Sykes Enterprises Inc. Stock Upgraded (SYKE)
- The revenue growth came in higher than the industry average of 9.7%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues rose by 10.2%. Growth in the company's revenue appears to have helped boost the earnings per share.
- SYKE's debt-to-equity ratio is very low at 0.15 and is currently below that of the industry average, implying that there has been very successful management of debt levels. Along with this, the company maintains a quick ratio of 2.69, which clearly demonstrates the ability to cover short-term cash needs.
- The net income growth from the same quarter one year ago has significantly exceeded that of the S&P 500 and the IT Services industry. The net income increased by 161.8% when compared to the same quarter one year prior, rising from $5.08 million to $13.29 million.
- Net operating cash flow has increased to $31.18 million or 37.26% when compared to the same quarter last year. In addition, SYKES ENTERPRISES INC has also vastly surpassed the industry average cash flow growth rate of -30.17%.
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