APDN:NSD-Applied DNA Sciences, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Security & Protection Services | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 6.59

Change

+0.01 (+0.15)%

Market Cap

USD 0.05B

Volume

0.12M

Average Target Price

USD 13.00 (+97.27%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

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About

Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. develops and markets DNA-based technology solutions for use in the nucleic acid-based in vitro diagnostics and preclinical nucleic-acid based drug development and manufacturing markets; and for supply chain security, anti-counterfeiting, and anti-theft technology purposes applications in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The company's supply chain security and product authentication solutions include SigNature molecular tags that provide forensic power and protection for various applications and can be used to fortify brand protection efforts, and strengthen supply chain security, as well as mark, track, and convict criminals; SigNify IF portable DNA readers and SigNify consumable reagent test kits that provide definitive real-time authentication of molecular tags in the field; and CertainT Supply Chain Platform that provides proof of product claims for materials, items, or products. It also manufactures and sells COVID-19 PCR-based molecular diagnostic test kit under the LineaTM COVID-19 Assay Kit trademark; and non-diagnostic COVID-19 pooled surveillance testing to detect instances of COVID-19 in defined populations under the safeCircle trademark. In addition, the company provides preclinical contract research and manufacturing services for the nucleic acid-based therapeutic markets; and contract research services to RNA based drug and biologic customers for preclinical studies. The company was formerly known as Datalink Systems, Inc. and changed its name to Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. in 2002. Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Stony Brook, New York.

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Security & Protection Services)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 29.22% 89% B+ 80% B-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 29.22% 89% B+ 80% B-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 6.46% 22% F 18% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 6.46% 22% F 18% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 109.87% 75% C 70% C-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 109.87% 75% C 69% D+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 362.28% 89% B+ 98% A+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 362.28% 89% B+ 98% A+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 862.76% 22% F 2% F
Risk Adjusted Return 41.99% 78% C+ 64% D
Market Capitalization 0.05B 56% F 10% 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
(Security & Protection Services)
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 7.72 11% F 23% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -4.06 50% F 66% D
EV/EBITDA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -234.39% 11% F 4% F
Return on Invested Capital -289.32% 11% F 2% F
Return on Assets -78.45% 11% F 2% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 9.05% 57% F 74% C
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 1.02 56% F 69% D+
Short Percent 3.86% 78% C+ 46% F
Beta 1.03 44% F 58% 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 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.

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.

Low Revenue Growth

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