SCIB1 Phase II study starts in UK
Update | 21 August 2019
Scancell reported FY19 results in line with expectations. The cash balance at April 19 was £4.6m, with an initial inflow of £3.9m (gross) from Vulpes Life Sciences post-period. However, the main news is that SCIB1 is back in the clinic, with the Phase II trial in combination with the checkpoint inhibitor pembrolizumab (Keytruda) now underway in the UK. This 25-patient open-label study should produce its first data in H120. The delay in initiating the US study has been frustrating for both the medical community and investors. Other development programmes are progressing as expected and the management team continues to be strengthened. We continue to value the company, using a risk-adjusted NPV model, at £82.0m, or 17.6p a share.
|Year-end: April 30||2018||2019||2020E||2021E|
|Adj. PBT (£m)||(4.9)||(6.7)||(7.7)||(8.8)|
|Net Income (£m)||(4.2)||(5.6)||(6.4)||(7.2)|
|Adj. EPS (p)||(1.3)||(1.5)||(1.4)||(1.6)|
21 August 2019
|Shares in issue||465.4m|
|12 month range||3.0-13.9p|
|Primary exchange||AIM London|
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