IGATE CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. IGATE CORP has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.62 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 6.86% 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||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||331.5||299.33|
|Net Income ($mil)||37.97||33.14|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||191.98||746.24|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1406.2||1898.72|
|Total Debt ($mil)||687.37||1183.21|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||34.77||39.81|
|Return on Assets||7.82||6.83|
|Return on Equity||-0.14||20.3|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||80.81||58.44|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||6.37||8.25|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||272410.0||216055.0|
HOLD. IGATE CORP's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 25.38 for the IT Services industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.80. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 6.18 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.79 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 9.21. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average.
|IGTE 328.08||Peers 25.38||IGTE 23.27||Peers 21.52|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
IGTE is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Average. 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.
IGTE is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|IGTE 14.97||Peers 20.43||IGTE NA||Peers 1.76|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
IGTE is trading at a 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.
Ratio not available.
|IGTE 6.18||Peers 9.21||IGTE -92.73||Peers 27.36|
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.
IGTE is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, IGTE is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|IGTE 2.51||Peers 5.30||IGTE 10.19||Peers 9.81|
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.
IGTE is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Average. Comparing a company's sales growth to its industry helps to determine if the company is adding or losing market share.
IGTE is keeping pace with its peers on the basis of sales growth.
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