Derma Sciences (DSCI)

Business description

Derma Sciences is a specialty medical device/pharmaceutical company. It focuses on developing and commercialising traditional and novel advanced wound care products, including MEDIHONEY and TCC-EZ.

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Stock data

Market cap.US$115m
Last closeUS$4.45
High / Low (52 weeks)US$9.7 / US$4.0
Stock market listingUS
Forecast net cash (US$m)38.4
Forecast gearing ratio (%)N/A
SectorPharmaceutical & Healthcare

Price performance

Relative *(14.5)(33.7)(46.9)

* % Relative to local index

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Company news

Derma Sciences, Inc. Short Interest Update

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 17:48:45 GMT

Derma Sciences exploring sale after scrapping drug program

Thu, 12 Nov 2015 12:53:00 GMT

Derma Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:DSCI) Hedge Funds Sentiment Unchanged in Q2 2015

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 19:07:30 GMT

Derma Sciences Inc. (DSCI) Jumps 6.46% on November 26

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:01:07 GMT

Company Shares of Derma Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:DSCI) Drops by -2.1%

Mon, 23 Nov 2015 02:48:45 GMT

Y/E Dec Revenue (US$m) EBITDA (US$m) PBT (US$m) EPS (c) P/E (x) P/CF (x)
2013A 79.7 (17.8) (23.8) (140.5) N/A N/A
2014A 83.7 (33.6) (39.9) (161.8) N/A N/A
2015E 88.1 (41.2) (47.7) (185.8) N/A N/A
2016E 96.4 (32.1) (38.7) (147.1) N/A N/A

Last updated on 16/11/2015

Investment summary

Derma Sciences offers a compelling risk/reward profile with its traditional and advance wound care franchises advancing well in an underserved market. It is well funded, affording it considerable sales force and R&D investments. In Q315, sales grew by 10%, despite MEDIHONEY Medicare reimbursement issues. We expect 5% sales FY15 growth, driven by contact casting boot TCC-EZ, a strong uptake of the AMNIO line and a new private label supply deal in TWC. Derma Sciences announced the termination of its aclerastide Ph III trial on 12 November, relieving it of considerable costs but also long-term growth opportunities.

Last updated on 25/11/2015

Industry outlook

DSCI operates in three segments of the wound care market: traditional (TWC), advanced (AWC) and pharmaceutical wound care (PWC). The slow-growing but cash-positive TWC unit provides the company with investment capital for the fast-growing AWC unit, which has seen a five-year CAGR of 53% and is expected to grow 15% in the next few years.

Last updated on 25/11/2015

Key management

Edward Quilty , CEO
John Yetter , CFO

Company address

214 Carnegie Center
Suite 300
NJ 08540
United States
+1 800-445-7627
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