Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals Limited, a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on developing drugs for the treatment of severe genetic and skin disorders in Europe, the United States, and Singapore.
CUV passed our risk checks.
Flawless balance sheet with solid track record.
Share Price & News
How has Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CUV has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: CUV underperformed the Australian Biotechs industry which returned 80.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CUV underperformed the Australian Market which returned 15.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CUV (A$25.42) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$45.26)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CUV is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CUV is poor value based on its PE Ratio (67.6x) compared to the Biotechs industry average (37.4x).
PE vs Market: CUV is poor value based on its PE Ratio (67.6x) compared to the Australian market (18.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CUV is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CUV is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (21.8x) compared to the AU Biotechs industry average (2.7x).
How is Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CUV's forecast earnings growth (14.4% per year) is above the savings rate (1.1%).
Earnings vs Market: CUV's earnings (14.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (9.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CUV's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: CUV's revenue (41.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Australian market (4.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CUV's revenue (41.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CUV's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (27.4%)
How has Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CUV has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CUV's current net profit margins (58.4%) are higher than last year (51.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CUV has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 70.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: CUV's earnings growth over the past year (37.1%) is below its 5-year average (70.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: CUV earnings growth over the past year (37.1%) exceeded the Biotechs industry 7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: CUV's Return on Equity (31.7%) is considered high.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CUV's short term assets (A$61.2M) exceed its short term liabilities (A$5.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: CUV's short term assets (A$61.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$205.5K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CUV is debt free.
Reducing Debt: CUV has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CUV has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: CUV has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
Inventory Level: CUV has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if CUV's debt is covered by short term assets.
What is Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CUV's dividend (0.097%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.29%).
High Dividend: CUV's dividend (0.097%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.49%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CUV is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: CUV is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: CUV is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CUV's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Philippe Wolgen (56yo)
Dr. Philippe Jacques Wolgen, MBA, M.D., has been the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals Limited since November 28, 2005 to lead the corporate turnaround of the Group. ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Philippe's total compensation ($USD946.89K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD948.27K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Philippe's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO, MD & Director||14.3yrs||AU$1.42m||7.09% A$89.1m|
|CFO & Company Secretary||14.1yrs||AU$336.50k||0.62% A$7.8m|
|Acting Chief Scientific Officer||7.4yrs||AU$296.35k||0.64% A$8.0m|
|Head of Investor Relations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|General Manager of Europe||0yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: CUV's management team is seasoned and experienced (14.1 years average tenure).
|CEO, MD & Director||14.3yrs||AU$1.42m||7.09% A$89.1m|
|Non-Executive Director||13yrs||AU$82.52k||0.36% A$4.5m|
|Non-Executive Director||0.4yrs||no data||no data|
|Non Executive Director||0.3yrs||no data||0.0034% A$43.1k|
|Non-Executive Chairman||0.3yrs||AU$80.00k||3.53% A$44.3m|
|Non-Executive Director||2.1yrs||AU$65.00k||0.011% A$139.8k|
Experienced Board: CUV's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CUV insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals Limited
- Ticker: CUV
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1999
- Industry: Biotechnology
- Sector: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech
- Market Cap: AU$1.256b
- Shares outstanding: 49.41m
- Website: https://www.clinuvel.com
- Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals Limited
- 535 Bourke Street
- Level 11
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|UR9||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Feb 2001|
|CUV||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Feb 2001|
|CLVL.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Feb 2001|
|CUV||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Feb 2001|
|CLVL.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||SPON ADR||US||USD||May 2004|
|UR9A||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||SPON ADR||DE||EUR||May 2004|
Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals Limited, a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on developing drugs for the treatment of severe genetic and skin disorders in Europe, the United States, and Singapore. Its lead drug candidate is SCENESSE, a photoprotective drug for the prevention of phototoxicity in adult patients with erythropoietic protoporphyria. The company’s pipeline products include CUV9900, an alpha-melanocyte stimulating hormone analogue; and VLRX001, an addition to the family of melanocortin analogues, which provoke increased and prolonged cellular activity. Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals Limited was incorporated in 1999 and is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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