Ballantyne Strong IncFind Ratings Reports
BALLANTYNE STRONG INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, however, it was unable to keep up with the growth of the average competitor within its industry. BALLANTYNE STRONG INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.38 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 unchanged 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||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||17.93||17.11|
|Net Income ($mil)||0.39||-0.61|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||4.53||20.83|
|Total Assets ($mil)||66.08||66.2|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.87|
|Profitability||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||27.45||34.08|
|Return on Assets||1.95||-11.95|
|Return on Equity||6.07||-16.71|
|Debt||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Share Data||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||14.42||14.2|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||3.17||3.21|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||47705.0||36663.0|
HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 20.47 for the Media industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.75. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.11 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.09 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 3.69. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.
|BTN 33.50||Peers 20.47||BTN NM||Peers 11.65|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
BTN is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
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.
BTN's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|BTN NA||Peers 26.89||BTN NA||Peers 2.00|
Neutral. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth potential.
Ratio not available.
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.
|BTN 2.11||Peers 3.69||BTN 137.03||Peers 91.92|
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.
BTN 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.
BTN is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|BTN 1.25||Peers 17.53||BTN 1.99||Peers 37.60|
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.
BTN 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.
BTN significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth