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Collectors Universe Inc
CLCT : NASDAQ : Services
$20.85 0.04 | 0.19%
Today's Range: 20.72 - 20.93
Avg. Daily Volume: 55,000
08/21/14 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


COLLECTORS UNIVERSE INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2014 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. COLLECTORS UNIVERSE INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.64 which shows the 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 decreased by 9.18% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q3 FY14 Q3 FY13
Net Sales ($mil)16.3114.49
EBITDA ($mil)4.054.19
EBIT ($mil)3.713.92
Net Income ($mil)2.122.38


Balance Sheet Q3 FY14 Q3 FY13
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)17.6818.73
Total Assets ($mil)33.1834.16
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)19.0921.02


Profitability Q3 FY14 Q3 FY13
Gross Profit Margin64.7666.08
EBITDA Margin24.8428.88
Operating Margin22.7727.06
Sales Turnover1.741.38
Return on Assets20.9518.14
Return on Equity36.8529.8
Debt Q3 FY14 Q3 FY13
Current Ratio1.992.31
Debt/Capital0.00.0
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q3 FY14 Q3 FY13
Shares outstanding (mil)8.798.49
Div / share0.330.33
EPS0.260.29
Book value / share2.172.48
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume54038.047282.0

Valuation


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 27.58 for the Diversified Consumer Services industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.39. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 9.26 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.68 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 3.93. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CLCT 23.36 Peers 27.58   CLCT 15.84 Peers 21.26

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

CLCT is trading at a 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 significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CLCT NA Peers 52.97   CLCT NA Peers 1.14

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.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
CLCT 9.26 Peers 3.93   CLCT 11.68 Peers 81.12

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.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CLCT 3.06 Peers 2.51   CLCT 22.86 Peers 46.29

Premium. 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 premium to 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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