Immersion Corp

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IMMR : NASDAQ : Technology
$8.33 | %
Today's Range: 8.24 - 8.59
Avg. Daily Volume: 314800.0
03/24/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

IMMERSION CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income fell significantly, underperforming compared to the average company in its industry. IMMERSION CORP is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 4.34 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.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 36.10% 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 Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)9.2916.57
EBITDA ($mil)0.01.52
EBIT ($mil)-11.211.29
Net Income ($mil)-38.151.14

Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)89.7764.93
Total Assets ($mil)103.77105.42
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)55.3486.62

Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin-120.619.14
EBITDA Margin0.09.14
Operating Margin-120.617.78
Sales Turnover0.550.6
Return on Assets-37.952.71
Return on Equity-72.333.29
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio4.474.54
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0

Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)28.8228.33
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share1.923.06
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume311299.0332830.0


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 4.32 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.93 and a discount versus the industry average of 4.90. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, IMMERSION CORP seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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IMMR NM Peers 17.25   IMMR NA Peers 11.03

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.

IMMR's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.


Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

Ratio not available.

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  Price to
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IMMR NM Peers 16.85   IMMR NA Peers 2.31

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.

IMMR'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.

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  Earnings Growth
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IMMR 4.32 Peers 4.90   IMMR -1363.63 Peers -6.70

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.

IMMR is trading at a discount to its peers.


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

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

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  Sales Growth
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IMMR 4.19 Peers 2.85   IMMR -9.95 Peers 1.05

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.

IMMR is trading at a significant premium to its industry.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

IMMR significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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