PRTK Stock Overview
Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of life-saving therapies for life-threatening diseases or other public health threats for civilian, government, and military use.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$2.51|
|52 Week High||US$5.41|
|52 Week Low||US$1.60|
|1 Month Change||5.46%|
|3 Month Change||28.06%|
|1 Year Change||-48.35%|
|3 Year Change||-34.64%|
|5 Year Change||-90.12%|
|Change since IPO||-84.31%|
Recent News & Updates
Paratek Pharmaceuticals: Patience Is Wearing Thin
Summary Today, we put Paratek Pharmaceuticals in the spotlight for the first time since the early fall of last year. Paratek is advancing its flagship product NUZYRA nicely, but shareholders have not been rewarded to this point in time even as the shares have strong analyst support. What lies ahead for Paratek? An investment analysis follows in the paragraphs below. If you must speak ill of another, do not speak it, write it in the sand near the water's edge. ― Napoleon Hill Today, we are circling back on Paratek Pharmaceuticals (PRTK) for the first time since we posted this piece on this small antibiotic concern back in October of last year. Even as the company has demonstrated solid revenue growth, shareholders have not been rewarded in this name over the past year and patience is starting to wear thin. We update our investment thesis around Paratek Pharmaceuticals via the analysis below. Seeking Alpha Company Overview Paratek Pharmaceuticals is a Boston based antibiotic concern. The company's primary asset is NUZYRA. This is a once-daily oral and intravenous broad-spectrum antibiotic approved for the treatment of adult patients with community-acquired bacterial pneumonia and acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections caused by susceptible pathogens. The stock sells for around $2.75 a share and sports an approximate market cap of just under $150 million. August Company Presentation The company has some earlier stage candidates in its pipeline. None of them of note to this analysis given they are early in development. The company is advancing NUZYRA in Phase 2 development for Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria or NTM for which it has Orphan Drug and Fast Track designations from the FDA. August Company Presentation Second Quarter Results On August 3rd, the company posted second quarter numbers. Paratek posted a GAAP loss of 33 cents a share, just a tad above the consensus. Net revenue for the second quarter of 2022 was $29.6 million. This compares to $19.6 million in 2Q2021 when excluding the first procurement of NUZYRA under the BARDA contract of $37.9 million (more detail on that contract in the last section of this article). August Company Presentation The $29.6 million in sales for the quarter included $25.1 million of revenues from NUZYRA's core commercial business. This was up from $14.9 million from the same period a year ago. The company also booked $4 million in sales from the BARDA contract and $600,000 in royalty revenue from SEYSARA, a tetracycline designed for the treatment of moderate to severe acne vulgaris. August Company Presentation Analyst Commentary & Balance Sheet Only three analyst firms have chimed in around Paratek so far in 2022. On February 10th, WBB Securities upgraded the shares to a Strong Buy with a $11 price target as the analyst there believes 'Nuzyra is a critically important antibiotic that has anchored the franchise'. This month BTIG ($30 price target) and H.C. Wainwright ($20 price target) both maintained their Buy ratings on the stock. Just under 10% of the outstanding float is currently held short. Four insiders sold just over $300,000 worth of shares collectively in August. That has been the only insider activity in the equity so far in 2022. The company ended the first half of this year with nearly $70 million in cash and marketable securities on its balance sheet. Management stated within its second quarter earnings press release that: Based upon the company's current operating plan, Paratek anticipates its existing cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities of $69.4 million as of June 30, 2022, provides for a cash runway through the end of 2023 with a pathway to cash flow break-even. August Company Presentation Verdict The current analyst consensus has the company losing a bit over 80 cents a share in FY2022 as revenues rise in the mid teens to some $150 million. Projections from three analyst firms that have provided estimates for FY2023 are in wide range both for earnings (A 42 cent a share loss to profits of $1.37 a share) and revenues ($195 million to $315 million).
Paratek Pharmaceuticals GAAP EPS of -$0.33 beats by $0.01, revenue of $29.6M beats by $0.42M
Paratek Pharmaceuticals press release (NASDAQ:PRTK): Q2 GAAP EPS of -$0.33 beats by $0.01. Revenue of $29.6M (-48.5% Y/Y) beats by $0.42M. Based upon the company’s current operating plan, Paratek anticipates its existing cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities of $69.4M as of June 30, 2022, provides for a cash runway through the end of 2023 with a pathway to cash flow break-even.
|PRTK||US Pharmaceuticals||US Market|
Return vs Industry: PRTK underperformed the US Pharmaceuticals industry which returned 5.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PRTK underperformed the US Market which returned -20.3% over the past year.
|PRTK Average Weekly Movement||10.7%|
|Pharmaceuticals Industry Average Movement||11.3%|
|Market Average Movement||6.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.8%|
Stable Share Price: PRTK is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.
