Amicus Therapeutics Inc

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FOLD : NASDAQ : Health Care
$6.27 | %
Today's Range: 5.95 - 6.28
Avg. Daily Volume: 3668800.0
02/17/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

AMICUS THERAPEUTICS INC'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. The company grew its sales and net income significantly quarter versus same quarter a year prior, and was able to outpace the average competitor in the industry when comparing net income growth, but not when comparing revenue growth. AMICUS THERAPEUTICS INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.49 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 decreased by 11.14% 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 Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)2.130.0
EBITDA ($mil)-41.64-33.54
EBIT ($mil)-42.54-33.94
Net Income ($mil)-46.65-37.8

Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)212.4236.51
Total Assets ($mil)918.18986.69
Total Debt ($mil)66.0250.0
Equity ($mil)336.56378.76

Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin-797.980.0
EBITDA Margin-1957.820.0
Operating Margin-1999.950.0
Sales Turnover0.00.0
Return on Assets-20.07-11.19
Return on Equity-54.75-29.15
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio2.596.69
Interest Expense1.520.02
Interest Coverage-28.04-1996.35

Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)142.27124.62
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share2.373.04
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume3638898.02193217.0


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 2.57 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.94 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 11.06. 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, AMICUS THERAPEUTICS INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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FOLD NM Peers 37.42   FOLD NM Peers 19.90

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.

FOLD'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.

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

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  Price to
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FOLD NM Peers 41.46   FOLD NA Peers 0.53

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.

FOLD'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.

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  Earnings Growth
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FOLD 2.57 Peers 11.06   FOLD -31.48 Peers 125.26

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.

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

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  Sales Growth
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FOLD 406.11 Peers 146.34   FOLD NA Peers 626.06

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.

FOLD is trading at a significant premium to its industry.


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 FOLD is not available.



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