Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 180.03% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1485.8||1141.09|
|Net Income ($mil)||67.2||117.87|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||1597.5||1486.67|
|Total Assets ($mil)||20264.0||13244.26|
|Total Debt ($mil)||14174.6||10208.56|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||0.0||40.31|
|Return on Assets||2.49||3.74|
|Return on Equity||20.51||57.97|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||59.41||51.55|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||40.34||16.6|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||517137.0||634281.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 25.82 for the IT Services industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.92. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 6.93 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 9.22. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average.
|ADS 35.50||Peers 25.82||ADS 12.35||Peers 19.34|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
ADS is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
ADS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
|ADS 16.28||Peers 20.57||ADS 0.35||Peers 2.27|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
ADS is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
ADS trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|ADS 6.93||Peers 9.22||ADS 5.92||Peers 23.15|
Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
ADS is trading at a discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, ADS is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|ADS 3.13||Peers 5.40||ADS 22.78||Peers 9.66|
Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
ADS is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
ADS has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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