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Ampio Pharmaceuticals Inc
AMPE : AMEX : Health Care
$3.67 0.02 | 0.55%
Today's Range: 3.56 - 3.72
Avg. Daily Volume: 1,069,500
09/16/14 - 11:16 AM ET

Financial Analysis


AMPIO PHARMACEUTICALS INC's gross profit margin for the second 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. AMPIO PHARMACEUTICALS INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 15.30 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 339.97% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY14 Q2 FY13
Net Sales ($mil)0.020.01
EBITDA ($mil)-8.9-6.42
EBIT ($mil)-8.94-6.46
Net Income ($mil)-8.69-6.42


Balance Sheet Q2 FY14 Q2 FY13
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)65.6412.46
Total Assets ($mil)84.9821.48
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)80.2418.24


Profitability Q2 FY14 Q2 FY13
Gross Profit Margin-42371.43-53475.0
EBITDA Margin-42371.42-53475.0
Operating Margin-42571.43-53808.33
Sales Turnover0.00.0
Return on Assets-38.06-78.48
Return on Equity-40.31-92.42
Debt Q2 FY14 Q2 FY13
Current Ratio15.635.29
Debt/Capital0.00.0
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q2 FY14 Q2 FY13
Shares outstanding (mil)51.9437.1
Div / share0.00.0
EPS-0.17-0.17
Book value / share1.550.49
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1059285.0640594.0

Valuation


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. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.43 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.74 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 6.06. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, AMPIO PHARMACEUTICALS INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
AMPE NM Peers 41.16   AMPE NM Peers 17.07

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.

AMPE's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.

 

Neutral. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

AMPE's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
AMPE NM Peers 17.80   AMPE NA Peers 0.58

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.

AMPE'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.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
AMPE 2.43 Peers 6.06   AMPE -64.44 Peers 21.01

Discount. 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.

AMPE is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, AMPE is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
AMPE 3254.72 Peers 6.57   AMPE 18.00 Peers 15.58

Premium. 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.

AMPE is trading at a significant premium to its industry.

 

Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

AMPE has a sales growth rate that exceeds its peers.

 

 

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