Volatility Over Time: PRTK's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.
About the Company
Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of life-saving therapies for life-threatening diseases or other public health threats for civilian, government, and military use. Its lead product candidates include NUZYRA, a once-daily oral and intravenous broad-spectrum antibiotic for the treatment of adult patients with community-acquired bacterial pneumonia and acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections caused by susceptible pathogens; and SEYSARA, a tetracycline designed for the treatment of moderate to severe acne vulgaris. The company has license and collaboration agreements with Zai Lab (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
Paratek Pharmaceuticals Fundamentals Summary
|PRTK fundamental statistics|
Is PRTK overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|PRTK income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$50.74m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-1.57|
|Net Profit Margin||-77.64%|
How did PRTK perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is PRTK undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 3/6
Price-To-Sales vs Peers
Price-To-Sales vs Industry
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for PRTK?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is PRTK's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers
How does PRTK's PS Ratio compare to its peers?
|PRTK PS Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PS||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
PRPH ProPhase Labs
CLSD Clearside Biomedical
PRTK Paratek Pharmaceuticals
Price-To-Sales vs Peers: PRTK is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.2x) compared to the peer average (7.3x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does PRTK's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Pharmaceuticals Industry?
Price-To-Sales vs Industry: PRTK is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.2x) compared to the US Pharmaceuticals industry average (2.9x)
Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is PRTK's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PS Ratio||1.2x|
|Fair PS Ratio||4.3x|
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: PRTK is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.2x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (4.3x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of PRTK when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate PRTK's fair value for valuation analysis.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate PRTK's fair value for valuation analysis.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price, but analysts are not within a statistically confident range of agreement.
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- Take a look at Paratek Pharmaceuticals's forecasted future earnings and revenues from industry analysts to understand how the company is expected to perform in the future against its competitors and the wider market.
How is Paratek Pharmaceuticals forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Future Growth Score5/6
Future Growth Score 5/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: PRTK is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: PRTK is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: PRTK is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: PRTK's revenue (26.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PRTK's revenue (26.8% per year) 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 PRTK's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has Paratek Pharmaceuticals performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PRTK is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: PRTK is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PRTK is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare PRTK's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: PRTK is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Pharmaceuticals industry (5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: PRTK's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
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How is Paratek Pharmaceuticals's financial position?
Financial Health Score2/6
Financial Health Score 2/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Stable Cash Runway
Forecast Cash Runway
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PRTK has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: PRTK 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: PRTK has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: PRTK's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
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: PRTK has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: PRTK has sufficient cash runway for 1.7 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 3.5% each year.
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What is Paratek Pharmaceuticals's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
|Paratek Pharmaceuticals Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Company (Paratek Pharmaceuticals)||n/a|
|Market Bottom 25% (US)||1.7%|
|Market Top 25% (US)||4.7%|
|Industry Average (Pharmaceuticals)||2.6%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Paratek Pharmaceuticals)||n/a|
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate PRTK's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PRTK'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 PRTK's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PRTK's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as PRTK has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Evan Loh (63 yo)
Dr. Evan Loh, M.D., FACC, FAHA, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. since June 25, 2019. Dr. Loh served as Independent Director at Windtree Therapeutics, Inc. since Februa...
CEO Compensation Analysis
|Evan Loh's Compensation vs Paratek Pharmaceuticals Earnings|
|Date||Total Comp.||Salary||Company Earnings|
|Jun 30 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2021||US$4m||US$600k|
|Sep 30 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2020||US$2m||US$575k|
|Sep 30 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2019||US$2m||US$520k|
|Sep 30 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2018||US$2m||US$480k|
|Sep 30 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2017||US$3m||US$450k|
|Sep 30 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2016||US$1m||US$415k|
|Sep 30 2016||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2016||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2016||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2015||US$2m||US$360k|
Compensation vs Market: Evan's total compensation ($USD3.61M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD770.27K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Evan's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: PRTK's management team is considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: PRTK's board of directors are considered experienced (7.9 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.
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 12.4%.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
- Ticker: PRTK
- Exchange: NasdaqGM
- Founded: 1996
- Industry: Pharmaceuticals
- Sector: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech
- Implied Market Cap: US$137.705m
- Shares outstanding: 54.86m
- Website: https://paratekpharma.com
Number of Employees
- Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
- 75 Park Plaza
- 4th Floor
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|PRTK||NasdaqGM (Nasdaq Global Market)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Oct 2014|
|N4CN||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Oct 2014|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/09/29 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/09/29 00:00|
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.