GURUFOCUS.COM » STOCK LIST » USA » NAS » OncoCyte Corp (NAS:OCX) » Definitions » Graham Number
Switch to:

OncoCyte (NAS:OCX) Graham Number

: $N/A (As of Sep. 2022)
View and export this data going back to 2015. Start your Free Trial

Graham Number is a figure that measures a stock's fundamental value by taking into account the company's earnings per share and book value per share. The Graham number is the upper bound of the price range that a defensive investor should pay for the stock. According to the theory, any stock price below the Graham number is considered undervalued, and thus worth investing in.

As of today (2023-02-01), the stock price of OncoCyte is $0.3851. OncoCyte's graham number for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2022 was $N/A. Therefore, OncoCyte's Price to Graham Number ratio for today is N/A.

The historical rank and industry rank for OncoCyte's Graham Number or its related term are showing as below:

Graham Number is a combination of asset valuation and earnings power valuation. It is a very conservative way of valuing a stock.


OncoCyte Graham Number Historical Data

The historical data trend for OncoCyte's Graham Number can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

OncoCyte Annual Data
Trend Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Graham Number
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only - - - - -

OncoCyte Quarterly Data
Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22
Graham Number Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only - - - - -

Competitive Comparison

For the Biotechnology subindustry, OncoCyte's Graham Number, along with its competitors' market caps and Graham Number data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

OncoCyte Graham Number Distribution

For the Biotechnology industry and Healthcare sector, OncoCyte's Graham Number distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where OncoCyte's Graham Number falls in comparison to its industry or sector. The grey bar indicates the Graham Number's extreme value range as defined by GuruFocus.



OncoCyte Graham Number Calculation

Graham Number is a concept based on Ben Graham's conservative valuation of companies.

OncoCyte's Graham Number for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Graham Number
=sqrt of (22.5* Tangible Book per Share *EPS without NRI)
=sqrt of (22.5*-0.485*-0.72)
=N/A

OncoCyte's Graham Number for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2022 is calculated as

Graham Number
=sqrt of (22.5*Tangible Book per Share*EPS without NRI (TTM))
=sqrt of (22.5*-0.255*-0.65)
=N/A

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


OncoCyte  (NAS:OCX) Graham Number Explanation

Ben Graham actually did not publish a formula like this. But he wrote in The Intelligent Investor (1948 version) regarding to the criteria for purchases:

Current price should not be more than 15 times average earnings of the past three years.

Current price should not be more than 1.5 times the book value last reported. However, a multiplier of earnings below 15 could justify a correspondingly higher multiplier of assets. As a rule of thumb we suggest that the product of the multiplier times the ratio of price to book value should not exceed 22.5. (This figure corresponds to 15 times earnings and 1.5 times book value. It would admit an issue selling at only 9 times earnings and 2.5 times asset value, etc.)

Unlike valuation methods such as DCF or Discounted Earnings, the Graham number does not take growth into the valuation. Unlike the valuation methods based on book value alone, it takes into account the earnings power. Therefore, the Graham Number is a combination of asset valuation and earnings power valuation.

In general, the Graham number is a very conservative way of valuing a stock. It cannot be applied to companies with negative book values.

OncoCyte's Price to Graham number Ratio for today is calculated as

Price to Graham number=Share Price (Today)/Graham number (Q: Sep. 2022 )
=0.3851/N/A
=N/A

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Be Aware

Please keep these in mind:

1. Graham Number does not take growth into account. Therefore it underestimates the values of the companies that have good earnings growth. We feel that if the earnings per share grows more than 10% a year, Graham Number underestimates the value.
2. Graham Number punishes the companies that have temporarily low earnings. Therefore, an average of earnings makes more sense in the calculation of Graham Number.
3. Graham Numbers underestimates companies that are light with book.


OncoCyte Graham Number Related Terms

Thank you for viewing the detailed overview of OncoCyte's Graham Number provided by GuruFocus.com. Please click on the following links to see related term pages.


OncoCyte (NAS:OCX) Business Description

OncoCyte logo
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
15 Cushing, Irvine, CA, USA, 92618
OncoCyte Corp focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel, non-invasive, liquid biopsy diagnostics for the early detection of cancer. The company develops diagnostic tests based on liquid biopsies using blood or urine samples for detecting lung, bladder, and breast cancers. In addition, it also develops screening diagnostics as potential replacements for screening imaging procedures that do not meet the needs of patients, health care providers or payers. Geographically operation of the group is carried through the United States, and it earns revenue from the sale of diagnostic tests.
Executives
Josh Riggs officer: Interim CEO 15 CUSHING, IRVINE CA 92618
Lou Silverman director
James Yang Liu officer: Controller, PAO C/O ONCOCYTE CORPORATION, 15 CUSHING, IRVINE CA 92618
John Peter Gutfreund director C/O ONCOCYTE CORPORATION, 15 CUSHING, IRVINE CA 92618
Anish M. John officer: SVP, Finance, and Interim CFO C/O ONCOCYTE CORPORATION,, 15 CUSHING, IRVINE CA 92618
Pura Vida Investments, Llc 10 percent owner 512 W 22ND STREET, 7TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY 10011
Efrem Kamen 10 percent owner C/O PURA VIDA INVESTMENTS, LLC, 512 W 22ND STREET, 7TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY 10011
Gisela Paulsen officer: Chief Operating Officer 5505 ENDEAVOR LANE, MADISON WI 53719
Li Yu officer: VP Cntrllr/Prncpl Acctng Offcr 120 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE., NEWPORT BEACH CA 92660
Jennifer L. Carter director C/O DFP SPONSOR LLC, 780 THIRD AVENUE, 37TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY 10017
Douglas T. Ross officer: Chief Medical Officer 15 CUSHING, IRVINE CA 92618
Tony T Kalajian officer: SVP-Chief Accounting Officer 1010 ATLANTIC AVENUE, SUITE 102, ALAMEDA CA 94501
Melinda Griffith director 1010 ATLANTIC AVENUE, SUITE 102, ALAMEDA CA 94501
Padma Sundar officer: SVP, Marketing & Market Access 1010 ATLANTIC AVENUE, SUITE 102, ALAMEDA CA 94501
Ronald Asbury Andrews director 5791 VAN ALLEN WAY, CARLSBAD CA 92008

OncoCyte (NAS:OCX) Headlines

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
premium membership