Wave Life Sciences

WAVE Life Sciences is a preclinical genetic medicine company focused on advancing first-in-class or best-in-class stereopure nucleic acid therapies for patients impacted by rare diseases. We are utilizing our innovative and proprietary synthetic chemistry platform to design and develop nucleic acid therapeutics that precisely target the underlying cause of rare genetic diseases, with a goal of delivering new and exceptional treatment options for patients. Given the versatility of our chemistry, WAVE’s pipeline spans multiple oligonucleotide modalities including antisense, exon-skipping and single-stranded RNAi, potentially enabling us to address a broad range of therapeutic areas and diseases.

Cambridge, US
Size (employees)
41 (est)
Wave Life Sciences was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Cambridge, US

Wave Life Sciences Office Locations

Wave Life Sciences has an office in Cambridge
Cambridge, US (HQ)
733 Concord Ave

Wave Life Sciences Metrics

Wave Life Sciences Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$1.5 m

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Net income (2016)

($55.4 m)

Market capitalization (28-Apr-2017)

$496.7 m

Closing share price (28-Apr-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$150.3 m
Wave Life Sciences's current market capitalization is $496.7 m.
Wave Life Sciences's revenue was reported to be $1.5 m in FY, 2016 which is a 877% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2015FY, 2016


$152 k$1.5 m

Revenue growth, %


R&D expense

$9.1 m$40.8 m

General and administrative expense

$10.4 m$16 m

Operating expense total

$19.5 m$56.8 m


($19.3 m)($55.3 m)

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$86 k$337 k

Interest income

$86 k$337 k

Income tax expense

($44 k)($616 k)

Net Income

($19.2 m)($55.4 m)
FY, 2015FY, 2016


$161.2 m$150.3 m

Current Assets

$161.4 m$152 m


$2.8 m$8.6 m

Total Assets

$165.4 m$164.8 m

Current Liabilities

$3.8 m$12.2 m

Non-Current Liabilities

$241 k$9.9 m

Total Liabilities

$4.1 m$22.1 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$3.2 m$10 m

Retained Earnings

($35.1 m)($90.5 m)

Total Equity

$153.5 m$134.9 m

Financial Leverage

1.1 x1.2 x
FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

($19.2 m)($55.4 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

$594 k$784 k

Cash From Operating Activities

($12.5 m)($31.9 m)

Purchases of PP&E

($1.9 m)($5.6 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

($2.9 m)($8.2 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

$175.6 m$29.1 m

Interest Paid

$86 k$29 k

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