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Mattson Technology
MTSN : NASDAQ : Technology
$3.72 | %
Today's Range: 3.69 - 3.80
Avg. Daily Volume: 1,048,100
05/22/15 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis


MATTSON TECHNOLOGY INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income significantly, outpacing the average growth rates of competitors within its industry. MATTSON TECHNOLOGY INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.60 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 21.06% 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 Q1 FY15 Q1 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)58.2543.2
EBITDA ($mil)0.03.43
EBIT ($mil)7.32.7
Net Income ($mil)6.312.47


Balance Sheet Q1 FY15 Q1 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)26.4517.34
Total Assets ($mil)128.18122.33
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)81.6267.42


Profitability Q1 FY15 Q1 FY14
Gross Profit Margin36.7335.6
EBITDA Margin0.07.94
Operating Margin12.546.25
Sales Turnover1.511.16
Return on Assets10.70.81
Return on Equity16.811.48
Debt Q1 FY15 Q1 FY14
Current Ratio2.72.2
Debt/Capital0.00.0
Interest Expense0.00.13
Interest Coverage0.021.44


Share Data Q1 FY15 Q1 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)74.0173.44
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.080.04
Book value / share1.10.92
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1155300.0486959.0

Valuation


BUY. MATTSON TECHNOLOGY INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 28.96 for the Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 20.73. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.44 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.86 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 6.37. The price-to-sales ratio is below the S&P 500 average and is well below the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, MATTSON TECHNOLOGY INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
MTSN 19.95 Peers 28.96   MTSN NA Peers 14.89

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

MTSN is trading at a significant 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.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
MTSN 10.24 Peers 18.87   MTSN 0.29 Peers 1.27

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

MTSN 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.

MTSN trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
MTSN 3.44 Peers 6.37   MTSN 1800.00 Peers 44.24

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.

MTSN 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.

MTSN is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
MTSN 1.45 Peers 4.46   MTSN 35.86 Peers 15.21

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.

MTSN is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

MTSN has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 

 

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