GW Pharmaceuticals (GWPH)

Business description

GW is a UK-based speciality pharma company developing cannabinoid medicines. Lead pipeline candidate Epidiolex is undergoing Phase III trials for childhood epilepsy. Sativex is marketed by partners in a number of EU countries for MS spasticity.

Stock data

Market cap.US$2639.5m
Last closeUS$104.72
High / Low (52 weeks)US$134.0 / US$80.7
Stock market listingUS
Forecast net cash (US$m)327
Forecast gearing ratio (%)N/A
TeamHealthcare
SectorPharmaceutical & healthcare

Price performance

%1m3m12m
Actual(1.5)(12)19.3
Relative *(3.6)(15.4)2.3

* % Relative to local index

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Company news

GW Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Goldman Sachs 38th Annual Global ...

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 15:56:15 GMT

GW Pharmaceuticals and its US Subsidiary Greenwich Biosciences Announce ...

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:00:00 GMT

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Wed, 31 May 2017 16:30:00 GMT

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Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:15:00 GMT

Y/E Sep Revenue (US$m) EBITDA (US$m) PBT (US$m) EPS (c) P/E (x) P/CF (x)
2015A 35.7 (68.2) (69.7) (263.60) N/A N/A
2016A 12.9 (104.9) (106.1) (332.18) N/A N/A
2017E 12.6 (128.2) (128.7) (425.66) N/A N/A
2018E 51.2 (99.4) (100.4) (330.00) N/A N/A

Last updated on 11/05/2017

Investment summary

GW Pharmaceuticals (GW) is developing an extensive cannabinoid portfolio with potential to treat a broad range of diseases. The lead pipeline asset is Epidiolex, now undergoing a multiple Phase III clinical study program for refractory childhood epilepsies. Initial top-line Phase III data from their one trial in Dravet syndrome and two trials in Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) were all statistically significant. We expect an NDA filing for both Dravet and LGS mid-2017 and a filing in the EU in H217. They have also commenced Phase III trials in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) and infantile spasms (IS).

Last updated on 01/06/2017

Industry outlook

GW is the leading player in cannabinoid medicines. Cannabinoids are diverse chemical compounds that GW extracts from cannabis plant varieties (chemotypes) it has bred. Epidiolex has the potential to treat a broad range of treatment-refractory epilepsy conditions, while the portfolio extends to other orphan indications such as TSC epilepsy and NHIE.

Last updated on 01/06/2017

Key management

Geoffrey Guy, Chairman
Justin Gover, CEO
Adam David George, CFO

Company address

6th Floor
1 Cavendish Place
London
W1G 0QF
United Kingdom
+44 (0) 1980 557 000
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