AEZS:NSD-Aeterna Zentaris Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Biotechnology | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 0.46

Change

-0.06 (-11.01)%

Market Cap

USD 0.01B

Volume

0.01B

Average Target Price

N/A
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Aeterna Zentaris Inc., a specialty biopharmaceutical company, engages in developing and commercializing pharmaceutical therapies for treating oncology and endocrinology. Its commercial product is the Macrilen, a ghrelin receptor agonist that stimulates the secretion of growth hormone by binding to the GHSR-1a, a ghrelin receptor, which is used for endocrinology and oncology indications. The company has a license and assignment agreement with Strongbridge Ireland Limited for the development, manufacturing, registration, and commercialization of Macrilen in the United States and Canada. Aeterna Zentaris Inc. was incorporated in 1990 and is headquartered in Summerville, South Carolina.

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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 -49.46% 7% F 9% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -49.46% 7% F 8% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -83.15% 3% F 2% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -83.15% 3% F 2% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -98.00% 10% F 3% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -98.00% 10% F 3% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -11.97% 33% F 16% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -11.97% 33% F 16% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 67.81% 26% F 12% F
Risk Adjusted Return -17.65% 44% F 24% F
Market Capitalization 0.01B 4% F 6% 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 14.80 39% F 55% F
Price/Book Ratio 5.29 42% F 25% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -1.04 15% F 62% D-
EV/EBITDA 17.73 19% F 36% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -389.57% 6% F 3% F
Return on Invested Capital 3,365.47% 100% A+ 100% A+
Return on Assets -25.51% 60% D- 17% F
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 0.18 90% A- 89% B+
Short Percent 0.24% 95% A 90% A-
Beta 2.59 10% F 6% 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:
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.

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.

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.

Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

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.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

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.

Negative cashflow

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

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.