Basilea Pharmaceutica (BSLN)

Business description

Basilea focuses on anti-infectives and oncology. Lead products are Cresemba (an antifungal), which is approved in the US and Europe, and Zevtera (an anti-MRSA broad-spectrum antibiotic), approved in many European and non-European countries for pneumonia.

Stock data

Market cap.CHF795.6m
Last closeCHF67.00
High / Low (52 weeks)CHF86.3 / CHF65.1
Stock market listingSW
Forecast net debt (CHFm)2.3
Forecast gearing ratio (%)4
TeamHealthcare
SectorPharmaceutical & healthcare

Price performance

%1m3m12m
Actual2.3(14)(20.5)
Relative *0.3(6.8)(20.2)

* % Relative to local index

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Company news

What Are The Drivers Of Basilea Pharmaceutica AG's (VTX:BSLN) Risks?

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 06:45:00 GMT

Basilea Pharmaceutica's (BPMUF) CEO Ronald Scott on Full Year 2017 Results ...

Thu, 01 Mar 2018 06:11:15 GMT

Breakeven On The Horizon For Basilea Pharmaceutica AG (VTX:BSLN)

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 06:22:30 GMT

BRIEF-Basilea Pharmaceutica: Partner Avir Pharma Launches Basilea's ...

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 05:26:15 GMT

BRIEF-Basilea Pharmaceutica Licenses Late-Stage Oncology Drug Candidate ...

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 05:15:00 GMT

Y/E Dec Revenue (CHFm) EBITDA (CHFm) PBT (CHFm) EPS (fd) (CHFc) P/E (x) P/CF (x)
2016A 66.0 (41.6) (50.9) (505.74) N/A N/A
2017A 101.5 (12.2) (18.9) (178.36) N/A 38.1
2018E 113.6 (16.3) (24.0) (222.50) N/A N/A
2019E 137.3 (3.5) (11.4) (106.14) N/A N/A

Last updated on 08/03/2018

Investment summary

Basilea reported a definable FY17, as a multitude of licensing/distribution agreements announced in 2016/17 for launched anti-infective drug assets Cresemba (isavuconazole) and Zevtera (ceftobiprole) aided reported product sales, royalty and milestone income. Total revenues grew 54% to CHF101.5m, of which CHF16.3m related to product sales and CHF15.0m to royalty income. Operating losses declined by 68% to CHF14.1m. For 2018, we expect operating losses to reduce further as higher R&D costs are offset by growth in total revenues. We value Basilea at CHF1,231m.

Last updated on 08/03/2018

Industry outlook

There is an increasing need for novel antimicrobial agents with efficacy against resistant strains of bacteria (eg MRSA), and/or improved side effect profiles. Hence the opportunities for Zevtera and Cresemba could be significant.

Last updated on 02/03/2018

Key management

Ronald Scott, CEO
Donato Spota, CFO

Company address

Grenzacherstrasse 487
PO Box 4005
Basel
Switzerland
+41 61 606 11 11
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