Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc.Find Ratings Reports
NEPTUNE WELLNESS SOLUTION IN's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2018 is essentially unchanged 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. NEPTUNE WELLNESS SOLUTION IN has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.93 which shows a lack of ability to cover 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 20.27% 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||Q4 FY18||Q4 FY17|
|Net Sales ($mil)||5.66||7.01|
|Net Income ($mil)||-12.38||-4.75|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY18||Q4 FY17|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||12.7||26.64|
|Total Assets ($mil)||90.22||98.6|
|Total Debt ($mil)||3.47||4.66|
|Profitability||Q4 FY18||Q4 FY17|
|Gross Profit Margin||40.61||41.18|
|Return on Assets||-25.7||17.78|
|Return on Equity||-33.61||20.25|
|Debt||Q4 FY18||Q4 FY17|
|Share Data||Q4 FY18||Q4 FY17|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||79.99||78.8|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||0.86||1.1|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||965798.0||568585.0|
HOLD. 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. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 5.45 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.44 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 10.88. 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, NEPTUNE WELLNESS SOLUTION IN seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives.
|NEPT NM||Peers 34.72||NEPT NM||Peers 22.98|
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.
NEPT'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.
NEPT's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|NEPT NA||Peers 23.60||NEPT NA||Peers 0.57|
Neutral. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth potential.
Ratio not available.
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.
|NEPT 5.45||Peers 10.88||NEPT -231.81||Peers 40.78|
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.
NEPT 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, NEPT is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|NEPT 15.38||Peers 3.32||NEPT -11.59||Peers -7.60|
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.
NEPT 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.
NEPT significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth.