PARTNER COMMUNICATIONS CO's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. PARTNER COMMUNICATIONS CO has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.74 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 remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 1.02% 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||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||237.19||254.3|
|Net Income ($mil)||-2.59||8.85|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||360.71||203.5|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1562.4||1481.58|
|Total Debt ($mil)||959.78||919.98|
|Profitability||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||32.99||37.28|
|Return on Assets||0.66||3.45|
|Return on Equity||3.78||18.56|
|Debt||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Share Data||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||156.09||155.96|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||1.75||1.77|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||15032.0||27361.0|
HOLD. PARTNER COMMUNICATIONS CO's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 23.06 for the Wireless Telecommunication Services industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 21.13. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.52 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.51 and a premium versus the industry average of 2.03. 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 63.00||Peers 23.06||PTNR 3.61||Peers 7.16|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
PTNR is trading at a significant premium 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.
PTNR is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
|PTNR NA||Peers 22.06||PTNR NA||Peers 0.66|
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 2.52||Peers 2.03||PTNR -78.79||Peers -23.55|
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 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 0.67||Peers 1.75||PTNR -17.48||Peers -6.65|
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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