BG MEDICINE INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. BG MEDICINE INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.57 which shows a lack of ability to cover 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 greatly increased by 81.56% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||0.44||0.74|
|Net Income ($mil)||-1.35||-2.18|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||1.61||4.25|
|Total Assets ($mil)||2.59||6.17|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1.86||6.24|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||65.9||66.44|
|Return on Assets||-279.26||-204.4|
|Return on Equity||0.0||0.0|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||34.53||27.94|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||-0.02||-0.11|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||291593.0||550370.0|
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. 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.
|BGMD NM||Peers 40.40||BGMD NM||Peers 33.18|
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.
BGMD'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.
BGMD's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|BGMD NA||Peers 28.74||BGMD NA||Peers 1.40|
Neutral. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth potential.
Ratio not available.
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.
|BGMD NM||Peers 6.56||BGMD 53.34||Peers 28.71|
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.
BGMD's P/B is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
BGMD is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|BGMD 8.60||Peers 54.10||BGMD -36.68||Peers 17.45|
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.
BGMD 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.
BGMD significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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