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OraSure Technologies Inc
OSUR : NASDAQ : Health Care
$7.63 0.22 | 2.97%
Today's Range: 7.34 - 7.64
Avg. Daily Volume: 437,500
09/18/14 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


ORASURE TECHNOLOGIES INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2014 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have grown, and although the growth in revenues has outpaced the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth has not. ORASURE TECHNOLOGIES INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 6.42 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 3.73% 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 ($mil)26.424.34
EBITDA ($mil)-1.43-3.96
EBIT ($mil)-3.0-5.58
Net Income ($mil)2.53-5.29


Balance Sheet Q2 FY14 Q2 FY13
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)80.2776.96
Total Assets ($mil)179.57174.43
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)160.32154.55


Profitability Q2 FY14 Q2 FY13
Gross Profit Margin66.6166.23
EBITDA Margin-5.43-16.25
Operating Margin-11.37-22.91
Sales Turnover0.560.51
Return on Assets0.67-13.65
Return on Equity0.76-15.4
Debt Q2 FY14 Q2 FY13
Current Ratio7.876.74
Debt/Capital0.00.0
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q2 FY14 Q2 FY13
Shares outstanding (mil)55.9855.59
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.04-0.1
Book value / share2.862.78
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume474937.0585608.0

Valuation


HOLD. ORASURE TECHNOLOGIES INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 29.72 for the Health Care Equipment & Supplies industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.69. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.64 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.72 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.21. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average and above the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, ORASURE TECHNOLOGIES INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
OSUR 378.00 Peers 29.72   OSUR 57.31 Peers 22.10

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

OSUR is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Premium. 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.

OSUR is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
OSUR 756.00 Peers 20.12   OSUR NM Peers 0.90

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.

OSUR'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.

OSUR's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
OSUR 2.64 Peers 4.21   OSUR 104.65 Peers 58.85

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.

OSUR is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

OSUR is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
OSUR 4.20 Peers 4.10   OSUR 12.38 Peers 5.65

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.

OSUR 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.

OSUR has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 

 

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