Abzena (ABZA)

Business description

Abzena provides proprietary technologies and complementary services to enable the development and manufacture of biopharmaceutical products.

Stock data

Market cap.£55.1m
Last close25.75p
High / Low (52 weeks)52.2p / 25.8p
Stock market listingLN
Forecast net cash (£m)7.3
Forecast gearing ratio (%)N/A
TeamHealthcare
SectorPharmaceutical & healthcare

Price performance

%1m3m12m
Actual(12)(18.9)(34.8)
Relative *(6.5)(18)(35.7)

* % Relative to local index

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Company news

Investment summary

Abzena offers a full-service biologics research and manufacturing capability, enabling safer and more effective biological products, including immunogenicity assessment, protein/antibody engineering, bioconjugation chemistry and biomanufacturing. The fundraising earlier this year of £25m (gross) will enable it to expand its service offering and capacity. The company now aspires to profitability without further equity raises. Fee-for-services provides stable revenues, while successful commercialization of products created using Abzena’s technologies offers the prospect of future royalty revenue; 12 such products are now in the clinic. Abzena has recently announced another licensing deal for its ADC linker technology (ThioBridge™) making for up to ten ADC products, up to three with Halozyme.

Last updated on 02/02/2018

Y/E Mar Revenue (£m) EBITDA (£m) PBT (£m) EPS (p) P/E (x) P/CF (x)
2016A 9.9 (6.8) (7.4) (5.86) N/A N/A
2017A 18.7 (7.5) (8.3) (5.82) N/A N/A
2018E 21.6 (10.8) (13.1) (5.91) N/A N/A
2019E 31.0 (6.4) (9.7) (4.35) N/A N/A

Last updated on 18/01/2018

Latest video

Executive Interview - Abzena

Industry outlook

The biological services industry is highly competitive but Abzena's deepening portfolio of technologies and services is compelling, while its ADC technology offers safety and efficacy advantages over competitors.

Last updated on 02/02/2018

Key management

John Burt , CEO
Julian Smith , CFO
Matthew Baker, Chief Scientific Officer

Company address

Babraham Research Campus
Babraham
Cambridge
CB22 3AT
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 903 498
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