CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT CORP'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, representing a decrease to the bottom line. CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT CORP has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.38 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 significantly decreased by 154.14% 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||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||2212.4||2087.4|
|Net Income ($mil)||-908.1||-761.4|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||3243.9||1831.3|
|Total Assets ($mil)||24491.5||26096.4|
|Total Debt ($mil)||23029.5||21340.2|
|Profitability||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||50.32||52.2|
|Return on Assets||-14.36||-6.4|
|Return on Equity||0.0||0.0|
|Debt||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Share Data||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||144.3||126.5|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||-27.8||-12.48|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1674007.0||1271176.0|
SELL. The current P/E ratio is negative, which has no meaningful value in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, it simply displays that the company has negative earnings. Along with this, the price-to-book ratio is also meaningless due to a negative book value for the company, making any comparisons useless. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.
|CZR NM||Peers 31.54||CZR NM||Peers 26.03|
Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.
CZR's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Neutral. 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.
CZR's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|CZR NM||Peers 28.95||CZR NA||Peers 1.21|
Neutral. The absence of a valid price-to-projected earnings ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative expected future earnings.
CZR's ratio is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
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.
|CZR NM||Peers 11.97||CZR -97.60||Peers 2876.78|
Neutral. 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.
CZR's P/B is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, CZR is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|CZR 0.22||Peers 3.15||CZR 2.82||Peers 20.34|
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.
CZR 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.
CZR significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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