Dolphin Entertainment Inc.Find Ratings Reports
DOLPHIN ENTERTAINMENT INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2019 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, however, it was unable to keep up with the growth of the average competitor within its subsector. DOLPHIN ENTERTAINMENT INC has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.29 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity decreased from the same period a year ago, despite already having very weak liquidity to begin with. This would indicate deteriorating cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 10.10% 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 FY19||Q4 FY18|
|Net Sales ($mil)||6.45||5.83|
|Net Income ($mil)||-0.07||-3.58|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY19||Q4 FY18|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||2.91||6.28|
|Total Assets ($mil)||42.57||37.99|
|Total Debt ($mil)||19.84||8.31|
|Profitability||Q4 FY19||Q4 FY18|
|Gross Profit Margin||18.32||26.1|
|Return on Assets||-2.8||-7.66|
|Return on Equity||-12.31||-27.02|
|Debt||Q4 FY19||Q4 FY18|
|Share Data||Q4 FY19||Q4 FY18|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||17.89||14.12|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||0.54||0.76|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1939941.0||92149.0|
SELL. 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. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.72 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.33 and a significant discount versus the subsector average of 11.96. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the subsector average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, DOLPHIN ENTERTAINMENT INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives.
|DLPN NM||Peers 59.97||DLPN NM||Peers 45.51|
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.
DLPN's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Neutral. 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.
DLPN's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|DLPN 23.25||Peers 60.54||DLPN NA||Peers 1.61|
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.
DLPN'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.
|DLPN 1.72||Peers 11.96||DLPN -22.22||Peers 20.85|
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.
DLPN 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, DLPN is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|DLPN 0.67||Peers 7.25||DLPN 10.86||Peers 28.37|
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.
DLPN is trading at a significant discount to its subsector on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the subsector implies that a company is losing market share.
DLPN significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth.