ARIAD PHARMACEUTICALS INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income significantly, outpacing the average growth rates of competitors within its industry. ARIAD PHARMACEUTICALS INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 3.16 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 111.21% 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 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||29.24||12.11|
|Net Income ($mil)||-63.16||-56.92|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||273.97||310.04|
|Total Assets ($mil)||542.98||492.81|
|Total Debt ($mil)||160.88||153.12|
|Profitability||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||-197.69||-454.62|
|Return on Assets||-31.62||-50.17|
|Return on Equity||0.0||-201.39|
|Debt||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Share Data||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||188.71||186.86|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||-0.07||0.66|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||3089988.0||5192778.0|
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. Along with this, the price-to-book ratio is also meaningless due to a negative book value for the company, making any comparisons useless. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average.
|ARIA NM||Peers 113.04||ARIA NM||Peers 39.68|
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.
ARIA'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.
ARIA's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|ARIA NM||Peers 21.43||ARIA NA||Peers 0.67|
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.
ARIA'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.
|ARIA NM||Peers 18.95||ARIA 31.58||Peers 35.03|
Neutral. 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.
ARIA's P/B is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Average. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
ARIA is expected to keep pace with its peers on the basis of earnings growth.
|ARIA 9.78||Peers 345.34||ARIA 175.10||Peers 115.92|
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.
ARIA is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
ARIA has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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