Celsion CorpFind Ratings Reports
CELSION CORP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. While net income decreased, sales have remained unchanged. CELSION CORP has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.52 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 59.73% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.
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|Income Statement||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||0.13||0.13|
|Net Income ($mil)||-4.89||-4.53|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||3.63||14.47|
|Total Assets ($mil)||29.66||43.52|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||4.58|
|Profitability||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||-3656.0||-3792.8|
|Return on Assets||-73.7||-46.02|
|Return on Equity||-328.72||-121.29|
|Debt||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Share Data||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||5.91||1.84|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||1.12||8.97|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||567824.0||1760417.0|
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. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.36 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.11 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 12.06. 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, CELSION CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|CLSN NM||Peers 39.29||CLSN NM||Peers 27.33|
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.
CLSN'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.
CLSN's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|CLSN NM||Peers 25.51||CLSN 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.
CLSN'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.
|CLSN 1.36||Peers 12.06||CLSN 30.65||Peers 9.89|
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.
CLSN 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.
CLSN is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|CLSN 18.10||Peers 99.07||CLSN 0.00||Peers 241.27|
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.
CLSN is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Neutral. Comparing a company's sales growth to its industry helps to determine if the company is adding or losing market share.
The growth rate for CLSN is not available.