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Why Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:NBIX) Is An Attractive Investment To Consider

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Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:NBIX) is a company with exceptional fundamental characteristics. Upon building up an investment case for a stock, we should look at various aspects. In the case of NBIX, it is a company with strong financial health as well as a buoyant future outlook. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, take a look at the report on Neurocrine Biosciences here.

Exceptional growth potential with adequate balance sheet

NBIX is an attractive stock for growth-seeking investors, with an expected earnings growth of 47% in the upcoming year. This growth in the bottom-line is bolstered by an equally impressive top-line expansion over the same period, which is a sustainable driver of high-quality earnings, as opposed to pure cost-cutting activities. NBIX is financially robust, with ample cash on hand and short-term investments to meet upcoming liabilities. This suggests prudent control over cash and cost by management, which is a key determinant of the company’s health. NBIX’s has produced operating cash levels of 0.26x total debt over the past year, which implies that NBIX’s management has put its borrowings into good use by generating enough cash to cover a sufficient portion of borrowings.

NasdaqGS:NBIX Past and Future Earnings, February 28th 2019

Next Steps:

For Neurocrine Biosciences, there are three fundamental factors you should further examine:

  1. Historical Performance: What has NBIX’s returns been like over the past? Go into more detail in the past track record analysis and take a look at the free visual representations of our analysis for more clarity.
  2. Valuation: What is NBIX worth today? Is the stock undervalued, even when its growth outlook is factored into its intrinsic value? The intrinsic value infographic in our free research report helps visualize whether NBIX is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of NBIX? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

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