Akorn Inc.Find Ratings Reports
AKORN INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2018 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income fell significantly, underperforming compared to the average company in its industry. AKORN INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 3.22 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 6.88% 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 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Net Sales ($mil)||184.06||253.42|
|Net Income ($mil)||-28.75||41.03|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||311.75||308.74|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1863.47||2025.74|
|Total Debt ($mil)||816.5||811.28|
|Profitability||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Gross Profit Margin||48.52||60.85|
|Return on Assets||-5.06||9.05|
|Return on Equity||-11.63||21.06|
|Debt||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Share Data||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||125.26||124.47|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||6.47||6.99|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||3173377.0||1351081.0|
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. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.16 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.22 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 7.70. The price-to-sales ratio is similar to the S&P 500 average, but it is significantly below the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, AKORN INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|AKRX NM||Peers 99.36||AKRX 19.54||Peers 15.70|
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.
AKRX's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
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.
AKRX is trading at a premium to its peers.
|AKRX 23.33||Peers 13.48||AKRX NA||Peers 0.68|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
AKRX is trading at a significant premium 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.
|AKRX 2.16||Peers 7.70||AKRX -151.02||Peers -319.81|
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.
AKRX 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.
AKRX is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|AKRX 2.27||Peers 22.40||AKRX -29.97||Peers 19.19|
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.
AKRX 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.
AKRX significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth