Heska CorporationFind Ratings Reports
HESKA CORP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2020 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. HESKA CORP is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 3.39 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 greatly increased by 119.68% 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 FY20||Q2 FY19|
|Net Sales ($mil)||45.71||28.15|
|Net Income ($mil)||-6.36||-0.24|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY20||Q2 FY19|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||79.19||9.99|
|Total Assets ($mil)||376.9||162.84|
|Total Debt ($mil)||57.11||19.25|
|Profitability||Q2 FY20||Q2 FY19|
|Gross Profit Margin||46.37||48.56|
|Return on Assets||-3.63||1.45|
|Return on Equity||-5.06||1.92|
|Debt||Q2 FY20||Q2 FY19|
|Share Data||Q2 FY20||Q2 FY19|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||9.42||7.79|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||28.68||15.77|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||54537.0||66930.0|
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. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.63 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 3.76 and a significant discount versus the subsector average of 10.61. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the subsector average. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, HESKA CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives.
|HSKA NM||Peers 124.17||HSKA NM||Peers 42162.66|
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.
HSKA'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.
HSKA's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|HSKA NM||Peers 67.55||HSKA NA||Peers 2.49|
Neutral. The absence of a valid price-to-projected earnings ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative expected future earnings.
HSKA's ratio is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
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.
|HSKA 3.63||Peers 10.61||HSKA -703.57||Peers 29.46|
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.
HSKA 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, HSKA is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|HSKA 6.94||Peers 9.93||HSKA 15.23||Peers 19.01|
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.
HSKA is trading at a significant discount to its subsector on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the subsector implies that a company is losing market share.
HSKA trails its peers on the basis of sales growth.