INPHI CORP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. INPHI CORP is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 3.56 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 44.92% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||59.16||31.19|
|Net Income ($mil)||-9.71||-1.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||78.21||116.99|
|Total Assets ($mil)||277.82||185.88|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||61.12||72.09|
|Return on Assets||-11.27||-3.49|
|Return on Equity||-13.26||-3.99|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||37.31||31.13|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||6.33||5.23|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||496722.0||401101.0|
HOLD. The current P/E ratio is negative, which has no meaningful value in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, it simply displays that the company has negative earnings. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.39 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.70. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average and above the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, INPHI CORP seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|IPHI NM||Peers 27.65||IPHI NA||Peers 17.92|
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.
IPHI'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.
|IPHI 17.88||Peers 17.98||IPHI NA||Peers 1.32|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
IPHI is trading at a premium 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.
|IPHI 3.39||Peers 5.70||IPHI -314.28||Peers 98.98|
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.
IPHI 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, IPHI is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|IPHI 4.35||Peers 4.32||IPHI 65.46||Peers 14.97|
Average. 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.
IPHI is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
IPHI has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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