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Consumer Portfolio Services Inc
CPSS : NASDAQ : Financial
$4.71 | %
Today's Range: 4.68 - 4.78
Avg. Daily Volume: 128,000
11/27/15 - 12:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis

CONSUMER PORTFOLIO SVCS INC's gross profit margin for the third 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.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 27.78% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)93.9977.05
EBITDA ($mil)30.6726.16
EBIT ($mil)30.526.04
Net Income ($mil)8.847.78

Balance Sheet Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)227.54187.91
Total Assets ($mil)2160.391704.92
Total Debt ($mil)1976.281560.54
Equity ($mil)155.26121.5

Profitability Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Gross Profit Margin32.6333.95
EBITDA Margin32.6233.95
Operating Margin32.4533.8
Sales Turnover0.160.17
Return on Assets1.561.64
Return on Equity21.7223.06
Debt Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Current Ratio0.00.0
Interest Expense14.8512.24
Interest Coverage2.052.13

Share Data Q3 FY15 Q3 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)26.0325.34
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share5.964.79
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume123456.0189773.0


HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 11.96 for the Consumer Finance industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 21.93. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.83 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.77 and a discount versus the industry average of 2.23. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, CONSUMER PORTFOLIO SVCS INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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CPSS 4.68 Peers 11.96   CPSS 0.75 Peers 7.20

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

CPSS 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.

CPSS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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CPSS 4.31 Peers 14.03   CPSS 0.29 Peers 1.03

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

CPSS is trading at a significant 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.

CPSS trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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lower   higher
CPSS 0.83 Peers 2.23   CPSS 20.45 Peers 17.11

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.

CPSS 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.

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

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  Sales Growth
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CPSS 0.37 Peers 2.08   CPSS 24.12 Peers 18.29

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.

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


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

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



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