CytomX Therapeutics, Inc. :CTMX-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : March 14, 2017

CytomX Therapeutics, Inc. reports financial results for the year ended December 31, 2016.

We analyze the earnings along side the following peers of CytomX Therapeutics, Inc. – OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Ohr Pharmaceutical, Inc. (OMED-US and OHRP-US) that have also reported for this period.

Highlights

  • Year-on-year change in operating cash flow of 92.59% is about the same as the change in earnings, likely no significant movement in accruals or reserves.
  • Earnings decline largely a result of non-operational activity, pretax margins improved from -458.56% to -391.67%.

The table below shows the preliminary results and recent trends for key metrics such as revenues and net income growth:

2016 2015 2014 2013 N/A
Relevant Numbers (Annual)
Revenues 15.04 7.71 5.08 0.89 N/A
Revenue Growth (YOY) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Earnings -58.9 -35.37 -30.31 -15.14 N/A
Earnings Growth (YOY) -66.51 -16.71 -100.16 N/A N/A
Net Margin -391.54 -458.69 -597.01 -1705.29 N/A
EPS -1.63 -4.9 -0.97 -0.53 N/A
Return on Equity -57.57 -67.48 N/A -2254.65 N/A
Return on Assets -29.66 -26.09 -68.85 -103.85 N/A

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Cash Versus Earnings – Sustainable Performance?

It is important to examine a company�s cash versus earnings numbers to gauge whether its performance is sustainable.

CTMX-US‘s change in operating cash flow of 92.59% compared to the same period last year is about the same as its change in earnings this period. Additionally, this change in operating cash flow is about average among its peer group. This suggests that the company did not use accruals or reserves to manage earnings this period, and that, all else being equal, the earnings number is sustainable.

Operating Cash Flow Growth Versus Earnings Growth

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Cash Flow based Earnings, Likely Non-cash Earnings, Low Cash Flow Base, Likely Undeclared Earnings

Margins

The company’s earnings decline is largely a result of non-operational activity. As a matter of fact, the company showed increases in operating (EBIT) and pretax margins. EBIT margins improved from -430.54% to -396.10% and pretax margins widened from -458.56% to -391.67%.

EBIT Margin Versus PreTax Margin

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Operation driven Earnings, One-time Favorables, Low Earnings Base, One-time Unfavorables

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Company Profile

CytomX Therapeutics, Inc. operates as an oncology-base biopharmaceutical company, which focuses on developing probody therapeutics for the treatment of cancer. The company was founded in September, 2010 and is headquartered in South San Francisco, CA.

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