QuickLogic Corp

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QUIK : NASDAQ : Technology
$1.71 -0.09 | -5.0%
Today's Range: 1.56 - 1.74
Avg. Daily Volume: 404500.0
03/23/17 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


QUICKLOGIC CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. QUICKLOGIC CORP has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.60 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 41.01% 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 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)2.953.63
EBITDA ($mil)0.0-4.34
EBIT ($mil)-3.74-4.67
Net Income ($mil)-3.86-4.85


Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)14.8719.14
Total Assets ($mil)21.8428.46
Total Debt ($mil)6.212.49
Equity ($mil)11.9920.33


Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin32.8444.49
EBITDA Margin0.0-119.44
Operating Margin-126.83-128.65
Sales Turnover0.520.67
Return on Assets-87.65-62.71
Return on Equity-159.72-87.81
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio1.924.3
Debt/Capital0.340.11
Interest Expense0.070.02
Interest Coverage-56.59-259.44


Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)67.7956.9
Div / share0.00.0
EPS-0.05-0.09
Book value / share0.180.36
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume369436.0208984.0

Valuation


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 12.67 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.98 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 4.80. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, QUICKLOGIC CORP seems to be trading at a premium 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
QUIK NM Peers 30.20   QUIK NA Peers 17.43

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 is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

Ratio not available.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
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premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
QUIK NM Peers 20.47   QUIK NA Peers 1.53

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.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
QUIK 12.67 Peers 4.80   QUIK 9.38 Peers -4.55

Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

QUIK is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

QUIK 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
QUIK 13.30 Peers 4.71   QUIK -39.75 Peers 21.81

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

 

 

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