NasdaqCM:CPRX

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Executive Summary

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on developing and commercializing therapies for people with rare debilitating, chronic neuromuscular, and neurological diseases in the United States. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Very undervalued with flawless balance sheet.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-3.4%

CPRX

4.0%

US Biotechs

3.9%

US Market


1 Year Return

-38.8%

CPRX

39.5%

US Biotechs

18.5%

US Market

Return vs Industry: CPRX underperformed the US Biotechs industry which returned 39.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CPRX underperformed the US Market which returned 17.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

CPRXIndustryMarket
7 Day-3.4%4.0%3.9%
30 Day-5.1%1.5%-4.3%
90 Day-38.3%-3.0%8.1%
1 Year-38.8%-38.8%42.0%39.5%21.2%18.5%
3 Year10.8%10.8%15.3%9.7%38.2%29.0%
5 Year-3.6%-3.6%23.5%14.6%84.3%63.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Catalyst 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: CPRX ($2.97) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($10.54)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: CPRX is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.3x) compared to the US Biotechs industry average (25.1x).

PE vs Market: CPRX is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.3x) compared to the US market (17.9x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: CPRX is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.5x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CPRX is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.8x) compared to the US Biotechs industry average (3.4x).


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Future Growth

How is Catalyst Pharmaceuticals forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?

14.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: CPRX's forecast earnings growth (14.2% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).

Earnings vs Market: CPRX's earnings (14.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (22.1% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: CPRX's revenue (11.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: CPRX's revenue (11.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: CPRX's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (24.7%)


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Past Performance

How has Catalyst Pharmaceuticals performed over the past 5 years?

38.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CPRX has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: CPRX became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CPRX has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 38.9% per year.

Accelerating Growth: CPRX has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: CPRX has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Biotechs industry (-3.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: CPRX's Return on Equity (37.6%) is considered high.


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Financial Health

How is Catalyst Pharmaceuticals's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CPRX's short term assets ($131.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($20.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: CPRX has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CPRX is debt free.

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

Debt Coverage: CPRX has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: CPRX has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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


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Management

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

5.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Pat McEnany (73 yo)

18.67yrs

Tenure

US$3,371,560

Compensation

Mr. Patrick J. McEnany, also known as Pat, Co-Founded Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (formerly known as Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners Inc.) in January 2002 and has been its Chairman and President since ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Pat's total compensation ($USD3.37M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.96M).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Patrick McEnany
Co-Founder18.67yrsUS$3.37m4.75%
$ 14.6m
Steven Miller
COO & Chief Scientific Officer9.67yrsUS$1.42m0.64%
$ 2.0m
Gary Ingenito
Chief Medical & Regulatory Officer5.25yrsUS$1.21mno data
Alicia Grande
VP, Treasurer & CFO8.75yrsUS$523.85k0.38%
$ 1.2m
Brian Elsbernd
Chief Legal & Compliance Officer4.58yrsUS$353.27kno data
Pete Curry
Vice President of Sales0.25yrno datano data
Jeffrey Del Carmen
Chief Commercial Officer0.25yrno datano data
Philip Schwartz
Corporate Secretaryno datano datano data
Charles Gorodetzky
Consultantno datano datano data

5.3yrs

Average Tenure

61yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: CPRX's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Patrick McEnany
Co-Founder18.67yrsUS$3.37m4.75%
$ 14.6m
Philip Coelho
Independent Director17.92yrsUS$147.56k0.21%
$ 639.8k
David Tierney
Independent Director17.92yrsUS$148.06k0.30%
$ 907.4k
Donald Denkhaus
Independent Director5.58yrsUS$151.06k0.22%
$ 668.3k
Charles O'Keeffe
Lead Independent Director9.17yrsUS$169.56k0.53%
$ 1.6m
Richard Daly
Independent Director5.58yrsUS$142.06k0%
$ 0
Eugene Laska
Member of Scientific Advisory Boardno datano datano data
Robert Fechtner
Member of Scientific Advisory Boardno datano datano data
Jonathan Brodie
Chairman of Scientific Advisory Boardno datano datano data
Richard Silverman
Member of Scientific Advisory Board9.83yrsno datano data

9.8yrs

Average Tenure

73.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: CPRX's board of directors are considered experienced (9.8 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Ticker: CPRX
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 2002
  • Industry: Biotechnology
  • Sector: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech
  • Market Cap: US$307.286m
  • Shares outstanding: 103.46m
  • Website: https://www.catalystpharma.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 355 Alhambra Circle
  • Suite 1250
  • Coral Gables
  • Florida
  • 33134
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CPRXNasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDNov 2006
CN2DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURNov 2006

Biography

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on developing and commercializing therapies for people with rare debilitating, chronic neuromuscular, and neurological diseases in the U ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/01 00:58
End of Day Share Price2020/09/30 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
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.