Achieve Life Sciences, Inc., a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company, develops and commercializes smoking cessation aids in the United States and internationally.
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Excellent balance sheet and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has Achieve Life Sciences's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ACHV's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ACHV underperformed the US Biotechs industry which returned 1.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ACHV underperformed the US Market which returned -10.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Achieve Life Sciences's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Achieve Life Sciences 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: ACHV ($0.33) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($3.93)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ACHV is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ACHV is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Biotechs industry average.
PE vs Market: ACHV is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ACHV's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ACHV is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the US Biotechs industry average (2.6x).
How is Achieve Life Sciences forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ACHV is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: ACHV is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: ACHV is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if ACHV's revenue is forecast to grow faster than the US market.
High Growth Revenue: Insufficient data to determine if ACHV's revenue is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if ACHV's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Achieve Life Sciences performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ACHV is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: ACHV is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ACHV is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -44.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare ACHV's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: ACHV is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Biotechs industry (22%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ACHV has a negative Return on Equity (-90.83%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Achieve Life Sciences's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ACHV's short term assets ($17.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: ACHV's short term assets ($17.3M) exceed its long term liabilities ($159.0K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ACHV is debt free.
Reducing Debt: ACHV had no debt 5 years ago.
Inventory Level: ACHV has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if ACHV'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: ACHV has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: ACHV has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of -49.8% each year
What is Achieve Life Sciences's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ACHV's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ACHV'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 ACHV's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ACHV'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 ACHV's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Rick Stewart (60yo)
Dr. Richard A. B. Stewart, also known as Rick, has been Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Achieve Life Sciences, Inc. since August 2017. Dr. Stewart has been a Founder of Ricanto Limited, a ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Rick's total compensation ($USD1.09M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD605.16K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Rick's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Chairman of the Board & CEO||2.67yrs||US$1.09m||0.70% $71.8k|
|Executive VP||5.67yrs||US$694.71k||0.0067% $686.7|
|Executive VP & Chief Medical Officer||11.67yrs||US$712.21k||0.0089% $915.3|
|Executive Vice President of Commercial||3.25yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: ACHV's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
|Chairman of the Board & CEO||2.67yrs||US$1.09m||0.70% $71.8k|
|Non-Employee Director||10.08yrs||US$82.15k||0.00037% $37.9|
|Non-Employee Director||2.67yrs||US$80.65k||no data|
|Non-Employee Director||11.67yrs||US$62.15k||0.0078% $800.5|
|Lead Independent Director||no data||US$98.15k||no data|
|Non-Employee Director||9.83yrs||US$83.15k||0.00030% $30.7|
Experienced Board: ACHV's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 years average tenure).
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 substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 134.9%.
Achieve Life Sciences, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Achieve Life Sciences, Inc.
- Ticker: ACHV
- Exchange: NasdaqCM
- Founded: 1991
- Industry: Biotechnology
- Sector: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech
- Market Cap: US$10.249m
- Shares outstanding: 31.35m
- Website: https://www.achievelifesciences.com
Number of Employees
- Achieve Life Sciences, Inc.
- 1040 West Georgia Street
- Suite 1030
- British Columbia
- V6E 4H1
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ACHV||NasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Aug 2017|
|SP4N||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Aug 2017|
Achieve Life Sciences, Inc., a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company, develops and commercializes smoking cessation aids in the United States and internationally. The company offers cytisinicline, a plant-based alkaloid that interacts with nicotine receptors in the brain to help reduce the severity of nicotine withdrawal symptoms. The company has license agreements with Sopharma AD and University of Bristol; and a strategic collaboration with National Institutes of Health for the development of cytisinicline for smoking cessation. Achieve Life Sciences, Inc. was incorporated in 1991 and is based in Vancouver, Canada.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/01 07:19|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/31 00:00|
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