Luna Innovations IncorporatedFind Ratings Reports
LUNA INNOVATIONS INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2021 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. LUNA INNOVATIONS INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.55 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 11.57% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q2 FY21||Q2 FY20|
|Net Sales ($mil)||27.94||18.58|
|Net Income ($mil)||-0.23||1.37|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY21||Q2 FY20|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||11.97||26.51|
|Total Assets ($mil)||129.33||91.22|
|Total Debt ($mil)||29.67||8.04|
|Profitability||Q2 FY21||Q2 FY20|
|Gross Profit Margin||50.54||51.23|
|Return on Assets||1.92||3.97|
|Return on Equity||3.2||7.09|
|Debt||Q2 FY21||Q2 FY20|
|Share Data||Q2 FY21||Q2 FY20|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||31.77||30.8|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||2.45||2.27|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||146881.0||150085.0|
HOLD. LUNA INNOVATIONS INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 38.41 for the Machinery Manufacturing subsector and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 27.96. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.64 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 4.47 and a significant discount versus the subsector average of 6.62. The price-to-sales ratio is below the S&P 500 average and is well below the subsector average, indicating a discount.
|LUNA 111.63||Peers 36.13||LUNA NM||Peers 24.84|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
LUNA is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
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.
LUNA's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|LUNA 21.78||Peers 26.38||LUNA 1.05||Peers 0.52|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an subsector neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
LUNA is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Premium. 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.
LUNA trades at a significant premium to its peers.
|LUNA 3.64||Peers 6.62||LUNA -50.00||Peers 375.03|
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.
LUNA 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, LUNA is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|LUNA 2.80||Peers 7.32||LUNA 37.52||Peers 18.64|
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.
LUNA is trading at a significant discount to its subsector on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the subsector implies that a company is gaining market share.
LUNA has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.