Alexza Pharmaceuticals (ALXA)

Business description

Alexza develops products for the acute treatment of CNS disorders using its proprietary Staccato rapid inhalation drug delivery system. Adasuve is approved (US and EU) for the acute treatment of agitation in patients with schizophrenia or bipolar I disorder.

Stock data

Market cap.US$20.3m
Last closeUS$0.94
High / Low (52 weeks)US$1.5 / US$0.3
Stock market listingUS
Forecast net debt (US$m)79.8
Forecast gearing ratio (%)88
TeamHealthcare
SectorPharmaceutical & Healthcare

Price performance

%1m3m12m
Actual1.687.0(25.8)
Relative *0.184.0(24.8)

* % Relative to local index

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Y/E Dec Revenue (US$m) EBITDA (US$m) PBT (US$m) EPS (c) P/E (x) P/CF (x)
2014A 5.6 (34.1) (45.1) (253.85) N/A N/A
2015A 5.0 (37.0) (49.3) (248.91) N/A N/A
2016E 2.5 (16.5) (25.8) (117.44) N/A N/A
2017E 7.2 (19.9) (34.6) (150.81) N/A N/A

Last updated on 25/05/2016

Investment summary

Edison Investment Research is terminating coverage on Alexza Pharmaceuticals (ALXA). Please note you should no longer rely on any previous research or estimates for this company. All forecasts should now be considered redundant.

Last updated on 02/06/2016

Industry outlook

Alexza has been undergoing a strategic review since autumn 2015, and on 10 May it announced that it had entered into an agreement whereby Ferrer would acquire Alexza for $0.90 per share, plus contingent value rights providing up to an additional $35m (approximately $1.60 per share) based on the achievement of milestones for Staccato-based products.

Last updated on 01/06/2016

Key management

Thomas King, CEO
Ana Kapor, Senior Director, Investor Relations and Corpo

Company address

2091 Stierlin Court
Mountain View
CA 94043
United States
(650) 944-7000
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