Galapagos Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

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GLPG -- USA Stock  

Earnings Report: April 24, 2020  

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Galapagos NV is 'Strong Buy'. Macroaxis provides Galapagos buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding GLPG positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Galapagos NV available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from GLPG buy-and-hold perspective. Please check Galapagos Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for multiple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Galapagos NV has a risk adjusted performance of 0.1644, jensen alpha of 0.4609, total risk alpha of 0.535, sortino ratio of 0.1675 and treynor ratio of 0.3893
Macroaxis provides buy, hold, or sell recommendation on Galapagos to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Galapagos NV. Our buy or sell recommendations engine determines the entity potential to grow exclusively from the perspective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Galapagos NV is not overpriced, please check out all Galapagos fundamentals, including its Total Debt, Number of Employees and the relationship between EBITDA and Cash Flow from Operations . Given that Galapagos NV has Price to Book of 7.17 , we strongly advise you confirm Galapagos NV market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your regular risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Galapagos Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

The company reported previous year revenue of 296.65 M. Net Loss for the year was (86.28 M) with profit before overhead, payroll, taxes, and interest of 183.8 M.
N/A currently holds about 1.57 B in cash with (181.41 M) of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 28.83.
Latest headline from www.streetinsider.com: Galapagos NV PT Raised to 298 at Stifel - StreetInsider.com

Galapagos current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price198.12
Target Mean Price219.83
Recommendation Mean2.70
Target High Price278.29
Number Of Analyst Opinions9
Target Low Price161.26

Galapagos Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.42Value At Risk3.04
Potential Upside3.80Standard Deviation2.62
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Sands Capital Management LlcCommon Shares2.6 M546.8 M
Federated Hermes IncCommon Shares1.5 M317.8 M
Gilder Gagnon Howe Co LlcCommon Shares673.5 K141 M
Fmr LlcCommon Shares602 K124.5 M
Wellington Management Group LlpCommon Shares294.8 K61 M
Blackrock IncCommon Shares285.2 K59 M
Bessemer Group IncCommon Shares271.3 K56.1 M
Susquehanna International Group LlpPut Options94.2 K19.5 M

Galapagos Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=1.06
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.18

Galapagos Volatility Alert

Galapagos NV currently demonstrates below average downside deviation of 2.73. It has Information Ratio of 0.18 and Jensen Alpha of 0.46. However, we do advice investors to further question Galapagos NV expected returns to make sure all indicators are consistent with the current outlook about its relatively low value at risk.
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Galapagos Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsGalapagosPeer Average
Return On Equity(0.0003) (0.31) 
Return On Asset(0.0002) (0.14) 
Profit Margin(0.0009) (1.27) 
Current Valuation11.33 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding61.95 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Institutions11.72 39.21 
Number of Shares Shorted1.24 M4.71 M
Price to Earning(15.60) 28.72 
Price to Book7.17 9.51 
Price to Sales19.11 11.42 
Revenue296.65 M9.43 B
Gross Profit183.8 M27.38 B
EBITDA(87.98 M)3.9 B
Net Income(86.28 M)570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents1.57 B2.7 B
Cash per Share28.83 5.01 
Total Debt225.92 K5.32 B
Debt to Equity0.90 48.70 
Current Ratio8.95 2.16 
Book Value Per Share21.36 1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations(181.41 M)971.22 M
Short Ratio9.18 4.00 
Earnings Per Share(1.69) 3.12 
Price to Earnings To Growth(2.09) 4.89 
Number of Employees91818.84 K
Market Capitalization11.04 B19.03 B
Total Asset310.26 M29.47 B
Retained Earnings(275.05 M)9.33 B
Working Capital30.9 M1.48 B
Current Asset174.62 M9.34 B
Current Liabilities143.72 M7.9 B

Galapagos Market Momentum