NetScientific (NSCI)

Business description

NetScientific is a transatlantic biomedical and healthcare technology group. Its portfolio of five core investments and one material investment is focused on three main sectors: digital heath (Wanda), diagnostics (Vortex, ProAxsis, Glycotest) and therapeutics (PDS Biotech).

Stock data

Market cap.£38.1m
Last close48.50p
High / Low (52 weeks)73.5p / 40.8p
Stock market listingLN
Forecast net cash (£m)0.1
Forecast gearing ratio (%)N/A
TeamHealthcare
SectorPharmaceutical & healthcare

Price performance

%1m3m12m
Actual(9.4)(27.6)(11)
Relative *(12.6)(24.1)(13.8)

* % Relative to local index

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Company news

Investment summary

NetScientific recently announced full-year results for 2017. It was a year of progress for the company, which is carrying forward into 2018. In February 2018, ProAxsis had its first commercial sale of Neutrophil Elastase Airways Test (NEATstik) for measuring active neutrophil elastase, in this case to a research lab conducting a respiratory clinical trial with a pharmaceutical company. In March, Vortex announced a collaboration with BioView for automated clinical biomarker identification of circulating tumour cells.

Last updated on 18/04/2018

Y/E Dec Revenue (£m) EBITDA (£m) PBT (£m) EPS (p) P/E (x) P/CF (x)
2016A 0.5 (12.6) (12.3) (20.6) N/A N/A
2017A 0.4 (10.8) (9.5) (13.6) N/A N/A
2018E 1.9 (11.5) (12.4) (13.5) N/A N/A
2019E 4.1 (8.3) (9.7) (10.8) N/A N/A

Last updated on 18/04/2018

Latest video

Executive interview - NetScientific

Industry outlook

NetScientific remains focused on sourcing, funding and building early- to mid-stage US and UK companies that are developing potentially breakthrough technologies in growing markets with unmet needs.

Last updated on 02/03/2018

Key management

Sir Richard Sykes, Chairman
Dr Fran├žois Martelet, CEO
Ian Postlethwaite, CFO

Company address

30 St Mary Axe
London
EC3A 8BF
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 3514 1800
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