DYNAVAX TECHNOLOGIES CORP's gross profit margin for the first 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.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 56.81% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||0.63||3.5|
|Net Income ($mil)||-26.22||-13.84|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||97.59||177.68|
|Total Assets ($mil)||112.17||193.59|
|Total Debt ($mil)||8.91||0.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||-4218.82||-389.59|
|Return on Assets||-91.91||-30.85|
|Return on Equity||-137.33||-39.23|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||26.31||26.29|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||2.85||6.61|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||432713.0||322942.0|
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. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 7.70 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.88 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 11.28. 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, DYNAVAX TECHNOLOGIES CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|DVAX NM||Peers 56.92||DVAX NA||Peers 49.52|
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.
DVAX's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
Ratio not available.
|DVAX NM||Peers 61.05||DVAX NA||Peers 0.64|
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.
DVAX'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.
|DVAX 7.70||Peers 11.28||DVAX -19.37||Peers 32.33|
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.
DVAX 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, DVAX is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|DVAX 70.86||Peers 343.48||DVAX -35.56||Peers 283.43|
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.
DVAX 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.
DVAX significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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