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Starpharma Holdings Limited

Current Price Data+

Current Price Open High Low Last Close Volume Price Movement
$0.67 $0.69 $0.69 $0.67 $0.69 24259 $0.02 ( 2.19% )
  • +Security prices are delayed by least 20 minutes and are indicative only.

Current Broker Consensus Recommendation


Company Overview

Business Description
Starpharma Holdings Limited (SPL) is a biotechnology company that engages in the development of dendrimer products for pharmaceutical, life science and other applications. SPL's underlying technology is built around dendrimers, a type of synthetic nanoscale polymer that is highly regular in size and structure and well suited to pharmaceutical uses. SPL has three core development programs: VivaGel portfolio, drug delivery, and agrochemicals.
Strategy Analysis
Starpharma Holdings reported a net loss of $1.83m for the half-year ended 31 December 2012. Revenues from ordinary activities were $1.29m, up 24% from last year. Basic and Diluted EPS was (1.0) cent compared to (2.0) cents last year. The net operating cash outflow was $10.24m compared to an outflow of $3.9m in the pcp. No dividend was declared.

Financial Summary

Year to Jun NPAT EPS EPS chg (%) PER DPS Yield (%) Franking (%)
2016 F 0.0 -0.5 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0.0% 0.0%
2015 F 0.0 -5.9 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0.0% 0.0%
2014 A -14.6 -5.2 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0.0% 0.0%

Peer Comparison

Company Mkt Cap EPS Growth (%) P/E (%) Dividend Yield (%)
2014 A 2015 F 2016 F 2014 A 2015 F 2016 F 2014 A 2015 F 2016 F
Acrux Limited (ACR) $120M 3.0384 -0.6024 0.2934 4.2857 10.7784 8.3333 11.11% 11.11% 11.11%
Mayne Pharma Group (MYX) $874M 1.0457 -0.1693 1.0423 35.4633 42.6923 20.9040 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Starpharma (SPL) $219M 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%

Financial Summary

Earnings P/E Ratio P/B Ratio P/E Growth
Company 3.00 0.00 5.80 0.00
Market 0.89 16.20 1.33 1.30
Sector 0.82 13.00 3.04 1.02


Name Position Start Date
Dr Jacinth (Jackie) Kincaid Fairley Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director 01/07/2006
Dr Peter J Jenkins Non-Executive Deputy Chairman, Non-Executive Director 13/05/1997
Ms Zita Peach Non-Executive Director 01/10/2011
Mr Peter R Turvey Non-Executive Director 19/03/2012
Mr Richard A Hazelton Non-Executive Director 01/12/2006
Mr Robert Bain Thomas Non-Executive Director, Non-Executive Chairman 04/12/2013


Name Position
Nigel Baade Chief Financial Officer,Company Secretary
A Eglezos VP, Business Development
C P Barrett VP, Business Development
J R Paull VP, Development and Regulatory Affairs
D J Owen VP, Research

Substantial Shareholders

Holding Name
41,319,032 (14.49%) Allan Gray Australia Pty Ltd
37,069,789 (13%) M&G Investment Funds
26,357,951 (9.24%) Acorn Capital Limited
14,406,827 (5.05%) The Dow Chemical Company

Calendar of Events

Date Event
15 February 2016 Report (Interim)
12 August 2015 Report (Prelim)
12 August 2015 Report (Annual)
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