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COMSCORE INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2020 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. COMSCORE INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.65 which shows a lack of 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 decreased by 11.57% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY20||Q4 FY19|
|Net Sales ($mil)||89.99||95.16|
|Net Income ($mil)||-13.21||-21.39|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY20||Q4 FY19|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||50.74||66.77|
|Total Assets ($mil)||677.97||723.7|
|Total Debt ($mil)||252.42||250.65|
|Profitability||Q4 FY20||Q4 FY19|
|Gross Profit Margin||53.6||54.29|
|Return on Assets||-7.06||-46.84|
|Return on Equity||-20.93||-130.9|
|Debt||Q4 FY20||Q4 FY19|
|Share Data||Q4 FY20||Q4 FY19|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||72.94||70.07|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||3.14||3.7|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||900085.0||542995.0|
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 1.06 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 4.38 and a significant discount versus the subsector average of 3.08. 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, COMSCORE INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives.
|SCOR NM||Peers 40.83||SCOR 339.78||Peers 10.13|
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.
SCOR's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
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.
SCOR is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
|SCOR NM||Peers 21.59||SCOR NA||Peers 0.79|
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.
SCOR'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.
|SCOR 1.06||Peers 3.08||SCOR 87.73||Peers -21.59|
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.
SCOR 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.
SCOR is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|SCOR 0.68||Peers 43.51||SCOR -8.40||Peers 16.31|
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.
SCOR 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.
SCOR significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth.