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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 : 9/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
CPRX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
96% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 3.46 vs. CPRX: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CPRX' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Interest Coverage No Debt
CPRX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
95% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 24.68 vs. CPRX: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CPRX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9999.99  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 10.93
M-Score: -3.39
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 (%) -36.03
CPRX's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 7.27 vs. CPRX: -36.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CPRX' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -137.75  Med: -57.88 Max: -22.89
Current: -36.03
-137.75
-22.89
ROA (%) -32.33
CPRX's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 763 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 3.85 vs. CPRX: -32.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CPRX' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -105.81  Med: -51.22 Max: -22.19
Current: -32.33
-105.81
-22.19
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -861.47
CPRX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 755 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 14.64 vs. CPRX: -861.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CPRX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24183.33  Med: -5639.41 Max: -485.88
Current: -861.47
-24183.33
-485.88
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 13.40
CPRX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. CPRX: 13.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CPRX' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.7  Med: 5.10 Max: 51.2
Current: 13.4
-30.7
51.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 22.50
CPRX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. CPRX: 22.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CPRX' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.4  Med: 9.00 Max: 48.2
Current: 22.5
-34.4
48.2
» CPRX's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-05-11)


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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

CPRX Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 21,227 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 6,568,000 sh (+87.66%)
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Q2 2015

CPRX Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen 3,463,805 sh (-47.26%)
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Q3 2015

CPRX Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Steven Cohen 2,206,264 sh (-36.31%)
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Q4 2015

CPRX Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Steven Cohen 2,276,923 sh (+3.20%)
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Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Insider Picks Up Shares of Company Catalyst posted losses of 6 cents per share in recent quarter
Patrick McEnany (Insider Trades), CEO and president of Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CPRX), bought 10,000 shares of the company on Oct. 1. The average price per share was $2.81 for a total transaction cost of $28,000. Catalyst Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceuticals company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for people with rare debilitating diseases. The company has a market cap of $248.25 million. Read more...

Ratios

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P/B 1.03
CPRX's P/B is ranked higher than
69% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. CPRX: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CPRX' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 8.19 Max: 29.61
Current: 1.03
0.95
29.61
Current Ratio 17.41
CPRX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 656 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. CPRX: 17.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CPRX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.25  Med: 11.00 Max: 54.56
Current: 17.41
2.25
54.56
Quick Ratio 17.41
CPRX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 656 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. CPRX: 17.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CPRX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.25  Med: 11.00 Max: 54.56
Current: 17.41
2.25
54.56

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 1.13
CPRX's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
89% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 11.59 vs. CPRX: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
CPRX' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.38  Med: 3.38 Max: 9.21
Current: 1.13
1.38
9.21
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.01
CPRX's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 422 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 6.88 vs. CPRX: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
CPRX' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.26  Med: 3.30 Max: 8.6
Current: 1.01
1.26
8.6
Price/Tangible Book 1.01
CPRX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
75% of the 675 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. CPRX: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CPRX' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.25  Med: 3.26 Max: 8.49
Current: 1.01
1.25
8.49
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -1188.44
CPRX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 738 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. CPRX: -1188.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CPRX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1188.44  Med: 0.00 Max: 825.75
Current: -1188.44
-1188.44
825.75

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $0
EPS $ -0.25
Beta1.93
Short Percentage of Float5.98%
52-Week Range $0.51 - 5.80
Shares Outstanding(Mil)82.88

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 4 61
EPS($) -0.28 -0.30 0.07
EPS without NRI($) -0.28 -0.30 0.07

Business Description

Industry: Drug Manufacturers » Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic
Compare:BOM:506235, NAS:AQXP, XKRX:001360, TSX:CPH, PHS:EURO, TSE:4576 » details
Traded in other countries:CN2.Germany,
Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc was incorporated in Delaware in July 2006. The Company is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in developing and commercializing therapies for people with rare debilitating diseases, including Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS), congenital myasthenic syndromes (CMS), infantile spasms, and Tourette syndrome. Catalyst's lead candidate, Firdapse for the treatment of LEMS, recently completed testing in a global, multi-center, pivotal Phase 3 trial resulting in positive top-line data. Firdapse for the treatment of LEMS has received Breakthrough Therapy Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and orphan drug designation for CMS. Firdapse is the first and only European approved drug for symptomatic treatment in adults with LEMS. The Company is also enagaged in developing CPP-115 to treat infantile spasms, epilepsy and other neurological conditions associated with reduced GABAergic signaling, like post-traumatic stress disorder and Tourette syndrome. It has three pharmaceutical products in development namely Firdapse(tm), CPP-115 and CPP-109. The Company also competes against biotechnology companies, universities, government agencies, and other research institutions in the development of substance abuse treatments, technologies and processes. The pharmaceutical industry is intensely competitive, and any product candidate developed or licensed by the Company would likely compete with existing drugs and therapies. In the United States, drugs are subject to rigorous regulation by the FDA under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, or FDCA, and implementing regulations, as well as other federal and state statutes.
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