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CTC Media Inc
CTCM : NASDAQ : Services
$9.08 | %
Today's Range: 9.03 - 9.24
Avg. Daily Volume: 614,500
08/29/14 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis


CTC MEDIA INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. CTC MEDIA INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.16 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 1.60% 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 Q2 FY14 Q2 FY13
Net Sales ($mil)184.31206.02
EBITDA ($mil)45.4457.75
EBIT ($mil)38.6249.4
Net Income ($mil)26.6631.59


Balance Sheet Q2 FY14 Q2 FY13
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)193.29163.53
Total Assets ($mil)941.63912.56
Total Debt ($mil)0.021.09
Equity ($mil)710.7699.48


Profitability Q2 FY14 Q2 FY13
Gross Profit Margin46.2949.64
EBITDA Margin24.6528.03
Operating Margin20.9523.98
Sales Turnover0.850.91
Return on Assets15.939.48
Return on Equity21.1112.37
Debt Q2 FY14 Q2 FY13
Current Ratio2.362.39
Debt/Capital0.00.03
Interest Expense0.130.19
Interest Coverage301.72257.27


Share Data Q2 FY14 Q2 FY13
Shares outstanding (mil)155.76156.88
Div / share0.180.16
EPS0.170.2
Book value / share4.564.46
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume638733.0882561.0

Valuation


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 23.68 for the Media industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.76. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.15 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.73 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.76. The price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, CTC MEDIA INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CTCM 10.22 Peers 23.68   CTCM 8.12 Peers 34.25

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

CTCM 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.

CTCM 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
CTCM 11.28 Peers 18.33   CTCM NM Peers 1.06

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

CTCM is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

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.

CTCM's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
CTCM 2.15 Peers 5.76   CTCM 74.54 Peers -2.89

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.

CTCM 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.

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

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CTCM 1.91 Peers 2.85   CTCM -3.17 Peers 20.76

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.

CTCM 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.

CTCM significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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