the most important single indicator.

Net Margin-34%-82%-99%-130%-93%37%-140%-240%-150%-150%

What is the average Net Margin?

The average Net Margin over the past 5 years is -120.41%.

What is the trend of Net Margin?

The trend of Net Margin over the past 5 years is -21.31%.

What is the average Return on Assets (ROA)?

The average ROA over the past 5 years is -25.86%.

What is the trend of Return on Assets (ROA)?

The trend of ROA over the past 5 years is +8.75%.

What is the average Return on Equity (ROE)?

The average ROE over the past 5 years is -59.47%.

What is the trend of Return on Equity (ROE)?

The trend of ROE over the past 5 years is +14.04%.

Safety & Stabiliy

Being debt the number one cause of investment losses and company death, the ratio Debt/FCF is of utmost importance to guarantee safety. On the other hand the Graham’s stability measures the drawdown of earnings, hence indicating the reliability of the flow generated by the company.

Debt FCF--0.21-0.17-0.21-0.39--7.70-3.22-3.33-3.58
Debt Equity-
Graham Stability----------

What is the Debt/FCF?

The Debt/FCF trailing twelve month is -3.58.

What is the trend of Debt/FCF?

The trend of Debt/FCF over the past 5 years is -0.84.

What is the Graham’s Stability?

Graham’s Stability measure stands at -.


Growth can be dangerous when forecasting, simply projecting the current growth is in general wrong. A company passes through multiple phases, from being young and unprofitable, to the first periods of profitability and high growth, until it arrives at a period of regime with limited growth. Identifying in which phase the company is in may help forecasting.

Net Income-----
Stockholders Equity35%44%28%25%9.6%

What is the 5 year Revenue CAGR?

The Revenue CAGR over the past 5 years is +20.59%.

What is the trend of Revenue growth?

The trend of Revenue growth rate over the past 5 years is +2.36%.

What is the 5 year Earnings CAGR?

The Earnings CAGR over the past 5 years is +24.5%.

What is the trend of Earnings growth?

The trend of Earnings growth rate over the past 5 years is -.

What is the 5 year Equity CAGR?

The Equity CAGR over the past 5 years is +43.8%.

What is the trend of Equity growth?

The trend of Equity growth rate over the past 5 years is +9.63%.

What is the 5 year FCF CAGR?

The FCF CAGR over the past 5 years is +31.45%.

What is the trend of FCF growth?

The trend of FCF growth rate over the past 5 years is -.