Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Inc

Find Ratings Reports
PPHM : NASDAQ : Health Care
$0.5669 up 0.0013 | 0.23%
Today's Range: 0.5546 - 0.5699
Avg. Daily Volume: 2516500.0
05/26/17 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis

PEREGRINE PHARMACEUTICLS INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly decreased 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. PEREGRINE PHARMACEUTICLS INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.68 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 33.23% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. To learn more visit

Income Statement Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)10.756.71
EBITDA ($mil)-7.17-16.4
EBIT ($mil)-7.8-16.87
Net Income ($mil)-7.77-16.85

Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)41.5367.47
Total Assets ($mil)111.32119.05
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)40.0159.93

Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin31.6748.84
EBITDA Margin-66.67-244.49
Operating Margin-72.55-251.41
Sales Turnover0.530.3
Return on Assets-31.23-46.95
Return on Equity-98.37-100.89
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio1.191.61
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0

Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)271.07232.23
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share0.150.26
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume3251952.02687551.0


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. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.86 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.00 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 9.84. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, PEREGRINE PHARMACEUTICLS INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
PPHM NM Peers 39.69   PPHM NM Peers 41.03

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.

PPHM'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.

PPHM's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.

1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
PPHM NM Peers 23.10   PPHM NA Peers 0.48

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.

PPHM'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.

1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
PPHM 3.86 Peers 9.84   PPHM 46.67 Peers -13.13

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.

PPHM is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


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

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

1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
PPHM 2.64 Peers 108.22   PPHM 66.16 Peers 462.39

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.

PPHM 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.

PPHM significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



Latest Stock Upgrades/Downgrades