Collectors Universe IncFind Ratings Reports
COLLECTORS UNIVERSE 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. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. COLLECTORS UNIVERSE INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.26 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, indicating deteriorating cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 18.80% 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 ($mil)||16.37||15.37|
|Net Income ($mil)||1.94||1.77|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||11.97||17.25|
|Total Assets ($mil)||28.19||32.2|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||63.2||60.99|
|Return on Assets||27.1||22.98|
|Return on Equity||50.67||39.98|
|Debt||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Share Data||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||8.9||8.88|
|Div / share||0.35||0.35|
|Book value / share||1.69||2.08|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||21349.0||21257.0|
BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 39.70 for the Diversified Consumer Services industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.19. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 10.92 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 4.97. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but below the industry average. The valuation analysis reveals that, COLLECTORS UNIVERSE INC seems to be trading at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|CLCT 20.44||Peers 39.70||CLCT 18.75||Peers 18.88|
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 27.70||CLCT NA||Peers 1.55|
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 10.92||Peers 4.97||CLCT 2.27||Peers -10.57|
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.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
CLCT is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|CLCT 2.69||Peers 2.70||CLCT -1.19||Peers 9.97|
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.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
CLCT significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth