Collectors Universe IncFind Ratings Reports
COLLECTORS UNIVERSE INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income significantly, outpacing the average growth rates of competitors within its industry. COLLECTORS UNIVERSE INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.08 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 decreased by 12.73% 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||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||17.86||12.64|
|Net Income ($mil)||2.92||0.99|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||10.1||12.79|
|Total Assets ($mil)||27.65||28.09|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||66.04||63.19|
|Return on Assets||33.35||24.43|
|Return on Equity||66.63||43.55|
|Debt||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Share Data||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||8.92||8.9|
|Div / share||0.35||0.35|
|Book value / share||1.54||1.77|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||31528.0||22599.0|
BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 38.41 for the Diversified Consumer Services industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.33. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 15.96 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.93 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 6.52. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average and above the industry average, indicating a premium.
|CLCT 22.81||Peers 38.41||CLCT 18.80||Peers 20.16|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
CLCT is trading at a significant 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.
CLCT is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|CLCT NA||Peers 39.02||CLCT NA||Peers 3.38|
Neutral. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth potential.
Ratio not available.
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.
|CLCT 15.96||Peers 6.52||CLCT 31.70||Peers 40.04|
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.
CLCT 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, CLCT is expected to trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|CLCT 3.26||Peers 3.22||CLCT 14.83||Peers 12.97|
Average. 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.
CLCT is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
CLCT has a sales growth rate that exceeds its peers.