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Imax Corp
IMAX : NYSE : Services
$26.28 -0.01 | -0.04%
Today's Range: 26.27 - 26.56
Avg. Daily Volume: 504,700
08/01/14 - 10:25 AM ET

Financial Analysis


IMAX CORP's gross profit margin for the first 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.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 23.91% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q1 FY14 Q1 FY13
Net Sales ($mil)48.249.67
EBITDA ($mil)5.77.42
EBIT ($mil)0.812.53
Net Income ($mil)0.582.86


Balance Sheet Q1 FY14 Q1 FY13
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)29.6915.16
Total Assets ($mil)478.25432.34
Total Debt ($mil)0.018.01
Equity ($mil)322.77260.48


Profitability Q1 FY14 Q1 FY13
Gross Profit Margin64.1161.84
EBITDA Margin11.8214.93
Operating Margin1.685.1
Sales Turnover0.60.64
Return on Assets8.749.64
Return on Equity12.9416.04
Debt Q1 FY14 Q1 FY13
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.00.06
Interest Expense0.270.35
Interest Coverage3.047.34


Share Data Q1 FY14 Q1 FY13
Shares outstanding (mil)67.9666.87
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.00.04
Book value / share4.753.9
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume518034.0563694.0

Valuation


BUY. IMAX CORP's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 24.34 for the Media industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.71. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 5.43 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.73 and a discount versus the industry average of 5.75. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, IMAX CORP seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
IMAX 43.73 Peers 24.34   IMAX 25.02 Peers 95.42

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

IMAX is trading at a significant 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.

IMAX is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
IMAX NA Peers 27.44   IMAX NA Peers 1.52

Neutral. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth potential.

Ratio not available.

 

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.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
IMAX 5.43 Peers 5.75   IMAX -3.28 Peers 18.65

Average. 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.

IMAX is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.

 

Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, IMAX is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
IMAX 6.12 Peers 2.90   IMAX 2.83 Peers 31.34

Premium. 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.

IMAX is trading at a significant premium to its industry.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

IMAX significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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