Ellie Mae Inc

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ELLI : NYSE : Technology
$100.40 -0.81 | -0.80%
Today's Range: 100.01 - 101.94
Avg. Daily Volume: 510,300
09/28/16 - 11:41 AM ET

Financial Analysis


ELLIE MAE INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income significantly, outpacing the average growth rates of competitors within its industry. ELLIE MAE INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.44 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 17.85% 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 Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)90.165.94
EBITDA ($mil)22.916.57
EBIT ($mil)16.6812.85
Net Income ($mil)10.597.63


Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)91.4792.03
Total Assets ($mil)397.07338.31
Total Debt ($mil)2.452.15
Equity ($mil)326.26276.84


Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin75.3274.01
EBITDA Margin25.4125.12
Operating Margin18.5219.48
Sales Turnover0.750.62
Return on Assets6.076.06
Return on Equity7.397.41
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio2.642.89
Debt/Capital0.010.01
Interest Expense0.00.02
Interest Coverage0.0676.05


Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)30.229.57
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.340.25
Book value / share10.89.36
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume513466.0462298.0

Valuation


BUY. ELLIE MAE INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 62.28 for the Software industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.19. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 9.19 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 7.58. 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
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
ELLI 127.23 Peers 62.28   ELLI 41.98 Peers 24.12

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
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
ELLI 38.10 Peers 32.90   ELLI 0.69 Peers 0.86

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

ELLI is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Discount. 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 discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
ELLI 9.19 Peers 7.58   ELLI 14.70 Peers 35.16

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 premium to its peers.

 

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

However, ELLI is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
ELLI 10.07 Peers 5.85   ELLI 42.01 Peers 4.71

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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