Abzena (ABZA)

Business description

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

Stock data

Market cap.£81.2m
Last close38.00p
High / Low (52 weeks)56.0p / 32.2p
Stock market listingLN
Forecast net cash (£m)4.1
Forecast gearing ratio (%)N/A
TeamHealthcare
SectorPharmaceutical & healthcare

Price performance

%1m3m12m
Actual10.13.4(19.2)
Relative *6.8(1)(32.7)

* % Relative to local index

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Company news

Abzena partner snapped up for US$400mln

Wed, 24 May 2017 10:43:49 GMT

Abzena boosted by US$400mln takeover deal for one of the companies using its ...

Wed, 24 May 2017 12:01:23 GMT

Funding will accelerate Abzena towards profitability believes finncap

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:03:45 GMT

Abzena plc chief hails ThioBridge technology agreement

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 11:34:38 GMT

Abzena and Baylor Institute form immunotherapy venture

Thu, 14 Jul 2016 12:25:10 GMT

Investment summary

Abzena recently announced a placing of £25m gross (issuing 75.8m new shares at 33p) to expand its service offering, capacity and capabilities. Importantly, we expect this fund-raising to take Abzena to profitability, which will be a significant milestone for the company. We have increased our valuation to £132m (vs £105m), primarily due to the increase in forecast service revenues, improved gross margin and cash position.

Last updated on 03/05/2017

Y/E Mar Revenue (£m) EBITDA (£m) PBT (£m) EPS (p) P/E (x) P/CF (x)
2015A 5.7 (4.5) (4.7) (5.89) N/A N/A
2016A 9.9 (7.0) (7.5) (6.00) N/A N/A
2017E 19.1 (7.9) (9.1) (6.17) N/A N/A
2018E 29.7 (7.2) (10.1) (4.52) N/A N/A

Last updated on 03/05/2017

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 02/05/2017

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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