Cumulus Media IncFind Ratings Reports
CUMULUS MEDIA INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. CUMULUS MEDIA INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.15 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company managed to increase its liquidity from the same period a year ago, despite already having strong liquidity to begin with. This would indicate improved cash flow.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 99.53% 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 ($mil)||268.53||271.08|
|Net Income ($mil)||-14.43||-12.02|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||68.67||31.17|
|Total Assets ($mil)||2986.67||3713.39|
|Total Debt ($mil)||2405.28||2486.18|
|Profitability||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||60.74||61.89|
|Return on Assets||-18.37||0.24|
|Return on Equity||-22097.74||1.69|
|Debt||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Share Data||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||234.44||233.28|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||0.01||2.29|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||763434.0||874883.0|
SELL. The current P/E ratio is negative, which has no meaningful value in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, it simply displays that the company has negative earnings. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 34.29 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.83 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 3.30. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, CUMULUS MEDIA INC proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|CMLS NM||Peers 23.04||CMLS 0.89||Peers 11.78|
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.
CMLS's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Discount. 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.
CMLS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
|CMLS NM||Peers 21.18||CMLS NA||Peers 1.18|
Neutral. The absence of a valid price-to-projected earnings ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative expected future earnings.
CMLS's ratio is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
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.
|CMLS 34.29||Peers 3.30||CMLS -5975.00||Peers 29.72|
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.
CMLS 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, CMLS is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|CMLS 0.07||Peers 6.16||CMLS -6.15||Peers 10.01|
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.
CMLS is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
CMLS significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth