Novavax Inc.Find Ratings Reports
NOVAVAX INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income significantly, outpacing the average growth rates of competitors within its industry. NOVAVAX INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.52 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 1,734.33% 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||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||10.41||5.4|
|Net Income ($mil)||-50.84||-57.11|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||185.54||265.79|
|Total Assets ($mil)||302.49||394.3|
|Total Debt ($mil)||317.76||316.38|
|Profitability||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||-438.56||-893.26|
|Return on Assets||-60.75||-71.0|
|Return on Equity||0.0||0.0|
|Debt||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Share Data||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||323.23||271.25|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||-0.31||-0.02|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1.04572E7||7790733.0|
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. 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 42.18||NVAX NM||Peers 28.08|
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 60.15||NVAX NA||Peers 0.38|
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 22.16||NVAX 38.84||Peers -3.51|
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 significantly exceeds its peers.
|NVAX 18.76||Peers 58.17||NVAX 103.06||Peers 586.99|
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