VENAXIS 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. The company has grown sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, however, it was unable to keep up with the growth of the average competitor within its industry. VENAXIS INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 18.59 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 51.87% 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 ($mil)||0.02||0.02|
|Net Income ($mil)||-2.59||-3.15|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||29.1||19.99|
|Total Assets ($mil)||33.21||24.1|
|Total Debt ($mil)||2.22||2.37|
|Profitability||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||-10537.5||-14519.05|
|Return on Assets||-35.35||-45.27|
|Return on Equity||-41.54||-58.63|
|Debt||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Share Data||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||30.99||21.45|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||0.91||0.87|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||153668.0||234743.0|
SELL. This stock?s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.48 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.61 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 11.82. 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, VENAXIS INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|APPY NM||Peers 53.09||APPY NM||Peers 37.30|
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.
APPY'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.
APPY's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|APPY NM||Peers 34.37||APPY NA||Peers 1.20|
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.
APPY'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.
|APPY 1.48||Peers 11.82||APPY 69.65||Peers 19.73|
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.
APPY is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
APPY is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|APPY 209.18||Peers 99.71||APPY 194.11||Peers 352.47|
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.
APPY is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
APPY significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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