CENTRAL EUROPEAN MEDIA's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has significantly 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. CENTRAL EUROPEAN MEDIA has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.92 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 4.97% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.
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|Income Statement||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||204.87||175.57|
|Net Income ($mil)||-52.44||-40.96|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||88.03||146.81|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1961.14||2100.32|
|Total Debt ($mil)||827.76||923.47|
|Profitability||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||39.68||26.66|
|Return on Assets||-11.66||-32.16|
|Return on Equity||-26.94||-82.09|
|Debt||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Share Data||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||135.29||134.44|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||5.77||6.11|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||392344.0||798050.0|
SELL. The current P/E ratio is negative, which has no meaningful value in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, it simply displays that the company has negative earnings. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.40 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.70 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.90. 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 22.48||CETV NM||Peers 34.06|
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 27.63||CETV NA||Peers 1.45|
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 0.40||Peers 5.90||CETV 80.80||Peers -2.78|
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.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
CETV is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|CETV 0.42||Peers 2.73||CETV 4.31||Peers 20.77|
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 significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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