Cempra develops novel, well-differentiated antibiotics to meet critical unmet medical needs. Two lead products, both in clinical-stage development, address the urgent and increasing need for new treatments targeting drug-resistant bacterial infections in both the hospital and the community.
Chapel Hill, US
Size (employees)
45 (est)-51%
Cempra was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Chapel Hill, US

Key People at Cempra

Prabhavathi Fernandes

Prabhavathi Fernandes

President & CEO
Mark W. Hahn

Mark W. Hahn

David Moore

David Moore


Cempra Office Locations

Cempra has an office in Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, US (HQ)
360 6320 Quadrangle Dr

Cempra Metrics

Cempra Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$18 m

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Net income (2016)

($118 m)

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$210.9 m

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$231.6 m
Cempra's current market capitalization is $210.9 m.
Cempra's revenue was reported to be $18 m in FY, 2016 which is a 34% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$7.8 m$15.2 m$27.3 m$18 m

Revenue growth, %


R&D expense

$41.3 m$62.5 m$93.4 m$81.7 m

General and administrative expense

$9.4 m$12.1 m$22.9 m$53.5 m

Operating expense total

$50.7 m$74.6 m$116.2 m$135.2 m


($42.9 m)($59.4 m)($88.9 m)($117.2 m)

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

($2.1 m)($2.4 m)($2.2 m)($1.2 m)

Interest income

$17.7 k$134.4 k$8.8 k$475 k

Net Income

($45 m)($61.6 m)($91.1 m)($118 m)
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$96.5 m$99.1 m$153.8 m$231.6 m

Accounts Receivable

$199.9 m


$7.5 m$13.4 m

Current Assets

$98.5 m$104.9 m$162 m$238.3 m

Total Assets

$99 m$105.3 m$162.1 m$238.5 m

Accounts Payable

$152.3 m$299.8 m$249.2 m

Total Debt

$14.7 m$18.5 m$19.7 m$15.3 m

Current Liabilities

$10.9 m$18.1 m$17.9 m$29.5 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$236.2 m$288.9 m$436.6 m$620.3 m

Retained Earnings

($166.3 m)($227.9 m)($319 m)($437 m)

Total Equity

$117.7 m$183.3 m

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.2 x0.1 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.1 x0.2 x0.1 x0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.4 x1.3 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

($45 m)($61.6 m)($91.1 m)($118 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

$39.6 k$76.3 k$69.2 k$51 k


($617 k)($1.2 m)($153.6 m)$5.2 m

Accounts Payable

$3.1 m($2.9 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

($32.4 m)($49.1 m)($87.8 m)($87.1 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

($134.1 k)($51.7 k)($45.8 k)($9 k)

Long-term Borrowings

($238.3 k)($19 m)($4.4 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

$59 m$51.8 m$142.5 m$164.9 m

Interest Paid

$1.2 m$1.6 m$1.5 m$1.2 m

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