Landec CorporationFind Ratings Reports
LANDEC CORP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2021 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, although the growth in revenues underperformed the average competitor within the subsector, the net income growth did not. LANDEC CORP has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.54 which shows a lack of ability to cover 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 significantly decreased by 25.24% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.
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|Income Statement||Q2 FY21||Q2 FY20|
|Net Sales ($mil)||129.49||130.9|
|Net Income ($mil)||-38.44||-13.3|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY21||Q2 FY20|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||1.09||2.49|
|Total Assets ($mil)||422.12||499.16|
|Total Debt ($mil)||183.39||196.18|
|Profitability||Q2 FY21||Q2 FY20|
|Gross Profit Margin||14.07||19.04|
|Return on Assets||-13.33||-10.21|
|Return on Equity||-36.03||-24.39|
|Debt||Q2 FY21||Q2 FY20|
|Share Data||Q2 FY21||Q2 FY20|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||29.48||29.32|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||5.3||7.13|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||142996.0||125684.0|
HOLD. The current P/E ratio is negative, which has no meaningful value in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, it simply displays that the company has negative earnings. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.02 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 4.63 and a significant discount versus the subsector average of 4.22. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the subsector average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, LANDEC CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives.
|LNDC NM||Peers 24.65||LNDC NM||Peers 23.69|
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.
LNDC'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.
LNDC's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|LNDC 71.33||Peers 19.62||LNDC NA||Peers 0.88|
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.
LNDC'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.
|LNDC 2.02||Peers 4.22||LNDC -9.77||Peers 173.43|
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.
LNDC 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, LNDC is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|LNDC 0.59||Peers 2.59||LNDC -6.90||Peers 11.04|
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.
LNDC 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.
LNDC significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth.