ACER:NSD-Acer Therapeutics Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Biotechnology | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 1.99

Change

+0.10 (+5.29)%

Market Cap

USD 0.02B

Volume

0.03M

Average Target Price

USD 10.00 (+402.51%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Acer Therapeutics Inc., a pharmaceutical company, focuses on the acquisition, development, and commercialization of therapies for serious rare and life-threatening diseases. Its pipeline includes three clinical-stage candidates: EDSIVO for the treatment of vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome in patients with a confirmed type III collagen mutation; and ACER-001, a formulation of sodium phenylbutyrate for the treatment of various inborn errors of metabolism, including urea cycle disorders, maple syrup urine disease, and osanetant for the treatment of various neuroendocrine disorders. The company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts.

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

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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 -50.37% 13% F 15% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -50.37% 13% F 15% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -91.75% 3% F 2% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -91.75% 2% F 2% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -95.30% 21% F 8% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -95.30% 19% F 7% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 4.34% 64% D 62% D-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 4.34% 64% D 58% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 69.79% 28% F 13% F
Risk Adjusted Return 6.21% 62% D- 40% F
Market Capitalization 0.02B 14% F 19% F
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%

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 1.21 77% C+ 54% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -0.76 19% F 64% D
EV/EBITDA -0.30 28% F 63% D
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -92.72% 34% F 13% F
Return on Invested Capital -94.23% 27% F 9% F
Return on Assets -49.21% 22% F 7% F
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 5.26 37% F 26% F
Short Percent 9.04% 41% F 30% F
Beta 1.03 70% C- 48% F
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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Analyst Rating

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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:
Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

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.

Negative free cash flow

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