NOKIA CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased, representing an increase to the bottom line. NOKIA CORP has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.55 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 16.91% 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||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||4157.12||5081.06|
|Net Income ($mil)||378.24||-48.84|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||9337.13||12361.14|
|Total Assets ($mil)||25488.34||34710.68|
|Total Debt ($mil)||3257.59||9179.57|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||45.61||45.61|
|Return on Assets||16.43||-2.44|
|Return on Equity||13.5||2.87|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||3648.14||3712.43|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||2.86||2.4|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1.2427154E7||1.8242768E7|
BUY. NOKIA CORP's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 22.52 for the Communications Equipment industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 19.80. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.81 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.79 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.52. The price-to-sales ratio is similar to the S&P 500 average, but it is significantly below the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, NOKIA CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|NOK 21.70||Peers 22.52||NOK 18.99||Peers 17.58|
Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.
NOK is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Average. 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.
NOK is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|NOK 19.12||Peers 20.77||NOK NM||Peers 1.18|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
NOK 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.
NOK's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|NOK 2.81||Peers 3.52||NOK 516.66||Peers 54.31|
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.
NOK is trading at a discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
NOK is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|NOK 1.88||Peers 3.36||NOK -12.95||Peers 3.49|
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.
NOK 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.
NOK significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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