Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, biotechnology company Threshold Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: THLD ) has received a distressing two-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Threshold's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||San Francisco, Calif. (2001)|
|Market Cap||$430.5 million|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$314.0 thousand|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Dr. Harold Selick (since 2002)
Principal Financial Officer Joel Fernandes (since 2007)
|Return on Assets (average, past 3 years)||(37.0%)|
|Cash/Debt||$49.7 million / $0|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 23% of the 101 members who have rated Threshold believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Rising summer tides have bought Threshold back close to recent highs seen shortly after the company partnered TH-302 with Merck KGaA and then reported significant [progression-free survival] improvement in [pancreatic cancer] in trial 404. Those tides have left the stock vulnerable to a sharp decline if the OS data from the same trial to be reported this half don't match lofty expectations.
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