SYNAPTICS INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has 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. SYNAPTICS INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.53 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 37.63% 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||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||282.74||222.61|
|Net Income ($mil)||26.59||34.94|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||450.42||331.57|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1024.05||683.97|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||2.31|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||45.43||50.55|
|Return on Assets||3.74||18.68|
|Return on Equity||5.34||24.51|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||36.84||32.49|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||19.48||16.05|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1054792.0||871711.0|
HOLD. SYNAPTICS INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 30.68 for the Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.74. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.44 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.73 and a discount versus the industry average of 4.45. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average.
|SYNA 72.13||Peers 30.68||SYNA 15.53||Peers 14.39|
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.
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 9.95||Peers 18.92||SYNA 0.25||Peers 0.69|
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 3.44||Peers 4.45||SYNA -74.80||Peers 52.89|
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 discount to 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 2.45||Peers 4.17||SYNA 32.73||Peers 16.53|
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.
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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