OraSure Technologies Inc

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OSUR : NASDAQ : Health Care
$21.56 -0.38 | -1.7%
Today's Range: 21.36 - 21.87
Avg. Daily Volume: 840100.0
09/21/17 - 1:37 PM ET

Financial Analysis

ORASURE TECHNOLOGIES INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has decreased 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. ORASURE TECHNOLOGIES INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 8.14 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 35.91% 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 Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)40.1831.36
EBITDA ($mil)8.375.73
EBIT ($mil)6.894.35
Net Income ($mil)5.433.84

Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)162.06113.44
Total Assets ($mil)258.35199.92
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)229.41168.79

Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin67.171.65
EBITDA Margin20.8318.28
Operating Margin17.1413.87
Sales Turnover0.540.61
Return on Assets12.116.18
Return on Equity13.647.32
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio8.875.61
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0

Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)59.3355.6
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share3.873.04
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume837360.01018169.0


BUY. ORASURE TECHNOLOGIES INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 48.70 for the Health Care Equipment & Supplies industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.88. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 5.73 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.10 and a premium versus the industry average of 4.90. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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OSUR 41.02 Peers 48.70   OSUR 47.00 Peers 37.09

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

OSUR is trading at a discount to its peers.


Premium. 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.

OSUR is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
OSUR 55.38 Peers 33.41   OSUR 1.10 Peers 1.03

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

OSUR is trading at a significant premium to its peers.


Average. 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.

OSUR trades at a valuation on par to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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OSUR 5.73 Peers 4.90   OSUR 145.45 Peers 47.56

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.

OSUR is trading at a premium to its peers.


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

OSUR is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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OSUR 9.36 Peers 5.32   OSUR 14.49 Peers 15.38

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.

OSUR is trading at a significant premium to its industry.


Average. Comparing a company's sales growth to its industry helps to determine if the company is adding or losing market share.

OSUR is keeping pace with its peers on the basis of sales growth.



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