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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 : 7/10

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Cash-to-Debt No Debt
MNOV's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
91% of the 959 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 37.83 vs. MNOV: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
MNOV' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Interest Coverage No Debt
MNOV's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
88% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. MNOV: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MNOV' 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: 10.74
Beneish M-Score: -3.76
WACC vs ROIC
2.02%
-94.42%
WACC
ROIC
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 % -29.03
MNOV's ROE % is ranked higher than
55% of the 889 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -37.24 vs. MNOV: -29.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
MNOV' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -73.58  Med: -42.52 Max: -19.99
Current: -29.03
-73.58
-19.99
ROA % -25.38
MNOV's ROA % is ranked higher than
53% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -30.83 vs. MNOV: -25.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
MNOV' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.77  Med: -30.28 Max: -16.41
Current: -25.38
-52.77
-16.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -13460.00
MNOV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
90% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -377.35 vs. MNOV: -13460.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
MNOV' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27190.77  Med: -5635.72 Max: -109.01
Current: -13460
-27190.77
-109.01
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -100.00
MNOV's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
96% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. MNOV: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
MNOV' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: -100
Current: -100
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 20.10
MNOV's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
72% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. MNOV: 20.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
MNOV' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -83.3  Med: -26.3 Max: 188.9
Current: 20.1
-83.3
188.9
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 20.20
MNOV's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. MNOV: 20.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
MNOV' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -86.2  Med: -26.8 Max: 254
Current: 20.2
-86.2
254
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Business Description

Industry: Biotechnology » Biotechnology    NAICS: 325412    SIC: 2834
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Traded in other countries:RMN.Germany, 4875.Japan,
Headquarter Location:USA
MediciNova Inc is a biopharmaceutical company. It is engaged in acquiring and developing small molecule therapeutics for the treatment of serious diseases with unmet medical needs.

MediciNova Inc was incorporated in the State of Delaware in September 2000. It is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel, small molecule therapeutics for the treatment of serious diseases with unmet medical needs and a commercial focus on the U.S. market. The Company operates in a single operating segment - the acquisition and development of small molecule therapeutics for the treatment of serious diseases with unmet medical needs. The Company currently focuses its development activities on MN-166 (ibudilast) for neurological disorders such as progressive multiple sclerosis (MS), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and substance dependence (e.g.,methamphetamine dependence, opioid dependence, and alcohol dependence), and MN-001 (tipelukast) for fibrotic diseases such as nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). Its pipeline also includes MN-221 (bedoradrine) for the treatment of acute exacerbation of asthma and MN-029 (denibulin) for solid tumor cancers.

Ratios

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PB Ratio 5.66
MNOV's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 871 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. MNOV: 5.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
MNOV' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.59 Max: 9.45
Current: 5.66
0.22
9.45
EV-to-EBIT -16.74
MNOV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 22.20 vs. MNOV: -16.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MNOV' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.1  Med: -1.85 Max: 1.1
Current: -16.74
-60.1
1.1
EV-to-EBITDA -16.77
MNOV's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 19.37 vs. MNOV: -16.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MNOV' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.8  Med: -1.85 Max: 1.1
Current: -16.77
-60.8
1.1
Current Ratio 16.45
MNOV's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.08 vs. MNOV: 16.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MNOV' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 10.47 Max: 49.29
Current: 16.45
1.31
49.29
Quick Ratio 16.45
MNOV's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 3.79 vs. MNOV: 16.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MNOV' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 10.47 Max: 49.29
Current: 16.45
1.31
49.29

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -15.30
MNOV's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -12.00 vs. MNOV: -15.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
MNOV' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -520.6  Med: -15 Max: 0
Current: -15.3
-520.6
0

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Cash 10.52
MNOV's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
64% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 7.61 vs. MNOV: 10.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
MNOV' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 6.34 Max: 30.33
Current: 10.52
0.62
30.33
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 10.32
MNOV's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
64% of the 663 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 7.13 vs. MNOV: 10.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
MNOV' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 5.03 Max: 20.79
Current: 10.32
0.61
20.79
Price-to-Tangible-Book 9.95
MNOV's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
75% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. MNOV: 9.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
MNOV' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 4.27 Max: 60.74
Current: 9.95
0.4
60.74
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -5.97
MNOV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
54% of the 964 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -8.14 vs. MNOV: -5.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
MNOV' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14850.1  Med: -2.6 Max: 110274.2
Current: -5.97
-14850.1
110274.2

More Statistics

EPS (TTM) $ -0.29
Beta-0.03
Short Percentage of Float6.73%
52-Week Range $4.40 - 7.78
Shares Outstanding (Mil)35.07

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