UNISYS CORP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, however the growth has outpaced the average competitor within the industry. UNISYS CORP has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.96 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 117.74% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.
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|Income Statement||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||764.8||806.4|
|Net Income ($mil)||-58.2||-12.1|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||364.8||574.2|
|Total Assets ($mil)||2163.6||2336.1|
|Total Debt ($mil)||255.5||210.1|
|Profitability||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||21.61||23.62|
|Return on Assets||0.37||2.18|
|Return on Equity||0.0||0.0|
|Debt||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Share Data||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||49.93||50.64|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||-29.47||-13.35|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||456295.0||410025.0|
SELL. UNISYS CORP's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 28.36 for the IT Services industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 20.03. Normally, for additional comaprison, we would look at the price-to-book ratio; however, this company's price-to-book ratio is negative making the value useless for comparisons. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.
|UIS 91.87||Peers 28.36||UIS 19.95||Peers 19.36|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
UIS 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.
UIS is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|UIS 10.60||Peers 21.02||UIS NM||Peers 3.89|
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.
UIS'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.
UIS's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|UIS NM||Peers 7.99||UIS -79.17||Peers 15.85|
Neutral. 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.
UIS's P/B is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, UIS is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|UIS 0.21||Peers 5.45||UIS -2.44||Peers 6.43|
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.
UIS 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.
UIS significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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