GenMark Diagnostics IncFind Ratings Reports
GENMARK DIAGNOSTICS INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has decreased 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. GENMARK DIAGNOSTICS INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.50 which shows the ability to cover 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 30.12% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||12.54||11.06|
|Net Income ($mil)||-13.92||-12.96|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||24.19||37.99|
|Total Assets ($mil)||64.08||61.41|
|Total Debt ($mil)||19.95||9.56|
|Profitability||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||59.03||68.59|
|Return on Assets||-80.46||-73.74|
|Return on Equity||-190.58||-116.95|
|Debt||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Share Data||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||47.08||42.79|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||0.57||0.9|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||341398.0||263523.0|
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 21.34 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.07 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 5.47. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, GENMARK DIAGNOSTICS INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|GNMK NM||Peers 47.54||GNMK NM||Peers 29.38|
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.
GNMK'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.
GNMK's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|GNMK NM||Peers 25.74||GNMK NA||Peers 0.99|
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.
GNMK'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.
|GNMK 21.34||Peers 5.47||GNMK -6.54||Peers 113.75|
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.
GNMK 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, GNMK is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|GNMK 11.37||Peers 5.22||GNMK 25.70||Peers 14.04|
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.
GNMK is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
GNMK has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.