Celsion CorpFind Ratings Reports
CELSION CORP's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly decreased 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 0.89 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 57.85% 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||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||0.13||0.13|
|Net Income ($mil)||-6.41||-4.27|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||8.7||24.35|
|Total Assets ($mil)||37.46||53.66|
|Total Debt ($mil)||3.59||7.32|
|Profitability||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||-4380.0||-3305.6|
|Return on Assets||-59.18||-43.61|
|Return on Equity||-209.71||-93.3|
|Debt||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Share Data||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||26.06||23.03|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||0.41||1.09|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||711423.0||93179.0|
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 1.01 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.83 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 11.23. 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 33.71||CLSN NM||Peers 26.76|
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 24.59||CLSN NA||Peers 0.40|
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 1.01||Peers 11.23||CLSN 20.36||Peers 4.03|
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 21.37||Peers 131.67||CLSN 0.00||Peers 548.88|
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.