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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
CAPS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
90% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 83.08 vs. CAPS: No Debt )
CAPS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.36   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Interest Coverage No Debt
CAPS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
80% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. CAPS: No Debt )
CAPS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -16.41
M-Score: -3.74
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 3/10

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ROE (%) -54.33
CAPS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 812 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -20.84 vs. CAPS: -54.33 )
CAPS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -137.33   Max: 58.43
Current: -54.33

-137.33
58.43
ROA (%) -53.59
CAPS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -17.36 vs. CAPS: -53.59 )
CAPS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -66.08   Max: 55.67
Current: -53.59

-66.08
55.67
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -3156.62
CAPS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -247.50 vs. CAPS: -3156.62 )
CAPS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -9605.65   Max: -0.21
Current: -3156.62

-9605.65
-0.21
EBITDA Growth (%) -29.10
CAPS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -10.50 vs. CAPS: -29.10 )
CAPS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -36.8   Max: 87.4
Current: -29.1

-36.8
87.4
EPS Growth (%) -28.20
CAPS's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -12.60 vs. CAPS: -28.20 )
CAPS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -41.8   Max: 108
Current: -28.2

-41.8
108
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Ratios

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P/B 1.90
CAPS's P/B is ranked higher than
93% of the 958 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. CAPS: 1.90 )
CAPS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 5.77
Current: 1.9

0.08
5.77
EV-to-EBIT -1.49
CAPS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 958 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CAPS: -1.49 )
CAPS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 124
Current: -1.49

0.1
124
Current Ratio 19.88
CAPS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.02 vs. CAPS: 19.88 )
CAPS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.57   Max: 140.04
Current: 19.88

2.57
140.04
Quick Ratio 19.88
CAPS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 3.76 vs. CAPS: 19.88 )
CAPS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 140.04
Current: 19.88

1.8
140.04

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 2.20
CAPS's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
98% of the 958 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 63.00 vs. CAPS: 2.20 )
CAPS' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 181.26
Current: 2.2

0.39
181.26
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.20
CAPS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 958 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 43.44 vs. CAPS: 2.20 )
CAPS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 43.76
Current: 2.2

0.39
43.76
Price/Tangible Book 2.20
CAPS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
93% of the 958 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 8.86 vs. CAPS: 2.20 )
CAPS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 10.47
Current: 2.2

0.36
10.47
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -106.53
CAPS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
55% of the 740 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -10.93 vs. CAPS: -106.53 )
CAPS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 48
Current: -106.53

0.7
48

Business Description

Industry: Biotechnology » Biotechnology
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Capstone Therapeutics Corp was incorporated as a Delaware corporation in July 1987 as IatroMed, Inc. On May 21, 2010 the name was changed to Capstone Therapeutics Corp. It is a biotechnology company which develops a pipeline of novel therapeutic peptides aimed at helping patients with under-served medical conditions. On August 3, 2012, it entered into a joint venture, LipimetiX Development, LLC, to develop Apo E mimetic peptide molecule AEM-28 and its analogs. Its development activities represent a single operating segment as they shared the same product development path and utilized the same company resources. The biotechnology companies and public institutions compete with the Company in recruiting for research personnel and subjects, which affect its ability to complete research studies.
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