OraSure Technologies IncFind Ratings Reports
ORASURE TECHNOLOGIES INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. ORASURE TECHNOLOGIES INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 9.05 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. OSUR managed to increase the liquidity from the same period a year ago, despite already having very strong liquidity to begin with. This would indicate improved cash flow.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 28.10% 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 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||32.55||29.09|
|Net Income ($mil)||12.44||2.45|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||141.46||102.25|
|Total Assets ($mil)||232.59||188.48|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||66.73||74.49|
|Return on Assets||12.77||5.57|
|Return on Equity||14.22||6.44|
|Debt||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Share Data||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||57.66||55.48|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||3.62||2.94|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||875159.0||976474.0|
BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 47.54 for the Health Care Equipment & Supplies industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.66. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 5.07 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.07 and a discount versus the industry average of 5.47. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, ORASURE TECHNOLOGIES INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|OSUR 35.31||Peers 47.54||OSUR 34.01||Peers 29.38|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
OSUR is trading at a significant 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 premium to its peers.
|OSUR 57.38||Peers 25.74||OSUR 1.37||Peers 0.99|
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.
Premium. 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 significant premium to its peers.
|OSUR 5.07||Peers 5.47||OSUR 188.88||Peers 113.75|
Average. 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.
OSUR is trading at a valuation on par with 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.
|OSUR 8.04||Peers 5.22||OSUR 8.16||Peers 14.04|
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.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
OSUR significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth