E-Commerce China Dangdang Inc

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DANG : NYSE : Services
$6.53 0.00 | 0.00%
Today's Range: 6.52 - 6.53
Avg. Daily Volume: 462,000
08/30/16 - 10:08 AM ET

Financial Analysis

E-COMMERCE CH DANGDANG -ADR's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. E-COMMERCE CH DANGDANG -ADR has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.48 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 22.44% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the near future.

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Income Statement Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)333.67400.83
EBITDA ($mil)20.73-0.98
EBIT ($mil)19.81-3.26
Net Income ($mil)31.695.24

Balance Sheet Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)211.48225.48
Total Assets ($mil)713.36727.68
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)133.72109.21

Profitability Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Gross Profit Margin19.2417.67
EBITDA Margin6.21-0.24
Operating Margin5.94-0.81
Sales Turnover2.021.76
Return on Assets1.981.95
Return on Equity10.5613.0
Debt Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Current Ratio1.151.1
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0

Share Data Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)80.9780.79
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share1.651.35
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume469784.0687696.0


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 154.74 for the Internet & Catalog Retail industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.13. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.95 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 16.70. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, E-COMMERCE CH DANGDANG -ADR proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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DANG 36.22 Peers 154.74   DANG 3046.73 Peers 27.95

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

DANG is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


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.

DANG is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

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  Price to
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DANG NA Peers 120.34   DANG NA Peers 0.93

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.

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  Earnings Growth
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DANG 3.95 Peers 16.70   DANG 5.88 Peers 666.74

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.

DANG 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, DANG 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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DANG 0.37 Peers 3.54   DANG 12.09 Peers 24.86

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.

DANG 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.

DANG significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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