AMICUS THERAPEUTICS INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though it increased sales and net income significantly, the company was unable to grow at a faster pace than its industry competitors. AMICUS THERAPEUTICS INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 7.02 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 8.21% 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 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||0.48||0.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||-14.61||-15.35|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||78.0||74.18|
|Total Assets ($mil)||117.99||82.34|
|Total Debt ($mil)||14.36||0.5|
|Profitability||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||-780.63||0.0|
|Return on Assets||-48.63||-71.79|
|Return on Equity||-158.04||-149.42|
|Debt||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Share Data||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||72.87||49.63|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||0.5||0.8|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||2061176.0||2412889.0|
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. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 13.99 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.75 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 11.39. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, AMICUS THERAPEUTICS INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|FOLD NM||Peers 64.35||FOLD NM||Peers 32.24|
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.
FOLD'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.
FOLD's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|FOLD NM||Peers 26.00||FOLD NA||Peers 1.30|
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.
FOLD'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.
|FOLD 13.99||Peers 11.39||FOLD 18.34||Peers 34.17|
Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
FOLD is trading at a premium to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, FOLD is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|FOLD 393.72||Peers 161.70||FOLD NA||Peers 152.56|
Premium. 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.
FOLD is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Neutral. Comparing a company's sales growth to its industry helps to determine if the company is adding or losing market share.
The growth rate for FOLD is not available.
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