HORIZON PHARMA PLC'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. 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. HORIZON PHARMA PLC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.19 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 594.65% 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 ($mil)||75.13||24.11|
|Net Income ($mil)||2.06||-5.49|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||249.52||59.45|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1124.9||158.22|
|Total Debt ($mil)||413.82||45.59|
|Profitability||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||90.92||94.92|
|Return on Assets||-29.76||-44.51|
|Return on Equity||-68.97||-100.78|
|Debt||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Share Data||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||105.77||65.86|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||4.59||1.06|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1857188.0||1887264.0|
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 2.78 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.73 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 7.04. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but below the industry average. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, HORIZON PHARMA PLC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|HZNP NM||Peers 32.72||HZNP NM||Peers 19.58|
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.
HZNP'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.
HZNP's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|HZNP 12.14||Peers 18.31||HZNP NA||Peers 0.66|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
HZNP is trading at a discount to its peers.
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.
|HZNP 2.78||Peers 7.04||HZNP -341.59||Peers -11.75|
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.
HZNP 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, HZNP is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|HZNP 6.04||Peers 6.19||HZNP 343.76||Peers 10.13|
Average. 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.
HZNP is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
HZNP has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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