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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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industry
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Cash-to-Debt No Debt
PIRS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
72% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 55.72 vs. PIRS: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
PIRS' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.54  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
14.54
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.05
PIRS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
93% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. PIRS: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
PIRS' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.73 Max: 0.93
Current: 0.05
0.05
0.93
Interest Coverage No Debt
PIRS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
64% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. PIRS: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PIRS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 0.41
Beneish M-Score: -5.77
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 % -279.07
PIRS's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
62% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -105.96 vs. PIRS: -279.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
PIRS' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -466.61  Med: -428.46 Max: -279.07
Current: -279.07
-466.61
-279.07
Net Margin % -321.83
PIRS's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
65% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -92.13 vs. PIRS: -321.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
PIRS' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -479.5  Med: -435.25 Max: -321.83
Current: -321.83
-479.5
-321.83
ROE % -178.80
PIRS's ROE % is ranked lower than
88% of the 961 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -39.05 vs. PIRS: -178.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PIRS' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -213.33  Med: -90.3 Max: -80.91
Current: -178.8
-213.33
-80.91
ROA % -45.88
PIRS's ROA % is ranked lower than
59% of the 1052 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -32.93 vs. PIRS: -45.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PIRS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -200  Med: -82.79 Max: -45.88
Current: -45.88
-200
-45.88
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -445.22
PIRS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
50% of the 1014 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -432.52 vs. PIRS: -445.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
PIRS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1265  Med: -1146.6 Max: -445.22
Current: -445.22
-1265
-445.22
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Business Description

Industry: Biotechnology » Biotechnology    NAICS: 325412    SIC: 2834
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Traded in other countries:PI6.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company engaged in discovering and developing Anticalin class of biotherapeutics for patients with diseases in which there is high unmet medical needs.

Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, which engages in the discovery and development of Anticalin class of biotherapeutics. Anticalin proteins are engineered versions of lipocalins, human proteins that naturally bind, store and transport a wide spectrum of molecules. The company with the help of technology creates differentiated drugs such as PRS-080, PRS-060, PRS-343 and PRS-332 that can help patients suffering from cancer, severe asthma, anemia, and other medical conditions with a high unmet medical need. Geographically, all the operation of the firm is functioned through the region of US.

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Ratios

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PB Ratio 83.79
PIRS's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. PIRS: 83.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PIRS' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.86  Med: 3.69 Max: 83.79
Current: 83.79
1.86
83.79
PS Ratio 38.36
PIRS's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 11.11 vs. PIRS: 38.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PIRS' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.22  Med: 25.8 Max: 535.71
Current: 38.36
10.22
535.71
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 8.20
PIRS's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
84% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 30.41 vs. PIRS: 8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
PIRS' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.71  Med: 11.5 Max: 32.75
Current: 8.2
4.71
32.75
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 7.95
PIRS's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
86% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 26.94 vs. PIRS: 7.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
PIRS' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.56  Med: 10.62 Max: 27.89
Current: 7.95
4.56
27.89
EV-to-EBIT -10.79
PIRS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 22.83 vs. PIRS: -10.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PIRS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26  Med: -4.5 Max: -1.3
Current: -10.79
-26
-1.3
EV-to-EBITDA -10.97
PIRS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 20.69 vs. PIRS: -10.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PIRS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.5  Med: -4.6 Max: -1.3
Current: -10.97
-26.5
-1.3
EV-to-Revenue 30.12
PIRS's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
65% of the 776 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 12.21 vs. PIRS: 30.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
PIRS' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.5  Med: 16.6 Max: 443.5
Current: 30.12
4.5
443.5
Current Ratio 2.44
PIRS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 1035 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. PIRS: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PIRS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.44  Med: 5.37 Max: 15.23
Current: 2.44
2.44
15.23
Quick Ratio 2.44
PIRS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 1035 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 3.86 vs. PIRS: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PIRS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.44  Med: 5.37 Max: 15.23
Current: 2.44
2.44
15.23
Days Sales Outstanding 94.02
PIRS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
72% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 65.03 vs. PIRS: 94.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PIRS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.63  Med: 3.63 Max: 94.02
Current: 94.02
3.63
94.02

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -55.90
PIRS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -13.20 vs. PIRS: -55.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PIRS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -55.9  Med: -55.9 Max: -55.9
Current: -55.9

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 431.50
PIRS's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
100% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 7.04 vs. PIRS: 431.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
PIRS' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.99  Med: 4 Max: 431.5
Current: 431.5
1.99
431.5
Price-to-Tangible-Book 86.30
PIRS's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
97% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. PIRS: 86.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
PIRS' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.86  Med: 3.58 Max: 86.3
Current: 86.3
1.86
86.3
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.49
PIRS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
73% of the 629 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. PIRS: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PIRS' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.02 Max: 17.78
Current: 1.49
0.4
17.78
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -9.27
PIRS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
54% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -7.37 vs. PIRS: -9.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PIRS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -79.7  Med: -22.2 Max: -3.8
Current: -9.27
-79.7
-3.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $9.85
EPS (TTM) $ -0.74
Beta1.71
Short Percentage of Float2.34%
52-Week Range $1.88 - 9.75
Shares Outstanding (Mil)44.79

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 11 13 11 11
EBIT (Mil $) -28 -37 -46 -56
EBITDA (Mil $) -28 -37 -46 -56
EPS ($) -0.72 -0.63 -0.75 -0.86
EPS without NRI ($) -0.72 -0.63 -0.75 -0.86
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 44
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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