Pliant Therapeutics, Inc. (PLRX)

NASDAQ: PLRX · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
-0.11 (-0.77%)
Nov 27, 2023, 4:00 PM EST - Market closed

Total Valuation

PLRX has a market cap or net worth of $849.33 million. The enterprise value is $337.80 million.

Market Cap 849.33M
Enterprise Value 337.80M

Important Dates

The last earnings date was Thursday, November 9, 2023, after market close.

Earnings Date Nov 9, 2023
Ex-Dividend Date n/a

Share Statistics

PLRX has 59.90 million shares outstanding. The number of shares has increased by 27.54% in one year.

Shares Outstanding 59.90M
Shares Change (YoY) +27.54%
Shares Change (QoQ) +0.87%
Owned by Insiders (%) 5.93%
Owned by Institutions (%) 98.02%
Float 44.43M

Valuation Ratios

PE Ratio n/a
Forward PE n/a
PS Ratio 239.58
Forward PS 689.11
PB Ratio 1.69
P/FCF Ratio n/a
PEG Ratio n/a
Financial Ratio History

Enterprise Valuation

EV / Earnings n/a
EV / Sales 95.29
EV / EBIT n/a
EV / FCF n/a

Financial Position

The company has a current ratio of 19.51, with a Debt / Equity ratio of 0.02.

Current Ratio 19.51
Quick Ratio n/a
Debt / Equity 0.02
Debt / EBITDA n/a
Debt / FCF n/a
Interest Coverage -88.35

Financial Efficiency

Return on equity (ROE) is -32.50% and return on invested capital (ROIC) is -33.88%.

Return on Equity (ROE) -32.50%
Return on Assets (ROA) -30.10%
Return on Capital (ROIC) -33.88%
Revenue Per Employee $22,296
Profits Per Employee -$976,648
Employee Count 159
Asset Turnover 0.01
Inventory Turnover n/a


Income Tax n/a
Effective Tax Rate n/a

Stock Price Statistics

The stock price has decreased by -27.13% in the last 52 weeks. The beta is 1.25, so PLRX's price volatility has been higher than the market average.

Beta (1Y) 1.25
52-Week Price Change -27.13%
50-Day Moving Average 15.08
200-Day Moving Average 20.88
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 47.73
Average Volume (30 Days) 574,238

Short Selling Information

The latest short interest is 6.34 million, so 10.58% of the outstanding shares have been sold short.

Short Interest 6.34M
Short Previous Month 6.48M
Short % of Shares Out 10.58%
Short % of Float 14.26%
Short Ratio (days to cover) 11.01

Income Statement

In the last 12 months, PLRX had revenue of $3.55 million and -$155.29 million in losses. Loss per share was -$2.79.

Revenue 3.55M
Gross Profit 3.55M
Operating Income -174.51M
Pretax Income -155.29M
Net Income -155.29M
EBITDA -149.29M
EBIT -153.55M
Loss Per Share -$2.79
Full Income Statement

Balance Sheet

The company has $523.61 million in cash and $12.08 million in debt, giving a net cash position of $511.53 million or $8.54 per share.

Cash & Cash Equivalents 523.61M
Total Debt 12.08M
Net Cash 511.53M
Net Cash Per Share $8.54
Equity / Book Value 503.05M
Book Value Per Share 8.40
Working Capital 506.94M
Full Balance Sheet

Cash Flow

In the last 12 months, operating cash flow was -$122.50 million and capital expenditures -$1.03 million, giving a free cash flow of -$123.52 million.

Operating Cash Flow -122.50M
Capital Expenditures -1.03M
Free Cash Flow -123.52M
FCF Per Share -$2.07
Full Cash Flow Statement


Gross margin is 100.00%, with operating and profit margins of -4,922.65% and -4,380.45%.

Gross Margin 100.00%
Operating Margin -4,922.65%
Pretax Margin -4,380.45%
Profit Margin -4,380.45%
EBITDA Margin -4,211.17%
EBIT Margin -4,331.42%
FCF Margin -3,484.46%

Dividends & Yields

PLRX does not appear to pay any dividends at this time.

Dividend Per Share n/a
Dividend Yield n/a
Earnings Yield -18.28%
FCF Yield -14.54%
Dividend Growth (YoY) n/a
Payout Ratio n/a
Buyback Yield -27.54%
Shareholder Yield -27.54%

Analyst Forecast

The average price target for PLRX is $48.45, which is 241.68% higher than the current price. The consensus rating is "Strong Buy".

Price Target $48.45
Price Target Difference 241.68%
Analyst Consensus Strong Buy
Analyst Count 11
Revenue Growth Forecast (5Y) 41.80%
EPS Growth Forecast (5Y) 2.35%
Stock Forecasts

Stock Splits

This stock does not have any record of stock splits.

Last Split Date n/a
Split Type n/a
Split Ratio n/a


PLRX has an Altman Z-Score of 12.63 and a Piotroski F-Score of 3.

Altman Z-Score 12.63
Piotroski F-Score 3