STR HOLDINGS INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. STR HOLDINGS INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 4.91 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 48.39% 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 ($mil)||9.22||6.67|
|Net Income ($mil)||-13.43||-3.65|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||16.55||58.17|
|Total Assets ($mil)||69.8||129.21|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||-18.46||-1.86|
|Return on Assets||-33.83||-14.15|
|Return on Equity||-39.38||-16.34|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||18.07||13.92|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||3.19||8.03|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||66793.0||134887.0|
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. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.37 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.86 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 6.37. 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, STR HOLDINGS INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|STRI NM||Peers 28.96||STRI NM||Peers 14.89|
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.
STRI's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Neutral. 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.
STRI's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|STRI NA||Peers 18.87||STRI NA||Peers 1.27|
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.
STRI'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.
|STRI 0.37||Peers 6.37||STRI -70.45||Peers 44.24|
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.
STRI 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, STRI is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|STRI 0.54||Peers 4.46||STRI 23.31||Peers 15.21|
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.
STRI is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
STRI has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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