INTERSIL CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. INTERSIL CORP has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.77 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 2.73% 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 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||126.63||131.13|
|Net Income ($mil)||21.3||17.27|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||247.4||211.22|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1138.62||1154.26|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||60.4||63.39|
|Return on Assets||0.63||4.74|
|Return on Equity||0.75||5.58|
|Debt||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Share Data||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||132.47||130.22|
|Div / share||0.12||0.12|
|Book value / share||7.21||7.54|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||827375.0||1036600.0|
HOLD. INTERSIL CORP's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 21.28 for the Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 21.13. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.74 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.51 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.14. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average.
|ISIL 313.50||Peers 21.28||ISIL 14.20||Peers 16.77|
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.
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.
ISIL is trading at a discount to its peers.
|ISIL 16.18||Peers 17.07||ISIL 0.25||Peers 3.11|
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 1.74||Peers 4.14||ISIL -90.25||Peers 35.28|
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.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, ISIL is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|ISIL 3.18||Peers 3.95||ISIL -7.28||Peers 9.49|
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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