Bionomics Limited (BNO)



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General Information
Company Name: Bionomics Limited
Stock Code: BNO
Website: www.bionomics.com.au
GICS Sub-Industry: Biotechnology
Market Cap ($M): 215
Equiv. Shares (M): 417

Current Price Data+
Current Price Open High Low Last Close Volume Price Movement
$ 0.515 $ 0.510 $ 0.520 $ 0.505 $ 0.515 129,715 0%

Current Broker Consensus Recommendation more
Recommendation: Buy (2)
Recommendation Date: 25th Jul 2014
Brokers Surveyed: 1

Company Overview

Business Description:
Bionomics Limited (BNO) is an Australian biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of cancer, central nervous system disorders such as anxiety, depression and Alzheimer's Disease. BNO partners with pharmaceutical companies to get the drugs through the later stages of development and into the market.

Strategy Analysis:
BNO seeks to develop compounds to successful proof of concept in human clinical trials. The company is open to partnership at all stages of development. Additionally, BNO is open to in-licensing proposals that are in alignment with the company's overall therapeutic focus in cancer, inflammatory disorders and CNS diseases.


Financial Summary
Year to Jun NPAT EPS EPS chg (%) PER DPS Yield (%) Franking (%)
2015  F 33.0 7.8 333.3 6.6 -- 0.0 --
2014  F 7.3 1.8 -- 29.3 -- 0.0 --
2013  A -10.0 -2.7 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 --
Source: Aspect actuals / Thomson IBES estimates

Peer Comparison
EPS Growth (%) P/E (%) Dividend Yield (%)
Company Mkt Cap 2013 A 2014 F 2015 F 2013 A 2014 F 2015 F 2013 A 2014 F 2015 F
Bionomics (BNO) $215 M -- -- 3.4432 -- 29.2614 6.5857 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000
CSL (CSL) $31,702 M 0.3878 0.1399 0.1149 25.4865 22.3583 20.0540 0.0165 0.0185 0.0215
Mesoblast (MSB) $1,312 M -- -- -- -- -- -- 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000
Starpharma (SPL) $239 M -- -- -- -- -- -- 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000
Sirtex Medical (SRX) $1,051 M 0.0596 0.3922 0.3320 58.1563 41.7733 31.3616 0.0000 0.0081 0.0123

Market Comparison
Earnings P/E Ratio P/B Ratio P/E Growth P/S Ratio
BNO -- 29.3 5.17 0.24 101.0
Market 1.18 14.5 0.98 1.05 3.45
Sector 0.52 20.3 3.39 1.75 11.9

Directors
Name Position Start Date
Dr Deborah Rathjen Chief Executive Officer,Managing Director 18 May 2000
Mr Graeme Kaufman Non-Executive Director 18 September 2012
Mr Trevor Tappenden Non-Executive Director 18 September 2006
Errol De Souza Non-Executive Director 28 February 2008
Dr Jonathan Lim Non-Executive Director 14 September 2012

Management
Name Position
Melanie Young Chief Financial Officer,Company Secretary
Jose Iglesias Chief Medical Officer
Emile Andriambeloson Head of Research, Neurofit
Sue O'Connor Senior Director, CNS Research & Development
Forrest Fuller Vice President Business Development
Jeremy Simpson Vice President Clinical Development
Andrew Harvey Vice President Drug Discovery
Gabriel Kremmidiotis Vice President Research and Development
Christopher Reyes Vice President Research and Development Biologics
Peter Chu Vice President US Operations & Cancer Biology

Substantial Shareholders
Holding Name
21,642,425 (5.26%) Australian National University
34,624,622 (8.42%) Link Traders (Aust) Pty Limited
24,241,071 (5.90%) John Leaver
24,000,000 (5.84%) Ausbil Dexia Limited

Calendar of Events
Date Event
17 February 2015 Report (Interim)
17 October 2014 Report (Annual)
14 August 2014 Report (Prelim)
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