Cypress Semiconductor Corp

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CY : NASDAQ : Technology
$10.73 | %
Today's Range: 10.505 - 10.825
Avg. Daily Volume: 4954700.0
12/02/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly decreased 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.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 30.78% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)523.85463.81
EBITDA ($mil)0.050.17
EBIT ($mil)-31.11-19.47
Net Income ($mil)9.4130.31

Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)87.65198.73
Total Assets ($mil)3889.824081.93
Total Debt ($mil)1192.3600.61
Equity ($mil)1972.552849.99

Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin28.3542.95
EBITDA Margin0.010.81
Operating Margin-5.94-4.2
Sales Turnover0.470.33
Return on Assets-17.64-7.42
Return on Equity-34.78-10.63
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio0.01.58
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0

Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)320.81335.59
Div / share0.110.11
Book value / share6.158.49
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume5459026.08766126.0


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. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.75 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.79 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.21. The price-to-sales ratio is similar to the S&P 500 average, but it is significantly below the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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CY NM Peers 30.84   CY NA Peers 17.71

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.

CY's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.


Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

Ratio not available.

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  Price to
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CY 15.34 Peers 20.16   CY NA Peers 3.19

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

CY is trading at a premium 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.

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  Earnings Growth
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CY 1.75 Peers 4.21   CY -51.74 Peers 21.82

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

CY is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, CY is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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CY 1.87 Peers 4.50   CY 37.35 Peers 10.81

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.

CY is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.


Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

CY has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.



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