FalconStor Software IncFind Ratings Reports
FALCONSTOR SOFTWARE INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. FALCONSTOR SOFTWARE INC has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.34 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 85.54% 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||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||6.04||7.43|
|Net Income ($mil)||-1.11||-4.3|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||3.43||11.42|
|Total Assets ($mil)||15.61||26.23|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||81.19||78.35|
|Return on Assets||-50.04||-43.79|
|Return on Equity||0.0||0.0|
|Debt||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Share Data||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||44.15||42.28|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||-0.31||-0.18|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||332318.0||141832.0|
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. Along with this, the price-to-book ratio is also meaningless due to a negative book value for the company, making any comparisons useless. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.
|FALC NM||Peers 70.31||FALC NM||Peers 28.96|
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.
FALC'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.
FALC's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|FALC NA||Peers 44.37||FALC NA||Peers 1.03|
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.
|FALC NM||Peers 9.15||FALC 29.04||Peers 60.88|
Neutral. 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.
FALC's P/B is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, FALC is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|FALC 0.34||Peers 6.86||FALC -19.95||Peers 11.02|
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.
FALC 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.
FALC significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth