Cypress Semiconductor Corp

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CY : NASDAQ : Technology
$13.99 | %
Today's Range: 13.765 - 14.07
Avg. Daily Volume: 7298700.0
04/21/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP'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, representing a decrease to the bottom line. CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.68 which shows a lack of 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 30.46% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)530.17450.13
EBITDA ($mil)59.3133.95
EBIT ($mil)-9.57-41.35
Net Income ($mil)-72.37-72.33

Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)125.35231.29
Total Assets ($mil)3871.874004.26
Total Debt ($mil)1225.13688.27
Equity ($mil)1891.832720.85

Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin42.0141.02
EBITDA Margin11.187.54
Operating Margin-1.81-9.19
Sales Turnover0.50.4
Return on Assets-17.72-9.46
Return on Equity-36.27-13.92
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio1.271.61
Interest Expense20.624.76
Interest Coverage-0.46-8.69

Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)323.58332.28
Div / share0.110.11
Book value / share5.858.19
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume7250191.05131275.0


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 2.41 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.99 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.74. The price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. 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 34.98   CY 20.97 Peers 17.85

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.


Premium. 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.

CY is trading at a premium to its peers.

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  Price to
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CY 14.53 Peers 19.92   CY NA Peers 1.39

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

CY is trading at a valuation on par with 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 2.41 Peers 4.74   CY -28.57 Peers 0.42

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 2.37 Peers 4.62   CY 19.60 Peers 23.82

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.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

CY trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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