CERS:NSD-Cerus Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Biotechnology | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 7.19

Change

+0.19 (+2.71)%

Market Cap

USD 1.17B

Volume

2.03M

Average Target Price

N/A
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Cerus Corporation, a biomedical products company, focuses on developing and commercializing the INTERCEPT Blood System to enhance blood safety. Its INTERCEPT Blood System, a proprietary technology for controlling biological replication is designed to reduce blood-borne pathogens in donated blood components intended for transfusion. The company offers INTERCEPT Blood Systems for platelets and plasma that is designed to inactivate blood-borne pathogens in platelets and plasma donated for transfusion; and INTERCEPT Blood System for red blood cells to inactivate blood-borne pathogens in red blood cells donated for transfusion. It sells platelet and plasma systems through its direct sales force and distributors in the United States, Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States, the Middle East, Latin America, and internationally. The company has a collaboration with the National Trauma Institute to supply Intercept plasma for use in the plasma resuscitation without lung injury (PROpOLIs) clinical study. Cerus Corporation was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Concord, California.

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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 70.38% 76% C 84% B
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 70.38% 76% C 84% B
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 75.79% 73% C 83% B
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 75.79% 72% C- 83% B
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 24.39% 69% D+ 53% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 24.39% 69% D+ 47% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 12.60% N/A N/A 69% D+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 12.60% N/A N/A 67% D+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 68.12% N/A N/A 15% F
Risk Adjusted Return 18.50% N/A N/A 45% F
Market Capitalization 1.17B 76% C 69% D+
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 10.39 17% F 13% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -17.77 76% C 85% B
EV/EBITDA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -73.39% 45% F 16% F
Return on Invested Capital -61.60% 51% F 16% F
Return on Assets -19.98% 66% D 19% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 69.08% 21% F 34% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 6.67 38% F 23% F
Short Percent 5.83% 54% F 34% F
Beta 1.35 59% F 38% 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:
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.

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.

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.