OraSure Technologies Inc

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OSUR : NASDAQ : Health Care
$7.83 up 0.13 | 1.69%
Today's Range: 7.71 - 7.84
Avg. Daily Volume: 748,900
10/24/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

ORASURE TECHNOLOGIES INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged 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 5.06 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 5.59% 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 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)31.3630.39
EBITDA ($mil)5.774.16
EBIT ($mil)4.352.72
Net Income ($mil)3.841.97

Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)113.4491.41
Total Assets ($mil)199.92180.08
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)168.79159.85

Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin71.7872.84
EBITDA Margin18.413.69
Operating Margin13.878.95
Sales Turnover0.610.63
Return on Assets6.180.31
Return on Equity7.320.35
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio5.618.03
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0

Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)55.656.48
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share3.042.83
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume741628.0831260.0


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 45.97 for the Health Care Equipment & Supplies industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.64. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.51 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.73 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.96. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, ORASURE TECHNOLOGIES INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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OSUR 34.68 Peers 45.97   OSUR 11.83 Peers 28.26

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.


Discount. 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 discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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OSUR 58.69 Peers 24.26   OSUR 0.44 Peers 0.89

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.


Discount. 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 discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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OSUR 2.51 Peers 4.96   OSUR NA Peers 21.50

Discount. 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 significant discount to its peers.


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

The growth rate for OSUR is not available.

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  Sales Growth
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OSUR 3.46 Peers 10.70   OSUR 7.62 Peers 18.86

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.

OSUR 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.

OSUR significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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