Vernalis (VER)

Business description

Vernalis is a UK speciality pharma company with an FDA-approved, prescription-only cough cold treatment, Tuzistra XR; an FDA approved amoxicillin, Moxatag; and a late-stage US cough cold pipeline of four products.

Stock data

Market cap.£66.5m
Last close12.63p
High / Low (52 weeks)36.0p / 12.1p
Stock market listingLN
Forecast net debt (m)N/A
Forecast gearing ratio (%)N/A
TeamHealthcare
SectorPharmaceutical & healthcare

Price performance

%1m3m12m
Actual(2.9)(25.7)(65.5)
Relative *(1.2)(26.5)(68.6)

* % Relative to local index

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Company news

Vernalis plc

Fri, 10 Feb 2012 10:28:12 GMT

Vernalis PLC: Year-End Trading Update and Notice of Full Year Results

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 06:00:00 GMT

Servier and Vernalis plc announce achievement of 3 milestones in their ...

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:00:00 GMT

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Wed, 03 May 2017 09:48:32 GMT

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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 18:22:30 GMT

Y/E Jun Revenue (£m) EBITDA (£m) PBT (£m) EPS (p) P/E (x) P/CF (x)
2016A 12.0 (23.9) (16.2) (3.4) N/A N/A
2017A 20.8 (23.3) (21.2) (3.6) N/A N/A
2018E N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2019E N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Last updated on 13/10/2017

Investment summary

Investment into addressing barriers to higher Tuzistra XR prescribing is starting to translate into higher prescription (Rx) rates; both Rx and sales are showing positive trends and gathering momentum. The FDA has issued a Complete Response Letter for the CCP-07 NDA highlighting undisclosed outstanding questions (unrelated to formulation and pharmacokinetics), and CCP-08 NDA (indicating that the outstanding items which resulted in the CRL for CCP-07 remain and need to be addressed prior to the resubmission and approval of both NDAs). We are placing our forecasts under review following the financial year ended 30 June 2017 results.

Last updated on 02/11/2017

Industry outlook

Generic IR liquid products dominate the US Rx cough cold market, reflecting difficulties in formulating ER liquids that satisfy current FDA regulations; Tuzistra XR meets these standards. Favourable pricing and reimbursement of the five cough cold products in development by Vernalis would value the addressable market at up to $3.5bn.

Last updated on 02/11/2017

Key management

Peter Fellner, Chairman
Ian Garland, CEO
David Mackney, CFO

Company address

100 Berkshire Place
Wharfedale Road
Winnersh
Berkshire
RG41 5RD
United Kingdom
0118 938 0000
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