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PDL BioPharma (PDLI)

Business description

PDL has reinvented itself through a three-pronged strategy: investing in royalty streams of marketed and development-stage therapeutics and providing high-yield debt financing to device & diagnostic companies with near-term product launches.

Stock data

Market cap.US$366.4m
Last closeUS$2.52
High / Low (52 weeks)US$3.5 / US$2.3
Stock market listingUS
Forecast net cash (US$m)323.1
Forecast gearing ratio (%)N/A
TeamHealthcare
SectorPharmaceutical & healthcare

Price performance

%1m3m12m
Actual7.79.6(25)
Relative *6.22.1(35.8)

* % Relative to local index

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Company news

PDL BioPharma Announces First Quarter 2018 Financial Results

Wed, 09 May 2018 19:52:30 GMT

PDL BioPharma to Announce First Quarter 2018 Financial Results on May 9, 2018

Wed, 02 May 2018 11:03:45 GMT

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Fri, 27 Apr 2018 13:07:30 GMT

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Thu, 17 May 2018 19:30:00 GMT

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Investment summary

PDL BioPharma is a healthcare-focused finance company with a three-pronged strategy: investing in royalty streams, providing high-yield financing to life science companies with near-term product launches as well as purchasing approved drugs to be sold by Noden Pharma (which is currently a wholly owned subsidiary) on a high margin basis. This strategy allows investors to gain exposure in healthcare through a relatively low-risk, diversified vehicle. PDL reported Q218 revenues of $46.6m, with Noden product revenue of $25.9m (up 45.1% compared to Q118). Almost all of that growth came from increased sales in Asia thanks to the launch in Japan by distribution partner Orphan Pacific. Lee’s Pharmaceutical Holdings, Noden’s partner in China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, is expected to launch Tekturna/Rasilez in China in H119.

Last updated on 21/09/2018

Y/E Dec Revenue (US$m) EBITDA (US$m) PBT (US$m) EPS (c) P/E (x) P/CF (x)
2016A 244.3 193.1 175.5 77.72 3.2 4.1
2017A 320.1 218.8 200.3 81.33 3.1 9.6
2018E 176.1 53.7 47.8 37.10 6.8 N/A
2019E 145.5 38.5 41.1 23.40 10.8 N/A

Last updated on 16/08/2018

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Executive Interview - PDL BioPharma

Industry outlook

PDL BioPharma is one of the only companies that will give broad exposure to diverse royalty streams as well as corporate debt and high margin approved products.

Last updated on 21/09/2018

Key management

John Mclaughlin, CEO
Peter Garcia , CFO

Company address

932 Southwood Blvd.
Incline Village
NV 89451
United States
775-832-8500
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