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Executive Summary

Oxford BioMedica plc, a biopharmaceutical company, engages in the research, development, and bioprocessing of lentiviral vector and cell therapy products for the treatment of various cancers, Parkinson’s disease, central nervous system disorders, and ophthalmology in Europe and internationally.


Snowflake Analysis

Reasonable growth potential with adequate balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

How has Oxford BioMedica's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-0.8%

OXB

-2.4%

GB Biotechs

5.5%

GB Market


1 Year Return

1.2%

OXB

15.8%

GB Biotechs

-9.2%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: OXB underperformed the UK Biotechs industry which returned 15% over the past year.

Return vs Market: OXB exceeded the UK Market which returned -10% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

OXBIndustryMarket
7 Day-0.8%-2.4%5.5%
30 Day8.2%8.7%10.8%
90 Day30.3%13.4%-0.4%
1 Year1.2%1.2%16.8%15.8%-4.8%-9.2%
3 Year188.7%188.7%25.7%23.4%-0.8%-12.9%
5 Year75.1%75.1%48.8%45.1%18.1%-8.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Oxford BioMedica undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

7.77x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate OXB's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate OXB's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: OXB is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Biotechs industry average.

PE vs Market: OXB is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate OXB's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: OXB is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (7.8x) compared to the GB Biotechs industry average (4.3x).


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Future Growth

How is Oxford BioMedica forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?

26.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: OXB is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.2%).

Earnings vs Market: OXB is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: OXB's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: OXB's revenue (17.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (3.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: OXB's revenue (17.2% 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 OXB's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Oxford BioMedica performed over the past 5 years?

17.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: OXB is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: OXB is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: OXB is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 17% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare OXB's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: OXB is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Biotechs industry (16.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: OXB has a negative Return on Equity (-21.24%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Oxford BioMedica's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: OXB's short term assets (£56.9M) exceed its short term liabilities (£28.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: OXB's short term assets (£56.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (£18.4M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: OXB is debt free.

Reducing Debt: OXB has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 5.1%.


Balance Sheet


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: OXB has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: OXB has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 8.3% each year.


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Dividend

What is Oxford BioMedica's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate OXB's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if OXB's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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


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Management

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

2.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

John Dawson (59yo)

11.67yrs

Tenure

UK£1,220,000

Compensation

Mr. John Dawson has been the Chief Executive Officer of Oxford BioMedica PLC since October 13, 2008. Mr. Dawson has broad experience in European commercial activities, finance and in mergers and acquisitio ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD1.54M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.12M).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
John Dawson
CEO & Executive Director11.67yrsUK£1.22m0.11% £676.8k
Stuart Paynter
CFO, Company Secretary & Director2.83yrsUK£476.00k0.011% £63.0k
Nick Page
Chief Operations Officerno datano datano data
James Miskin
Chief Technical Officerno datano datano data
Kyriacos Mitrophanous
Chief Scientific Officerno datano datano data
Catherine Isted
Head of Corporate Development & IRno datano datano data
Natalie Walter
General Counsel1.08yrsno data0.0023% £13.4k
Sarah Macleod
Head of Communicationsno datano datano data
Helen Stephenson-Ellis
Chief People Officerno datano datano data
Richard Harrop
Head of Clinical Analysisno datano datano data

2.8yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: OXB's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
John Dawson
CEO & Executive Director11.67yrsUK£1.22m0.11% £676.8k
Stuart Paynter
CFO, Company Secretary & Director2.83yrsUK£476.00k0.011% £63.0k
William Langston
Member of Scientific Advisory Boardno datano datano data
Andrew John Heath
Deputy Chairman & Senior Independent Director9.08yrsUK£65.00k0.071% £420.7k
Peter Stern
Member of Scientific Advisory Boardno datano datano data
Krystof Bankiewicz
Member of Scientific Advisory Boardno datano datano data
Lorenzo Tallarigo
Non-Executive Chairman4.33yrsUK£150.00k0.071% £420.7k
Heather Preston
Independent Non-Executive Director2.25yrsUK£65.00kno data
Martin Diggle
Non-Executive Director7.67yrsno datano data
Stuart Henderson
Independent Non-Executive Director4yrsUK£65.00k0.010% £60.6k

4.3yrs

Average Tenure

59yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: OXB's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: OXB insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Oxford BioMedica plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Oxford BioMedica plc
  • Ticker: OXB
  • Exchange: LSE
  • Founded: 1995
  • Industry: Biotechnology
  • Sector: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech
  • Market Cap: UK£589.015m
  • Shares outstanding: 77.00m
  • Website: https://www.oxfordbiomedica.co.uk

Number of Employees


Location

  • Oxford BioMedica plc
  • Windrush Court
  • Transport Way
  • Oxford
  • Oxfordshire
  • OX4 6LT
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
OXOADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURDec 1996
OXBLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPDec 1996
OXBD.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDDec 1996
OXBLBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPDec 1996

Biography

Oxford BioMedica plc, a biopharmaceutical company, engages in the research, development, and bioprocessing of lentiviral vector and cell therapy products for the treatment of various cancers, Parkinson’s disease, central nervous system disorders, and ophthalmology in Europe and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Platform and Product. Its LentiVector platform technology integrates genes into non-dividing cells, including neurons in the brain and retinal cells in the eye, as well as accommodates multiple therapeutic genes. The company’s proprietary products under development stage include OXB-202, which is in a Phase I/II trial preparation for the prevention of corneal graft rejection; OXB-302 that has completed pre-clinical development for use in the treatment of a range of cancers; and OXB-201, which completed Phase I trial for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. Its partnered products in development stage comprise AXO-Lenti-PD that is in a Phase I/II trial preparation for the treatment of Parkinson's disease; SAR 422459, which is in a Phase II trial for the treatment of Stargardt disease; and SAR 421869 that is in Phase I/II trial for the treatment of Usher syndrome 1B. The company’s products in preclinical stage include OXB-204 and OXB-208 for the treatment of ophthalmology; and OXB-103 for the treatment of CNS disorders. Oxford BioMedica plc has partnerships with Novartis, Sanofi, Orchard Therapeutics, Bioverativ, Axovant Gene Therapies, Santen, the UK Cystic Fibrosis Gene Therapy Consortium, Boehringer Ingelheim, Imperial Innovations, and Microsoft. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Oxford, the United Kingdom. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/06/05 09:29
End of Day Share Price2020/06/04 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.