BROADVISION 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. Sales and net income have dropped, although the growth in revenues underperformed the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth did not.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 21.77% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||2.5||2.99|
|Net Income ($mil)||-3.56||-2.34|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||36.28||45.88|
|Total Assets ($mil)||39.93||50.37|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||69.47||66.33|
|Return on Assets||-26.79||-11.14|
|Return on Equity||-32.81||-13.46|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||4.83||4.79|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||6.75||8.69|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||13362.0||23137.0|
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 0.88 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.86 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.44. The price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, BROADVISION INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|BVSN NM||Peers 44.19||BVSN NA||Peers 28.84|
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.
BVSN's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
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.
|BVSN NA||Peers 29.08||BVSN NA||Peers 0.44|
Neutral. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth potential.
Ratio not available.
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.
|BVSN 0.88||Peers 5.44||BVSN -88.98||Peers 83.29|
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.
BVSN is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, BVSN is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|BVSN 2.19||Peers 9.41||BVSN -11.28||Peers 36.63|
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.
BVSN 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.
BVSN significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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