Viralytics Limited (VLA)

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General Information
Company Name: Viralytics Limited
Stock Code: VLA
GICS Sub-Industry: Biotechnology
Market Cap ($M): 79
Equiv. Shares (M): 184

Current Price Data+
Current Price Open High Low Last Close Volume Price Movement
$ 0.430 $ 0.420 $ 0.430 $ 0.420 $ 0.430 49,100 0%

Current Broker Consensus Recommendation more
Recommendation: Buy (2)
Recommendation Date: 26th Mar 2015
Brokers Surveyed: 1

Company Overview

Business Description:
Viralytics Ltd (VLA) is an Australian biotechnology company focusing on developing oncolytic virotherapy for the treatment of a range of cancers. VLA’s principal asset is the intellectual property relating to CAVATAK, an Oncolytic Virus Technology, and is in current product development and pipeline. VLA holds granted patents in all major markets including the USA and Europe.

Financial Summary
Year to Jun NPAT EPS EPS chg (%) PER DPS Yield (%) Franking (%)
2016  F -- -5.4 -- -- -- 0.0 --
2015  F -- -5.3 -- -- -- 0.0 --
2014  A -5.5 -4.6 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 --
Source: Aspect actuals / Thomson IBES estimates

Peer Comparison
EPS Growth (%) P/E (%) Dividend Yield (%)
Company Mkt Cap 2014 A 2015 F 2016 F 2014 A 2015 F 2016 F 2014 A 2015 F 2016 F
Bionomics (BNO) $203 M -- -- -- 62.9870 -- 4.9189 0.00 0.00 0.00
CSL (CSL) $43,105 M 0.0899 0.3357 0.0808 32.1000 24.0329 22.2368 1.31 1.74 1.98
Mesoblast (MSB) $1,161 M -- -- -- -- -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Sirtex Medical (SRX) $1,132 M 0.2906 0.6080 0.2576 48.4746 30.1461 23.9703 0.70 0.96 1.45
Viralytics (VLA) $79 M -- -- -- -- -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00

Market Comparison
Earnings P/E Ratio P/B Ratio P/E Growth P/S Ratio
VLA -- -- 2.74 10.00 --
Market 0.91 14.4 1.02 1.16 2.88
Sector 0.81 15.2 2.59 1.27 7.75

Name Position Start Date
Dr Malcolm McColl Chief Executive Officer,Managing Director 08 September 2014
Mr Paul Hopper Non-Executive Chairman 04 September 2008
Mr Peter R Turvey Non-Executive Director 08 September 2014
Dr Leonard Post Non-Executive Director 21 November 2011

Name Position
Robert Vickery Chief Financial Officer
Darren Shafren Chief Scientific Officer
Sarah Prince Company Secretary

Substantial Shareholders
Holding Name
22,931,933 (12.46%) BVF Partners LP
10,671,786 (5.80%) Sabby Healthcare Volatility Master Fund Limited
16,420,361 (8.92%) Cormorant Global Healthcare Master Fund, LP
11,288,998 (6.14%) Abingworth LLP

Calendar of Events
Date Event
16 February 2016 Report (Interim)
23 October 2015 Report (Annual)
26 August 2015 Report (Prelim)
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