PARTNER COMMUNICATIONS CO's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2014 is essentially unchanged 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 average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.27 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, indicating deteriorating cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 17.44% 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||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||254.3||328.36|
|Net Income ($mil)||8.85||11.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||203.5||219.29|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1481.58||1674.93|
|Total Debt ($mil)||919.98||1122.34|
|Profitability||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||37.28||37.78|
|Return on Assets||3.45||3.41|
|Return on Equity||18.56||24.34|
|Debt||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Share Data||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||155.96||155.67|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||1.77||1.51|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||37604.0||33388.0|
HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 19.49 for the Wireless Telecommunication Services industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.91. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.32 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.75 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 1.77. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. The valuation analysis reveals that, PARTNER COMMUNICATIONS CO seems to be trading at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|PTNR 17.79||Peers 19.49||PTNR 2.75||Peers 7.76|
Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.
PTNR is trading at a valuation on par with 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 20.10||PTNR NA||Peers 1.24|
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 3.32||Peers 1.77||PTNR -8.34||Peers 47.87|
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 0.74||Peers 2.05||PTNR -8.11||Peers 8.45|
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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