CENTRAL EUROPEAN MEDIA's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. CENTRAL EUROPEAN MEDIA has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.47 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The liquidity decreased from the same period a year ago, despite already having weak liquidity to begin with. This would indicate deteriorating cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 22.26% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||216.2||219.31|
|Net Income ($mil)||-74.94||-105.32|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||34.3||105.61|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1619.36||1961.87|
|Total Debt ($mil)||874.1||965.45|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||45.78||20.73|
|Return on Assets||-14.04||-14.15|
|Return on Equity||-32.36||-43.27|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||135.34||134.84|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||3.72||4.81|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||231958.0||303432.0|
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 0.71 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.74 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 6.36. 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, CENTRAL EUROPEAN MEDIA proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|CETV NM||Peers 20.84||CETV NM||Peers 40.03|
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.
CETV'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.
CETV's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|CETV NM||Peers 34.41||CETV NA||Peers 0.97|
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.
CETV'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.
|CETV 0.71||Peers 6.36||CETV 54.48||Peers 58.58|
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.
CETV is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Average. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
CETV is expected to keep pace with its peers on the basis of earnings growth.
|CETV 0.52||Peers 4.30||CETV 7.52||Peers 9.43|
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.
CETV 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.
CETV trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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