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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 : 4/10

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industry
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Cash-to-Debt 6.40
NAS:CNAT's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 37.83 vs. NAS:CNAT: 6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NAS:CNAT' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.79  Med: 42.7 Max: N/A
Current: 6.4
Equity-to-Asset 0.23
NAS:CNAT's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 729 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. NAS:CNAT: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NAS:CNAT' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.23 Max: 0.23
Current: 0.23
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: -1.41
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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history
Operating Margin % -375.09
NAS:CNAT's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
65% of the 760 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -93.92 vs. NAS:CNAT: -375.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NAS:CNAT' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3733.67  Med: -3733.67 Max: -375.09
Current: -375.09
-3733.67
-375.09
Net Margin % -372.75
NAS:CNAT's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
66% of the 760 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -84.10 vs. NAS:CNAT: -372.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NAS:CNAT' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3721.28  Med: -3721.28 Max: -372.75
Current: -372.75
-3721.28
-372.75
ROE % -101.37
NAS:CNAT's ROE % is ranked lower than
78% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -37.24 vs. NAS:CNAT: -101.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NAS:CNAT' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -105.57  Med: -71.28 Max: -51.71
Current: -101.37
-105.57
-51.71
ROA % -48.82
NAS:CNAT's ROA % is ranked lower than
64% of the 991 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -30.78 vs. NAS:CNAT: -48.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NAS:CNAT' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -70.74  Med: -55.25 Max: -46.8
Current: -48.82
-70.74
-46.8
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -9061.50
NAS:CNAT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
86% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -362.00 vs. NAS:CNAT: -9061.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NAS:CNAT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -57184.91  Med: -25575.34 Max: -8274.57
Current: -9061.5
-57184.91
-8274.57
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -14.10
NAS:CNAT's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
69% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. NAS:CNAT: -14.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NAS:CNAT' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.4  Med: -46.7 Max: -14.1
Current: -14.1
-50.4
-14.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 27.60
NAS:CNAT's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
81% of the 554 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -2.80 vs. NAS:CNAT: 27.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NAS:CNAT' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.5  Med: -46.7 Max: 27.6
Current: 27.6
-50.5
27.6
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Business Description

Industry: Biotechnology » Biotechnology    NAICS: 325412    SIC: 2834
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Traded in other countries:CPH.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc is a biotechnology company. It is engaged in the development and commercialization of novel medicines to treat liver disease.

Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc was incorporated under the laws of the state of Delaware on July 13, 2005. It is a biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of novel medicines to treat liver disease. The Company's compound, emricasan, is a first-in-class, orally active pan-caspase protease inhibitor designed to reduce the activity of human caspases, which are enzymes that mediate inflammation and apoptosis. Emricasan works by inhibiting caspases, which are a family of related enzymes that play the role of modulators of critical cellular functions, including functions that result in apoptosis and inflammation. Caspase activation and regulation is tightly controlled through a number of mechanisms. All caspases are expressed as enzymatically inactive forms known as pro-caspases, which can be activated following a variety of cellular insults or stimuli. The Company operates in one business segment, which is the commercialization and development of pharmaceutical products. The Company's potential competitors include multinational pharmaceutical companies, established biotechnology companies, specialty pharmaceutical companies and universities and other research institutions. The Company has received three United States patents and corresponding foreign patents and patent applications directed to the composition of matter. Foreign patents have been granted in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. A patent application is pending in Poland. In addition to regulations in the United States, the Company is subject to a variety of regulations in other jurisdictions governing, among other things, clinical trials and any commercial sales, promotion and distribution of its products.

Top Ranked Articles about Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc

Conatus Pharmaceuticals Announces Poster Presentation at International Liver Cell Conference
Conatus Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock
Conatus Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock
Conatus Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results and Program Updates
Conatus Announces Exercise of License Option for Global Development and Commercialization of Emricasan Following Notice of Initiation of Phase 2b ENCORE-LF Clinical Trial in NASH Cirrhosis
Conatus Pharmaceuticals to Report First Quarter 2017 Financial Results
Conatus Posters at EASL Meeting Address MELD Score Dynamics and Outcomes in Decompensated Liver Cirrhosis Patients, Including NASH Patients, Awaiting Liver Transplantation
Conatus to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

SAN DIEGO, March 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:CNAT) today announced the company’s scheduled presentations at two upcoming investor conferences in New York:
H.C. Wainwright NASH Investor Conference at 2:20 p.m. ET on Monday, April 3.
 16th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference at 3:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, April 4. Webcasts of both conference presentations will be available in the Investors section of the company’s website at www.conatuspharma.com. About Conatus Pharmaceuticals
Conatus is a biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of novel medicines to treat liver disease. Conatus is developing its lead compound, emricasan, for the treatment of patients with chronic liver disease. Emricasan is designed to reduce the activity of enzymes that mediate inflammation and apoptosis. Conatus believes that by reducing the activity of these enzymes, emricasan has the potential to interrupt the disease progression across the spectrum of liver disease. For additional information, please visit www.conatuspharma.com. Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All statements other than statements of historical facts contained in this press release are forward-looking statements, including statements regarding emricasan’s potential to interrupt the disease progression across the spectrum of liver disease. In some cases, you can identify forward-looking statements by terms such as “may,” “will,” “should,” “expect,” “plan,” “anticipate,” “could,” “intend,” “target,” “project,” “contemplates,” “believes,” “estimates,” “predicts,” “potential” or “continue” or the negative of these terms or other similar expressions. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release and are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions, including those risks described in the company’s prior press releases and in the periodic reports it files with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The events and circumstances reflected in the company’s forward-looking statements may not be achieved or occur and actual results could differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Except as required by applicable law, the company does not plan to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements contained herein, whether as a result of any new information, future events, changed circumstances or otherwise.
CONTACT: Alan Engbring
Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc.
(858) 376-2637
[email protected]

