EARTHLINK HOLDINGS CORP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. EARTHLINK HOLDINGS CORP has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.10 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, indicating improving cash flow.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 52.87% 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 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||283.66||297.36|
|Net Income ($mil)||-9.92||-21.84|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||87.36||98.45|
|Total Assets ($mil)||799.07||937.84|
|Total Debt ($mil)||568.52||608.01|
|Profitability||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||55.21||51.51|
|Return on Assets||-5.61||-36.2|
|Return on Equity||-89.78||-323.04|
|Debt||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Share Data||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||103.65||102.25|
|Div / share||0.05||0.05|
|Book value / share||0.48||1.03|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1219425.0||927604.0|
HOLD. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 17.96 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.73 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 5.16. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, EARTHLINK HOLDINGS CORP proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|ELNK NM||Peers 46.61||ELNK NA||Peers 24.78|
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.
ELNK's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
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.
|ELNK NM||Peers 22.67||ELNK NA||Peers 0.70|
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.
ELNK'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.
|ELNK 17.96||Peers 5.16||ELNK 86.75||Peers 89.77|
Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
ELNK is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Average. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
ELNK is expected to keep pace with its peers on the basis of earnings growth.
|ELNK 0.78||Peers 8.65||ELNK -5.28||Peers 72.42|
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.
ELNK 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.
ELNK significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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