EX-12.1 7 nlnk-20180726xs3xex121.htm EXHIBIT 12.1 Exhibit
Exhibit 12.1


NewLink Genetics Corporation
Computation of Ratio of Earnings to Fixed Charges
For the Years Ended December 31, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and the Three Months Ended March 31, 2018 (in Thousands)

 
Year Ended December 31,
Three Months Ended March 31, 2018
 
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
Earnings:
 
 
 
 
 
 
   Pretax (Loss) Income from Continuing Operations; Total earnings
$
(31,050
)
$
117,633

$
(33,643
)
$
(90,511
)
$
(72,510
)
$
(18,310
)
   Noncontrolling interest in pre-tax income of subsidiary






Total earnings
(31,050
)
117,633

(33,643
)
(90,511
)
(72,510
)
(18,310
)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fixed Charges:
 
 
 
 
 
 
   Interest expensed, including amortized discounts and premiums
33

26

105

22

119

13

   Interest expense within rental expense
255

402

550

578

403

117

Total Fixed Charges
288

428

655

600

522

130

Ratio of Earnings to Fixed Charges
N/A

275

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Deficiency of Earnings Available to Cover Fixed Charges
$
(30,762
)
N/A

$
(32,988
)
$
(89,911
)
$
(71,988
)
$
(18,180
)