APLS:NSD-Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Biotechnology | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 47.22

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

USD 3.58B

Volume

0.20M

Average Target Price

USD 54.33 (+15.06%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development of therapeutic compounds through the inhibition of the complement system for autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. Its lead product candidate is pegcetacoplan that is in Phase III clinical trials for the treatment of geographic atrophy in age-related macular degeneration and paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria diseases; and in Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of cold agglutinin disease, C3 glomerulopathy, IgA nephropathy, primary membranous nephropathy, and lupus nephritis. The company is also developing APL-9, which is in single ascending dose Phase I randomized, double-blind, and placebo-controlled clinical trials for the prevention of immune system activation coincident with adeno-associated virus for intravenous administration. Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has a strategic collaboration with Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ) for the advancement of pegcetacoplan, a C3 therapy for the treatment of multiple rare diseases, including paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Waltham, Massachusetts.

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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 54.21% 74% C 82% B-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 54.21% 74% C 82% B-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 75.67% 73% C 84% B
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 75.67% 73% C 84% B
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 26.89% N/A N/A 83% B
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 26.89% N/A N/A 83% B
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 51.48% N/A N/A 22% F
Risk Adjusted Return 52.24% N/A N/A 72% C-
Market Capitalization 3.58B 89% B+ 83% B
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 33.96 4% F 3% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -16.94 75% C 84% B
EV/EBITDA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -437.13% 5% F 1% F
Return on Invested Capital -157.90% 13% F 5% F
Return on Assets -45.54% 21% F 6% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 416.50% 5% F 4% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 17.72 8% F 4% F
Short Percent 20.11% 10% F 10% F
Beta 1.13 69% D+ 50% 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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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.

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

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