QUICKLOGIC CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income fell significantly, underperforming compared to the average company in its industry. QUICKLOGIC CORP is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 7.34 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. QUIK managed to increase the liquidity from the same period a year ago, despite already having very strong liquidity to begin with. This would indicate improved cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 12.39% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||5.72||8.86|
|Net Income ($mil)||-4.14||-3.19|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||30.05||37.41|
|Total Assets ($mil)||41.14||49.13|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1.42||1.31|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||38.66||35.59|
|Return on Assets||-31.79||-24.98|
|Return on Equity||-36.77||-30.23|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||55.86||53.79|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||0.64||0.75|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||380491.0||340682.0|
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. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.14 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.26. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but below the industry average. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, QUICKLOGIC CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|QUIK NM||Peers 27.95||QUIK NA||Peers 17.30|
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.
QUIK's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
Ratio not available.
|QUIK NM||Peers 18.70||QUIK NA||Peers 1.46|
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.
QUIK'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.
|QUIK 3.14||Peers 5.26||QUIK 11.54||Peers 113.19|
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.
QUIK is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, QUIK is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|QUIK 4.01||Peers 4.44||QUIK 6.80||Peers 15.83|
Average. 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.
QUIK is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
QUIK significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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