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Towerstream Corp
TWER : NASDAQ : Technology
$0.45 | %
Today's Range: 0.43 - 0.47
Avg. Daily Volume: 156,300
11/27/15 - 12:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis

TOWERSTREAM CORP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, although the growth in revenues underperformed the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth did not. TOWERSTREAM CORP is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 4.67 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 54.18% 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 Q2 FY15 Q2 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)7.868.27
EBITDA ($mil)-3.61-2.96
EBIT ($mil)-7.02-6.24
Net Income ($mil)-8.85-6.39

Balance Sheet Q2 FY15 Q2 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)26.1217.29
Total Assets ($mil)67.1962.17
Total Debt ($mil)35.862.18
Equity ($mil)24.6353.76

Profitability Q2 FY15 Q2 FY14
Gross Profit Margin2.6112.29
EBITDA Margin-45.92-35.8
Operating Margin-89.31-75.5
Sales Turnover0.480.54
Return on Assets-48.31-41.53
Return on Equity-131.78-48.03
Debt Q2 FY15 Q2 FY14
Current Ratio4.93.53
Interest Expense1.670.06
Interest Coverage-4.2-105.76

Share Data Q2 FY15 Q2 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)66.7766.64
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share0.370.81
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume145675.087618.0


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 1.25 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.77 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 9.65. 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, TOWERSTREAM CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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TWER NM Peers 27.13   TWER NM Peers 7.17

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.

TWER'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.

TWER's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.

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  Price to
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TWER NM Peers 24.02   TWER NA Peers 0.49

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.

TWER'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.

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  Earnings Growth
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TWER 1.25 Peers 9.65   TWER -20.51 Peers -40.53

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.

TWER 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.

TWER is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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TWER 0.95 Peers 1.59   TWER -4.05 Peers 0.32

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.

TWER is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

TWER significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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