ALPHATEC HOLDINGS INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. ALPHATEC HOLDINGS INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.96 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 16.69% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||48.65||49.17|
|Net Income ($mil)||-4.56||-6.67|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||15.8||41.51|
|Total Assets ($mil)||320.11||386.28|
|Total Debt ($mil)||79.48||68.3|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||74.88||76.03|
|Return on Assets||-3.36||-22.32|
|Return on Equity||-6.81||-45.45|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||99.85||97.68|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||1.58||1.94|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||82234.0||91923.0|
SELL. This stock?s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.86 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.83 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 15.81. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, ALPHATEC HOLDINGS INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|ATEC NM||Peers 36.23||ATEC NM||Peers 28.32|
Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.
ATEC's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Neutral. 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.
ATEC's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|ATEC 272.00||Peers 25.39||ATEC NA||Peers 0.98|
Neutral. The absence of a valid price-to-projected earnings ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative expected future earnings.
ATEC's ratio is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Neutral. 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.
Ratio not available.
|ATEC 0.86||Peers 15.81||ATEC 83.15||Peers 2.31|
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.
ATEC is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
ATEC is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|ATEC 0.66||Peers 6.02||ATEC 1.47||Peers 10.78|
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.
ATEC is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
ATEC significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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