Bazaarvoice Inc

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BV : NASDAQ : Technology
$4.6 up 0.05 | 1.1%
Today's Range: 4.5 - 4.65
Avg. Daily Volume: 471200.0
08/17/17 - 3:42 PM ET

Financial Analysis

BAZAARVOICE INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. BAZAARVOICE INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.07 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 Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)50.2150.71
EBITDA ($mil)-1.79-1.27
EBIT ($mil)-5.31-4.85
Net Income ($mil)-3.97-7.13

Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)91.1894.65
Total Assets ($mil)321.96328.28
Total Debt ($mil)32.042.0
Equity ($mil)186.31184.53

Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin66.1867.2
EBITDA Margin-3.57-2.51
Operating Margin-10.57-9.56
Sales Turnover0.630.61
Return on Assets-4.95-7.71
Return on Equity-8.55-13.73
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio1.131.55
Interest Expense0.460.55
Interest Coverage-11.62-8.78

Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)84.2982.07
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share2.212.25
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume469851.0524906.0


HOLD. 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. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.08 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.03 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 9.58. The price-to-sales ratio is below the S&P 500 average and is well below the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, BAZAARVOICE INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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BV NM Peers 40.81   BV 26.26 Peers 35.34

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.

BV's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.


Discount. 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.

BV is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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BV 29.68 Peers 22.07   BV NA Peers 0.33

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

BV is trading at a significant premium to its peers.


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.

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  Earnings Growth
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BV 2.08 Peers 9.58   BV 40.63 Peers 27.35

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.

BV 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.

BV is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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BV 1.93 Peers 10.15   BV 0.73 Peers 32.08

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.

BV 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.

BV significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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