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Newron Pharmaceuticals (NWRN)

Business description

Newron is a CNS-focused biotech. Xadago (partnered with Zambon, US WorldMeds, Meiji Seika, Sequirus) for PD has been launched in Europe and the US. Other pipeline assets include Sarizotan (Phase III for RS) and Evenamide (Phase II for schizophrenia).

Stock data

Market cap.CHF190.2m
Last closeCHF10.66
High / Low (52 weeks)CHF18.7 / CHF8.2
Stock market listingSW
Forecast net cash (€m)47.9
Forecast gearing ratio (%)N/A
TeamHealthcare
SectorPharmaceutical & healthcare

Price performance

%1m3m12m
Actual(19.2)(16.6)(43)
Relative *(20.6)(16.8)(42.7)

* % Relative to local index

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Company news

Newron Pharmaceuticals Announces Shareholders Accepted All Motions at the AGM 2018

Tue, 27 Mar 2018 10:52:30 GMT

Newron Pharmaceuticals SpA Announces Change in the Board of Directors

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 18:33:45 GMT

Newron Pharmaceuticals Announces Expansion of STARS Study to Include Patients ...

Wed, 17 May 2017 04:52:30 GMT

Newron Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 20th Annual BIO CEO & Investor ...

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 12:00:00 GMT

Newron Pharmaceuticals Supports Rett Syndrome Awareness Month

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:00:33 GMT

Y/E Dec Revenue (€m) EBITDA (€m) PBT (€m) EPS (c) P/E (x) P/CF (x)
2016A 6.7 (15.3) (15.2) (103.69) N/A N/A
2017A 13.4 (4.3) (5.3) (32.32) N/A N/A
2018E 5.6 (24.7) (24.5) (137.90) N/A N/A
2019E 10.7 (28.3) (28.2) (158.27) N/A N/A

Last updated on 12/07/2018

Investment summary

Newron's lead product, Xadago (safinamide) for Parkinson's disease (PD) has been launched in 14 European countries and is generating sales through commercial partner Zambon (ex-Japan/Asia). Additionally, Xadago has been launched in the US by sublicensee US WorldMeds. Following positive phase II/III data (Japan), partner Meiji plan to submit the salfinamide MAA in Japan during 2018. Other pipeline assets include sarizotan for Rett syndrome, the pivotal trial STARS (placebo-controlled Phase II/III trial) to investigate breathing disorders associated with RS has initiated (enrollment expected to complete in H218). Full data from the Phase II study of evenamide as an add-on to atypical antipsychotics, published in March 2017, demonstrated efficacy in terms of improvement on the symptoms of schizophrenia assessed by the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS). Newron raised CHF27m in 2017 in a private placement that it expects will help fund operations through 2019.

Last updated on 27/07/2018

Industry outlook

Parkinson's disease is a growing market. Xadago could have a unique position, with once-a-day dosing and a clean safety profile.

Last updated on 27/07/2018

Key management

Stefan Weber, CEO
Marco Caremi, Executive VP of Business Development

Company address

Newron Pharmaceuticals SpA
via Ludovico Ariosto 21
Bresso (Mi)
20091
Italy
+39 02 610 3461
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