S&W Seed CompanyFind Ratings Reports
S&W SEED CO's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2021 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. S&W SEED CO has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.38 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity decreased from the same period a year ago, despite already having very weak liquidity to begin with. This would indicate deteriorating cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 8.63% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY21||Q4 FY20|
|Net Sales ($mil)||22.77||25.87|
|Net Income ($mil)||-1.68||-4.8|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY21||Q4 FY20|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||3.53||4.12|
|Total Assets ($mil)||151.47||155.96|
|Total Debt ($mil)||51.72||47.53|
|Profitability||Q4 FY21||Q4 FY20|
|Gross Profit Margin||16.2||12.54|
|Return on Assets||-12.65||-12.61|
|Return on Equity||-25.76||-24.15|
|Debt||Q4 FY21||Q4 FY20|
|Share Data||Q4 FY21||Q4 FY20|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||36.75||33.43|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||2.03||2.44|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||77292.0||66998.0|
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 1.27 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 4.43 and a significant discount versus the subsector average of 4.13. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the subsector average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, S&W SEED CO proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives.
|SANW NM||Peers 22.53||SANW NM||Peers 21.04|
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.
SANW'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.
SANW's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|SANW NM||Peers 19.96||SANW NA||Peers 6.93|
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.
SANW'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.
|SANW 1.27||Peers 4.13||SANW 5.09||Peers 136.64|
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.
SANW is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, SANW is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|SANW 1.13||Peers 2.33||SANW 5.61||Peers 8.48|
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.
SANW is trading at a significant discount to its subsector on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the subsector implies that a company is losing market share.
SANW significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth.