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CalAmp Corp
CAMP : NASDAQ : Technology
$18.39 | %
Today's Range: 0.00 - 0.00
Avg. Daily Volume: 437,400
11/25/15 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

CALAMP CORP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. CALAMP CORP is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 4.67 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company managed to increase its liquidity from the same period a year ago, despite already having strong liquidity to begin with. This would indicate improved cash flow.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 27.40% 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 Q2 FY15 Q2 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)69.8159.21
EBITDA ($mil)10.447.42
EBIT ($mil)7.95.03
Net Income ($mil)3.53.28

Balance Sheet Q2 FY15 Q2 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)205.0836.84
Total Assets ($mil)372.39190.83
Total Debt ($mil)136.651.1
Equity ($mil)176.33138.4

Profitability Q2 FY15 Q2 FY14
Gross Profit Margin37.5135.88
EBITDA Margin14.9412.52
Operating Margin11.318.5
Sales Turnover0.721.27
Return on Assets4.856.94
Return on Equity10.269.56
Debt Q2 FY15 Q2 FY14
Current Ratio5.382.25
Interest Expense2.280.05
Interest Coverage3.4693.2

Share Data Q2 FY15 Q2 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)36.5536.18
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share4.823.83
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume449403.0515523.0


BUY. CALAMP CORP's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 37.43 for the Communications Equipment industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 21.93. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.86 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.77 and a premium versus the industry average of 3.73. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but below the industry average. The valuation analysis reveals that, CALAMP CORP seems to be trading at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CAMP 37.24 Peers 37.43   CAMP 16.32 Peers 28.57

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

CAMP is trading at a valuation on par with 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.

CAMP is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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premium   discount
  Price to
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CAMP 14.60 Peers 19.07   CAMP 0.25 Peers 0.57

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

CAMP is trading at a discount to 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.

CAMP trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
CAMP 3.86 Peers 3.73   CAMP 38.88 Peers 1.36

Average. 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.

CAMP is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

CAMP is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CAMP 2.54 Peers 2.93   CAMP 10.81 Peers 4.04

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.

CAMP is trading at a discount to its industry on this measurement.


Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

CAMP has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.



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