ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc.Find Ratings Reports
ACADIA PHARMACEUTICALS INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2019 has decreased 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. ACADIA PHARMACEUTICALS INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 5.98 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 37.54% 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||Q1 FY19||Q1 FY18|
|Net Sales ($mil)||62.96||48.87|
|Net Income ($mil)||-85.3||-54.3|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY19||Q1 FY18|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||414.32||298.06|
|Total Assets ($mil)||501.11||351.04|
|Total Debt ($mil)||11.22||0.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY19||Q1 FY18|
|Gross Profit Margin||47.35||52.81|
|Return on Assets||-55.11||0.0|
|Return on Equity||-66.02||0.0|
|Debt||Q1 FY19||Q1 FY18|
|Share Data||Q1 FY19||Q1 FY18|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||144.13||124.8|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||2.9||2.44|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1046110.0||1448233.0|
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. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 9.39 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.44 and a premium versus the industry average of 8.75. 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, ACADIA PHARMACEUTICALS INC proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives.
|ACAD NM||Peers 23.39||ACAD NM||Peers 60.21|
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.
ACAD'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.
ACAD's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|ACAD NM||Peers 24.93||ACAD NA||Peers 0.74|
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.
ACAD'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.
|ACAD 9.39||Peers 8.75||ACAD -38.15||Peers 185.98|
Average. 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.
ACAD is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, ACAD is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|ACAD 16.51||Peers 100.14||ACAD 113.70||Peers 109.53|
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.
ACAD is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Average. Comparing a company's sales growth to its industry helps to determine if the company is adding or losing market share.
ACAD is keeping pace with its peers on the basis of sales growth.