MELCO CROWN ENTMT LTD's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. MELCO CROWN ENTMT LTD is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.31 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 remained unchanged 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 ($mil)||1054.25||1357.32|
|Net Income ($mil)||60.63||239.54|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||2823.68||3083.21|
|Total Assets ($mil)||10351.79||9263.19|
|Total Debt ($mil)||4140.04||3084.56|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||29.32||30.98|
|Return on Assets||4.14||8.88|
|Return on Equity||9.93||19.14|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||538.67||550.14|
|Div / share||0.05||0.0|
|Book value / share||8.02||7.82|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||3748303.0||3741825.0|
HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 31.08 for the Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 20.83. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.41 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.88 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 8.96. The price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, MELCO CROWN ENTMT LTD proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|MPEL 24.77||Peers 31.08||MPEL NA||Peers 15.66|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
MPEL 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.
|MPEL 22.47||Peers 28.83||MPEL NM||Peers 1.25|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
MPEL 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.
MPEL's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|MPEL 2.41||Peers 8.96||MPEL -47.30||Peers 236.38|
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.
MPEL 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, MPEL is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|MPEL 2.31||Peers 3.03||MPEL -15.11||Peers 9.60|
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.
MPEL 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.
MPEL significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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