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Micron Technology Inc
MU : NASDAQ : Technology
$17.62 up0.05 | 0.28%
Today's Range: 17.50 - 18.08
Avg. Daily Volume: 33,454,700
10/06/15 - 11:09 AM ET

Financial Analysis

MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 13.61% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)3600.04227.0
EBITDA ($mil)1269.01400.0
EBIT ($mil)421.0847.0
Net Income ($mil)471.01150.0

Balance Sheet Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)0.04534.0
Total Assets ($mil)24143.022498.0
Total Debt ($mil)1089.06759.0
Equity ($mil)12302.010828.0

Profitability Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Gross Profit Margin50.545.85
EBITDA Margin35.2533.12
Operating Margin11.6920.04
Sales Turnover0.670.73
Return on Assets12.013.53
Return on Equity23.5628.12
Debt Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Current Ratio2.22.13
Interest Expense0.088.0
Interest Coverage0.09.63

Share Data Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)1076.01073.0
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share11.4310.09
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume3.315551E72.4405484E7


HOLD. MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 23.23 for the Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.38. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.29 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.58 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.38. 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, MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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MU 6.00 Peers 23.23   MU 3.05 Peers 14.30

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

MU is trading at a significant discount 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.

MU is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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MU 5.47 Peers 16.83   MU NM Peers 0.70

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

MU is trading at a significant discount 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.

MU's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

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  Earnings Growth
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MU 1.29 Peers 4.38   MU -3.53 Peers 48.79

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.

MU 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, MU is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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MU 0.98 Peers 3.78   MU -1.02 Peers 13.19

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.

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


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

MU significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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