PARTNER COMMUNICATIONS CO's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. PARTNER COMMUNICATIONS CO has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.12 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 1.64% 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||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||265.16||232.4|
|Net Income ($mil)||-16.62||3.99|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||237.58||169.79|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1417.81||1407.53|
|Total Debt ($mil)||795.62||838.73|
|Profitability||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||31.71||32.88|
|Return on Assets||-0.72||2.94|
|Return on Equity||-3.92||15.59|
|Debt||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Share Data||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||156.09||156.07|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||1.68||1.7|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||6021.0||15305.0|
SELL. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.05 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.74 and a premium versus the industry average of 2.10. 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, PARTNER COMMUNICATIONS CO proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|PTNR NM||Peers 18.00||PTNR 3.38||Peers 6.93|
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.
PTNR's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
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.
PTNR is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
|PTNR NA||Peers 19.82||PTNR NA||Peers 0.69|
Neutral. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth potential.
Ratio not available.
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.
|PTNR 3.05||Peers 2.10||PTNR -125.92||Peers -48.65|
Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
PTNR is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, PTNR is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|PTNR 0.76||Peers 1.86||PTNR -6.40||Peers -5.49|
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.
PTNR 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.
PTNR significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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