CalAmp Corp

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CAMP : NASDAQ : Technology
$14.93 up 0.06 | 0.40%
Today's Range: 14.85 - 15.04
Avg. Daily Volume: 437,100
08/23/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


CALAMP CORP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. CALAMP CORP is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.26 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 8.79% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)91.1565.43
EBITDA ($mil)11.29.48
EBIT ($mil)5.897.04
Net Income ($mil)-2.664.06


Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)117.63184.02
Total Assets ($mil)425.59360.19
Total Debt ($mil)141.5135.43
Equity ($mil)188.83173.57


Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin44.6137.17
EBITDA Margin12.2914.48
Operating Margin6.4610.77
Sales Turnover0.720.71
Return on Assets2.44.96
Return on Equity5.4110.29
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio2.695.72
Debt/Capital0.430.44
Interest Expense2.420.65
Interest Coverage2.4310.87


Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)36.7536.28
Div / share0.00.0
EPS-0.070.11
Book value / share5.144.78
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume430726.0478420.0

Valuation


HOLD. CALAMP CORP's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 28.38 for the Communications Equipment industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.30. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.86 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.83 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.25. The price-to-sales ratio is below the S&P 500 average and is well below the industry average, indicating a discount.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CAMP 50.72 Peers 28.38   CAMP 13.76 Peers 12.15

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

CAMP is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Premium. 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.

CAMP is trading at a premium to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CAMP 9.74 Peers 19.40   CAMP 0.30 Peers 1.02

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

CAMP is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. 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.

CAMP trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
CAMP 2.86 Peers 3.25   CAMP -40.82 Peers 19.97

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.

CAMP is trading at a discount to its peers.

 

Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, CAMP is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CAMP 1.76 Peers 3.18   CAMP 19.21 Peers 12.20

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.

CAMP is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

CAMP has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 

 

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