Ligand Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing or acquiring technologies that help pharmaceutical companies discover and develop medicines. The Company's business model creates value for stockholders by providing a diversified portfolio of biotech and pharmaceutical product revenue streams that are supported by an efficient and low corporate cost structure.
Ligand's goal is to offer investors an opportunity to participate in the promise of the biotech industry in a profitable, diversified and lower-risk business than a typical biotech company. The Company's business model is based on doing what Ligand does best: drug discovery, early-stage drug development, product reformulation and partnering.

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TypePublic
HQSan Diego, US
Founded1987
Size (employees)22 (est)
Websiteligand.com
Ligand Pharmaceuticals was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in San Diego, US
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Key People/Management at Ligand Pharmaceuticals

John L. Higgins

John L. Higgins

CEO

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Office Locations

Ligand Pharmaceuticals has an office in San Diego
San Diego, US (HQ)
3911 Sorrento Valley Blvd
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Ligand Pharmaceuticals Financials and Metrics

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Revenue

Ligand Pharmaceuticals's revenue was reported to be $141.10 m in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

45.7m

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

44.2m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

96.8%

Net income (Q3, 2018)

67.4m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

23.4m

Market capitalization (4-Dec-2018)

3.2b

Closing stock price (4-Dec-2018)

152.8

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

115.6m
Ligand Pharmaceuticals's current market capitalization is $3.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

49.0m64.5m71.9m109.0m141.1m

Revenue growth, %

32%11%52%

Cost of goods sold

5.6m5.4m

Gross profit

103.4m135.7m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

13.0m16.0m10.6m15.0m14.6m18.4m17.7m29.6m19.5m21.6m29.3m28.0m33.4m56.2m90.0m45.7m

Cost of goods sold

2.5m2.5m1.2m1.5m1.1m955.0k720.0k999.0k341.0k903.0k2.4m788.0k1.1m1.5m

Gross profit

10.5m13.5m9.4m13.5m13.5m28.7m18.8m20.6m28.9m27.1m31.0m55.4m88.9m44.2m

Gross profit Margin, %

80%85%89%90%93%97%96%95%99%97%93%99%99%97%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

11.6m160.2m97.4m18.8m20.6m

Accounts Receivable

2.2m12.6m6.2m14.7m25.6m

Inventories

1.4m269.0k1.6m1.9m4.4m

Current Assets

24.9m185.2m215.6m163.1m237.0m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

3.3m13.0m14.5m180.7m165.8m108.2m93.8m31.3m61.4m86.6m10.6m60.2m32.7m51.0m151.5m115.6m

Accounts Receivable

5.5m4.7m3.1m5.8m7.4m5.5m5.5m11.8m10.0m6.6m7.1m13.5m12.8m37.1m42.0m47.0m

Inventories

1.8m1.9m817.0k1.1m2.8m802.0k1.2m1.8m3.8m4.0m7.6m6.8m5.0m10.5m9.5m8.1m

Current Assets

16.6m33.4m28.6m198.5m191.7m196.7m210.3m133.1m126.6m140.7m174.7m197.2m224.2m349.1m1.5b1.7b
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

11.4m10.9m254.9m(1.6m)12.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

2.7m2.7m2.6m11.3m11.7m

Inventories

646.0k4.4m(401.0k)(244.0k)(843.0k)

Accounts Payable

(2.8m)(4.0m)(2.4m)(1.7m)
USDY, 2018

Financial Leverage

3 x
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Ligand Pharmaceuticals Online and Social Media Presence

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Ligand Pharmaceuticals Company Life and Culture

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Ligand Pharmaceuticals Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Ligand Pharmaceuticals founded?

    Ligand Pharmaceuticals was founded in 1987.

  • Who are Ligand Pharmaceuticals key executives?

    Ligand Pharmaceuticals's key executives are John L. Higgins.

  • How many employees does Ligand Pharmaceuticals have?

    Ligand Pharmaceuticals has 22 employees.

  • What is Ligand Pharmaceuticals revenue?

    Latest Ligand Pharmaceuticals annual revenue is $141.1 m.

  • What is Ligand Pharmaceuticals revenue per employee?

    Latest Ligand Pharmaceuticals revenue per employee is $6.4 m.

  • Who are Ligand Pharmaceuticals competitors?

    Competitors of Ligand Pharmaceuticals include Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals, Sartorius Stedim BioOutsource and Neurosearch.

  • Where is Ligand Pharmaceuticals headquarters?

    Ligand Pharmaceuticals headquarters is located at 3911 Sorrento Valley Blvd, San Diego.

  • Where are Ligand Pharmaceuticals offices?

    Ligand Pharmaceuticals has an office in San Diego.

  • How many offices does Ligand Pharmaceuticals have?

    Ligand Pharmaceuticals has 1 office.