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Zix Corporation
ZIXI : NASDAQ :
$3.85 0.04 | 1.05%
Today's Range: 3.80 - 3.88
Avg. Daily Volume: 0
08/22/14 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


ZIX CORP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2014 is essentially unchanged 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. ZIX CORP has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.24 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.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 3.67% 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 ($mil)12.6211.84
EBITDA ($mil)2.222.27
EBIT ($mil)1.821.92
Net Income ($mil)0.981.87


Balance Sheet Q2 FY14 Q2 FY13
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)26.1626.31
Total Assets ($mil)88.5786.79
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)62.8565.25


Profitability Q2 FY14 Q2 FY13
Gross Profit Margin87.0286.93
EBITDA Margin17.5819.18
Operating Margin14.4516.18
Sales Turnover0.560.53
Return on Assets11.349.64
Return on Equity15.9912.83
Debt Q2 FY14 Q2 FY13
Current Ratio1.391.51
Debt/Capital0.00.0
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q2 FY14 Q2 FY13
Shares outstanding (mil)59.2561.97
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.020.03
Book value / share1.061.05
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume339400.0450822.0

Valuation


HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 36.15 for the Internet Software & Services industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.39. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.54 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.68 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.71. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, ZIX CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
ZIXI 22.06 Peers 36.15   ZIXI 14.37 Peers 29.79

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

ZIXI is trading at a significant discount 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.

ZIXI is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
ZIXI 18.75 Peers 44.43   ZIXI NM Peers 1.05

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

ZIXI is trading at a significant discount 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.

ZIXI's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
ZIXI 3.54 Peers 5.71   ZIXI 30.76 Peers 24.32

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.

ZIXI 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.

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

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
ZIXI 4.51 Peers 8.79   ZIXI 6.47 Peers 33.01

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.

ZIXI 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.

ZIXI significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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