BLU:CA:TSX-BELLUS Health Inc (CAD)

COMMON STOCK | Biotechnology | TSX

Last Closing Price

CAD 7.77

Change

+0.24 (+3.19)%

Market Cap

CAD 0.61B

Volume

0.13M

Avg Analyst Target

CAD 11.00 (+41.57%)

Avg User Target

CAD
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Fundamental Analysis

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About

BELLUS Health Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, develops therapeutics for the treatment of chronic cough and other hypersensitization disorders. Its lead drug candidate includes BLU-5937, an oral small molecule antagonist of the P2X3 receptor, which is in Phase II clinical trial for treatment of chronic cough and chronic pruritus. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Laval, Canada. Address: 275 Armand-Frappier Boulevard, Laval, QC, Canada, H7V 4A7

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Biotechnology)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 102.87% 94% A 94% A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 102.87% 94% A 94% A
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 155.59% 94% A 92% A-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 155.59% 94% A 92% A-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 896.15% 100% A+ 97% A+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 896.15% 100% A+ 97% A+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 99.30% 94% A 97% A+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 99.30% 94% A 76% C
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 127.95% 18% F 6% F
Risk Adjusted Return 77.61% 100% A+ 82% B-
Market Capitalization 0.61B 94% A 59% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Biotechnology)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Price/Book Ratio 4.07 69% D+ 21% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -20.46 78% C+ 89% B+
EV/EBITDA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -39.46% 79% C+ 11% F
Return on Invested Capital -27.93% 67% D+ 8% F
Return on Assets -23.75% 83% B 6% F
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 4.09 39% F 28% F
Short Percent 2.09% 11% F 49% F
Beta -0.75 100% A+ 100% A+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

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.

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.

Negative cashflow

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

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector