APLS:NSD-Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Biotechnology | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 59.80

Change

+0.11 (+0.18)%

Market Cap

USD 4.76B

Volume

0.79M

Average Target Price

USD 75.70 (+26.59%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

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 (PNH) diseases; cold agglutinin disease; C3 glomerulopathy; and other glomerular diseases, such as IgA nephropathy, primary membranous nephropathy, and lupus nephritis. The company also develops 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, as well as is in Phase I/II clinical trial for acute respiratory distress syndrome. It has a collaboration and license agreement with Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ) to co-develop pegcetacoplan. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is based in Waltham, 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 4.55% 57% F 43% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 4.55% 57% F 42% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 88.58% 81% B- 78% C+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 88.58% 81% B- 77% C+
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 30.93% 63% D 77% C+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 30.93% 62% D- 77% C+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 48.38% 66% D 37% F
Risk Adjusted Return 63.93% 88% B+ 80% B-
Market Capitalization 4.76B 92% A- 84% B
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 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Price/Book Ratio 96.80 1% F 1% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -29.69 84% B 86% B
EV/EBITDA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -231.58% 7% F 4% F
Return on Invested Capital -58.25% 42% F 14% F
Return on Assets -19.97% 61% D- 18% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 175.42% 6% F 11% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 5.54 48% F 28% F
Short Percent 9.32% 36% F 22% F
Beta 1.48 43% F 29% 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

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

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.

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.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

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.

Highly 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