VENAXIS INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income fell significantly, underperforming compared to the average company in its industry. VENAXIS INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 9.03 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 32.14% 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||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||0.03||0.1|
|Net Income ($mil)||-2.96||-2.37|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||16.16||24.54|
|Total Assets ($mil)||20.86||28.72|
|Total Debt ($mil)||2.14||2.31|
|Profitability||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||-8839.39||-2243.69|
|Return on Assets||-41.98||-36.35|
|Return on Equity||-54.49||-44.09|
|Debt||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Share Data||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||3.87||3.87|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||4.15||6.11|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||242210.0||163137.0|
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. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.73 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.76 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 11.60. 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, VENAXIS INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|APPY NM||Peers 205.35||APPY NM||Peers 30.10|
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 NA||Peers 31.38||APPY NA||Peers 1.76|
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 0.73||Peers 11.60||APPY 26.32||Peers 32.25|
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.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, APPY is expected to trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|APPY 58.49||Peers 312.72||APPY -24.72||Peers 53.40|
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.
APPY is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
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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