Key Insights for Apellis Pharmaceuticals (APLS) Investors

We're taking a closer look at Apellis Pharmaceuticals today, as the chatter surrounding the stock has increased notably in the last few weeks. Today, its shares moved -4.3% compared to 0.0% for the S&P 500. Increased investor interest and volatility surrounding the stock are not reason enough to buy in -- you should first perform your own due diligence. Here are some figures that can get you started:

  • Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of therapeutic compounds through the inhibition of the complement system for autoimmune and inflammatory diseases.

  • Apellis Pharmaceuticals has moved -39.9% over the last year compared to 22.4% for the S&P 500 -- a difference of -62.2%

  • APLS has an average analyst rating of buy and is -41.88% away from its mean target price of $82.13 per share

  • Its trailing 12 month earnings per share (EPS) is $-4.45

  • Apellis Pharmaceuticals has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of -10.7 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • Its forward earnings per share (EPS) is $1.24 and its forward P/E ratio is 38.5

  • APLS has a Price to Earnings Growth (PEG) ratio of -1.22, which shows the company is fairly valued compared to its earnings.

  • The company has a Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 29.34 in contrast to the S&P 500's average ratio of 2.95

  • Apellis Pharmaceuticals is part of the Health Care sector, which has an average P/E ratio of 30.21 and an average P/B of 4.08

  • Apellis Pharmaceuticals has on average reported free cash flows of $-364164166.7 over the last four years, during which time they have grown by an an average of -28.2%

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