CalAmp CorpFind Ratings Reports
CALAMP CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth 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 2.19 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 decreased by 13.43% 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||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||86.13||70.81|
|Net Income ($mil)||-3.49||5.51|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||100.43||228.11|
|Total Assets ($mil)||407.67||384.36|
|Total Debt ($mil)||146.83||139.8|
|Profitability||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||44.33||40.29|
|Return on Assets||-1.75||4.4|
|Return on Equity||-4.36||8.94|
|Debt||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Share Data||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||35.48||36.67|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||4.62||5.17|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||307598.0||409474.0|
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. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.89 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.99 and a premium versus the industry average of 3.38. 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, CALAMP CORP proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|CAMP NM||Peers 39.04||CAMP 24.76||Peers 17.26|
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.
CAMP's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
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 significant premium to its peers.
|CAMP 13.09||Peers 19.00||CAMP NA||Peers 0.97|
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 discount 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.
|CAMP 3.89||Peers 3.38||CAMP -142.55||Peers 7.61|
Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
CAMP is trading at a premium 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 1.82||Peers 3.24||CAMP 25.07||Peers 25.06|
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.
Average. Comparing a company's sales growth to its industry helps to determine if the company is adding or losing market share.
CAMP is keeping pace with its peers on the basis of sales growth.