Zymeworks Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of bio-therapeutics for the treatment of cancer in Canada.
Flawless balance sheet with limited growth.
Share Price & News
How has Zymeworks's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ZYME has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ZYME exceeded the Canadian Biotechs industry which returned -42.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ZYME exceeded the Canadian Market which returned 10.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Zymeworks's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
5 months ago | Simply Wall StDoes Zymeworks's (TSE:ZYME) Share Price Gain of 81% Match Its Business Performance?
7 months ago | Simply Wall StCould Zymeworks Inc.'s (TSE:ZYME) Investor Composition Influence The Stock Price?
8 months ago | Simply Wall StDid Changing Sentiment Drive Zymeworks's (TSE:ZYME) Share Price Down By 14%?
Is Zymeworks undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate ZYME's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate ZYME's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ZYME is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Biotechs industry average.
PE vs Market: ZYME is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Canadian market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ZYME's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ZYME is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.7x) compared to the CA Biotechs industry average (3.1x).
How is Zymeworks forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ZYME is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: ZYME is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: ZYME is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ZYME's revenue (27.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ZYME's revenue (27.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ZYME is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.
How has Zymeworks performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ZYME is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: ZYME is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ZYME is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -14.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare ZYME's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: ZYME is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Biotechs industry (103.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ZYME has a negative Return on Equity (-20.65%), as it is currently unprofitable.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Zymeworks's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ZYME's short term assets ($345.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($50.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: ZYME's short term assets ($345.3M) exceed its long term liabilities ($39.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ZYME is debt free.
Reducing Debt: ZYME had no debt 5 years ago.
Inventory Level: ZYME has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if ZYME's debt is covered by short term assets.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: ZYME has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: ZYME has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 91.5% each year
What is Zymeworks's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ZYME's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ZYME's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ZYME's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ZYME's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ZYME's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Canadian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ali Tehrani (47yo)
Dr. Ali Tehrani, Ph.D. is a Co-Founder of Zymeworks, Inc. and serves as its Chief Executive Officer and President. Dr. Tehrani has been an integral part of many of Zymeworks' corporate achievements, includ ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ali's total compensation ($USD2.61M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD2.17M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ali's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Executive Vice President of Business Operations & CFO||0yrs||US$1.05m||0.023% $534.0k|
|Chief Scientific Officer & Executive VP of Early Development||1.3yrs||US$1.51m||0.073% $1.7m|
|Chief Medical Officer||3.5yrs||US$1.13m||0.013% $293.3k|
|Vice President of Technology||0yrs||US$497.90k||no data|
|Chief People Officer||0.2yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Discovery Research||3.8yrs||US$400.71k||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Technical & Manufacturing Operations||0.8yrs||no data||no data|
|Corporate Secretary||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Business Development and Alliance Management||0yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: ZYME's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Independent Director||2.8yrs||US$116.54k||no data|
|Chair of the Board of Directors||0.3yrs||US$119.04k||no data|
|Independent Director||2.8yrs||US$107.79k||no data|
|Director||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Director||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||2.3yrs||US$102.79k||no data|
Experienced Board: ZYME's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 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: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 27.9%.
Zymeworks Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Zymeworks Inc.
- Ticker: ZYME
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 2003
- Industry: Biotechnology
- Sector: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech
- Market Cap: US$1.761b
- Listing Market Cap: US$2.304b
- Shares outstanding: 39.44m
- Website: https://www.zymeworks.com
Number of Employees
- Zymeworks Inc.
- 1385 West 8th Avenue
- Suite 540
- British Columbia
- V6H 3V9
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ZYME||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Apr 2017|
|ZYME||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Apr 2017|
|0OX||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Apr 2017|
Zymeworks Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of bio-therapeutics for the treatment of cancer in Canada. The company’s lead product candidates include ZW25, a bispecific antibody that is in Phase I clinical trial for the treatment of breast and gastric cancer; and ZW49, a bispecific antibody-drug conjugate that is in preclinical stage for treating breast and gastric cancers, and solid tumors. The company has strategic partnership with Merck Sharp & Dohme Research Ltd.; Eli Lilly and Company; Celgene Corporation and Celgene Alpine Investment Co. LLC; GlaxoSmithKline Intellectual Property Development Limited; Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd.; and Janssen Biotech, Inc., as well as a collaboration agreement with BeiGene, Ltd. It also has licensing and research collaboration with LEO Pharma A/S to discover and develop bispecific antibodies targeting cytokine-receptor pathways. Zymeworks Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2019/12/30 01:07|
|End of Day Share Price||2019/10/01 00:00|
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