ATMEL CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. ATMEL CORP has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.46 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 7.33% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||345.95||353.22|
|Net Income ($mil)||-6.46||7.21|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||206.94||279.06|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1361.44||1352.53|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||10.61|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||39.62||48.08|
|Return on Assets||2.36||-1.63|
|Return on Equity||3.7||-2.35|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||417.36||425.39|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||2.08||2.2|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||3994383.0||5174850.0|
HOLD. ATMEL CORP's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 27.95 for the Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment 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 4.05 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a discount versus the industry average of 5.26. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average.
|ATML 105.50||Peers 27.95||ATML NA||Peers 17.30|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
ATML is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
Ratio not available.
|ATML 13.72||Peers 18.70||ATML NM||Peers 1.46|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
ATML is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
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.
ATML's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|ATML 4.05||Peers 5.26||ATML 260.00||Peers 113.19|
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.
ATML is trading at a discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
ATML is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|ATML 2.49||Peers 4.44||ATML 1.93||Peers 15.83|
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.
ATML 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.
ATML significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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