QuickLogic Corp.Find Ratings Reports
QUICKLOGIC CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, however, it was unable to keep up with the growth of the average competitor within its industry. QUICKLOGIC CORP has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.86 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company managed to increase its liquidity from the same period a year ago, despite already having strong liquidity to begin with. This would indicate improved cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 24.10% 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||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||2.98||2.95|
|Net Income ($mil)||-3.41||-3.86|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||16.53||14.87|
|Total Assets ($mil)||24.64||21.84|
|Total Debt ($mil)||6.65||6.21|
|Profitability||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||61.56||44.48|
|Return on Assets||-57.35||-87.65|
|Return on Equity||-94.97||-159.72|
|Debt||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Share Data||Q4 FY17||Q4 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||80.54||68.13|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||0.18||0.18|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||300384.0||289600.0|
SELL. The current P/E ratio is negative, which has no meaningful value in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, it simply displays that the company has negative earnings. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 6.23 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.29 and a discount versus the industry average of 6.74. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, QUICKLOGIC CORP seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|QUIK NM||Peers 28.89||QUIK NM||Peers 19.15|
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.
QUIK's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
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.
QUIK's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|QUIK 115.00||Peers 21.28||QUIK NA||Peers 1.19|
Neutral. The absence of a valid price-to-projected earnings ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative expected future earnings.
QUIK's ratio is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
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.
|QUIK 6.23||Peers 6.74||QUIK 37.94||Peers 434.36|
Average. 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.
QUIK is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, QUIK is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|QUIK 7.62||Peers 5.98||QUIK 6.37||Peers 21.75|
Premium. 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.
QUIK is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
QUIK significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth