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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 : 6/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
VSTM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
79% of the 959 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 50.45 vs. VSTM: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
VSTM' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: N/A  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
N/A
No Debt
Interest Coverage No Debt
VSTM's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
71% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. VSTM: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VSTM' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.30
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 (%) -42.07
VSTM's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 871 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -32.29 vs. VSTM: -42.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VSTM' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -82.34  Med: -56.14 Max: -39.63
Current: -42.07
-82.34
-39.63
ROA (%) -38.72
VSTM's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -27.73 vs. VSTM: -38.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
VSTM' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -54.66  Med: -42.1 Max: -23.18
Current: -38.72
-54.66
-23.18
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -2150.40
VSTM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -382.66 vs. VSTM: -2150.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
VSTM' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5742.3  Med: -3102.26 Max: -1932.02
Current: -2150.4
-5742.3
-1932.02
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-09)


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Business Description

Industry: Biotechnology » Biotechnology
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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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P/B 0.58
VSTM's P/B is ranked higher than
98% of the 836 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 3.85 vs. VSTM: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VSTM' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 4.9
Current: 0.58
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4.9
EV-to-EBIT 0.94
VSTM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
91% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 23.97 vs. VSTM: 0.94 )
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: 1.35
Current: 0.94
0
1.35
EV-to-EBITDA 0.96
VSTM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
91% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 19.37 vs. VSTM: 0.96 )
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: 1.36
Current: 0.96
0
1.36
Current Ratio 15.79
VSTM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 932 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. VSTM: 15.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VSTM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.36  Med: 14.21 Max: 30.79
Current: 15.79
10.36
30.79
Quick Ratio 15.79
VSTM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 932 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. VSTM: 15.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VSTM' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.36  Med: 14.21 Max: 30.79
Current: 15.79
10.36
30.79

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Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 0.59
VSTM's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
99% of the 519 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 6.18 vs. VSTM: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
VSTM' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 3.02 Max: 6.04
Current: 0.59
0.56
6.04
Price/Net Current Asset Value 0.58
VSTM's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. VSTM: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
VSTM' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 2.94 Max: 5.97
Current: 0.58
0.55
5.97
Price/Tangible Book 0.57
VSTM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
98% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.78 vs. VSTM: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
VSTM' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 2.29 Max: 3.86
Current: 0.57
0.54
3.86
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 106.78
VSTM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -8.60 vs. VSTM: 106.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VSTM' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -118.53  Med: 0 Max: 169.33
Current: 106.78
-118.53
169.33

More Statistics

EPS (TTM) $ -1.19
Beta2.82
Short Percentage of Float0.85%
52-Week Range $1.05 - 6.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)36.99

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) -1.26 -0.91 -0.83 -0.87
EPS w/o NRI ($) -1.26 -0.91 -0.83 -0.87
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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