PDL BioPharma Profile

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Acquisition by John McLaughlin of 129201 shares of PDL BioPharma subject to Rule 16b-3

PDL BioPharma Inc insider trading alert for grant of common stock by John McLaughlin, President CEO, on January 8, 2018. This event was filed by Pdl Biopharma Inc with SEC on 2015-01-30. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4 [view details]   

PDL BioPharma Summary

PDL BioPharma is an interesting company.? They really do not make anything.? Instead, the finance patents within the pharma industry, providing financial monetization of royalty streams to companies and academic institutions.? Their market capitalization is $365 million and the stock is trading at $2.20 per share. ? Basically, what the company does is it finds patents that an institution or company has filed and then PDLI monetizes that patent.? Then, the company licenses the patent out taking in a spread between what the company pays to the patent holder and the fees collected by companies using the patent.? They are a middleman for the pharma patent industry. ? ? [more]
PDL BioPharma Inc (PDLI) is traded on NASDAQ in USA. It is located in NEVADA, U.S.A and employs 10 people. PDL BioPharma is listed under Pharmaceutical Products category by Fama And French industry classification.The company currently falls under 'Small-Cap' category with current market capitalization of 438.32 M. PDL BioPharma Inc has 154.34 M outstanding shares of which 19.07 M shares are at this time shorted by private and institutional investors with about 9.16 trading days to cover. PDL BIOPHARMA INC currently holds about 516.49 M in cash with 73.72 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 3.35 which can makes it an attractive takeover target, given it will continue generating positive cash flow.
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Major Institutional Holders

InstituionSecurity TypeTotal SharesValue
Acadian Asset Management LlcCommon Shares5.3 M14.5 M
Schwab Charles Investment Management IncCommon Shares3.1 M8.6 M
Benjamin F Edwards Company IncDebt10 K10 K
Simplex Trading LlcCall Options1471000
Simplex Trading LlcPut Options22.00.0
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PDL BioPharma, Inc. manages a portfolio of patents and royalty assets in the United States and Europe. more
Fama & French Pharmaceutical Products
Pharmaceutical Products
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NamePDL BioPharma Inc
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InstrumentUSA Stock Stocks Directory
RegionNorth America
LocationNEVADA, U.S.A
Business Address932 Southwood Boulevard, Incline Village, NV 89451, United States
CIK Number00882104.0
IndustryPharmaceutical Products
Contact Number775 832 8500
CurrencyUSD - US Dollar


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Quarterly Estimate0.13March 1, 2017
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