FIBROGEN Reports Q2 FY2023 Earnings Results on August 7th

August 21, 2023

🌥️Earnings Overview

On August 7 2023, FIBROGEN ($NASDAQ:FGEN) announced their fiscal second quarter results for the 2023 year. Total revenue for the quarter amounted to USD 44.3 million, a remarkable 48.7% surge from the same quarter the prior year. The reported net income for the quarter was -87.7 million, a substantial jump from -72.6 million in the same period in the previous year.

Price History

On Monday, August 7th, FIBROGEN reported its Q2 FY2023 earnings results. The stock opened at $1.9 and closed at $1.8, resulting in a 7.3% drop from the prior closing price of $1.9. This marked a significant decline in the company’s stock price and investor confidence. The EPS was impacted by higher operating expenses due to increased research and development costs related to potential new products and decreased revenue.

Overall, FIBROGEN reported a mixed bag of earnings results with a decline in revenue and EPS, reflecting the economic impact of the pandemic. As investors assess the company’s performance, they will have to take into account the longer-term implications of the earnings headwinds that FIBROGEN faces due to the pandemic. Live Quote…

About the Company

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    Total Revenues Net Income Net Margin
    130.58 -322.21 -246.8%
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    Below shows the cash from operations, investing and financing for Fibrogen. More…

    Operations Investing Financing
    -316.56 135.07 170.6
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    Total Assets Total Liabilities Book Value Per Share
    515.13 575.43 -1.04
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    Some of the financial key ratios for Fibrogen are shown below. More…

    3Y Rev Growth 3Y Operating Profit Growth Operating Margin
    6.4% -243.2%
    FCF Margin ROE ROA
    -244.6% 262.6% -38.5%
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  • Analysis

    GoodWhale analyzed FIBROGEN‘s fundamentals to determine company strength. The Star Chart featured on GoodWhale showed that FIBROGEN is strong in profitability, medium in asset, and weak in dividend and growth. Investors interested in FIBROGEN should be aware of its low health score of 2/10 with regard to its cashflows and debt. This indicates that the company is less likely to safely ride out any crisis without the risk of bankruptcy. However, FIBROGEN’s strength in profitability may make it an attractive investment for investors looking for consistent returns. More…

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    FIBROGEN reported their second quarter financials for FY2023 on August 7, with total revenue increasing 48.7% year-over-year to USD 44.3 million. Net income, however, fell to -87.7 million, compared to -72.6 million in the same period last year. Investors reacted to the news by pushing the stock price down for the day, suggesting that they were not pleased with the financial results. Going forward, investors should closely monitor FIBROGEN’s financials and any changes in their business strategy as they may affect the company’s performance and stock price.

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