Plozasiran sodium is an antisense rnai oligonucleotide commercialized by Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, with a leading Phase III program in Hypertriglyceridemia. According to Globaldata, it is involved in 10 clinical trials, of which 4 were completed, 5 are ongoing, and 1 is planned. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of Plozasiran sodium’s valuation in its risk-adjusted NPV model (rNPV). Buy the model here.

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The revenue for Plozasiran sodium is expected to reach an annual total of $659 mn by 2034 in the US based off GlobalData’s Expiry Model. The drug’s revenue forecasts along with estimated costs are used to measure the value of an investment opportunity in that drug, otherwise known as net present value (NPV). Applying the drug’s phase transition success rate to remaining R&D costs and likelihood of approval (LoA) to sales related costs provides a risk-adjusted NPV model (rNPV). The rNPV model is a more conservative valuation measure that accounts for the risk of a drug in clinical development failing to progress.

Plozasiran sodium Overview

Plozasiran sodium (AROAPOC-3) is under development for the treatment of severe hypertriglyceridemia, mixed dyslipidemia and familial Chylomicronemia. It is administered through the subcutaneous route. The therapeutic candidate is a siRNA which acts by targeting apolipoprotein C III. It is being developed based on targeted RNAi molecule (TRiM) platform. It is a double-stranded oligomer ARO-APOC3 RNA interference-based liver targeted therapeutic.

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Overview

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals (Arrowhead) is a biotech company that develops and commercializes gene silencing therapeutics. The company utilizes RNA chemistries and TRiM platform to target and silence disease-causing genes. Its pipeline products include ARO-AAT, ARO-APOC3, ARO-ANG3, ARO-PNPLA3, GSK4532990, ARO-C3, ARO-ENaC2, ARO-MUC5AC, ARO-RAGE, ARO-MMP7, ARO-COV, ARO-DUX4, ARO-SOD1, HZN-457, JNJ-3989 and Olpasiran. Arrowhead’s therapeutic areas include hypertriglyceridemia, dyslipidemia, facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy, complement-mediated diseases, much-obstructive or inflammatory pulmonary conditions, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, liver disease, gout, chronic hepatitis B and cardiovascular disease, among others. The company operates lab facilities in San Diego, California and Madison, Wisconsin, the US. Arrowhead is headquartered in Pasadena, California, the US.
The company reported revenues of (US Dollars) US$240.7 million for the fiscal year ended September 2023 (FY2023), a decrease of 1% over FY2022. The operating loss of the company was US$205 million in FY2023, compared to an operating loss of US$178.5 million in FY2022. The net loss of the company was US$205.3 million in FY2023, compared to a net loss of US$176.1 million in FY2022. The company reported revenues of US$3.6 million for the first quarter ended December 2023, a decrease of 77.9% over the previous quarter.

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This content was updated on 10 June 2024

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The rNPV method integrates the probability of a drug reaching a clinical stage into the cash flow at that time, which provides a more accurate valuation, as it considers the probability that the drug never makes it through the clinical pathway to commercialization. GlobalData’s rNPV model uses proprietary likelihood of approval (LoA) and phase transition success rate (PTSR) data for the indication in the highest development stage, which can be found on GlobalData’s Pharmaceutical Intelligence Center.