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 ($mil)||48.2||49.67|
|Net Income ($mil)||0.58||2.86|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY14||Q1 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||29.69||15.16|
|Total Assets ($mil)||478.25||432.34|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||18.01|
|Profitability||Q1 FY14||Q1 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||64.11||61.84|
|Return on Assets||8.74||9.64|
|Return on Equity||12.94||16.04|
|Debt||Q1 FY14||Q1 FY13|
|Share Data||Q1 FY14||Q1 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||67.96||66.87|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||4.75||3.9|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||518034.0||563694.0|
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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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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