Personalis, Inc. (NasdaqGM:PSNL) is scheduled to report Q3 earnings results after markets close for trading on November 5, 2020.
The company is expected to report earnings of -$0.28/share on revenue of $19.057 million. The consensus earnings per share (EPS) of -$0.28/share is based on a poll of 8 analysts and represents a decline in eps of -66.5% over the same quarter last year, when the company reported earnings of -$0.17/share.
The revenue forecast of $19.057 million based on a poll of 6 analysts implies a year-over-year (YoY) growth in revenue of 11.1%. Last year the company reported $17.153 million in revenue for the quarter.
|Metric||Expected||Prior Year||YoY Change|
Earnings Call Trends
Historically, management has exceeded analyst expectations 4 out of the last 5 tracked quarters, and missed expectations 1 quarters.
What are your expectations from Personalis, Inc. for earnings this quarter? Let us know in the comments!
In the following table, we summarize the company’s stock price movements after earnings releases. The “Price Day Prior” column shows the closing stock price on the day before the earnings report, and the “Price Next Day” column shows the stock price at the end of the trading day after the earnings report. After the last earnings report for the period ending June 30, 2020, the stock price reacted by falling −2.4%.
|Report Date||Price Day Prior||Price Next Day||Change %||Result|
|August 6, 2020||$22.02||$21.49||−2.4%||Decline|
|May 7, 2020||$10.46||$10.94||4.6%||Increase|
|March 25, 2020||$6.51||$7.65||17.5%||Increase|
|November 13, 2019||$10.18||$10.20||0.2%||Increase|
The other question to consider is one of earnings manipulation. There is a lot of pressure on management each quarter to deliver on earnings expectations. The Beneish M-Score is a statistical model that provides some insight into whether the company might be manipulating earnings. With a Beneish M-Score of −1.89, the model suggests that the company is a possible earnings manipulator. A value of −1.89 implies a 2.9% chance of earnings manipulation.
Fundamentals And Technical Analysis
Personalis, Inc. is currently trading at $24.73/share, down −5.7% for the day. The company is trading at approximately 79.9% of its 52-week high of $30.95/share. The company’s stock price is up 15.1% since the last earnings report and down −5.9% over the previous week. The company’s 14 Day Relative Price Index (RSI) of 45.37 suggests the company is trading in technically neutral territory. The RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when below 30.
The current share price implies a price-to-earnings (P/E) multiple of −29.79 and a forward P/E multiple of −25.92.
Personalis, Inc.’s current share price also implies a price-to-book (P/B) multiple of 10.21. The following table summarizes some other key fundamental ratios:
|Last Reported Fiscal Period Key||FY2020.Q2|
|Period End Date||June 30, 2020|
|Stock Price (Current)||$24.73|
|P/E Ratio (Fwd)||−25.9x|
|Total Debt / Total Capital||1.1%|
|Levered Free Cash Flow||-$37.666 million|
|EV / EBITDA||−32.1x|
Personalis, Inc. is a small-cap stock with a market capitalization of $950.9 million and a total enterprise value of $857 million. The company operates in the Healthcare sector and the Life Sciences Tools & Services industry.
Personalis, Inc. operates as a cancer genomics company worldwide. The company provides sequencing and data analysis services to support the development of cancer therapies. It offers NeXT Platform, which provides data for cancer therapy development, personalized therapies, therapy selection, and diagnostics. The company also provides a complementary liquid biopsy assay that analyzes various human genes versus. It serves biopharmaceutical customers, universities and non-profits, diagnostics companies, and government entities. Personalis, Inc. has partnership with Berry Genomics. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.