XENOPORT 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. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. XENOPORT INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 10.63 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 significantly decreased by 45.77% 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 ($mil)||8.62||5.33|
|Net Income ($mil)||-24.48||-19.39|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||172.14||124.95|
|Total Assets ($mil)||193.84||145.63|
|Total Debt ($mil)||111.52||0.0|
|Profitability||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||-272.74||-359.56|
|Return on Assets||-28.0||-53.48|
|Return on Equity||-104.49||-81.28|
|Debt||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Share Data||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||63.08||62.09|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||0.82||1.54|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||991151.0||446308.0|
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. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.22 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.58 and a discount versus the industry average of 5.55. 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, XENOPORT INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|XNPT NM||Peers 29.88||XNPT NM||Peers 19.68|
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.
XNPT'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.
XNPT's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|XNPT NM||Peers 16.41||XNPT NA||Peers 0.92|
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.
XNPT'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.
|XNPT 4.22||Peers 5.55||XNPT 40.42||Peers -115.48|
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.
XNPT is trading at a discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
XNPT is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|XNPT 4.08||Peers 11.66||XNPT 281.48||Peers 6.83|
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.
XNPT is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
XNPT has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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