BROADVISION INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. BROADVISION INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 7.42 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 17.96% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||4.31||3.71|
|Net Income ($mil)||-1.56||-1.33|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||37.08||46.4|
|Total Assets ($mil)||41.83||51.61|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||76.54||66.92|
|Return on Assets||-22.66||-10.5|
|Return on Equity||-26.62||-12.48|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||4.83||4.75|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||7.37||9.13|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||15837.0||26965.0|
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 0.77 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.85 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.40. 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 43.78||BVSN NM||Peers 36.38|
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, 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.
BVSN's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|BVSN NA||Peers 36.24||BVSN NA||Peers 0.81|
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 0.77||Peers 5.40||BVSN -72.17||Peers 69.36|
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 2.03||Peers 9.98||BVSN -12.92||Peers 34.96|
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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