Novavax Inc.Find Ratings Reports
NOVAVAX INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2018 has significantly increased 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 revenue growth, but not when comparing net income growth. NOVAVAX INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 3.64 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 241.48% 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||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Net Sales ($mil)||9.65||5.68|
|Net Income ($mil)||-46.35||-43.85|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||163.31||238.5|
|Total Assets ($mil)||276.07||361.5|
|Total Debt ($mil)||318.12||316.7|
|Profitability||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Gross Profit Margin||-429.23||-681.6|
|Return on Assets||-67.47||-68.2|
|Return on Equity||0.0||0.0|
|Debt||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Share Data||Q1 FY18||Q1 FY17|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||346.75||282.61|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||-0.29||-0.1|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||5799105.0||1.205584E7|
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. Along with this, the price-to-book ratio is also meaningless due to a negative book value for the company, making any comparisons useless. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average.
|NVAX NM||Peers 40.64||NVAX NM||Peers 50.79|
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.
NVAX'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.
NVAX's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|NVAX NM||Peers 30.43||NVAX NA||Peers 0.39|
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.
NVAX'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.
|NVAX NM||Peers 14.33||NVAX 32.23||Peers 27.58|
Neutral. 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.
NVAX's P/B is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
NVAX is expected to have an earnings growth rate that exceeds its peers.
|NVAX 15.98||Peers 72.30||NVAX 109.03||Peers 339.57|
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.
NVAX is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
NVAX significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth