Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) Sale Analysis


Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) reported sales (ttm) of 2.95 Billion, whereas, 17 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 838.46 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 887.43 million and lower end at 763 million while the year ago reported sale was 863.82 million.

8 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter ending Feb 1, 2017- Feb 6, 2017, analysts estimated mean sale target of 845.96 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 902.11 million and 804.8 million respectively.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Oct 27 BMO at 1.23, whereas, 20 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 1.26. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 1.46 and lower end at 1.16 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 1.51.

The company has mean EPS estimate of 1.31 reported by 8 number of analyst for the quarter ending Feb 1, 2017- Feb 6, 2017. The analysts estimated mean EPS at 1.31 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 1.42 and 1.13 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 1.57. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 6 analysts is at 18.18%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 28 and 8.78.

Valuation Ratios of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 72.32 while the company’s industry has 29.13 P/E and the sector P/E is 29.87. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 285.27 and low P/E is 56.79, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 41.74 and 43.94 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 18.34 for the industry and 19.95 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, 76 has Beta of 1.39 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 0.84 and 0.83 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of 76 stands at 8.93 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 3.2. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 35.74, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 22.73 and 22.64 respectively.

5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) stands at 36.93 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 10.56 and 10.88 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at 5.08 and 86.06.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) Trading Statistics:

The company surged 5.2% and closed its last trading session at $119.38. The market capitalization of the company is at $28.16 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $193.45 on Dec 31, 2015 and 52-week Low of $110.56 on Jun 24, 2016. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 3.84% and Monthly Volatility of 5.60%. The Beta for the company stands at 1.39 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 5.93.