VASCO DATA SEC INTL 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. The company has grown sales and net income significantly, outpacing the average growth rates of competitors within its industry. VASCO DATA SEC INTL INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 4.24 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. VDSI managed to increase the liquidity from the same period a year ago, despite already having very strong liquidity to begin with. This would indicate improved cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 21.24% 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 ($mil)||65.14||38.82|
|Net Income ($mil)||13.63||3.51|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||149.09||109.49|
|Total Assets ($mil)||259.01||216.04|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||58.35||67.59|
|Return on Assets||16.83||5.49|
|Return on Equity||19.75||6.77|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||39.78||39.67|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||5.44||4.5|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1458734.0||1620211.0|
BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 48.92 for the Software industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 20.55. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 6.19 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.84 and a discount versus the industry average of 6.22. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but below the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, VASCO DATA SEC INTL INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|VDSI 31.44||Peers 48.92||VDSI 31.33||Peers 27.42|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
VDSI is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Premium. 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.
VDSI is trading at a premium to its peers.
|VDSI 28.27||Peers 41.07||VDSI 1.37||Peers 1.36|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
VDSI is trading at a discount to its peers.
Average. 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.
VDSI trades at a valuation on par to its peers.
|VDSI 6.19||Peers 6.22||VDSI 245.16||Peers 167.22|
Average. 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.
VDSI is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
VDSI is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|VDSI 5.87||Peers 6.35||VDSI 43.74||Peers 16.74|
Average. 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.
VDSI is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
VDSI has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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