BIOTIME 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 grew its sales and net income significantly quarter versus same quarter a year prior, and was able to outpace the average competitor in the industry when comparing revenue growth, but not when comparing net income growth. BIOTIME INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 3.83 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. BTX managed to increase the liquidity from the same period a year ago, despite already having very strong liquidity to begin with. This would indicate improved cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 5.20% 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 ($mil)||2.01||1.11|
|Net Income ($mil)||-9.69||-9.47|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||31.47||15.72|
|Total Assets ($mil)||79.61||65.99|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.3||0.12|
|Profitability||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||-594.03||-1027.8|
|Return on Assets||-48.63||-69.97|
|Return on Equity||-228.84||-257.78|
|Debt||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Share Data||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||78.39||66.87|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||0.22||0.27|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||324340.0||361655.0|
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 13.62 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.67 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 18.95. 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, BIOTIME INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|BTX NM||Peers 113.04||BTX 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.
BTX'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.
BTX's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|BTX NA||Peers 21.43||BTX NA||Peers 0.67|
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.
|BTX 13.62||Peers 18.95||BTX 35.45||Peers 35.03|
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.
BTX is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Average. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
BTX is expected to keep pace with its peers on the basis of earnings growth.
|BTX 36.47||Peers 345.34||BTX 32.49||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.
BTX 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.
BTX significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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