SPANISH BROADCASTING SYS INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, although the growth in revenues underperformed the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth did not. SPANISH BROADCASTING SYS INC has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.32 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity decreased from the same period a year ago, despite already having very weak liquidity to begin with. This would indicate deteriorating cash flow.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 36.89% 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||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||32.14||32.78|
|Net Income ($mil)||-8.62||-6.09|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||31.9||34.18|
|Total Assets ($mil)||456.8||466.08|
|Total Debt ($mil)||415.06||406.76|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||21.99||23.82|
|Return on Assets||-4.92||-19.71|
|Return on Equity||0.0||0.0|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||6.51||6.51|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||-12.72||-9.29|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||13400.0||18797.0|
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. Along with this, the price-to-book ratio is also meaningless due to a negative book value for the company, making any comparisons useless. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.
|SBSA NM||Peers 21.91||SBSA 26.31||Peers 16.29|
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.
SBSA's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Premium. 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.
SBSA is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
|SBSA NA||Peers 17.78||SBSA NA||Peers 0.92|
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.
|SBSA NM||Peers 4.54||SBSA -130.59||Peers -15.97|
Neutral. 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.
SBSA's P/B is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, SBSA is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|SBSA 0.25||Peers 3.27||SBSA -1.23||Peers 12.63|
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.
SBSA 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.
SBSA significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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