AKUS:NSD-Akouos Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Biotechnology | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 8.39

Change

-0.79 (-8.61)%

Market Cap

USD 0.32B

Volume

0.23M

Avg Analyst Target

N/A

Avg User Target

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N/A

Fundamental Analysis

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About

Akouos, Inc., a precision genetic medicine company, developing gene therapies to restore, improve, and preserve physiologic hearing for individuals. The company's precision genetic medicine platform incorporates a proprietary adeno-associated viral vector library and a novel delivery approach. Its lead product candidate is AK-OTOF, a gene therapy for the treatment of hearing loss due to mutations in the OTOF gene. The company is also developing AK-CLRN1 for the auditory manifestations of Usher syndrome 3A, or USH3A; and AK-antiVEGF for vestibular schwannoma. In addition, its precision genetic medicine platform addresses hearing loss related to genes needed for supporting cell function. Akouos, Inc. was incorporated in 2016 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts. Address: 645 Summer Street, Boston, MA, United States, 02210

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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 -57.69% 12% F 6% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -57.69% 12% F 6% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -54.38% 12% F 5% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -54.38% 12% F 5% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -10.93% 20% F 8% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -10.93% 19% F 7% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 19.58% 95% A 77% C+
Risk Adjusted Return -55.85% 11% F 4% F
Market Capitalization 0.32B 49% F 42% 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 -99,999.99 85% B 95% A
Price/Book Ratio 1.18 89% B+ 81% B-
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -7.76 53% F 69% D+
EV/EBITDA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -21.18% 85% B 39% F
Return on Invested Capital -35.19% 63% D 22% F
Return on Assets -11.75% 82% B- 27% F
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 24.66 1% F 1% F
Short Percent 10.90% 16% F 15% F
Beta N/A N/A N/A N/A N/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:
Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

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.

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.

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.

Negative cashflow

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

Negative earnings

The company had negative total earnings 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