Ellie Mae Inc

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ELLI : NYSE : Technology
$97.90 | %
Today's Range: 96.08 - 98.36
Avg. Daily Volume: 502,900
07/22/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


ELLIE MAE INC's gross profit margin for the first 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. ELLIE MAE INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.31 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 14.96% 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 Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)73.6354.19
EBITDA ($mil)8.939.58
EBIT ($mil)3.526.48
Net Income ($mil)2.513.58


Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)71.6674.08
Total Assets ($mil)366.75311.73
Total Debt ($mil)3.662.24
Equity ($mil)306.95266.99


Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin71.1873.7
EBITDA Margin12.1317.67
Operating Margin4.7911.96
Sales Turnover0.750.59
Return on Assets5.775.65
Return on Equity6.96.6
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio2.552.91
Debt/Capital0.010.01
Interest Expense0.00.03
Interest Coverage0.0240.0


Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)29.9729.28
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.080.12
Book value / share10.249.12
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume502248.0776073.0

Valuation


BUY. ELLIE MAE INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 64.39 for the Software industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.03. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 9.44 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.80 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 6.80. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, ELLIE MAE INC proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
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premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
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ELLI 140.04 Peers 64.39   ELLI 43.12 Peers 21.74

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

ELLI is trading at a significant premium 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.

ELLI is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
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  Price to
Earnings/Growth
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ELLI 37.67 Peers 48.62   ELLI 0.84 Peers 0.78

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

ELLI is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.

 

Average. 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.

ELLI trades at a valuation on par to its peers.

 
Price/Book
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premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
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lower   higher
ELLI 9.44 Peers 6.80   ELLI 16.94 Peers -35.22

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

ELLI is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

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

ELLI is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
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premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
ELLI 10.59 Peers 5.80   ELLI 48.93 Peers 5.73

Premium. 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.

ELLI is trading at a significant premium to its industry.

 

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

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

 

 

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