Venaxis Inc

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APPY : NASDAQ : Health Care
$3.28 -0.11 | -3.24%
Today's Range: 3.28 - 3.41
Avg. Daily Volume: 25,300
08/24/16 - 1:36 PM ET

Financial Analysis


VENAXIS INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. VENAXIS INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 25.19 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. APPY managed to increase the liquidity from the same period a year ago, despite already having very strong liquidity to begin with. This would indicate improved cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 23.95% 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 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)0.020.04
EBITDA ($mil)-1.38-2.17
EBIT ($mil)-1.38-2.21
Net Income ($mil)0.56-2.19


Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)16.622.1
Total Assets ($mil)18.4726.14
Total Debt ($mil)0.062.18
Equity ($mil)16.6821.93


Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin-5745.83-6205.71
EBITDA Margin-5745.83-6205.71
Operating Margin-5745.83-6320.0
Sales Turnover0.010.01
Return on Assets-32.54-37.03
Return on Equity-36.04-44.14
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio25.5621.99
Debt/Capital0.00.09
Interest Expense0.030.03
Interest Coverage-55.16-88.48


Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)3.883.87
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.14-0.56
Book value / share4.35.66
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume30562.0205468.0

Valuation


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 0.72 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.83 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 10.44. 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, VENAXIS INC proves to trade at a discount 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
APPY NM Peers 43.43   APPY NM Peers 21.06

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.

APPY'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.

APPY's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
APPY NA Peers 29.93   APPY NA Peers 0.49

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.

APPY'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.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
APPY 0.72 Peers 10.44   APPY 37.91 Peers 0.31

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.

APPY 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.

APPY 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
APPY 63.46 Peers 555.79   APPY -16.15 Peers 52.64

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.

APPY 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.

APPY significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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