NasdaqCM:SLNO

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Soleno Therapeutics, Inc. focuses on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics for the treatment of rare diseases.


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

9.9%

SLNO

4.7%

US Biotechs

7.2%

US Market


1 Year Return

12.6%

SLNO

1.8%

US Biotechs

-10.4%

US Market

Return vs Industry: SLNO exceeded the US Biotechs industry which returned -0.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SLNO exceeded the US Market which returned -12.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

SLNOIndustryMarket
7 Day9.9%4.7%7.2%
30 Day-19.8%-3.5%-12.6%
90 Day-24.2%-5.4%-19.4%
1 Year12.6%12.6%2.6%1.8%-8.5%-10.4%
3 Year-32.4%-32.4%14.0%11.1%15.8%8.3%
5 Year-93.9%-93.9%-3.6%-7.9%35.8%21.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

6.66x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

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

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

PE vs Market: SLNO 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 SLNO's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SLNO is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.8x) compared to the US Biotechs industry average (2.5x).


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Future Growth

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

9.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

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

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

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

Revenue vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if SLNO's revenue is forecast to grow faster than the US market.

High Growth Revenue: Insufficient data to determine if SLNO'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 SLNO's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Soleno Therapeutics performed over the past 5 years?

-5.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SLNO is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: SLNO is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SLNO is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -5.9% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: SLNO is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Biotechs industry (22%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: SLNO has a negative Return on Equity (-205.89%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Soleno Therapeutics's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SLNO's short term assets ($21.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($5.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: SLNO's short term assets ($21.1M) exceed its long term liabilities ($18.3M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SLNO is debt free.

Reducing Debt: SLNO currently has no debt however we can't compare to 5 years ago as we have no data for that period.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: SLNO has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if SLNO'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: SLNO has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if SLNO has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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

2.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Anish Bhatnagar (49yo)

no data

Tenure

US$951,911

Compensation

Dr. Anish Bhatnagar, M.D. serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Soleno Therapeutics, Inc. Dr. Bhatnagar served as the Chief Executive Officer of Soleno Therapeutics, Inc. since February 6, 201 ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Anish's total compensation ($USD951.91K) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD605.16K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Anish Bhatnagar
Presidentno dataUS$951.91k0.14% $144.0k
James MacKaness
CFO, Principal Financial & Accounting Officer0.25yrno data0.022% $22.3k
Anthony Wondka
Senior VP & GM5.17yrsUS$270.00kno data
Neil Cowen
Senior Vice President of Drug Developmentno datano datano data
Patricia Hirano
Head of Regulatory Affairs and Qualityno datano datano data
David O'Toole
Consultant2.42yrsUS$358.00kno data

2.4yrs

Average Tenure

56yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: SLNO's management team is considered experienced (2.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Anish Bhatnagar
Presidentno dataUS$951.91k0.14% $144.0k
Ernest Mario
Independent Chairman6yrsUS$83.83k1.09% $1.1m
William Harris
Independent Director5.67yrsUS$75.94k0.056% $55.3k
Stuart J. Collinson
Independent Director3yrsUS$60.91k0.036% $35.4k
Thomas Casale
Member of Advisory Boardno datano datano data
Andrew Sinclair
Independent Director1.25yrsUS$20.23kno data
Robert Christensen
Member of Advisory Boardno datano datano data
Vinod Bhutani
Member of Advisory Boardno datano datano data
Glenis Scadding
Member of Advisory Boardno datano datano data
David Stevenson
Member of Advisory Boardno datano datano data

5.7yrs

Average Tenure

59yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: SLNO's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 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 been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 62.8%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Soleno Therapeutics, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Soleno Therapeutics, Inc.
  • Ticker: SLNO
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1999
  • Industry: Biotechnology
  • Sector: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech
  • Market Cap: US$99.652m
  • Shares outstanding: 44.69m
  • Website: https://www.soleno.life

Number of Employees


Location

  • Soleno Therapeutics, Inc.
  • 1235 Radio Road
  • Suite 110
  • Redwood City
  • California
  • 94065
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SLNONasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDNov 2014
6XC1BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)YesCommon StockDEEURNov 2014
6XC1DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURNov 2014

Biography

Soleno Therapeutics, Inc. focuses on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics for the treatment of rare diseases. The company’s lead candidate, Diazoxide Choline Controlled Release (DCCR), a once-daily oral tablet for the treatment of Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS), is being evaluated in a Phase III clinical development program. It has collaboration agreement with Casimir Inc. to develop DCCR tablets for patients with PWS. The company was formerly known as Capnia, Inc. and changed its name to Soleno Therapeutics, Inc. in May 2017. Soleno Therapeutics, Inc. was incorporated in 1999 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/03/31 03:43
End of Day Share Price2020/03/30 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.