CalAmp CorpFind Ratings Reports
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 ($mil)||91.15||65.43|
|Net Income ($mil)||-2.66||4.06|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||117.63||184.02|
|Total Assets ($mil)||425.59||360.19|
|Total Debt ($mil)||141.5||135.43|
|Profitability||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||44.61||37.17|
|Return on Assets||2.4||4.96|
|Return on Equity||5.41||10.29|
|Debt||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Share Data||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||36.75||36.28|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||5.14||4.78|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||421228.0||482671.0|
HOLD. CALAMP CORP's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 27.55 for the Communications Equipment industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.05. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.75 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.09. The price-to-sales ratio is below the S&P 500 average and is well below the industry average, indicating a discount.
|CAMP 48.79||Peers 27.55||CAMP 13.24||Peers 12.38|
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.
Average. 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 valuation on par to its peers.
|CAMP 9.28||Peers 18.33||CAMP 0.28||Peers 0.62|
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.
|CAMP 2.75||Peers 3.09||CAMP -40.82||Peers 51.41|
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.
|CAMP 1.70||Peers 3.14||CAMP 19.21||Peers 10.39|
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.