AGENUS INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 613.56% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1.62||0.39|
|Net Income ($mil)||-25.98||-5.78|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||40.22||27.35|
|Total Assets ($mil)||74.53||34.84|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||8.87|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||-687.09||-1553.57|
|Return on Assets||-57.0||-86.32|
|Return on Equity||-185.46||0.0|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||62.68||36.35|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||0.37||-0.12|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||2120781.0||493605.0|
SELL. The current P/E ratio is negative, which has no meaningful value in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, it simply displays that the company has negative earnings. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 12.75 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.74 and a premium versus the industry average of 11.94. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, AGENUS INC proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|AGEN NM||Peers 46.06||AGEN NA||Peers 59.57|
Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.
AGEN's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
Ratio not available.
|AGEN NM||Peers 30.35||AGEN NA||Peers 0.62|
Neutral. The absence of a valid price-to-projected earnings ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative expected future earnings.
AGEN's ratio is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
Ratio not available.
|AGEN 12.75||Peers 11.94||AGEN 41.74||Peers 52.99|
Average. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
AGEN is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, AGEN is expected to trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|AGEN 42.03||Peers 173.10||AGEN 129.12||Peers 120.69|
Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
AGEN is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Average. Comparing a company's sales growth to its industry helps to determine if the company is adding or losing market share.
AGEN is keeping pace with its peers on the basis of sales growth.
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