UNISYS CORP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, although the growth in net income underperformed the average competitor within the industry, the revenue growth did not. UNISYS CORP has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.17 which shows that technically this company has the 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 greatly increased by 56.48% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||806.4||858.6|
|Net Income ($mil)||-12.1||24.5|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||574.2||575.6|
|Total Assets ($mil)||2336.1||2275.8|
|Total Debt ($mil)||210.1||210.4|
|Profitability||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||23.62||26.55|
|Return on Assets||2.18||3.16|
|Return on Equity||0.0||0.0|
|Debt||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Share Data||Q2 FY14||Q2 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||50.64||43.64|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||-13.35||-35.59|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||624560.0||644439.0|
SELL. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 26.70 for the IT Services industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.69. 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 32.65||Peers 26.70||UIS 5.86||Peers 16.32|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
UIS is trading at a premium to its peers.
Discount. 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 significant discount to its peers.
|UIS 9.11||Peers 18.65||UIS NM||Peers 1.19|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
UIS is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
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 8.44||UIS -33.34||Peers 18.47|
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 0.35||Peers 4.44||UIS -4.80||Peers 7.41|
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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