NasdaqGS:CYTK

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Executive Summary

Cytokinetics, Incorporated, a late-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on discovering, developing, and commercializing muscle activators and inhibitors as potential treatments for debilitating diseases.


Snowflake Analysis

Limited growth with imperfect balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-3.2%

CYTK

-1.5%

US Biotechs

3.8%

US Market


1 Year Return

103.0%

CYTK

22.1%

US Biotechs

9.7%

US Market

Return vs Industry: CYTK exceeded the US Biotechs industry which returned 23.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CYTK exceeded the US Market which returned 8.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

CYTKIndustryMarket
7 Day-3.2%-1.5%3.8%
30 Day20.5%3.5%11.4%
90 Day39.2%9.0%6.8%
1 Year103.0%103.0%23.3%22.1%12.1%9.7%
3 Year43.7%43.7%26.1%22.1%36.2%27.2%
5 Year209.7%209.7%-5.5%-11.0%63.7%45.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Cytokinetics is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Cytokinetics has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.


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Future Growth

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

-5.6%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: CYTK is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Earnings vs Market: CYTK is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

High Growth Earnings: CYTK is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: CYTK's revenue (40% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (8.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: CYTK's revenue (40% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: CYTK is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.


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Past Performance

How has Cytokinetics performed over the past 5 years?

-39.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CYTK is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: CYTK is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CYTK is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -39.6% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: CYTK is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Biotechs industry (-4.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: CYTK's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.


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Financial Health

How is Cytokinetics's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CYTK has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.

Long Term Liabilities: CYTK has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CYTK has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.

Reducing Debt: CYTK's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.


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: CYTK has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: CYTK has sufficient cash runway for 2.2 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 31.4% each year.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CYTK'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 CYTK'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?

5.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Robert Blum (55yo)

13.42yrs

Tenure

US$3,475,975

Compensation

Mr. Robert I. Blum has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Cytokinetics, Incorporated since January 22, 2007. Mr. Blum previously served as President from February 2006 to January 2007, Executive ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Robert's total compensation ($USD3.48M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.11M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Robert's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Robert Blum
CEO, President & Director13.42yrsUS$3.48m0.36% $4.3m
Ching Jaw
Senior VP & CFO3yrsUS$1.12m0.086% $1.0m
David Cragg
Chief Human Resources & Administration Officer1.33yrsUS$1.05m0.19% $2.3m
Mark Schlossberg
Senior VP of Legal1.42yrsUS$1.27m0.050% $601.2k
Fady Malik
Executive Vice President of Research & Development8yrsUS$1.58m0.14% $1.7m
James Spudich
Co-Founder & Member of Scientific Advisory Boardno dataUS$21.94kno data
Robert Wong
VP & Chief Accounting Officer1.08yrsno data0.022% $260.6k
Diane Weiser
Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications & Investor Relations5.08yrsno datano data
Bonnie Charpentier
Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs & Compliance6.42yrsUS$1.06mno data
Andrew Wolff
Senior VP and Senior Fellow15.75yrsUS$728.15kno data

5.8yrs

Average Tenure

58yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: CYTK's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Robert Blum
CEO, President & Director13.42yrsUS$3.48m0.36% $4.3m
James Spudich
Co-Founder & Member of Scientific Advisory Boardno dataUS$21.94kno data
B. Parshall
Independent Director7.33yrsUS$213.56kno data
Santo Costa
Independent Director9.58yrsUS$207.21kno data
James H. Sabry
Co-Founder & Chairman of Scientific Advisory Board12.17yrsUS$41.50kno data
John Henderson
Independent Director11.33yrsUS$208.14k0.0016% $19.7k
Thomas Pollard
Member of Scientific Advisory Boardno datano datano data
David Morgans
Member of Scientific Advisory Board3.92yrsUS$942.23kno data
Lawrence Goldstein
Member of Scientific Advisory Boardno datano datano data
Leonard Gage
Independent Chairman10.25yrsUS$247.21k0.038% $453.9k

10.3yrs

Average Tenure

69.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: CYTK's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: CYTK 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 3%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Cytokinetics, Incorporated's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Cytokinetics, Incorporated
  • Ticker: CYTK
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1997
  • Industry: Biotechnology
  • Sector: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech
  • Market Cap: US$1.192b
  • Shares outstanding: 59.47m
  • Website: https://www.cytokinetics.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Cytokinetics, Incorporated
  • 280 East Grand Avenue
  • South San Francisco
  • California
  • 94080
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CYTKNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesCommon StockUSUSDApr 2004
KK3ADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURApr 2004

Biography

Cytokinetics, Incorporated, a late-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on discovering, developing, and commercializing muscle activators and inhibitors as potential treatments for debilitating diseases. The company is developing small molecule drug candidates primarily engineered to increase muscle function and contractility. Its drug candidates include omecamtiv mecarbil, a novel cardiac myosin activator that is in Phase III clinical trial in patients with heart failure; and reldesemtiv, a novel fast skeletal muscle troponin activator, which is in Phase II clinical trial to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and spinal muscular atrophy. The company also develops reldesemtiv that is in Phase II clinical trials in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and in Phase Ib clinical trials in elderly subjects with limited mobility. In addition, it develops CK-3773274, a novel cardiac myosin inhibitor, which is in Phase II clinical trial for the potential treatment of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy; and AMG 594, a novel cardiac troponin activator that is in Phase I clinical trial. The company has strategic alliances with Amgen Inc. and Astellas Pharma Inc. Cytokinetics, Incorporated was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in South San Francisco, California. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/06/05 12:12
End of Day Share Price2020/06/04 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
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.