Cadence Design Systems IncFind Ratings Reports
CADENCE DESIGN SYSTEMS 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 increased, the net income has decreased. CADENCE DESIGN SYSTEMS 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.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 46.09% 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 ($mil)||468.98||441.08|
|Net Income ($mil)||38.48||80.37|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||468.29||711.18|
|Total Assets ($mil)||2096.91||2351.02|
|Total Debt ($mil)||693.49||348.79|
|Profitability||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||89.32||91.74|
|Return on Assets||9.68||10.73|
|Return on Equity||27.37||18.34|
|Debt||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Share Data||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||278.1||309.39|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||2.67||4.45|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||2307219.0||1793565.0|
BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 57.32 for the Software industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.92. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 12.29 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.99 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 8.71. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. The valuation analysis reveals that, CADENCE DESIGN SYSTEMS INC seems to be trading at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|CDNS 46.15||Peers 57.32||CDNS 20.49||Peers 22.45|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
CDNS is trading at a discount 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.
CDNS is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|CDNS 21.85||Peers 41.62||CDNS 0.48||Peers 0.84|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
CDNS 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.
CDNS trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|CDNS 12.29||Peers 8.71||CDNS -13.42||Peers 44.45|
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.
CDNS is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, CDNS is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|CDNS 5.02||Peers 6.41||CDNS 6.69||Peers 7.81|
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.
CDNS is trading at a discount to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
CDNS trails its peers on the basis of sales growth