Monster Worldwide Inc

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MWW : NYSE : Services
$3.76 up 0.06 | 1.60%
Today's Range: 3.66 - 3.78
Avg. Daily Volume: 2,201,200
08/23/16 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis


MONSTER WORLDWIDE INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 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 industry, the net income growth did not. MONSTER WORLDWIDE INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.90 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 decreased by 15.83% 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 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)150.91167.73
EBITDA ($mil)7.2120.06
EBIT ($mil)-3.028.95
Net Income ($mil)-124.16-1.04


Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)103.3107.68
Total Assets ($mil)936.351172.32
Total Debt ($mil)183.29208.98
Equity ($mil)355.78422.74


Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin4.7711.96
EBITDA Margin4.7711.96
Operating Margin-2.05.34
Sales Turnover0.680.59
Return on Assets-5.96-24.24
Return on Equity-32.22-68.15
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio1.050.96
Debt/Capital0.340.33
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)88.990.21
Div / share0.00.0
EPS-1.4-0.02
Book value / share4.04.69
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume2129442.01514303.0

Valuation


SELL. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.86 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.83 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.51. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing 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 NM Peers 36.87   MWW 15.79 Peers 23.76

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.

MWW's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.

 

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 17.20 Peers 23.79   MWW NA Peers 0.22

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

MWW is trading at a valuation on par with 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.

Ratio not available.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
MWW 0.86 Peers 5.51   MWW 60.91 Peers 36.06

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 0.48 Peers 8.89   MWW -8.71 Peers 27.87

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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