Monster Worldwide Inc

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MWW : NYSE : Services
$2.79 up 0.06 | 2.20%
Today's Range: 2.69 - 2.79
Avg. Daily Volume: 1,312,700
07/27/16 - 4:01 PM ET

Financial Analysis


MONSTER WORLDWIDE INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. MONSTER WORLDWIDE INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.96 which shows a lack of ability to cover 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 increased by 15.25% 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 Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)157.79172.88
EBITDA ($mil)20.3819.6
EBIT ($mil)10.358.11
Net Income ($mil)1.848.17


Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)131.72110.23
Total Assets ($mil)1107.751203.47
Total Debt ($mil)184.44210.18
Equity ($mil)481.47417.74


Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin12.9111.34
EBITDA Margin12.9111.33
Operating Margin6.564.69
Sales Turnover0.590.59
Return on Assets6.07-23.53
Return on Equity1.58-68.77
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio1.110.95
Debt/Capital0.280.33
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)88.5489.87
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.020.08
Book value / share5.444.65
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1370266.01646720.0

Valuation


SELL. The current P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 39.31 for the Internet Software & Services industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.05. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.50 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.44. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, MONSTER WORLDWIDE INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
MWW 30.44 Peers 39.31   MWW 6.36 Peers 26.21

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

MWW is trading at a discount to 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.

MWW is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
MWW 8.06 Peers 20.61   MWW 0.47 Peers 0.25

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

MWW is trading at a significant discount to 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.

MWW trades at a significant premium to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
MWW 0.50 Peers 5.44   MWW 102.73 Peers 35.70

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.

MWW 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.

MWW 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
MWW 0.37 Peers 8.94   MWW -8.31 Peers 26.18

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.

MWW 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.

MWW significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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