BioTime Inc

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BTX : AMEX : Health Care
$3.00 | %
Today's Range: 2.92 - 3.02
Avg. Daily Volume: 201,900
07/22/16 - 4:01 PM ET

Financial Analysis


BIOTIME 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 increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. BIOTIME INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.20 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 significantly decreased by 58.65% 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 Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)2.071.26
EBITDA ($mil)-22.02-11.93
EBIT ($mil)-23.76-13.51
Net Income ($mil)-17.11-10.17


Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)27.9625.83
Total Assets ($mil)80.1169.7
Total Debt ($mil)0.730.24
Equity ($mil)10.8526.25


Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin-1061.99-947.66
EBITDA Margin-1061.98-947.65
Operating Margin-1146.07-1072.92
Sales Turnover0.10.08
Return on Assets-67.31-55.23
Return on Equity-500.77-146.98
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio2.413.48
Debt/Capital0.060.01
Interest Expense0.130.0
Interest Coverage-179.980.0


Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)90.4278.32
Div / share0.00.0
EPS-0.19-0.13
Book value / share0.120.34
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume197231.0209211.0

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 24.00 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.80 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 10.73. 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, BIOTIME INC proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
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premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
BTX NM Peers 38.57   BTX NM Peers 20.77

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.

BTX'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.

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

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
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premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
BTX NM Peers 111.79   BTX NA Peers 1.06

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.

BTX'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
BTX 24.00 Peers 10.73   BTX -20.37 Peers -16.43

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.

BTX is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, BTX is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
BTX 33.17 Peers 370.84   BTX 44.43 Peers 40.78

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.

BTX 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.

BTX is keeping pace with its peers on the basis of sales growth.

 

 

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