US AUTO PARTS NETWORK INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. US AUTO PARTS NETWORK INC has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.22 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 4.66% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||76.46||76.95|
|Net Income ($mil)||-0.78||-2.18|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||6.67||2.46|
|Total Assets ($mil)||78.12||65.49|
|Total Debt ($mil)||17.76||9.64|
|Profitability||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||27.29||27.16|
|Return on Assets||-7.34||-7.18|
|Return on Equity||-31.09||-24.51|
|Debt||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Share Data||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||34.0||33.51|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||0.57||0.6|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||47615.0||54850.0|
SELL. The current P/E ratio is negative, which has no meaningful value in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, it simply displays that the company has negative earnings. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.70 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.67 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 15.68. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, US AUTO PARTS NETWORK INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|PRTS NM||Peers 91.16||PRTS NM||Peers 23.99|
Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.
PRTS's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
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.
PRTS's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|PRTS NM||Peers 240.69||PRTS NA||Peers 1.07|
Neutral. The absence of a valid price-to-projected earnings ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative expected future earnings.
PRTS's ratio is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
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.
Ratio not available.
|PRTS 3.70||Peers 15.68||PRTS -13.33||Peers -115.08|
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.
PRTS 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.
PRTS is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|PRTS 0.24||Peers 3.84||PRTS 9.36||Peers 32.85|
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.
PRTS 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.
PRTS significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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