EMC CorpFind Ratings Reports
EMC CORP/MA'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 decreased, the net income has increased. EMC CORP/MA has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.13 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 5.49% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||5475.0||5613.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||268.0||252.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||9801.0||6450.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||45703.0||43293.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||6402.0||5495.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||67.8||67.17|
|Return on Assets||4.38||5.94|
|Return on Equity||9.29||12.58|
|Debt||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Share Data||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||1953.2||1942.06|
|Div / share||0.12||0.12|
|Book value / share||11.05||10.53|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1.1840243E7||1.285189E7|
HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 13.69 for the Computers & Peripherals industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 25.03. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.49 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.80 and a discount versus the industry average of 3.61. The current price-to-sales ratio is above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, EMC CORP/MA seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|EMC 26.73||Peers 13.69||EMC 10.22||Peers 10.34|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
EMC is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Average. 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.
EMC is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|EMC 14.49||Peers 12.74||EMC 0.35||Peers 0.38|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
EMC is trading at a premium to 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.
EMC trades at a valuation on par to its peers.
|EMC 2.49||Peers 3.61||EMC -17.60||Peers -21.89|
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.
EMC 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, EMC is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|EMC 2.18||Peers 2.08||EMC 0.27||Peers 4.55|
Average. 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.
EMC is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
EMC significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth