Peregrine Pharmaceuticals IncFind Ratings Reports
PEREGRINE PHARMACEUTICLS INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. PEREGRINE PHARMACEUTICLS INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.82 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 26.17% 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.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||5.61||9.67|
|Net Income ($mil)||-11.06||-13.72|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||44.2||59.02|
|Total Assets ($mil)||105.6||92.03|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||56.34||54.77|
|Return on Assets||-50.17||-55.36|
|Return on Equity||-141.24||-99.03|
|Debt||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Share Data||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||241.46||200.98|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||0.17||0.28|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1237063.0||1602871.0|
SELL. The current P/E ratio is negative, which has no meaningful value in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, it simply displays that the company has negative earnings. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.48 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 10.96. 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.
|PPHM NM||Peers 44.84||PPHM NM||Peers 22.14|
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.
|PPHM NM||Peers 34.20||PPHM NA||Peers 0.50|
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.
|PPHM 2.48||Peers 10.96||PPHM 16.67||Peers 1.89|
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.
|PPHM 2.50||Peers 681.73||PPHM 31.23||Peers 52.29|
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