GSI Group Inc. Stock Downgraded (GSIG)
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- The revenue growth came in higher than the industry average of 1.5%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues rose by 27.5%. This growth in revenue appears to have trickled down to the company's bottom line, improving the earnings per share.
- Despite currently having a low debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46, it is higher than that of the industry average, inferring that management of debt levels may need to be evaluated further. Despite the fact that GSIG's debt-to-equity ratio is mixed in its results, the company's quick ratio of 1.69 is high and demonstrates strong liquidity.
- GSIG's stock share price has done very poorly compared to where it was a year ago: Despite any rallies, the net result is that it is down by 33.99%, which is also worse that the performance of the S&P 500 Index. Investors have so far failed to pay much attention to the earnings improvements the company has managed to achieve over the last quarter. Turning toward the future, the fact that the stock has come down in price over the past year should not necessarily be interpreted as a negative; it could be one of the factors that may help make the stock attractive down the road. Right now, however, we believe that it is too soon to buy.
- Net operating cash flow has decreased to $4.61 million or 49.29% when compared to the same quarter last year. In conjunction, when comparing current results to the industry average, GSI GROUP INC has marginally lower results.
-- Written by a member of TheStreet Ratings Staff
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