MATTSON TECHNOLOGY INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company grew its sales and net income significantly quarter versus same quarter a year prior, and was able to outpace the average competitor in the industry when comparing revenue growth, but not when comparing net income growth. MATTSON TECHNOLOGY INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.41 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 127.63% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||42.03||24.57|
|Net Income ($mil)||1.92||-3.57|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||20.67||17.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||110.1||75.37|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||10.0|
|Profitability||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||33.17||38.96|
|Return on Assets||5.88||-37.05|
|Return on Equity||9.17||-89.98|
|Debt||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Share Data||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||73.68||59.01|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||0.96||0.53|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||373770.0||706148.0|
HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 27.40 for the Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.49. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.62 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.70 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.91. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and 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.
|MTSN 25.10||Peers 27.40||MTSN NM||Peers 14.53|
Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.
MTSN is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Neutral. 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.
MTSN's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|MTSN 10.46||Peers 18.48||MTSN NM||Peers 0.76|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
MTSN is trading at a significant 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.
MTSN's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|MTSN 2.62||Peers 3.91||MTSN 121.27||Peers 66.61|
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.
|MTSN 1.16||Peers 3.96||MTSN 85.98||Peers 15.05|
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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