SYNAPTICS INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company grew its sales and net income significantly quarter versus same quarter a year prior, and was able to outpace the average competitor in the industry when comparing revenue growth, but not when comparing net income growth. SYNAPTICS INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.76 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 19.04% 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||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||477.6||204.27|
|Net Income ($mil)||31.48||-40.06|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||381.18||391.48|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1511.22||894.81|
|Total Debt ($mil)||243.96||0.0|
|Profitability||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||38.88||48.19|
|Return on Assets||7.51||6.43|
|Return on Equity||15.16||9.15|
|Debt||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Share Data||Q3 FY15||Q3 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||36.8||35.99|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||20.33||17.47|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||735961.0||862751.0|
BUY. SYNAPTICS INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 31.05 for the Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 20.55. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.42 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.84 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 6.49. The price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, SYNAPTICS INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|SYNA 30.66||Peers 31.05||SYNA 15.68||Peers 15.74|
Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.
SYNA is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Average. 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 valuation on par to its peers.
|SYNA 12.74||Peers 19.21||SYNA 0.09||Peers 1.15|
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 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 4.42||Peers 6.49||SYNA 77.57||Peers 46.12|
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.
SYNA is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
SYNA is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|SYNA 2.15||Peers 4.53||SYNA 78.36||Peers 16.87|
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 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.
SYNA has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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