Nanometrics IncFind Ratings Reports
NANOMETRICS INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown its sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, and although its growth in net income has outpaced the industry average, its revenue growth has not. NANOMETRICS INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.63 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 10.59% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q2 FY16||Q2 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||55.77||48.63|
|Net Income ($mil)||6.03||1.34|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY16||Q2 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||95.98||74.79|
|Total Assets ($mil)||263.56||231.56|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q2 FY16||Q2 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||54.79||52.37|
|Return on Assets||3.22||-12.69|
|Return on Equity||4.16||-15.93|
|Debt||Q2 FY16||Q2 FY15|
|Share Data||Q2 FY16||Q2 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||24.69||24.06|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||8.26||7.67|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||138842.0||177681.0|
BUY. NANOMETRICS INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 26.00 for the Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.64. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.41 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.73 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.08. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average.
|NANO 58.47||Peers 26.00||NANO 22.14||Peers 18.02|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
NANO is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Premium. 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.
NANO is trading at a premium to its peers.
|NANO 15.59||Peers 18.52||NANO 0.08||Peers 2.79|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
NANO is trading at a valuation on par with 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.
NANO trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|NANO 2.41||Peers 4.08||NANO 128.09||Peers 16.01|
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.
NANO 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.
NANO is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|NANO 2.56||Peers 4.50||NANO 15.54||Peers 8.28|
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.
NANO is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
NANO has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.