Heelys Inc. Stock Upgraded (HLYS)
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- Despite its growing revenue, the company underperformed as compared with the industry average of 6.6%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues slightly increased by 0.5%. This growth in revenue does not appear to have trickled down to the company's bottom line, displayed by a decline in earnings per share.
- HLYS has no debt to speak of therefore resulting in a debt-to-equity ratio of zero, which we consider to be a relatively favorable sign. Along with this, the company maintains a quick ratio of 12.35, which clearly demonstrates the ability to cover short-term cash needs.
- Looking at where the stock is today compared to one year ago, we find that it is not only higher, but it has also clearly outperformed the rise in the S&P 500 over the same period, despite the company's weak earnings results. Despite the fact that it has already risen in the past year, there is currently no conclusive evidence that warrants the purchase or sale of this stock.
- The gross profit margin for HEELYS INC is currently lower than what is desirable, coming in at 34.70%. It has decreased from the same quarter the previous year. Along with this, the net profit margin of -36.00% is significantly below that of the industry average.
- Net operating cash flow has significantly decreased to -$0.84 million or 169.48% when compared to the same quarter last year. In addition, when comparing to the industry average, the firm's growth rate is much lower.
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