Zafgen Inc (ZFGN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

  • ID: 4278267
  • SWOT Analysis
  • 25 pages
  • GlobalData
  • Zafgen
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Summary

Zafgen Inc (Zafgen) is a biopharmaceutical company that develops therapeutics for patients suffering from obesity and related disorders. The company’s product beloranib is a novel obesity therapy provided for obesity patients. It concentrates on targeting fat tissue to treat obesity. The company’s pipeline products include, beloranib, ZGN-839 and MetAP2i. Zafgen’s obesity treatments include weight loss programs, over-the-counter medications and exercise regimens. It provides services such as safely manipulating and shrinking the supply of blood to fat tissue leading to the loss of fat. The company operates through academic institutions, other companies and contract research organizations for the development of therapeutic drugs against obesity. Zafgen is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, the US.

Zafgen Inc Key Recent Developments

Mar 06, 2018: Zafgen Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Financial Results
Nov 07, 2017: Zafgen Reports Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results
Oct 10, 2017: Zafgen appoints Jeffrey Hatfield as Chief Executive Officer
Oct 10, 2017: Zafgen Appoints Jeffrey Hatfield as Chief Executive Officer; Thomas Hughes, Ph.D. to Continue as President, Appointed Chief Scientific Officer
Aug 08, 2017: Zafgen Reports Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results

This comprehensive SWOT profile of Zafgen Inc provides you an in-depth strategic analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

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The profile contains critical company information including:
  • Business description - A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy - Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Key manufacturing facilities - A list of key manufacturing facilities of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.
*Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company.

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Section 1 - About the Company
  • Zafgen Inc - Key Information
  • Zafgen Inc - Overview
  • Zafgen Inc - Key Employees
  • Zafgen Inc - Key Employee Biographies
  • Zafgen Inc - Key Operational Heads
  • Zafgen Inc - Major Products and Services
  • Zafgen Inc - History
  • Zafgen Inc - Company Statement
  • Zafgen Inc - Locations And Subsidiaries
  • Zafgen Inc - Key Manufacturing facilities
  • Head Office
  • Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 - Company Analysis
  • Zafgen Inc - Business Description
  • Zafgen Inc - Corporate Strategy
  • Zafgen Inc - SWOT Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis - Overview
  • Zafgen Inc - Strengths
  • Zafgen Inc - Weaknesses
  • Zafgen Inc - Opportunities
  • Zafgen Inc - Threats
  • Zafgen Inc - Key Competitors
Section 3 - Company Financial Performance Charts
  • Zafgen Inc - Financial Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Section 4 - Appendix
  • Appendix
  • Methodology
  • Ratio Definitions
  • About
  • Contact
  • Disclaimer
*Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company

List of Tables
  • Zafgen Inc, Key Information
  • Zafgen Inc, Key Ratios
  • Zafgen Inc, Share Data
  • Zafgen Inc, Major Products and Services
  • Zafgen Inc, History
  • Zafgen Inc, Key Employees
  • Zafgen Inc, Key Employee Biographies
  • Zafgen Inc, Key Operational Heads
  • Zafgen Inc, Other Locations
  • Zafgen Inc, Subsidiaries
  • Zafgen Inc, Key Manufacturing facilities
  • Zafgen Inc, Key Competitors
  • Zafgen Inc, SWOT Analysis
  • Zafgen Inc, Ratios based on current share price
  • Zafgen Inc, Annual Ratios
  • Zafgen Inc, Interim Ratios
  • Currency Codes
  • Capital Market Ratios
  • Equity Ratios
  • Profitability Ratios
  • Cost Ratios
  • Liquidity Ratios
  • Leverage Ratios
  • Efficiency Ratios
List of Figures
  • Zafgen Inc, Performance Chart
  • Zafgen Inc, Ratio Charts
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