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IMOS : NASDAQ : Technology
$16.23 -0.07 | -0.43%
Today's Range: 15.91 - 16.3
Avg. Daily Volume: 130300.0
12/02/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

CHIPMOS TECHNOLOGIES LTD's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. CHIPMOS TECHNOLOGIES LTD is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.83 which clearly shows the ability to cover any 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 decreased by 17.93% 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 ($mil)146.7164.2
EBITDA ($mil)36.247.8
EBIT ($mil)10.423.4
Net Income ($mil)0.62.4

Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)404.7477.5
Total Assets ($mil)1073.71143.4
Total Debt ($mil)300.4274.5
Equity ($mil)397.5484.4

Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin34.737.27
EBITDA Margin24.6729.11
Operating Margin7.0914.25
Sales Turnover0.530.6
Return on Assets1.734.41
Return on Equity4.6710.43
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio3.252.79
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0

Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)27.2928.93
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share14.5716.74
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume109504.085983.0


HOLD. CHIPMOS TECHNOLOGIES LTD's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 26.56 for the Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.54. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.29 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.72 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.09. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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IMOS 28.92 Peers 26.56   IMOS 3.78 Peers 17.94

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

IMOS is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Discount. 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.

IMOS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
IMOS 10.53 Peers 18.53   IMOS NM Peers 2.73

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

IMOS is trading at a significant premium to its peers.


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.

IMOS's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

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  Earnings Growth
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IMOS 1.29 Peers 4.09   IMOS -61.54 Peers 23.69

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.

IMOS 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, IMOS 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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IMOS 0.90 Peers 4.50   IMOS -16.75 Peers 8.52

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.

IMOS 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.

IMOS significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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