BELLUS Health Inc.Find Ratings Reports
BELLUS HEALTH INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2021 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. While net income decreased, sales have remained unchanged. BELLUS HEALTH INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 7.74 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.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 2.65% 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 FY21||Q2 FY20|
|Net Sales ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||-17.83||-8.42|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY21||Q2 FY20|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||72.33||73.95|
|Total Assets ($mil)||126.76||127.27|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.43||0.09|
|Profitability||Q2 FY21||Q2 FY20|
|Gross Profit Margin||-448900.0||-232250.0|
|Return on Assets||-36.9||-31.68|
|Return on Equity||-39.99||-33.56|
|Debt||Q2 FY21||Q2 FY20|
|Share Data||Q2 FY21||Q2 FY20|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||78.34||60.44|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||1.49||1.99|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||2092441.0||527261.0|
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 3.95 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 4.43 and a significant discount versus the subsector average of 10.43. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the subsector average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, BELLUS HEALTH INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives.
|BLU NM||Peers 31.52||BLU NM||Peers 19.38|
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.
BLU'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.
BLU's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|BLU NA||Peers 17.23||BLU NA||Peers 0.35|
Neutral. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth potential.
Ratio not available.
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.
|BLU 3.95||Peers 10.43||BLU 16.22||Peers 236.90|
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.
BLU is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, BLU is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|BLU 23109.42||Peers 1442.02||BLU -42.31||Peers 1994.96|
Premium. 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.
BLU is trading at a significant premium to its subsector.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the subsector implies that a company is losing market share.
BLU significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth.