Factor Report

Data as of market close on 9/16/2021.

Validea's factor report analyzes any stock using the major investing factors, including value, quality, momentum, and low volatility.
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LIGAND PHARMACEUTICALS INC. (LGND)

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Latest Close: $134.99 Market Cap ($ mil): $2,251 Sector: Healthcare Industry: Biotechnology & Drugs 52 Week High: $219.75 52 Week Low: $78.26 Relative Strength: 57 Twelve Minus One Return: 12.7% Standard Deviation: 55.8%
PE Ratio: 48.5 Price/Sales: 8.9 Price/Book: 2.9 Price/Cash Flow: 24.8 EV/EBITDA: 23.61 Yield: N/A Shareholder Yield: 14.80% F Score: 5 G Score: 6
Return on Equity: 6.5% Return on Assets: 3.8% Return on Tangible Capital: 11.2% Return on Invested Capital: N/A WACC: 7.5% Debt/Equity: 0.40 LT EPS Growth: N/A LT Sales Growth: 15.0% Beta: 1.14
Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Ligand) is a biopharmaceutical company that focuses on developing and acquiring technologies that help pharmaceutical companies discover and develop medicines. The Company is involved in the development and licensing of biopharmaceutical assets. The Company employs research technologies, such as nuclear receptor assays, high throughput computer screening, formulation science, liver targeted pro-drug technologies and antibody discovery technologies to assist companies in their work toward obtaining prescription drug approvals. As of December 31, 2016, it had partnerships and license agreements with over 85 pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, and over 140 various programs under license with it were in various stages of commercialization and development. It has contributed research and technologies for approved medicines that treat cancer, osteoporosis, fungal infections and low blood platelets, among others.

Factor Profile

LGND's exposure to the major factors (100 is highest).

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