Galapagos Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

GLPG -- USA Stock  

Fiscal Quarter End: December 31, 2019  

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Galapagos NV is 'Strong Hold'. 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 prospective. Please also check Galapagos Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple 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 0.0625, jensen alpha of 0.0899, total risk alpha of (0.12), sortino ratio of 0.0339 and treynor ratio of 0.2163
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 prospective 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, Beta and the relationship between EBITDA and Cash Flow from Operations . Given that Galapagos NV has Price to Earning of (15.60) , 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 GALAPAGOS NVS Shares Sold by Eqis Capital Management Inc. - Livingston Ledger

Galapagos current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price193.19
Target Mean Price202.54
Recommendation Mean2.10
Target High Price300.30
Number Of Analyst Opinions9
Target Low Price158.16

Galapagos Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.17Value At Risk3.67
Potential Upside4.98Standard Deviation2.16
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Sands Capital Management LlcCommon Shares2.8 M420.5 M
Federated Investors IncCommon Shares1.6 M241 M
Fmr LlcCommon Shares660.4 K100.8 M
Bessemer Group IncCommon Shares354.6 K54.1 M
Wellington Management Group LlpCommon Shares343.8 K52.5 M
Bvf IncCommon Shares305.1 K46.6 M
Blackrock IncCommon Shares286.4 K43.7 M
Susquehanna International Group LlpPut Options123.1 K18.8 M

Galapagos Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.73
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.0299

Galapagos Volatility Alert

Galapagos NV has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.51 and kurtosis of 0.55. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Galapagos NV to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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Galapagos Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsGalapagosPeer Average
Return On Equity0.0015 (0.31) 
Return On Asset0.0007 (0.14) 
Profit Margin0.0032 (1.27) 
Current Valuation11.33 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding61.95 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Institutions16.78 39.21 
Number of Shares Shorted980.51 K4.71 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 Share11.55 1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations(181.41 M)971.22 M
Short Ratio6.86 4.00 
Earnings Per Share(1.69) 3.12 
Number of Employees91818.84 K
Market Capitalization11.04 B19.03 B
Total Asset310.26 M29.47 B
Retained Earnings(108.51 M)9.33 B
Working Capital30.9 M1.48 B
Current Asset174.62 M9.34 B
Current Liabilities143.72 M7.9 B