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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 : 5/10

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Cash-to-Debt No Debt
NAS:VSTM's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
76% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 53.59 vs. NAS:VSTM: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NAS:VSTM' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Interest Coverage No Debt
NAS:VSTM's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
73% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. NAS:VSTM: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:VSTM' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: -1.12
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 : 4/10

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ROE % -41.20
NAS:VSTM's ROE % is ranked lower than
51% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -39.29 vs. NAS:VSTM: -41.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NAS:VSTM' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -82.34  Med: -51.76 Max: -39.63
Current: -41.2
-82.34
-39.63
ROA % -37.66
NAS:VSTM's ROA % is ranked lower than
54% of the 870 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -33.51 vs. NAS:VSTM: -37.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NAS:VSTM' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -54.66  Med: -39.94 Max: -23.18
Current: -37.66
-54.66
-23.18
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -2144.55
NAS:VSTM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
70% of the 827 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -476.30 vs. NAS:VSTM: -2144.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NAS:VSTM' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5742.3  Med: -2745.45 Max: -1932.02
Current: -2144.55
-5742.3
-1932.02
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -18.50
NAS:VSTM's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
73% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. NAS:VSTM: -18.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NAS:VSTM' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.9  Med: -18.5 Max: -2.2
Current: -18.5
-41.9
-2.2
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -18.40
NAS:VSTM's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
69% of the 501 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -2.80 vs. NAS:VSTM: -18.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NAS:VSTM' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42  Med: -18.4 Max: -1.8
Current: -18.4
-42
-1.8
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Business Description

Industry: Biotechnology » Biotechnology    NAICS: 325412    SIC: 2834
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Verastem Inc is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in discovering and developing proprietary small molecule drugs targeting cancer stem cells along with proprietary companion diagnostics.

Verastem Inc incorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware in August 2010. It is a is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in discovering and developing of small molecules for optimized efficacy and safety primarily as orally available drug candidates. The Company has three product candidates currently in clinical trials including the FAK inhibitors VS‑6063 and VS‑4718, and the pan PI3K and dual mTORC1/2 inhibitor VS‑5584 and are running clinical trials in cancers, including lung, ovarian, lymphoma, pancreatic, and other advanced cancers. Its competitors include companies like Astellas Pharma US, Inc., Sanofi‑Aventis US LLC, GlaxoSmithKline plc, Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH, Pfizer, Celgene, Inc. and others. Products regulated by the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER).

Ratios

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PB Ratio 0.85
VSTM's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 3.76 vs. VSTM: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
VSTM' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0.85
Current: 0.85
0
0.85
EV-to-EBIT 0.52
VSTM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
92% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 21.73 vs. VSTM: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VSTM' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1.09
Current: 0.52
0
1.09
EV-to-EBITDA 0.53
VSTM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
93% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 16.79 vs. VSTM: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VSTM' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1.11
Current: 0.53
0
1.11
Current Ratio 7.40
VSTM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.03 vs. VSTM: 7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VSTM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.4  Med: 12.01 Max: 23.79
Current: 7.4
7.4
23.79
Quick Ratio 7.40
VSTM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. VSTM: 7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VSTM' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.4  Med: 12.01 Max: 23.79
Current: 7.4
7.4
23.79

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -13.50
VSTM's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -10.90 vs. VSTM: -13.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
VSTM' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -176.1  Med: -22 Max: -13.5
Current: -13.5
-176.1
-13.5

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.85
VSTM's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
95% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.44 vs. VSTM: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
VSTM' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 2.22 Max: 2.81
Current: 0.85
0.67
2.81
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 192.31
VSTM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
97% of the 1273 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -8.24 vs. VSTM: 192.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
VSTM' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 192.31
Current: 192.31
0
192.31

More Statistics

EPS (TTM) $ -0.98
Beta3.38
Short Percentage of Float0.36%
52-Week Range $1.05 - 1.93
Shares Outstanding (Mil)36.99

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) -0.80 -0.71
EPS without NRI ($) -0.80 -0.71
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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