INTERSIL CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased, representing an increase to the bottom line. INTERSIL CORP is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.54 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 2.47% 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||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||131.13||145.99|
|Net Income ($mil)||17.27||7.51|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||211.22||194.79|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1154.26||1191.4|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||63.39||58.93|
|Return on Assets||4.74||0.23|
|Return on Equity||5.58||0.29|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||130.22||127.72|
|Div / share||0.12||0.12|
|Book value / share||7.54||7.5|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||988352.0||1090607.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 27.77 for the Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 20.65. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.95 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.85 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.76. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average.
|ISIL 35.85||Peers 27.77||ISIL 26.08||Peers 24.08|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
ISIL 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.
ISIL is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|ISIL 16.15||Peers 18.59||ISIL 0.40||Peers 1.57|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
ISIL is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Discount. 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.
ISIL trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|ISIL 1.95||Peers 5.76||ISIL 1266.66||Peers 116.24|
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.
ISIL is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
ISIL is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|ISIL 3.40||Peers 4.44||ISIL -2.20||Peers 14.88|
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.
ISIL is trading at a discount to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
ISIL significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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