51JOB INC -ADR's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged 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. 51JOB INC -ADR is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 4.37 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.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 10.86% 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||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||77.04||76.09|
|Net Income ($mil)||24.88||30.8|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||741.93||709.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||966.77||873.84|
|Total Debt ($mil)||168.08||168.14|
|Profitability||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||71.08||72.96|
|Return on Assets||9.04||9.67|
|Return on Equity||14.11||15.13|
|Debt||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Share Data||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||58.75||59.04|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||10.54||9.46|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||126915.0||159603.0|
HOLD. 51JOB INC -ADR's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 25.76 for the Professional Services industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 20.44. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.56 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.43 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.76. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, 51JOB INC -ADR proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|JOBS 20.42||Peers 25.76||JOBS NA||Peers 13.79|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
JOBS is trading at a discount to its peers.
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.
|JOBS 17.24||Peers 17.85||JOBS 0.63||Peers 0.69|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
JOBS is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Average. 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.
JOBS trades at a valuation on par to its peers.
|JOBS 2.56||Peers 4.76||JOBS 6.45||Peers 19.96|
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.
JOBS 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, JOBS is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|JOBS 5.11||Peers 2.80||JOBS 6.18||Peers 7.77|
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.
JOBS 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.
JOBS trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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