Cogstate Limited (CGS)

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General Information
Company Name: Cogstate Limited
Stock Code: CGS
GICS Sub-Industry: Health Care Services
Market Cap ($M): 18
Equiv. Shares (M): 99

Current Price Data+
Current Price Open High Low Last Close Volume Price Movement
 $ 0.180 $ 0.180 $ 0.180 $ 0.180 $ 0.185 40,000 $ -0.005  -2.703 %

Company Overview

Business Description:
Cogstate Ltd (CGS) is a multi-faceted cognitive assessment and training company focused on the development and commercialisation of rapid, computerised tests of cognition (brain function). The Company has four distinct business units, being Clinical Trials, Axon Sports, Healthcare and Cogstate Research with 5 primary offices in Australia, America and Spain.

Financial Summary
Year to Jun NPAT EPS EPS chg (%) PER DPS Yield (%) Franking (%)
2014  A -3.9 -4.3 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 --
2013  A -2.0 -2.6 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 --
2012  A 2.5 3.3 -- 6.8 0.0 0.0 --
Source: Aspect actuals / Thomson IBES estimates

Peer Comparison
EPS Growth (%) P/E (%) Dividend Yield (%)
Company Mkt Cap 2012 A 2013 F 2014 F 2012 A 2013 F 2014 F 2012 A 2013 F 2014 F
Capitol Health (CAJ) $507 M 0.7872 -- -- 57.7381 -- -- 0.93 -- --
Cogstate (CGS) $18 M -- -- -- -- -- -- 0.00 -- --
Virtus Health (VRT) $618 M 1.2932 0.1388 0.1143 20.0884 17.6403 15.8304 3.36 3.68 3.96

Market Comparison
Earnings P/E Ratio P/B Ratio P/E Growth P/S Ratio
CGS -- -- 1.37 -- 1.32
Market 0.91 14.7 1.04 1.10 2.84
Sector 0.68 23.0 2.69 2.07 2.89

Name Position Start Date
Mr Martyn Kenneth Myer Chairman 01 October 1999
Mr Bradley O'Connor Chief Executive Officer 01 December 2005
Mr David Alexander Simpson Non-Executive Director 24 August 2004
Mr Richard van den Broek Non-Executive Director 26 August 2010
Mr David Dolby Non-Executive Director 22 November 2013

Name Position
Paul Maruff Chief Scientific Officer
Claire Newstead-Sinclair Company Secretary
Jason Sada President Axon Sports
Sophie Egholm President Clinical Trials

Substantial Shareholders
Holding Name
17,730,714 (17.92%) National Nominees Limited
7,939,986 (8.02%) Asia Union Investments Pty Ltd
13,606,389 (13.75%) The Degmar Dolby
12,961,831 (13.10%) Quixote Investment, LLC

Calendar of Events
Date Event
17 February 2016 Report (Interim)
18 September 2015 Report (Annual)
19 August 2015 Report (Annual)
19 August 2015 Report (Prelim)
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