BioTime Inc.Find Ratings Reports
BIOTIME INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, although the growth in revenues underperformed the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth did not. BIOTIME INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 5.99 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. BTX 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.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 37.91% 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||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1.0||1.08|
|Net Income ($mil)||-71.93||-5.08|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||38.18||22.72|
|Total Assets ($mil)||173.24||142.57|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.51||2.6|
|Profitability||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||-871.17||-962.79|
|Return on Assets||-11.53||23.54|
|Return on Equity||-12.28||28.46|
|Debt||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Share Data||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||126.87||102.78|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||1.28||1.15|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||505270.0||412044.0|
SELL. The current P/E ratio is negative, which has no meaningful value in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, it simply displays that the company has negative earnings. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.94 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.15 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 22.16. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, BIOTIME INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|BTX NM||Peers 42.18||BTX NM||Peers 28.08|
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.
|BTX NM||Peers 60.15||BTX NA||Peers 0.38|
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.
|BTX 1.94||Peers 22.16||BTX -134.37||Peers -3.51|
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.
BTX 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, BTX is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|BTX 91.30||Peers 58.17||BTX -41.62||Peers 586.99|
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.
BTX is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
BTX significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth