Edgewater Technology Inc.Find Ratings Reports
EDGEWATER TECHNOLOGY INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. EDGEWATER TECHNOLOGY INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.37 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 1.34% 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||Q3 FY17||Q3 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||27.36||30.83|
|Net Income ($mil)||-0.17||0.04|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY17||Q3 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||12.8||12.15|
|Total Assets ($mil)||99.67||105.44|
|Total Debt ($mil)||5.0||5.0|
|Profitability||Q3 FY17||Q3 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||37.74||34.65|
|Return on Assets||-7.16||-3.83|
|Return on Equity||-9.1||-5.22|
|Debt||Q3 FY17||Q3 FY16|
|Share Data||Q3 FY17||Q3 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||13.96||12.34|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||5.62||6.27|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||40351.0||10637.0|
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 0.96 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.15 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 11.46. 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, EDGEWATER TECHNOLOGY INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|EDGW NM||Peers 68.49||EDGW 484.25||Peers 24.25|
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.
EDGW'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.
EDGW is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
|EDGW NA||Peers 24.06||EDGW NA||Peers 0.88|
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.
|EDGW 0.96||Peers 11.46||EDGW -51.35||Peers 17.78|
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.
EDGW 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, EDGW is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|EDGW 0.64||Peers 6.91||EDGW -6.87||Peers 16.50|
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.
EDGW 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.
EDGW significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth