ZYNGA 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 managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. ZYNGA INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 3.60 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 5.83% 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 ($mil)||183.29||168.02|
|Net Income ($mil)||-46.5||-61.18|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||998.54||785.62|
|Total Assets ($mil)||2256.03||2434.15|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||78.23||83.95|
|Return on Assets||-9.36||-4.2|
|Return on Equity||-11.27||-5.14|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||913.8||883.9|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||2.05||2.25|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1.1797204E7||1.880331E7|
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 1.30 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 6.39. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, ZYNGA INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|ZNGA NM||Peers 55.25||ZNGA NM||Peers 28.80|
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.
ZNGA'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.
ZNGA's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|ZNGA 48.55||Peers 41.51||ZNGA NA||Peers 0.92|
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.
ZNGA'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.
|ZNGA 1.30||Peers 6.39||ZNGA -91.66||Peers 167.00|
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.
ZNGA is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, ZNGA is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|ZNGA 3.46||Peers 6.48||ZNGA -9.26||Peers 15.03|
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.
ZNGA 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.
ZNGA significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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