Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. SYMMETRY MEDICAL INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.51 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 decreased by 10.59% 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||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||101.25||101.95|
|Net Income ($mil)||-6.55||1.18|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||17.31||12.51|
|Total Assets ($mil)||514.14||593.59|
|Total Debt ($mil)||172.16||203.63|
|Profitability||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||0.0||31.9|
|Return on Assets||-8.16||1.27|
|Return on Equity||-13.5||2.39|
|Debt||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Share Data||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||37.56||37.25|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||7.5||8.46|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||169478.0||162592.0|
HOLD. 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. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.23 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.73 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.13. 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, SYMMETRY MEDICAL INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|SMA NM||Peers 29.64||SMA NA||Peers 19.56|
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.
SMA'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.
|SMA 13.81||Peers 19.99||SMA NA||Peers 0.90|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
SMA is trading at a discount to its peers.
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.
|SMA 1.23||Peers 4.13||SMA -625.00||Peers 58.85|
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.
SMA 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, SMA is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|SMA 0.86||Peers 4.04||SMA -1.62||Peers 5.53|
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.
SMA 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.
SMA significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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