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Conatus Pharmaceuticals to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results

SAN DIEGO, March 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:CNAT) today announced that it will report financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2016, after the market close on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Conatus will host a conference call and audio webcast at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, to discuss the financial results and provide a corporate update.
To access the conference call, please dial 877-312-5857 (domestic) or 970-315-0455 (international) at least five minutes prior to the start time and refer to conference ID 75917141. A live and archived audio webcast of the call will also be available in the Investors section of the Conatus website at www.conatuspharma.com. About Conatus Pharmaceuticals
Conatus is a biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of novel medicines to treat liver disease. Conatus is developing its lead compound, emricasan, for the treatment of patients with chronic liver disease. Emricasan is designed to reduce the activity of enzymes that mediate inflammation and apoptosis. Conatus believes that by reducing the activity of these enzymes, emricasan has the potential to interrupt the disease progression across the spectrum of liver disease. For additional information, please visit www.conatuspharma.com. Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All statements other than statements of historical facts contained in this press release are forward-looking statements, including statements regarding emricasan’s potential to interrupt the disease progression across the spectrum of liver disease. In some cases, you can identify forward-looking statements by terms such as “may,” “will,” “should,” “expect,” “plan,” “anticipate,” “could,” “intend,” “target,” “project,” “contemplates,” “believes,” “estimates,” “predicts,” “potential” or “continue” or the negative of these terms or other similar expressions. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release and are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions, including those risks described in the company’s prior press releases and in the periodic reports it files with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The events and circumstances reflected in the company’s forward-looking statements may not be achieved or occur and actual results could differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Except as required by applicable law, the company does not plan to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements contained herein, whether as a result of any new information, future events, changed circumstances or otherwise.
CONTACT: Alan Engbring
Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc.
(858) 376-2637
[email protected]


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Ratios

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Price-to-Owner-Earnings 6.69
NAS:CNAT's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
89% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 36.51 vs. NAS:CNAT: 6.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
NAS:CNAT' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.48  Med: 6.22 Max: 9.98
Current: 6.69
5.48
9.98
PB Ratio 7.49
NAS:CNAT's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. NAS:CNAT: 7.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
NAS:CNAT' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.17  Med: 7 Max: 11.24
Current: 7.49
6.17
11.24
PS Ratio 20.97
NAS:CNAT's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 11.96 vs. NAS:CNAT: 20.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
NAS:CNAT' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.19  Med: 19.51 Max: 31.31
Current: 20.97
17.19
31.31
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 6.05
NAS:CNAT's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
90% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 28.96 vs. NAS:CNAT: 6.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
NAS:CNAT' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.96  Med: 5.63 Max: 9.04
Current: 6.05
4.96
9.04
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 6.05
NAS:CNAT's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
92% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 25.50 vs. NAS:CNAT: 6.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
NAS:CNAT' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.96  Med: 5.63 Max: 9.04
Current: 6.05
4.96
9.04
Current Ratio 2.39
NAS:CNAT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. NAS:CNAT: 2.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NAS:CNAT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.37  Med: 9.65 Max: 52.08
Current: 2.39
1.37
52.08
Quick Ratio 2.39
NAS:CNAT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 980 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. NAS:CNAT: 2.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NAS:CNAT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.37  Med: 9.65 Max: 52.08
Current: 2.39
1.37
52.08
Days Sales Outstanding 130.39
NAS:CNAT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
81% of the 625 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 64.26 vs. NAS:CNAT: 130.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NAS:CNAT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 130.39  Med: 1142.05 Max: 1142.05
Current: 130.39
130.39
1142.05

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -18.60
NAS:CNAT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 610 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -12.00 vs. NAS:CNAT: -18.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
NAS:CNAT' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -169.2  Med: -148.7 Max: -18.6
Current: -18.6
-169.2
-18.6

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Cash 8.89
NAS:CNAT's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
51% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 7.66 vs. NAS:CNAT: 8.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
NAS:CNAT' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.57  Med: 2.6 Max: 9.16
Current: 8.89
1.57
9.16
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 8.48
NAS:CNAT's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. NAS:CNAT: 8.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
NAS:CNAT' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.48  Med: 2.55 Max: 8.74
Current: 8.48
1.48
8.74
Price-to-Tangible-Book 7.57
NAS:CNAT's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
63% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.93 vs. NAS:CNAT: 7.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
NAS:CNAT' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.42  Med: 2.52 Max: 7.76
Current: 7.57
1.42
7.76
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.07
NAS:CNAT's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 667 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. NAS:CNAT: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
NAS:CNAT' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 1.11 Max: 1.11
Current: 1.07
0.98
1.11
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -25.91
NAS:CNAT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
80% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -7.96 vs. NAS:CNAT: -25.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
NAS:CNAT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.7  Med: -37.9 Max: -17.2
Current: -25.91
-49.7
-17.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $7.00
EPS (TTM) $ -1.10
Beta2.77
Short Percentage of Float3.23%
52-Week Range $1.45 - 9.40
Shares Outstanding (Mil)29.98

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 16 4 4
EPS ($) -0.95 -1.39 -0.63
EPS without NRI ($) -0.95 -1.39 -0.63
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

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