COMMVAULT SYSTEMS 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. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. COMMVAULT SYSTEMS INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.95 which shows 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 17.89% 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 ($mil)||153.02||153.25|
|Net Income ($mil)||3.07||17.59|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||364.9||500.51|
|Total Assets ($mil)||683.41||735.14|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||87.03||87.95|
|Return on Assets||5.55||8.89|
|Return on Equity||9.85||13.93|
|Debt||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Share Data||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||44.81||47.39|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||8.6||9.9|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||580144.0||689723.0|
HOLD. COMMVAULT SYSTEMS INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 48.25 for the Software industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.92. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 5.45 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a discount versus the industry average of 6.23. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average.
|CVLT 58.55||Peers 48.25||CVLT 16.62||Peers 24.35|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
CVLT is trading at a premium 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.
CVLT is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
|CVLT 30.59||Peers 39.97||CVLT 5.04||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.
CVLT is trading at a discount to its peers.
Premium. 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.
CVLT trades at a significant premium to its peers.
|CVLT 5.45||Peers 6.23||CVLT -39.40||Peers 26.06|
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.
CVLT is trading at a discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, CVLT is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|CVLT 3.42||Peers 6.08||CVLT 8.07||Peers 13.70|
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.
CVLT 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.
CVLT significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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