SKYWORKS SOLUTIONS INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income significantly, outpacing the average growth rates of competitors within its industry. SKYWORKS SOLUTIONS INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 3.77 which clearly shows the ability to cover any 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 20.52% 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 ($mil)||718.3||477.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||174.9||84.2|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||805.8||511.1|
|Total Assets ($mil)||2973.8||2333.1|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||44.41||47.8|
|Return on Assets||15.39||11.91|
|Return on Equity||18.07||13.23|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||189.2||187.9|
|Div / share||0.11||0.0|
|Book value / share||13.38||11.18|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||4064405.0||3367498.0|
BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 28.97 for the Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.91. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.83 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.75 and a premium versus the industry average of 4.34. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium.
|SWKS 27.28||Peers 28.97||SWKS NA||Peers 14.04|
Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.
SWKS is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
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.
|SWKS 13.01||Peers 18.75||SWKS 0.31||Peers 0.71|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
SWKS is trading at a discount to its peers.
Discount. 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.
SWKS trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|SWKS 4.83||Peers 4.34||SWKS 64.58||Peers 51.38|
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.
SWKS is trading at a premium to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
SWKS is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|SWKS 5.34||Peers 4.10||SWKS 27.87||Peers 15.25|
Premium. 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.
SWKS is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
SWKS has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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