AKRX:NGS-Akorn Inc.

EQUITY | Drug Manufacturers | Nasdaq Global Select

Last Closing Price

USD 33.06

Change

-0.09 (-0.27)%

Market Cap

USD 4.13B

Volume

1.74M

Yahoo Analyst Target

USD 31.14 (-5.81%)

STA Analyst Target

USD 34.00 (2.84%)
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About

Akorn Inc is a generic pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets generic and branded prescription pharmaceuticals and branded as well as private-label over-the-counter consumer health products and animal health pharmaceuticals.

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-0.34 (-1.34%)

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ETFs Containing AKRX

MNA IQ Merger Arbitrage 4.90 % 0.76 %

+0.06 (+0.24%)

USD 0.39B
XPH SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals 4.25 % 0.35 %

-0.23 (0.24%)

USD 0.41B
SBIO ALPS Medical Breakthrough.. 3.25 % 0.50 %

+0.19 (+0.24%)

USD 0.15B
JSML Janus Henderson Small Cap.. 2.59 % 0.50 %

+0.09 (+0.24%)

USD 7.60M
RFG Guggenheim S&P Midcap 400.. 2.00 % 0.35 %

N/A

USD 0.62B
JPHF J P Morgan Chase & Co 1.05 % 0.76 %

-0.04 (0.24%)

USD 0.16B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Drug Manufacturers)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (Nasdaq Global Select)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 2.58% 44% F 50% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 2.58% 44% F 50% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 58.41% 83% B 86% B
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 58.41% 83% B 86% B
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 129.58% 76% C 71% C-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 129.58% 76% C 68% D+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 28.13% 79% C+ 84% B
Dividend Return 28.13% 79% C+ 83% B
Total Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 55.03% 41% F 18% F
Risk Adjusted Return 51.12% 89% B+ 56% F
Market Capitalization 2.69B 95% A 88% B+

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Drug Manufacturers)
Ratio vs. Market
(Nasdaq Global Select)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 14.70 4% F 8% F
Price/Book Ratio 4.67 37% F 26% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 4.08 16% F 31% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 23.12 12% F 23% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 8.45% 78% C+ 64% D
Return on Invested Capital 9.51% 87% B+ 70% C-
Return on Assets 3.63% 86% B 74% C
Debt to Equity Ratio 94.00% 28% F 26% F

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Analyst Rating

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This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.