BG MEDICINE INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2014 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 average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.14 which shows that technically this company has the 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 178.03% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||0.7||1.03|
|Net Income ($mil)||-2.4||-3.67|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||6.31||11.61|
|Total Assets ($mil)||7.57||13.56|
|Total Debt ($mil)||4.06||8.39|
|Profitability||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||66.19||66.6|
|Return on Assets||-114.63||-123.98|
|Return on Equity||-511.73||-2756.22|
|Debt||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Share Data||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||34.42||27.92|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||0.05||0.02|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||233153.0||213715.0|
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. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 6.50 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.73 and a premium versus the industry average of 6.30. 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, BG MEDICINE INC proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|BGMD NM||Peers 41.86||BGMD NM||Peers 31.79|
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 NM||Peers 30.72||BGMD NA||Peers 1.03|
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.
BGMD'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.
|BGMD 6.50||Peers 6.30||BGMD 59.10||Peers 46.33|
Average. 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 is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
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 3.26||Peers 65.53||BGMD -15.37||Peers 22.80|
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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