Curis, Inc., a biotechnology company, engages in the discovery and development of drug candidates for the treatment of human cancers in the United States.
The last earnings update was 20 days ago.
Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is
available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale
at half price, they could be considered
In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Curis is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Curis has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.
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INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
It is not possible to calculate the future cash flow value for
Curis. This is due to cash flow or dividend data being
unavailable. The share price is
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for
it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing
when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.
The amount the stock market is willing to pay for
is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Curis's earnings available for a low price, and how does
this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Curis has negative assets, we can't compare the value of its assets to the DE Biotechs industry average.
Take a look at our analysis of CUSA’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
When valuing a company like this, investors focus more on how they perceive the size of the opportunity, the company's ability to deliver and scale, and the strength of the team. While we are not analysing this type of data at the moment, if you don’t know where to start, we recommend reading through Curis's regulatory filings and announcements.
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Curis has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
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The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past
performance, by looking at estimated
and how much profit it is expected to make.
Future estimates come from
professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get
Expected Biotechs industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
expected to grow at an
Unable to compare Curis's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
Unable to compare Curis's earnings growth to the Germany market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to compare Curis's revenue growth to the Germany market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Curis is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Curis is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can
be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at
predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates
looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Curis's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the
industry? (1 check)
Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the
past 5 years? (1 check)
Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent
earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
has a total score of
0/6, see the detailed checks below.
Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.
Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at
unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have
been around for and insider trading.
TENURE AS CEO
Mr. James E. Dentzer, also known as Jim, has been President, Chief Executive Officer, Secretary and Director at Curis, Inc since September 24, 2018 and was its Treasurer since September 24, 2018. Mr. Dentzer served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of Curis, Inc. since March 30, 2016 and its Chief Operating Officer since March 21, 2018. Mr. Dentzer served as the Chief Financial Officer of Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from December 2013 to December 18, 2015. He served as the Chief Financial Officer of Valeritas, Inc. since March 2010. Mr. Dentzer served as Chief Financial Officer of Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. from October 2, 2006 to October 30, 2009 and served its Principal Accounting Officer. He joined Amicus from Biogen Idec Inc., where he served as Vice President and Corporate Controller from November 2003 to October 2006. Prior to joining Biogen Idec, he served in a variety of financial positions at E. I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company, including Chief Financial Officer of DuPont Flooring Systems. Prior to Biogen, Mr. Dentzer also held various positions at Kemper Financial Services and at Bank of America (formerly Bank of Boston). Mr. Dentzer holds a B.A. in philosophy from Boston College and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.
Jim's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.
Jim's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in Germany.
Management Team Tenure
Average tenure and age of the
management team in years:
The average tenure for the Curis management team is less than 2 years, this suggests a new team.
Head of Research & Development
Chief Financial Officer
Vice President of Technology Management & Intellectual Property
Reinhard von Roemeling
Senior Vice President of Clinical Development
Board of Directors Tenure
Average tenure and age of the
board of directors in years:
The tenure for the Curis board of directors is about average.
Board of Directors
Independent Chairman of the Board
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
Curis individual insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months, but not in substantial volumes.
Curis, Inc., a biotechnology company, engages in the discovery and development of drug candidates for the treatment of human cancers in the United States. Its clinical stage drug candidates include CUDC-907, an oral dual inhibitor of HDAC and PI3K enzymes for the treatment of patients with MYC-altered diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and solid tumors; CA-170, an oral small molecule drug candidate for treating patients with advanced solid tumors and lymphomas; CA-4948, an oral small molecule drug candidate, which is in Phase I clinical trial for the treatment of non-hodgkin lymphomas; and CA-327, a pre-investigational new drug stage oncology drug candidate. The company has collaboration agreement with F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd. and Genentech Inc. for the development and commercialization of Erivedge, an orally-administered small molecule hedgehog signaling pathway inhibitor for the treatment of advanced basal cell carcinoma; and with Aurigene Discovery Technologies Limited for the discovery, development, and commercialization of small molecule compounds in the areas of immuno-oncology and precision oncology. The company also has a scientific collaboration with DarwinHealth, Inc. to characterize biomarkers and tumor subtype alignments for Fimepinostat in DLBCL and solid malignancies. Curis, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Lexington, Massachusetts.
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