XOMA CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. XOMA CORP is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.24 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.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 177.72% 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||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||4.35||12.53|
|Net Income ($mil)||-7.32||-52.3|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||78.45||121.65|
|Total Assets ($mil)||89.63||134.78|
|Total Debt ($mil)||35.54||40.99|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||-44.64||53.82|
|Return on Assets||-42.73||-92.04|
|Return on Equity||-1235.91||0.0|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||115.89||105.39|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||0.03||-0.04|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||2175707.0||2877995.0|
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 112.36 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 10.96. 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, XOMA CORP proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|XOMA NM||Peers 42.76||XOMA NM||Peers 52.53|
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.
XOMA'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.
XOMA's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|XOMA NM||Peers 35.49||XOMA NA||Peers 0.53|
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.
XOMA'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.
|XOMA 112.36||Peers 10.96||XOMA 52.15||Peers 41.47|
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.
XOMA is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
XOMA is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|XOMA 18.42||Peers 197.67||XOMA -46.79||Peers 109.66|
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.
XOMA 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.
XOMA significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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