Novavax Inc

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NVAX : NASDAQ : Health Care
$1.09 -0.01 | -0.91%
Today's Range: 1.07 - 1.11
Avg. Daily Volume: 6996500.0
07/26/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


NOVAVAX INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 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.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 115.69% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)5.684.22
EBITDA ($mil)-38.72-73.31
EBIT ($mil)-40.83-75.26
Net Income ($mil)-43.85-77.25


Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)238.5463.49
Total Assets ($mil)361.5592.51
Total Debt ($mil)316.7315.52
Equity ($mil)-29.1185.43


Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin-681.6-1737.98
EBITDA Margin-681.6-1737.98
Operating Margin-718.77-1784.31
Sales Turnover0.050.05
Return on Assets-68.2-35.41
Return on Equity0.0-113.15
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio4.576.82
Debt/Capital1.10.63
Interest Expense3.512.43
Interest Coverage-11.62-30.92


Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)282.61270.77
Div / share0.00.0
EPS-0.16-0.29
Book value / share-0.10.68
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume6366964.06238653.0

Valuation


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. 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.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
NVAX NM Peers 44.01   NVAX NM Peers 43.69

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.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
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premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
NVAX NM Peers 27.93   NVAX NA Peers 0.55

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.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
NVAX NM Peers 11.44   NVAX -15.38 Peers -7.96

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.

 

Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

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

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
NVAX 25.37 Peers 190.63   NVAX -45.04 Peers 434.91

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

 

 

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