Landec Corp

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LNDC : NASDAQ : Consumer Goods
$13.0 -0.15 | -1.1%
Today's Range: 12.8 - 13.1
Avg. Daily Volume: 68800.0
08/18/17 - 11:24 AM ET

Financial Analysis


LANDEC CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, although the growth in net income underperformed the average competitor within the industry, the revenue growth did not. LANDEC CORP has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.02 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 7.53% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)127.43135.31
EBITDA ($mil)0.010.0
EBIT ($mil)2.447.09
Net Income ($mil)2.454.73


Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)5.419.89
Total Assets ($mil)358.01343.47
Total Debt ($mil)53.9762.02
Equity ($mil)226.61210.73


Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin15.4318.99
EBITDA Margin0.07.39
Operating Margin1.925.24
Sales Turnover1.491.58
Return on Assets2.95-3.38
Return on Equity4.67-5.52
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio1.581.53
Debt/Capital0.190.23
Interest Expense0.390.56
Interest Coverage6.212.62


Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)27.3127.15
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.090.17
Book value / share8.37.76
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume68004.082564.0

Valuation


HOLD. LANDEC CORP's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 27.37 for the Food Products industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.31. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.53 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.03 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.60. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
LNDC 32.56 Peers 27.37   LNDC NA Peers 21.01

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

LNDC is trading at a premium to its peers.

 

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.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
LNDC 18.01 Peers 20.90   LNDC 0.73 Peers 2.38

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

LNDC is trading at a premium to its peers.

 

Discount. 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.

LNDC trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
LNDC 1.53 Peers 4.60   LNDC 190.69 Peers 28.68

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.

 

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

LNDC is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
LNDC 0.65 Peers 2.23   LNDC -1.64 Peers 0.37

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 industry on this measurement.

 

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

LNDC significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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