E-COMMERCE CH DANGDANG -ADR's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown its sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, and although its growth in net income has outpaced the industry average, its revenue growth has not. E-COMMERCE CH DANGDANG -ADR has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.38 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity decreased from the same period a year ago, despite already having very weak liquidity to begin with. This would indicate deteriorating cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 16.04% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||400.83||337.4|
|Net Income ($mil)||5.24||3.08|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||225.48||200.45|
|Total Assets ($mil)||722.45||600.37|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||17.67||18.25|
|Return on Assets||1.96||-3.93|
|Return on Equity||13.0||-25.07|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||80.79||80.47|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||1.35||1.17|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||967830.0||1174952.0|
HOLD. E-COMMERCE CH DANGDANG -ADR's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 69.60 for the Internet & Catalog Retail industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 20.78. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 7.92 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.87 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 13.77. 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, E-COMMERCE CH DANGDANG -ADR proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|DANG 63.00||Peers 69.60||DANG NA||Peers 23.88|
Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.
DANG is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
Ratio not available.
|DANG 20.92||Peers 570.26||DANG NM||Peers 1.31|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
DANG 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.
DANG's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|DANG 7.92||Peers 13.77||DANG 156.66||Peers -89.21|
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.
DANG 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.
DANG is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|DANG 0.67||Peers 3.78||DANG 22.74||Peers 63.70|
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.
DANG 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.
DANG significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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