PTC Therapeutics Inc.Find Ratings Reports
PTC THERAPEUTICS INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2021 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. PTC THERAPEUTICS INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.74 which shows the 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 99.70% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY21||Q4 FY20|
|Net Sales ($mil)||165.23||118.86|
|Net Income ($mil)||-143.27||-74.35|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY21||Q4 FY20|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||773.38||1103.65|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1938.06||2208.28|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1269.36||1100.2|
|Profitability||Q4 FY21||Q4 FY20|
|Gross Profit Margin||95.85||97.42|
|Return on Assets||-27.03||-19.84|
|Return on Equity||-36432.61||-90.91|
|Debt||Q4 FY21||Q4 FY20|
|Share Data||Q4 FY21||Q4 FY20|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||70.83||69.72|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||0.02||6.91|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||579259.0||733160.0|
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. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1519.50 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.81 and a significant premium versus the subsector average of 14.54. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the subsector average. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, PTC THERAPEUTICS INC proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives.
|PTCT NM||Peers 56.68||PTCT NM||Peers 19.28|
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.
PTCT'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.
PTCT's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|PTCT NM||Peers 17.21||PTCT NA||Peers 1.06|
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.
PTCT'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.
|PTCT 1519.50||Peers 14.54||PTCT -10.89||Peers 122.38|
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.
PTCT is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, PTCT is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|PTCT 4.06||Peers 14.44||PTCT 41.44||Peers 275.05|
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.
PTCT is trading at a significant discount to its subsector on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the subsector implies that a company is losing market share.
PTCT significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth.