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Financial Strength : 3/10

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Profitability & Growth : 2/10

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Business Description

Industry: Biotechnology » Biotechnology    NAICS: 325412    SIC: 2834
Traded in other countries:9C1.Germany,
Cempra Inc is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company. It develops antibiotics for acute care & community settings to meet critical medical needs in treatment of bacterial infectious diseases, respiratory tract & chronic staphylococcal infections.

Cempra Inc is the successor entity of Cempra Pharmaceuticals, Inc. which was incorporated on November 18, 2005 and commenced operations in January 2006. The Company is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company which is engaged in the development of differentiated antibiotics for the acute care and community settings to meet critical medical needs in the treatment of bacterial infectious diseases, particularly respiratory tract infections and chronic staphylococcal infections. The Company's main product, solithromycin (CEM-101), is in Phase 3 clinical trials. The Company is developing solithromycin in oral capsules, intravenous, or IV, and suspension formulations, initially for the treatment of community acquired bacterial pneumonia, or CABP. Solithromycin is a potent new fourth generation macrolide and the first fluoroketolide in clinical development. The Company is also completed a Phase 2 study of solithromycin in uncomplicated gonorrhea. Its second program is Taksta, which the Company is developing in the U.S. as a long term oral treatment for prosthetic joint infections caused by staphylococci, including S. aureus and MRSA. The Company is conducting a Phase 2 trial for Taksta in patients with prosthetic joint infections and have submitted a proposal for a Phase 3 trial for Tasksta as a treatment for PJI. The Company has licensed solithromycin to Toyama Chemical Co., Ltd. for development and commercialization in Japan while retaining the rights to the rest of the world. The Company is developing Taksta in the U.S. as a long term oral treatment of prosthetic joint infections, or PJI, caused by staphylococci, including S. aureus and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA.



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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $15.87
EPS (TTM) $ -2.22
Short Percentage of Float16.92%
52-Week Range $2.55 - 26.95
Shares Outstanding (Mil)52.38

Analyst Estimate

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Revenue (Mil $) 15 17 34 57
EPS ($) -2.36 -0.94 -0.74 -0.25
EPS without NRI ($) -2.36 -0.94 -0.74 -0.25
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