DB:VM4

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of therapies to address high unmet medical needs and improve the lives of patients.


Snowflake Analysis

Very undervalued with flawless balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

How has Vanda Pharmaceuticals's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: VM4's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.7%

VM4

-2.3%

DE Biotechs

-0.2%

DE Market


1 Year Return

-30.9%

VM4

8.4%

DE Biotechs

13.7%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: VM4 underperformed the German Biotechs industry which returned 9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: VM4 underperformed the German Market which returned 14.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

VM4IndustryMarket
7 Day1.7%-2.3%-0.2%
30 Day-8.9%-3.2%0.3%
90 Day-12.8%6.3%3.7%
1 Year-30.9%-30.9%8.6%8.4%17.2%13.7%
3 Year-4.3%-4.3%44.5%42.9%15.4%5.3%
5 Year30.8%30.8%13.0%10.6%21.3%4.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Vanda Pharmaceuticals's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Vanda Pharmaceuticals undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: VM4 (€12.3) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€61.08)

Significantly Below Fair Value: VM4 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: VM4 is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.8x) compared to the Biotechs industry average (39.4x).

PE vs Market: VM4 is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.8x) compared to the German market (20.7x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: VM4 is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.4x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: VM4 is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the DE Biotechs industry average (3.6x).


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Future Growth

How is Vanda Pharmaceuticals forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?

13.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: VM4's forecast earnings growth (13.3% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.4%).

Earnings vs Market: VM4's earnings (13.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (13.3% per year).

High Growth Earnings: VM4's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: VM4's revenue (14.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (5% per year).

High Growth Revenue: VM4's revenue (14.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if VM4's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Vanda Pharmaceuticals performed over the past 5 years?

30.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: VM4 has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: VM4's current net profit margins (55.5%) are higher than last year (7.1%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: VM4 has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 30.6% per year.

Accelerating Growth: VM4's earnings growth over the past year (835.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (30.6% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: VM4 earnings growth over the past year (835.4%) exceeded the Biotechs industry -4.7%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: VM4's Return on Equity (30.4%) is considered high.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Vanda Pharmaceuticals's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: VM4's short term assets ($280.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($60.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: VM4's short term assets ($280.0M) exceed its long term liabilities ($13.5M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: VM4 is debt free.

Reducing Debt: VM4 has not had any debt for past 5 years.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: VM4 has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if VM4'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: VM4 is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.

Forecast Cash Runway: VM4 is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.


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Dividend

What is Vanda Pharmaceuticals's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.3%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage1.0%forecastin3Years0%

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate VM4's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate VM4'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 VM4's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VM4'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 VM4's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

2.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Mihael Polymeropoulos (59yo)

16.8yrs

Tenure

US$4,284,676

Compensation

Dr. Mihael H. Polymeropoulos, M.D. founded Vanda Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in 2003 and has been its Chief Executive Officer, President and Director since May, 2003. Dr. Polymeropoulos has also been the Chief F ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Mihael's total compensation ($USD4.28M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD1.19M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Mihael's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Mihael Polymeropoulos
Founder16.8yrsUS$4.28m2.12% $14.1m
James Kelly
Executive VP9.2yrsUS$2.24m0.21% $1.4m
Timothy Williams
Senior VP1.5yrsUS$3.43m0.0092% $61.3k
Gunther Birznieks
Senior Vice President of Business Development2.9yrsUS$2.00m0.28% $1.8m
Gian Reverberi
Senior VP & Chief Commercial Officer4.4yrsUS$2.28m0.15% $1.0m
Aranthan Jones
Chief Corporate Affairs & Communications Officer0.5yrsno datano data
Joakim Wijkstrom
Chief Marketing Officer0.5yrsno datano data
Scott Howell
Chief People Officer0.5yrsno datano data
Elizabeth Van Every
Head of Corporate Affairs0yrsno datano data

2.2yrs

Average Tenure

52.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: VM4's management team is considered experienced (2.2 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Mihael Polymeropoulos
Founder16.8yrsUS$4.28m2.12% $14.1m
Richard Dugan
Independent Director14.2yrsUS$264.35k0.058% $383.4k
H. Watkins
Independent Chairman of the Board5.9yrsUS$281.85k0.047% $311.5k
Anne Ward
Director0.3yrsno datano data
Stephen Mitchell
Director0yrsno datano data
Phaedra Chrousos
Director0.8yrsno datano data

5.9yrs

Average Tenure

59yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: VM4's board of directors are considered experienced (5.9 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: VM4 insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 8%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • Ticker: VM4
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 2002
  • Industry: Biotechnology
  • Sector: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech
  • Market Cap: US$717.384m
  • Listing Market Cap: US$664.513m
  • Shares outstanding: 53.34m
  • Website: https://www.vandapharma.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 2200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
  • Suite 300E
  • Washington
  • District Of Columbia
  • 20037
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
VNDANasdaqGM (Nasdaq Global Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDApr 2006
VM4DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURApr 2006
0LKBLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockGBUSDApr 2006

Biography

Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of therapies to address high unmet medical needs and improve the lives of patients. The company’s marketed products include HETLIOZ (tasimelteon), a product for the treatment of non-24-hour sleep-wake disorders; and Fanapt (iloperidone), a product for the treatment of schizophrenia. Its products also include Tradipitant (VLY-686), a small molecule neurokinin-1 receptor antagonist that is under the clinical development for the treatment of chronic pruritus in atopic dermatitis and gastroparesis; VTR-297, a small molecule histone deacetylase inhibitor, which is in clinical development stage for the treatment of hematologic malignancies; and VQW-765, a Phase II alpha-7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor partial agonist. In addition, the company is developing cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator activators and inhibitors. It markets its products in the United States, Europe, and Israel. Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. was incorporated in 2002 and is headquartered in Washington, the District of Columbia. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/20 21:05
End of Day Share Price2020/02/20 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.