COLLECTORS UNIVERSE INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased, representing an increase to the bottom line. COLLECTORS UNIVERSE INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.50 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 12.94% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||14.62||16.18|
|Net Income ($mil)||1.93||1.8|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||14.66||18.15|
|Total Assets ($mil)||30.12||33.51|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||67.12||66.28|
|Return on Assets||24.99||22.45|
|Return on Equity||42.81||37.33|
|Debt||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Share Data||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||8.88||8.85|
|Div / share||0.35||0.33|
|Book value / share||1.98||2.29|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||28746.0||24758.0|
BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 32.03 for the Diversified Consumer Services industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 21.93. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 8.06 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.77 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 4.72. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but below the industry average. The valuation analysis reveals that, COLLECTORS UNIVERSE INC seems to be trading at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|CLCT 17.78||Peers 32.03||CLCT 14.13||Peers 16.09|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
CLCT is trading at a significant discount to 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.
CLCT is trading at a discount to its peers.
|CLCT NA||Peers 22.01||CLCT NA||Peers 0.88|
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.
|CLCT 8.06||Peers 4.72||CLCT -1.10||Peers 45.22|
Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
CLCT is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, CLCT is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|CLCT 2.36||Peers 2.53||CLCT -3.93||Peers 12.65|
Average. 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.
CLCT is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
CLCT significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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