SYNAPTICS 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. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. SYNAPTICS INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.52 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 greatly increased by 34.35% 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 ($mil)||314.9||230.18|
|Net Income ($mil)||34.47||45.32|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||447.21||355.3|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1020.33||691.27|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||2.31|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||46.39||51.15|
|Return on Assets||4.57||14.31|
|Return on Equity||6.65||18.95|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||36.86||33.29|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||19.02||15.68|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||897262.0||1333387.0|
BUY. SYNAPTICS INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 24.65 for the Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 18.06. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.74 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.49 and a premium versus the industry average of 3.57. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, SYNAPTICS INC proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|SYNA 56.97||Peers 24.65||SYNA 19.95||Peers 16.45|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
SYNA is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
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.
SYNA is trading at a premium to its peers.
|SYNA 9.57||Peers 17.25||SYNA 0.13||Peers 0.64|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
SYNA is trading at a significant 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.
SYNA trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|SYNA 3.74||Peers 3.57||SYNA -56.45||Peers 67.02|
Average. 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.
SYNA is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, SYNA is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|SYNA 2.77||Peers 3.67||SYNA 42.79||Peers 14.65|
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.
SYNA is trading at a discount to its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
SYNA has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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