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PERI : NASDAQ : Technology
$1.53 -0.01 | -0.65%
Today's Range: 1.525 - 1.58
Avg. Daily Volume: 213800.0
01/18/17 - 2:31 PM ET

Financial Analysis


PERION NETWORK LTD's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company grew its sales and net income significantly quarter versus same quarter a year prior, and was able to outpace the average competitor in the industry when comparing revenue growth, but not when comparing net income growth. PERION NETWORK LTD 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 decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained unchanged 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 Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)74.4652.64
EBITDA ($mil)10.919.56
EBIT ($mil)4.757.74
Net Income ($mil)4.91-70.85


Balance Sheet Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)31.41129.44
Total Assets ($mil)360.13288.12
Total Debt ($mil)86.9337.77
Equity ($mil)206.23205.26


Profitability Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Gross Profit Margin94.9796.99
EBITDA Margin14.6418.16
Operating Margin6.3814.7
Sales Turnover0.820.8
Return on Assets-4.68-20.74
Return on Equity-6.9-26.5
Debt Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Current Ratio1.253.2
Debt/Capital0.30.16
Interest Expense0.950.0
Interest Coverage5.00.0


Share Data Q3 FY16 Q3 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)75.8169.2
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.04-0.97
Book value / share2.722.97
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume213339.0187550.0

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 0.58 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.84 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.24. 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, PERION NETWORK LTD 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
PERI NM Peers 36.80   PERI 13.67 Peers 22.40

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.

PERI'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.

PERI 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
PERI 3.93 Peers 18.18   PERI NA Peers 0.20

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

PERI is trading at a significant discount to 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
PERI 0.58 Peers 5.24   PERI 75.95 Peers 3.29

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.

PERI 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.

PERI 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
PERI 0.41 Peers 9.59   PERI 27.83 Peers 29.09

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.

PERI is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Average. Comparing a company's sales growth to its industry helps to determine if the company is adding or losing market share.

PERI is keeping pace with its peers on the basis of sales growth.

 

 

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